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.
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 [...]
We've just released 7 illustrations as massive 24"x36" fine art, archival prints. These puppies are big, bright and bold and large enough to make a statement in any room. Each print is hand signed by Erik Abel. Check out all the prints HERE >>
Here are a few large Fish Outta Water that are on display and for sale down at NiKau Kai Waterman Shop in Manhattan Beach, CA. Go check them out of you're in the area. I also have some other prints and paintings there. These were painted on 3/4" plywood that I traded a six pack of beer for at a residential construction site... "Fish Outta Water 037" © Erik [...]
Here's a little painting I did on a Sector 9 Skateboard deck for a friend. Looking at it is giving me severe travel pains. Makes me want to go hunt for surf in a warm, far off location where I can surf my nads off by day and lounge pool side in a hammock with a belly full of local food and brew by night. Maybe even throw in [...]
These are some of the first few paintings in the new studio... "Oceanic Flora 1" © Erik Abel 2013 32"x48"x3" Acrylic, markers, colored pencil on panel. "Oceanic Flora 2" © Erik Abel 2013 32"x48"x3" Acrylic, markers, colored pencil on panel.
I recently got a humbling email from Don Masse, an elementary school teacher down at Zamorano Fine Arts Academy in San Diego. He came across my art, liked it, and decided to share it with his Kindergarten kids for an art project. They used one of my liquid wave illustrations as inspiration and look what they came up with... so cool... These are just a few, read more about [...]
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, [...]