Artists

We’ve all seen the classic Endless Summer poster for the film by Bruce Brown – the bold day-glo colors and the iconic silhouettes of Hynson and August. But this is merely a hint of John Van Hamersveld’s many talents in graphic design and poster creation. [click to continue]

Jean Marie Drouet is a talented French surfer/artist. His captivating paintings capture the carefree feeling of a good day spent at the beach with family or surfing with friends, and is executed with a high level of skill and craft. We spoke with Jean Marie to learn more. [click to continue]

Travers Adler

by Glenn Sakamoto on April 16, 2013 · 1 comment

Travers Adler is a talented surfer/musician/artist from Santa Barbara, California. Whether through his art, music, or surfing, Travers possesses a unique and creative style that is at once graceful, improvisational, and full of joy. We spoke with Travers to learn more. [click to continue]

Troy Carney

by Glenn Sakamoto on March 14, 2013 · 2 comments

Troy Carney is a talented surfer/artist born in New Zealand and currently resides in Kauai. Traveling the world with his entrepreneurial and surfing parents, Troy got a first hand look at the magic and power of the ocean – elements which continue to inspire his art to this day. We spoke with Troy to learn more. [click to continue]

Mele Saili

by Glenn Sakamoto on March 11, 2013 · 5 comments

Mele Saili is a talented young surfer/artist and a San Diego native. Playing in the foam dust from her shaper grandfather’s company, Larry Gordon of Gordon & Smith, Mele’s acquired an equal love for surfing and art. We spoke with Mele to learn more. [click to continue]

Recent installation by filmmaker/artist Thomas Campbell (The Seedling, Sprout, The Present) at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History. A curated collection of Campbell’s paintings and objects will be exhibited. [click to continue]

Christopher Zibach

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 18, 2013 · 0 comments

Christopher Zibach is a California surfer/artist who creates unique surf inspired art and illustrations. His work combines quirkiness, Fifties-style imagery, and a heightened sense of cinematic lighting. We spoke with Christopher to learn more. [click to continue]

Project Aloha

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 5, 2013 · 6 comments

Michael Paz is a surfer/graphic designer who undertook a self-initiated daily assignment to create an “Aloha” design for the year 2012. What resulted was a massive collection of designs that encompass a range of both contemporary and vintage themes.We spoke with Michael to learn more. [click to continue]