Richard W Dolan is an artist who creates sculptural models to promote scientific education and ocean conservation. Experiences as a marine naturalist and photographer lend accuracy and comprehension to depicted animal anatomy and behavior. Each artwork can enhance interactive field lessons, and are also suitable for display in museums and learning institutes. The visual arts are pivotal in educating audiences diverse in language, culture, and sensory ability.

The artist is currently on studio residency in Maui, Hawai’i.