“Women of Surfing: Art & History” Exhibition To Overlap With WSL Women’s Competition

The Huntington Beach Art Center is hosting a new exhibit entitled Women of Surfing: Art & History in collaboration with the Surfing Heritage & Cultural Center. The show features artwork by women with close ties to the ocean, along with vintage surf equipment and historical documentation. This exhibit will kick-off about a week before the WSL […]

“Eye Yi Yi” Andy Davis Solo Show In Malibu

Andy Davis is known for creating stylish surf-steeped animation based imagery that hones in on the essence of wave riding and its surrounding culture. Powerful lines swoop through his work, culminating in seemingly simple abstract compositions that flow through vibrant colors straight off the canvas. His subject matter includes figures crouched in styled out tube stance, rail […]

“Phosphorescence” – A Charlie Callahan Exhibition At Mollusk- SF

A black light sea urchin mandala, a starfish crucifixion sculpture, a sardonic painting entitled Whale Evacuation Plan, and other representations of a perilously anthropocentric connection between humanity and sea life make up some of the subject matter of Charlie Callahan’s work. Callahan studied art at Columbus College of Art and Design in Ohio before settling into the art scene along […]

“The Bonzer” – An Exhibition Of An Unsung Archetypal Surfboard Design

  The Costa Mesa Conceptual Art Center, a gallery space developed by Alex Knost and Daniella Murphy, is hosting an exhibit entitled “The Bonzer.” The show celebrates the history of a surfboard design that quietly pushed the boundaries of the shortboard revolution and yet largely stayed off the mainstream radar. Originally created by Malcolm and Duncan Campbell in the […]

“My Plastic Valentine” – Art Show In SF Benefiting 5 Gyres

Woods Beer Company beverages in reusable cups, art on the walls, music, good times, and a good cause – My Plastic Valentine is an art show benefit for 5 Gyres hosted by Establish, a progressive oriented venue in the Outer Sunset, this Thursday, February 9 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. According to their website, “The 5 Gyres Institute is […]

Thomas Campbell’s Overwhelming Color Fast

Thomas Campbell is prolific. He’s a film maker (The Seedling 1999, Sprout 2004, The Present 2009), painter, photographer, sculptor, and all around purveyor of what’s good about surf and skate culture – creativity, fun, vibrance, rawness, and expression. His work comes across as a manifestation of all of these attributes. From single fin surfboards sprayed in lively […]