An art conserver in Newport Beach has restored an oil painting onÂ a surfboard once owned by the father of modern surfing, Duke Kahanamoku.
The 11-foot-6 redwood and balsa wood board features a picture of a Hawaiian tribal chief, an image that is a ubiquitous presence on the island state. In this particular painting, the chief isÂ Â …Â Pictures & Details
“Mavericks: Everest of the Seas” is an incredible art and photographic exhibition, open at Coastal Arts League, in Half Moon Bay, from 12th toÂ 28th February.
Jeff Clark, Ed Grant, Brian Overfelt, Tony Canadas, Elizabeth Pepin Silva, Fred Pompermayer, Don Montgomery, Art Gimbel, Tom Rissacher and Seth Migdail show outstanding quality pictures of surfing in MavericksÂ Â …Â Details
Skateboarding, art and a chance for the two to become one on a national level. That’s what can sum up the Mountain Dew Green Label Art Shop Series, a collaboration between two of skateboarding’s finest.
First off, Paul Rodriguez, aka P-Rod, as good of a skateboarder as they get, one of those few guys that does all the major contests, but is still excepted by the “core” crowd. He can be seen from NBC to The Berrics, and everything thing in between. He’ll sign autographs for kids who just barley know how to put trucks and wheels on their boards, to guys who are considered pro.
Then throw in the creations by a skate art legend. Don Pendleton is …Â Details
The Virginia Longboard Federation (VLF)Â is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Steel Pier Classic Surfing Contest and Surf Art Expo to take place Memorial Day Weekend (May 29-31, 2010) at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, First Street Jetty and will be presented by Freedom Surf Shop and Quiksilver.Â
This annual charity event will raise money for The Virginia Beach Noblemen.Â This year there will be a special guest, Californiaâ€™s living surfing legend, Bing Copeland, founder of â€œBing Surfboards.â€Â He will be attending the contest and signing his new book on Saturday May 29.Â The three day event celebrates the roots of surfing and will feature Professional Longboard and Shortboard divisions with a cash purse, amateur divisions, Stand Up Paddle surfing competition, SUP distance race, Shortboard and Longboard Club Challenges, Noseriding, Retro Longboard and Shortboard, and Tandem SurfingÂ Â …Â Details