Sanctuary Exploration Center – A Fishy First Friday at the Sanctuary Exploration Center

35 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, 95060
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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Full run of show Jun 7, 2019 - Jun 7, 2019

Explore NOAA's Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary's fish and fisheries with this months First Friday at the Sanctuary Exploration Center! Featuring artwork from local artists and fishermen Todd Hallenbeck and Nick Ingram of @subsurface_style. Come learn about local fisheries, make your own fish print, and chat with fish loving local artists! About the Artists:Todd Hallenbeck is a marine scientist living in the SF Bay Area. His work is inspired by the creatures and colors of the Pacific Ocean and styled with the sharp contrasts of stencil based graffiti art.  Nick Ingram of @subsurface_style has had a love of the outdoors and a strong passion for fishing from a young age.  He has caught over 120 species of fish from salt and freshwater and enjoys both fly and conventional angling.   Currently Nick lives in Santa Cruz, California where he works as a marine science educator for NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.  When he is not educating the public about the ocean, you will usually find him fishing, kayaking, diving, or hiking.  Nick's passion for the ocean and the outdoors also inspires his art and he has always enjoyed drawing fish and other marine life.   You can view more of his fish illustrations on social media @subsurface_style 

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