The Ripley’s Museum has acquired two sculptures made of Florida driftwood by Palm Coast Artists Paul Baliker. Baliker’s work strives to illustrate man’s relationship with nature and his stunning sculptures accomplish that goal.
His two pieces are called Oceans 11th Hour and A Matter of Time. Oceans 11th Hour is designed to draw attention to the pollution and overfishing of the world’s oceans. The piece is 8 feet high and 10 feet wide and is made from Florida cedar found on islands along the gulf coast. It will open as a special exhibit on January 19th at the Ripley’s Museum Orlando.
A Matter of Time, which represents the relationship between man and the ecosystem, will first be displayed at the Ripley’s Museum in Mexico City, before being sent to Ripley’s attractions throughout the world.
Ripley Entertainment Inc. has over 80 attractions in 11 countries. In addition to their famous museums, the entertainment company also features Ripley Aquariums attractions in destinations like Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Gatlinburg, Tennessee, as well as other attractions that include mini-golf, haunted houses, mirror mazes and more.