Sarah Grace Holcomb
(& Enthusiast)

The Corpse of the Sea


“He was a bold man

who first ate an oyster”

-Jonathan Swift, 1726

(But really he stole this quote from some other guy.)

He was a Bold Man, made with ceramics, resin, wood, latex paint, and found objects, 2020

It all began with an obsession with oysters to highlight restoration and sustainability...

A single oyster can filter 15 gallons of water a day. Read more.

(Scientific illustration not by the artist)

“No I do not weep at the world― I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.”

― Quote from How it Feels to Be Colored Me, by Zora Neale Hurston, 1928