Sea slugs travel first class on the Tsunami Express

Reporting by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. The published news article Sea slugs have been one of my favorite sea critters for many years.  Their streamlined bodies, the delicate tentacles, and the strikingly intense coloration caught my eye when I was looking at websites o ocean critters.  Because sea slugs Read More…

An eel with a spoon nose. Riiight!

Reporting by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA I have written about weird ocean creatures showing up on beaches.  Sort of makes sense that the higher tides, and the intense churning of the ocean during Hurricane Harvey killed and then deposited many sea critters onto beaches of Texas.  This creature was Read More…

Unexpectedly social manta rays swim in friendly circles

Report by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA On most images and video footage the manta rays appear to be solitary animals gliding gracefully in the great depths of the oceans.  Video obtained by drones reveal a lot more social interaction between manta rays.  Perhaps the mantas need to feel outside Read More…

On the Road Pop-Up Art Show in Greenville, IL

Photos and text by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. The show. The town of Greenville, Illinois held a car show titled Greenville Graffiti on June 17, 2017.  This is a time in the life of Greenville when people are drawn to the downtown streets because of the dozens of older Read More…

Beachfront Pottery donates to the “Celebrate” fundraiser at the St Louis Artists’ Guild

Photos and text by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artists, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. On Saturday, April 8, 2017 the St Louis Artists’ Guild hosted a fundraising event called “Celebrate”.  This event was organized by thirteen St Louis area female artists who form the group “Thirteen Squared”.  The only requirement for donations were to be Read More…

Ocean current changes are modeled for climate change

Report by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artists, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. Ocean currents have long fascinated me, because of the unbelievably huge size of these current, and because of the tremendous effect these currents have on land climate.  The historical evolution of the ocean currents have lead to the picture  we see today.  Because Read More…