Our Artists & Contributors

We’ve brought together some of the most renowned painters, artists, muralists, and sculptors to create a one-of-a-kind experience and take Aquarium at the Boardwalk to a new level of visual, tactile and auditory beauty. Explore their contributions to our attraction and their other works of art throughout the world.

We’ve brought together some of the most renowned painters, artists, muralists, and sculptors to create a one-of-a-kind experience and take Aquarium at the Boardwalk to a new level of visual, tactile and auditory beauty. Explore their contributions to our attraction and their other works of art throughout the world.

John Pugh
Aquarium Trompe-L'oeil Mural

John is world renowned for creating large trompe-l’oeil murals that give the illusion of a three-dimensional scene behind the wall. He was commissioned to paint the 76-feet-wide, 36-feet-tall mural on the northwest side of Aquarium at the Boardwalk.

Luckey Climbers
Kelp Forest Climber

Adding to the fun at Aquarium at the Boardwalk is Luckey Climbers who built a custom kelp forest structure for young guests to explore.

Richco
Custom Flooring

Richco created customized themed flooring to suit and enhance the environments in each room of the aquarium.

Space Objekt
Bloom Room Mirrors

Tina Fung created an immersive mirrored experience inside the aquarium's bloom room which allows guests to experience seeing fish is a whole new way.

Demiurge
Exterior Octopus Sculpture

Demiurge, a multifaceted art fabrication studio from Denver, collaborated with the aquarium on the massive Giant Pacific Octopus sculpture that wraps around Aquarium at the Boardwalk’s exterior.

Jay Flood Music
Aquarium Original Music

Jay Flood, known for his musical contributions in such films as Charlie’s Angels and Transformers, composed the music that fills each room inside Aquarium at the Boardwalk and adds to the sensory journey.

Cost of Wisconsin
Concrete Sculpture

Specializing in exhibit and theme fabrication, Cost of Wisconsin created artificial rock work, a mermaid sculpture and an octopus sculpture for display inside the aquarium's exhibits.

Native Signs
Custom Building Signage

Specializing in large-scale signage, Branson's own Native Signs painted the design and logo on the exterior of Aquarium at the Boardwalk. Their work can also be seen on the exterior of the adjacent Branson Boardwalk building.

Triotech
Submarine Adventure

As creators of fun in the attractions industry, Triotech created a custom 5D ride for the aquarium that takes visitors to the ocean floor.

Weber Group Inc
Immersive Space Design

From the facades in the Aquarium’s Boardwalk to the intricate ceiling and columns in the Mermaid palace, to the octopus plush stand in the gift shop, the Weber Group’s contributions to Aquarium at the Boardwalk can be seen throughout the attraction.

Seeing our artist’s work up close and in person is the best way to appreciate their immense talent. Purchase your tickets to Aquarium at the Boardwalk early to get the time and date that works best for you. Buy our FIVE’r pass and get 5 fun Branson attractions for one great price!