2021 Artists

  • This year, come see the art in-person at the Foss Waterway Seaport, home of Tacoma Ocean Fest! 705 Dock St, Tacoma WA 98402
  • Preview 7-9pm Friday June 4 at the Lantern Paddle, then 10am – 5pm June 6 for the festival
  • And 10am – 4pm Thur-Sun through summer, with 4-8pm free third Thursdays
David Doubilet coral reef

David Doubilet + Jennifer Hayes: Two Worlds

Massive, immersive photographs that straddle the worlds over and beneath our ocean: the “Two Worlds” series by these National Geographic photographers and divers plunges you into waters from the Coral Sea to Antarctica.

crochet wolf weel

Anna Matejcek: Ocean Crochet

Wander through tangled kelp, gaze up at aqua waves and get eye-to-eye with a crochet coral reef. Textile artist Anna Matejcek infuses her free-form crochet with the deep colors of Pacific Northwest waters. PLUS: Make your own ocean crochet to add! Click to find workshop and details.


An incredibly diverse line-up of artists with work that speaks on the ocean from a multiplicity of cultural experiences. Includes: flutist Paul Chiyotken Wagner (Saanich), aerialist Deanna Riley, electric cellist Gretchen Yanover, Miho + Diego percussion, Trio Guadalevin, Hula Halau dance, Barefoot Dance Collective, Brass Band Northwest and more.