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…

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 pieces in the “Small Works, IV” exhibit.

Text and photos by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, IL, 62035, IL USA. In the past few months the Webster Arts Organization has organized several exhibits titled “Small Works”.   The exhibits called for paintings, photographs, and in the last exhibit, for all media of less than 14 inches on either side.  The Read More…

What?? Sea dragons exist and they are having babies???

Reporting by Robert Kokenyesi, Ceramic Artist, Beachfront Pottery, Godfrey, Illinois, USA To answer the first question, yes, sea dragons do exist.  The living sea dragons are not the reptiles, but fish.  The sea dragons are the member of the same fish family as the seahorses.  They are vulnerable to changing ocean conditions, predators, and even Read More…