I have curated this “Women of Surfing Art & History” show with a stellar lineup of amazingly talented women artists. Please save the dates and join me at the following exhibitions.
Women of Surfing:
Art & History
July 22 – September 2, 2017
Member & Patron Preview: July 22 | 5:30 — 6:30 pm
Public Reception: July 22 | 6:30 — 9 pm
Entertainment by singer/songwriter Jamisen Jarvis
Art for Lunch: August 3 | 11:30 am — 1:30 pm
Good Vibrations Celebration Fundraiser: August 12 | 7 — 10 pm
Special presentation by Rika Traxler & James Finch, designers for the movie Moana: August 26 | 1 — 4 pm
Women of Surfing: Art & History is the second exhibition in this series celebrating women in the arts, a contemporary exhibition to the recognition of female artistic talent. Delving into the artworks of national and international artists who have an intimate relationship with the ocean and the sport of surfing, it is worth taking a deeper look. Special guests for the opening reception on July 22nd from 6:30 – 9 pm include Mary Lou McGinnis Drummy, 2016’s Women of the Year in Surf City USA’s Walk of Fame and co-founder of the Women’s International Surfing Association and Gidget (Kathy Kohner-Zuckerman), the inspiration for the fictional character Franzie (nicknamed Gidget) from the 1957 surf novel, Gidget: The Little Girl with Big Ideas.
Opening Reception Friday 28, from 7pm to 10pm
July 28-August 28, 2017
Light refreshments available and free admissions for the public
What will you do for a great wave? “Slave to the Wave” exhibition explores our connection with the ocean and nature through the eyes of a surfer. Support the local environment and enjoy beautiful artwork while preserving our oceans for future generations.A supporting arts movement and collaboration with local water preservation groups such as Emersus, artists, museums such as the Huntington Beach Art Center.
The world of professional surfing comes to Huntington Beach in the last week of July for the U.S. Open every year. In unison with the “Women of Surfing” exhibition history of arts at the Huntington Beach Art Center who are showcasing all women artists. We are hosting an all inclusive “Surf Art” exhibition at Location 1980 in Costa Mesa, featuring both men and women artists.