Ocean Awareness Art Show – May 16th, North Shore

OCEAN AWARENESS ART PROGRAM - EMPLOYING ART TO EDUCATE YOUTH AND FOSTER ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM The Abel Arts Collective is partnering with environmental nonprofits Sustainable Coastlines HI and PangeaSeed to create an art & environmental curriculum for a group of local North Shore Elementary kids. Led by local art teacher Laura Couto, we will engage a group of kids in an after school group for 8 weeks, fostering activism and encouraging expression of environmental issues through a series [...]

New Art at Wyland Gallery Haleiwa, North Shore

My "North Shore Collection" of new paintings is now hanging at the Wyland Gallery in Haleiwa. Take a look at the new pieces HERE  Call or stop by the gallery for pricing if interested. Wyland Gallery Haleiwa Northshore Marketplace 66-250H Kamehameha Hwy. Haleiwa, HI 96712 Phone: 808.637.8729

2014-10-10T12:32:34-07:00October 10th, 2014|Categories: Art Shows, New Art|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Art Show Sept 6th, Carpinteria, CA

I'll have some new paintings and mixed media drawings hanging up at Island Brewing Company in Carpinteria for the month of September.   It's a cozy little joint near the beach with delicious beer and not much else.  So if your are in the area Saturday Sept 6th, come treat your tastebuds to a few brews and your sightbuds to a few views.  I'm be lurking around with a few [...]

2014-08-29T14:56:38-07:00August 29th, 2014|Categories: Art Shows, New Art|Tags: , , , , |

Vagabonde Surf Art Festival, France

Bonjour!  I'm happy to announce I'll be participating in the Vagabonde Surf Art Festival in Bordeaux, France July 3-6th at the Helle De Chartrons.  Along with having nine new pieces of art showing, I'll be attending the show and live painting on a pair of breasts... hey, it's France right?  Actually, it's a plaster cast of a pair of breasts for the Keep-A-Breast Foundation, but it should still be [...]

Art & Prints at Nikau Kai this Friday

If you are down in the Manhattan Beach, CA area next Friday night, June 28th,  stop by the Nikau Kai Waterman Shop and check out some new prints and a mix of some new and old originals by yours truly.  Golden Road Brewery will be fillin' cups with delicious brew and a portion of sales with go to Heal the Bay. WHAT:  Original Art and Prints by Erik Abel [...]

Heal the Bay Gala and Artwork

Holy Smokes!  I felt some serious love from Heal the Bay last week at their annual fundraiser gala, "Bring Back the Beach."  As 2013 Partner Artist, I donated the artwork to to be used for this years' event as well as the original painting to be be auctioned off along with some prints on Bamboo Plywood.  The artwork was EVERYWHERE!  Name badges, wall mural, signage, Giant LCD screen, Tribute [...]

“Branching Out” at Art Whino April 13th

I'm headed back to DC for another showing of art at Art Whino Gallery.  Can't believe it's already been 5 years since the last time I had a show out there... and got so smashed I fell in the Potomac River.  I vaguely remember standing in the lobby of the hotel dripping wet and muddy yelling about something to someone... but that's another story for another time. "Branching Out" [...]

2nd Place at Buenaventura Gallery 2013 Juried Show

Me with the new owner of "Bonsai Paradise" Pretty stoked about last nights happenings.  I entered my "Bonsai Paradise" painting into the 27th annual juried show at our local Buenaventura Art Association Gallery... ended up taking 2nd place and selling'er to a new collector!   Good stuff.  Sad to see that one go, definitely one of my favorites.  There is some great work on display in the gallery at [...]

SurfAid Cup Malibu Event and Board Art Benefit

This will be the last Board Art Benefit Showing before the big auction October 6th.  They've been adding lots of new artists and lots of new boards to the mix.  Come check it out this weekend September 7th and 8th at The Quiksilver Store at the Malibu Lumberyard. Directions HERE. Should be a good time with lots of folks because there are 2 other surf events going on this [...]

Board Art Benefit :: August 2, 2012 :: Santa Barbara,CA

WHAT ::  "We are excited to announce our upcoming Board Art Benefit show in Santa Barbara, California. This event will be a full showing of our current quiver, one of the most unique collections of Board Art ever assembled for a single cause.  Come enjoy some Kona Beers, Oreana Wines, music from DJ Joe B and take in the collection with your own smiling eyes. One of the boards, [...]