Abel is stoked to present his latest artist series skateboards with Sector 9, featuring new graphics for their popular bamboo line. These are now available at fine board shops around the world. View the entire new line on our Sector 9 Client Page HERE.
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 [...]
I'm stoked to be included in the Vagabonde Festival for the third year in a row. Although I won't be able to make it in person this year, I'll have 7 new original paintings on wood on display at the event. WHAT: Festival Vagabonde -- Surf Art and Culture Festival WHEN: June 8-12th, 2016 WHERE: Halle Des Chartrons, Bordeaux, France Other featured artists are: Pauline Beugniot, Jay Alders, John [...]
Stoked to be asked to create the artwork for the Life is a Wave event again this year. Big green wave, sunset over the SF skyline, celebrating the 10th Anniversay of this annual fundraising event for Save The Waves. G Love and Special Sauce are playing this year and there is word around the campfire I may be live painting at the event (No Promises!) If you are in the SF area [...]
As part of my new year resolution, I've cleared out the web store and discontinued all my best selling prints. My bank account is currently showing me the stupidity of that decision, but all good things must come to an end. So this year I'm going to be focused on releasing something new each month that's only available for a short period of time. This is the January print "Northern Sol", it's [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]