Alongside his artwork, Harvey is a scientist, conservationist, diver and angler in support of “catch and release” fishing practices. His Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation supports research and educational programs to protect marine environments.
Harvey took his passion to the small screen, producing a syndicated TV show, “Guy Harvey’s Portraits of the Deep,” that blends sports fishing with education, and a series of Guy Harvey Expedition documentaries.
Harvey has received numerous awards for his efforts, including the New Orleans Grand Isle Fishing Tournament’s Award from the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences (2004), The International Game Fish Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2008), and most recently, the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership (2014).
Harvey and his family live in Grand Cayman where he maintains an art studio and gallery.