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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
ERIK ABEL LAUNCHES WORLD SURF RESERVE PRINTS TO BENEFIT SAVE THE WAVES Artist Erik Abel has designed a series of prints featuring famed global surf breaks to benefit coastal conservation nonprofit Save The Waves. Abel, who is an Artist Ambassador for Save The Waves, designed a series of prints commemorating the four most recent World Surf Reserves that Save The Waves has protected through their programs. Each print features [...]
Along with our publisher, we are proud to offer these 6 awesome and vibrant Limited Edition prints on wood panels. These are the same cradled wood panels Abel creates his original paintings on. They are made right here in Oregon from sustainably managed forests and are the best quality we could find. The panels are hand-primed and hand-sanded prior to printing and an additional UV coating is applied for protection. Each print is numbered and hand-signed by Erik Abel and [...]
I'll have a bunch of new original paintings as well as my new Limited Edition prints on wood at this years Annual Surf Art Show at Wyland Gallery, Haleiwa, HI. on the North Shore of Oahu. Unfortunately I won't be able to make it in person this year. Sad face. Check it out if you happen to be there... and drink a Mai Tai for me. WHAT: 10th Annual Surf [...]
Here's an interview I did with SurfCareers.com. Check it out HERE.
So I ran a little Social Media contest over the holiday weekend asking people to post a creative pic of them with a Blue Moon beer with my label. There were some good ones but one stood out to take the cake. Thanks for your awesomeness and enthusiasm @krrnl_mustard... Here were a few more... Thanks for sharing: @jlaun, @bandofbanshees, @rcochranart, @mccann_s, Courtney B., @coagula, @justinrgandy and Joyce J.
WHAT: Festival Vagabonde: Surf Art Festival WHEN: July 3-7, 2015 WHERE: Halle des Chartrons, Bordeaux, France Super stoked to be a part of the Festival Vagabonde again this year. I won't be there, but will have some very unique matted triangle matted prints, a few small mixed media originals and a limited run festival tshirt with my art featured. Check out the Festival Vagabond Facebook Page for up-to-date info.
I was lucky enough to be one of the 20 artists asked to create a beer label for Blue Moon Brewing Company's 20th Anniversary: Rising Moon Program. The winner gets a $20,000 grant… that's huge! I'm asking my fans, fam and friends to support my art by giving my label a "LIKE" and sharing it. >> Click HERE to go to Blue Moon's Facebook page and like my image. << [...]