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…

Ceramic art pieces in the Catherine Connor-Talasek memorial exhibit

Photos and text by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. The Gallery of Art at Fontbonne University, Clayton, Missouri,  housed the exhibit titled “Remembering an Artist: Ceramics of Catherine Connor-Talasek” from January 13 through February 10, 2017 .  Catherine was a long standing ceramics professor and teacher at Fontbonne University.  The memorial Read More…