Archive for April, 2013

‘Abalone Triptych’ photograph by Pam Knudsen

April 30th, 2013

 Pam Knudsen has been practicing photography for many years.  She offers fine art, portraiture, and product photography.   Her fine art photography has been featured at the Tina Christiansen Art Gallery in Coronado.  She has pieces currently for sale… more »

Chile Birds by Rob Machado

April 30th, 2013

Pro Surfer Rob Machado has donated this spectacular photograph – Chile Birds (16” x 48” photo on canvas) for our 13th Annual Art Gala! Rob Machado is not just one of the world’s greatest surfers; he’s one of… more »

En Fuego Cantina & Grill Supports the Surfrider Foundation

April 29th, 2013

En Fuego Cantina & Grill and La Tienda Wine Room are Proud Supporters of the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter – A Special Evening of “Fun-raising” – Wednesday, May 29th at 6:00 PM John Wingate, owner of… more »


‘Tulip Fusilage’ by Allison Renshaw

April 28th, 2013

  “I always listen to music when I paint,” says Renshaw, who makes her home in Encinitas — and her art is as much about creating a visual rhythm probably more than it is any kind of commentary… more »

‘Hawaii Nouveau” by Ash Francomb

April 28th, 2013

    Ash Francomb creates dream scapes inspired by the feminine free spirit in natural elements saturated by pure intense color..Her art is a surreal expression of her vision of the allure of the tropics, ocean rhythms, and… more »


‘Alma y Cielo’ by Angela Jackson

April 26th, 2013

Angela  Jackson, a returning donor to the Art Gala, is a contemporary mixed media artist and art educator who has exhibited in shows across the United States.  She has always been fascinated with science, nature and the human… more »

Afternoon Barrels Black's Beach

Surf Photography by Marcio Canavarro

April 26th, 2013

  Marcio Canavarro of Canavarro contributed this photograph entitled ‘Afternoon Barrels’ from his collection of surf photography! Thanks Marcio!   Click on the photograph to the left to learn more about Canavarro Photography!     more »

Will 50 years of beach nourishment impact the surf…we think so!

April 25th, 2013

The cities of Solana Beach and Encinitas are considering a 50-year beach nourishment project by the Army Corp of Engineers with good intentions. However, all of the alternatives they are considering stand to transform precious reef breaks into… more »

Is Your Life Too Plastic?

April 25th, 2013

Join us for a FREE screening of the award-winning documentary Bag It on Tuesday, May 14th from 6-9pm at Naked Cafe, located at 106 S Sierra Ave in Solana Beach. The movie will start at 6:30pm. This documentary… more »

Blue Sarong by Wade Koniakowsky

April 24th, 2013

“Blue Sarong” and is a hand embellished giclee on canvas mounted on board and framed in natural, recycled wood and is 23.5 x12.5 “The ocean is my inspiration. My art is a reflection of this great force that… more »