Context II exhibit at the Foundry Art Center

Photos and text by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL 62035, USA. The Venue   The “Context II” exhibit took place in the main gallery of the Foundry Art Centre in St Charles Missouri between August 4- September 15, 2017.  The Foundry Art Centre is a remodeled foundry with several galleries, rooms for Read More…

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…