Archive for April, 2009

Tropical Spray

April 30th, 2009

Karen Howard has been a faithful contributor to the Art Gala over the years. A competitive surfer in the 60′s, Karen has a deep appreciation for the surfing lifestyle which is depicted in this year’s donated original acrylic… more »

Campaign Planning Meeting Tonight

April 30th, 2009

We will be meeting tonight (April 30th – Thur) to finalize the NO B.S. campaign plan. If anyone would like to join in on this brainstorming session please let me know (dan@surfridersd.org). We will be meeting at 7pm… more »

Additional Voices Against Offshore Oil Drilling

April 29th, 2009

Given that economic benefits are frequently touted as a reason to increase offshore oil drilling, it is significant that Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink has opposed a proposal to open Florida’s coastline to oil exploration, saying it… more »

The Surfrider

April 28th, 2009

Susan Wickstrand-Roche is a longtime donor for the Art Gala. This year she has donated a print of an encaustic collage piece entitled, “The Surfrider”. The fine prints on canvas are larger than the originals and show the… more »

Morning Cloud

April 28th, 2009

Matt Beard is an artist from Northern California. His art depicts the simple enjoyment of surfing through new perspectives and angles. “He considers both surfing and art wonderful problems to have, and stopped trying to quit either of… more »

Hand Painted Surfboard from Jay Alders!

April 28th, 2009

In addition to the stunning prints Jay Alders donated to the Art Gala this year, he is also donating this hand painted surfboard. It is a one of a kind piece that Jay recently painted at an event… more »

The Surfrider

April 28th, 2009

Susan Wickstrand-Roche is a longtime donor for the Art Gala. This year she has donated a print of an encaustic collage piece entitled, “The Surfrider”. The fine prints on canvas are larger than the originals and show the… more »

Some Sanity in Florida

April 28th, 2009

After the Florida House of Representatives voted 70-43 to sell out their beaches to the promise of oil drilling revenues by allowing drilling within 3 miles of the shore, Senate leaders and Governor Charlie Crist called at least… more »

Morning Cloud

April 28th, 2009

Matt Beard is an artist from Northern California. His art depicts the simple enjoyment of surfing through new perspectives and angles. “He considers both surfing and art wonderful problems to have, and stopped trying to quit either of… more »

Hand Painted Surfboard from Jay Alders!

April 28th, 2009

In addition to the stunning prints Jay Alders donated to the Art Gala this year, he is also donating this hand painted surfboard. It is a one of a kind piece that Jay recently painted at an event… more »