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The 2022 WildThings NSW Australia Virtual Welded Art Collection

We are very pleased to announce that the International Institute of Welding (IIW) in Genoa, Italy selected Stainless Steel Sculptor, Ryan T. Schmidt in his 4th year participating as one of the 20 artists from 8 countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, UK and USA; to showcase photographs of welded art related to Biodiversity which is gaining awareness for the health of the planet’s biodiversity in a form of Art. The following milestone is gathering traction across the globe:

  • Exhibited by WildThings New South Wales (NSW) in Australia;

  • Published by European Welding Federation (EWF); and

  • Presented to participants of the 75th IIW Annual Assembly that took place in Tokyo, Japan last July 17-23, 2022.

Click the link below to access the Digital Collection. You will find Ryan’s work on pages 26 & 78. We hope that you enjoy this dynamic digital collection presented by WildThings NSW, and share this with others.

Biodiversity refers to all the variety of life that can be found on earth as well as the communities that they form and the habitats in which they live. WildThings New South Wales, who's hosting the exhibition of the Virtual Welded Art Photographic and Digital Collection of biodiversity-related photographic exhibits from around the world, is a not-for-profit organization based in Sydney, Australia with a goal to promote, protect and enhance biodiversity in Ku-ring-gai and NSW. Ku-ring-gai is a local government area in Northern Sydney in New South Wales, Australia and known as “Sydney’s Green Heart”. WildThings NSW links in with many like-minded organizations around the world to protect and improve our biodiversity including progressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).