• John Pusateri

“The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man, it is to know that and to wonder at it.” -Jacques Cousteau

There are 1,386,000,000 cubic kilometres of water on Earth. In 1 cubic kilometre, there are 264 billion gallons of water. The ocean contributes 96% of the Earth’s water. It covers 71% of the Earth’s surface. Our bodies are comprised of 66% water.

It is a mighty, encompassing, sometimes devastating but also a life-giving entity that unites us all. Through water, every creature is connected. But despite this, we have spent more hours exploring the moon than the deepest deep sea trench.

My work is an exploration of wonderment, an opportunity to step out of daily life and indulge my fascination with the natural world, which holds my attention like no other. I base these drawings on a series of photographs that I have taken in the exploration of marine life during my moments of wonder.

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday - Friday 11am - 5pm
  • Saturday 11am - 4pm


  • 20 Monmouth Street
  • Auckland 1021