Press: VC Reporter Article

Erik Abel is Making Waves Photo: Claudia Pardo Ventura artist and designer Erik Abel — known for his bold geometric designs, unique graphic patterns and shapes, and Eastern-inspired images of waves — has released a series of limited-edition prints on FSC-certified birch plywood for Waves for Water, a nonprofit organization working toward global change one glass of clean water at a time. Waves for Water’s Hurricane Sandy Relief Initiative struck a [...]

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 [...]

Prints on Wood for Hurricane Sandy Relief

I’ve been thinking about doing some prints on wood for a while…I’ve always painted on wood panels and thought this format would add a unique texture and life to prints. The company I found, prints with durable UV inks directly on FSC Certified wood and one tree gets planted with every purchase through the Plant a Billion Trees charity. Even though I wanted to reproduce my entire life’s work on these [...]