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“LifeWyld” 2-Person Show with Blaine Fontana

Hey there, this is your invite to my upcoming 2-person show with one of my all-time favorite artists, Blaine Fontana.  It's not everyday you get to have an art show with one of your art heros and I'm super honored to be the other name on that flyer. When I was working in LA in 2005, I stumbled upon a group show Blaine was in along with Erik Otto, [...]

2018-07-18T22:50:47+00:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: Art Shows|

Sector 9 Skateboards X Abel – 2018

Abel is stoked to present his latest artist series skateboards with Sector 9, featuring new graphics for their popular bamboo line.  These are now available at fine board shops around the world.  View the entire new line on our Sector 9 Client Page HERE.  

2018-07-18T22:51:28+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Design, Press|Tags: , , , , |

Dec. Art Shows in Hawaii

It's that time of year again.  I'll be heading to Hawaii for a string of art shows and live demos. If you can make it out, come have a beer and check out some of my new work. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8TH 11-5PM Aesthetic Hawaii Gallery Waikoloa, HI (Big Island)   SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9TH 3-8PM 12th Annual Surf Art Show Wyland Gallery Haleiwa, HI (Oahu)   SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10TH 1-6PM [...]

2018-07-18T22:52:15+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Art Shows, New Art, Press|

Stormy Weather Arts Festival Artist

I'm honored to be chosen as the official artist for the 30th Anniversary, Stormy Weather Arts Festival in Cannon Beach, Oregon.  I created the original painting "Break In the Storm" (20x30 on wood), specifically for the festival poster. The original has already sold but is still on display at Archimedes Gallery in Cannon Beach. "The Stormy Weather Arts Festival has been one of the Cannon Beach’s most popular events for over [...]

2018-03-24T15:12:14+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Art Shows, New Art, Press|Tags: , , , , |

Moment Surf Co. Collab

As part of the new PNW Artist line from Moment Surf Co. in Pacific City, OR, I was asked to create something that represented a favorite moment as a surfer in the PNW.  This sealion poking it's head out of the water is just that.  When one pops up right next to you with that classic goofy smirk, you can't help but laugh at them.  It might be kind of a [...]

2017-04-03T15:14:27+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Design, Press|Tags: , , , , , , |

2016 Stormy Weather Art Festival

Big Group Art Show opening this Saturday, Nov 5th at Archimedes Gallery in Cannon Beach, OR. Come have a drink with me and enjoy lots of new work from Josh Keyes, David Rice, Chris Austin, Nicole Gustafsson, Ivy Jacobsen and myself. The whole town celebrates the Stormy Weather Art Festival so there's all kinds of things to check out.

Surf’s Up Art Show July 8th

Attention Bay area folks, I've got a bunch of new paintings going on display Friday, July 8th in Danville.  Should be a good show. WHAT: "Surf's Up" Art Exhibition featuring artists: Erik Abel, Matt Beard, Bleen Photography, Clay Campbell, Shawn Griggs, Jeffrey Hemming, Yeshe Jackson, KTO, Llewellyn Ludlow, Kelly Mumford, Maia Negre, Jimbo Phillips, Mary Shisler, Frank Walsh, Kevin Walsh. WHEN: July 8th - August 18th.  Opening Reception July [...]

Vagabonde Festival – Bordeaux, France

I'm stoked to be included in the Vagabonde Festival for the third year in a row.  Although I won't be able to make it in person this year, I'll have 7 new original paintings on wood on display at the event. WHAT: Festival Vagabonde -- Surf Art and Culture Festival WHEN: June 8-12th, 2016 WHERE: Halle Des Chartrons, Bordeaux, France Other featured artists are: Pauline Beugniot, Jay Alders, John [...]

2016-06-06T17:23:37+00:00June 6th, 2016|Categories: Art Shows, Videos|Tags: , , |

Life Is A Wave 2016

  Come celebrate with us a Life Is A Wave!  A fundraising event for SaveTheWaves.org.  As Artist Ambassador, this is my second year designing the event and poster artwork for LIAW. WHAT:  Life Is A Wave, Fund-rager for Save The Waves Coalition WHEN: Saturday, June 11th, 2016 WHERE: Mezzanine SF - San Francisco, California Purchase tickets HERE You can also grab 12"x18" signed posters with event artwork in our store for only $20 right HERE

2016-06-06T16:51:04+00:00June 6th, 2016|Categories: Design, Press|

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