Michael Kew

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]

Trevor laying down some fluidity on the v.Bowls. Shot by Michael Kew somewhere around Santa Barbara and edited by Ryan Lovelace.

At the end of February, my life was running smoothly. As one of the owners of the Surfbeat Gallerie, I was closing the current show which had featured Jeff Divine, Shaun Stussy, Russell Crotty, and many other world-renowned artists. With the month ended and the recent group show coming off the wall, [click to continue]

Michael Kew

by Glenn Sakamoto on March 6, 2012 · 2 comments

Michael Kew is a native California freelance writer, photographer, and filmmaker. Kew has been published extensively in many surfing and international travel magazines, newspapers, websites, films, and books and is the associate editor of Slide Magazine. His recent book “Crossings” is a compilation of Kew’s travel tales from 2001 to 2011. [click to continue]