Artist Fergus Hyke has a deep bond with the Pacfic Ocean; one that began with a childhood growing up on Oahu (he is of Hawaiian ancestry), and continues to this day at his home in the South Sound. He prowls the Tacoma waterfront at all hours, ever alert for the perfect, split-second confluence of light… Continue reading Fergus Hyke: Sunsets and Raptors
Announcing Dean Burke, underwater photographer, as one of the lead artists for Tacoma Ocean Fest Online 2020.
Artist RYAN! Feddersen brings the Native American tale of Coyote, Fox and Whale to life for Ocean Fest 2019 in an interactive mural.
Lauren Boilini, one of the lead artists for Ocean Fest 2019, paints giant watercolors of whales - and swims with them too in chilly Puget Sound.
When Mike Coots was just out of high school, he went out with his buddies on a surfing session that, like the sunny Hawaii day, was full of promise. It ended by changing his life. That morning Coots was attacked by a tiger shark, the rows of ferocious teeth clamping around his leg so that… Continue reading Mike Coots: Surfer, photographer, shark advocate