Art Gala

Tommy Hough will be out Emcee at the Art Gala this year

April 24th, 2015

We are very happy to introduce Mr. Tommy Hough who has graciously agreed to be our Emcee this year at the silent auction.   A long-time San Diego radio personality, Tommy Hough is best-known for his work at… more »

La Jolla Sunset by Heather Brown

April 23rd, 2015

Heather Brown grew up in a family of artists and artisans in Southern California, where she found her passion of nature and art from a very early age. Her inspiration for her work comes from her love of… more »

Wrench Coffee Table by Vinny Skandunas

April 21st, 2015

Vinny Skandunas is a welder by trade and creates functional art from re-purposed materials. He is inspired by the history of road and rail transport, and his materials include parts from trains, cars, and trucks. Vinny also restores… more »

“Moonshine” by Bryan Helfand

April 16th, 2015

One of the many talented artists joining us Friday, May 8th for our 15th Annual Art Gala will be Bryan Helfand.  His acrylic and resin piece depicting the ocean that we work so hard to protect is on… more »

“Gliderport, La Jolla” by John Sayward

April 16th, 2015

John Sayward draws his inspiration from growing up in New England with snowy winters and family traditions. He loves art for the emotions it evokes and creates his pieces with a natural approach to color and a sense… more »

“Point Savage II” by Wade Koniakowsky

April 15th, 2015

According to Jim Moriarty, past president of the Surfrider Foundation, “Wade Koniakowsky’s focus is capturing Polynesian dreamscapes and the related emotional tie we have with far away lands. His vibe intersects with those same emotions – unspoiled, nirvana-esque landscapes,… more »

“Baby Sea Turtle” by Shannon McIntyre

April 13th, 2015

Shannon McIntyre’s works are a vibrant and colorful expression of inspiration she gathers from surfing and traveling the world. Most of her work centers around an ocean theme, and she has been featured in numerous international magazines and… more »

“Kick Back in Style” by Wolfgang “Arlo” Hitzemann

April 12th, 2015

Our 15th Annual Art Gala is fast approaching, and with it, the exhibition  of some awesome artists.  Please check out Wolfgang “Arlo” Hitzemann and make sure you get your tickets for Friday, May 8th at Paradise Point Resort. Wolfgang is… more »

Metal Sculpture by Orin Jones

April 10th, 2015

Orin has been creating creative/functional design and fabrication solutions, signs, and art for years. He works with metal, wood, plastic, glass, leather, and fabric, and is open for commissions of all kinds. Orin is creating and donating another metal… more »

Bourbon Barrel Chair by Balazs Moldovan

April 9th, 2015

Balazs Moldovan will be featured in our 15th Annual Art Gala on Friday, May 8th at Paradise Point.  He is from Miskolc, Hungary, and moved to California in 1996. His love for woodworking started in high school. Following high… more »