THE SEA

“I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.” 
– Herman Melville


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TheSea_smallLast Fish Swimming
Falmouth Historical Society
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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BUSYHAUS ARTWORKS
NOW & THEN NEWS


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J. Johansen, editor, New England Coastal News, April 15-30 (page 3) 1990. Original Title: Germany’s Maritime Museum
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Lost at Sea
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Yacht Club Owner

The Wave! All Hands on Deck!
Daily_Catch_smallDaily Catch
Falmouth Historical Society
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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swim_for_your_life_smallSwimming Against the Tide
Sea Lab
Marine Science Educational Center
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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The Coming Tide
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Falmouth Historical Society
Falmouth, Massachusetts
Diving Gull
ARTIST COLLECTION
Fish a la Carte
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The Death of Moby Dick!
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Falmouth Historical Society
Falmouth, Massachusetts

ARTIST & THE SEA
As a native of Falmouth and a high school graduate, my student summers were spent crewing on several sports fishing vessels and the Island Queen ferry out of Falmouth Harbor. Learned sailing at the Falmouth Yacht Club and worked as docking crew for the Martha’s Vineyard Steamship Authority. Other on water experiences involved assisting the Falmouth Harbormaster (Albert Hauser) with harbor duties. Spent most of a year as a science technician and crew on the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Research Vessel Chain. After graduating from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts & Tufts University, I participated in weekend trips on a variety of sailing schooners (i.e. Brilliant, Mystic Seaport). These experiences allowed me to provide technical information for publication of the book, Sailor’s Alphabet by my art school friend and colleague Michal McCurdy. Joined staff of the New Bedford Whaling Museum as museum conservator of collections and participated in the skeleton recovery of a beached Blue Whale. After thirty years with the museum I retired in 2011
—Robert Hauser