Artists

Casper Brindle

by Mary Mills on February 9, 2011 · 1 comment

Casper Brindle is a California surfer/artist originally from England who combines mixed-media and photography to create sublime art. His work captures your attention with its strong attention to detail, color, and composition. We took some time with Casper to learn more. [click to continue]

John Culqui

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 31, 2011 · 17 comments

John Culqui is a talented California surfer/artist who creates fresh, colorful paintings that depict the stoke of surfing. Originally trained as an architect, John combines his love for surfing and the fluid use of lines and color to create memorable images. We spoke with John to learn more. [click to continue]

Andrea Kabwasa

by Mary Mills on January 26, 2011 · 14 comments

Andrea Kabwasa is a California surfer, artist, and teacher who exudes stoke every minute of the day. The joy she feels while surfing is evident in the style and poise she exhibits on every wave. Andrea exemplifies all that is right about this thing we call “surfing.” [click to continue]

John Holm

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 10, 2011 · 2 comments

John Holm is a California-born surfer/artist. He first learned to surf in Santa Cruz and spent time surfing Malibu during the 60s while studying advertising at the Art Center. Working with a variety of mediums including oils and acrylic, John captures the thrill and beauty of surfing with a unique impressionist style. [click to continue]

Crystal Thornburg

by Glenn Sakamoto on August 18, 2010 · 0 comments

Crystal Thornburg is a surfer/artist born and raised in Hawaii. An avid traveler and environmentalist, Crystal has been featured in the film Sliding Liberia, as well as being a surf ambassador for the clothing company Patagonia and a partner in an organic farm. We chatted with Crystal to learn more. [click to continue]

Daniel Partch

by Glenn Sakamoto on August 12, 2010 · 9 comments

Daniel Partch is a California surfer/shaper who is known for his custom wooden fin designs. Having spent nearly 15 years in the military, Daniel eventually found his way back to his love of surfing. We interviewed Daniel to learn more about this inspiring story. [click to continue]

Erik Abel

by Glenn Sakamoto on August 4, 2010 · 1 comment

Erik Abel is a California surfer/artist who creates graphic depictions of the ocean lifestyle. When not painting on mixed media, Erik spends his free time searching for the perfect barrel. We sat down with Erik to learn more. [click to continue]

Danica Elbertse

by Glenn Sakamoto on July 23, 2010 · 2 comments

Danica Elbertse is a talented young California surfer/artist. Equally adept at sliding waves as designing an art deco poster, Danica has a unique style all her own. We took some time to learn more about what makes her tick. [click to continue]