Courtney Mattison - Artist

Courtney Mattison is an artist born in San Francisco.
Mattison is also an advocate working to inspire policy makers and the public to conserve our changing seas.
She completed an interdisciplinary BA in sculpture and marine ecology at Skidmore College with coursework at James Cook University in Australia. She then spent a year as a fellow at the Harvard Ceramics Program before completing an MA in Environmental Studies at Brown University, where she worked between Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) to create a large-scale ceramic coral reef wall installation entitled Our Changing Seas I: A coral reef story. This piece debuted at the U.S. Department of Commerce and is currently on loan at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington, DC. In 2013 Mattison completed Our Changing Seas II: An Atlantic and Caribbean coral reef story in the lobby of Nova Southeastern University’s beautiful Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Research. She most recently completed a third piece for her Our Changing Seas series to debut at the Tang Museum.