Pro Surfer John Corning (who is also an executive committee member for the San Diego Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation) is excited to be a part of his first ever Art Gala. “I love that Surfrider allows people to express their passion for the ocean in unique and creative ways.” The mosaic, entitled “Stand Up Day at Cardiff”, was inspired by his first attempt at stand up paddling and the perspective you have looking down at the water. “Surfing is a art form in and of itself giving you the freedom to perform on the face of a wave like a piece of canvas.”