Stoked to be featured in the April 2016 issue of DEEP magazine. Check it out HERE.
Here's an interview I did with SurfCareers.com. Check it out HERE.
I did a little interview over at Sole Imperial. Check it out HERE. "Yeah the ocean is a huge influence. I get inspired by a lot of art styles like primitivism, constructivism, abstract expressionism, pop art, and mid-century modern design. I’d have to say nature is the biggest influence of all though. You won’t see anything man-made included in my art..."
Check out the latest Q&A with Portland, Oregon bamboo print gurus, Plywerk. Stoked to be their featured artist for December. They have been printing our beautiful limited edition, 20"x30", "Kelpafornia" series prints for Heal the Bay. Check out the interview HERE. If you leave a comment, you'll be entered to win a FREE Plywerk print with my artwork!
"Erik Abel has a striking style that is nothing if not beachy. Reminiscent of ancient Hawaiian tribal art, Abel modernizes the form with vibrant colors and textured grid patterns, but it wouldn't be surprising if anyone had his pieces tattooed across their backs. Here he answers our five questions with candid detail. You'll want to stick around until the end, because his advice is golden…." Read More I got a [...]
Check out the new issue #4 of SUPing Magazine out of Spain. It's an online mag and I've got a pretty good looking spread with plenty of juicy pictures. There's an english version in the back for those non-spanish speaking individuals. There are a lot of surfers who hate SUP's. Most of them have probably never done it... and probably never will. I have fun doing it. And until [...]