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A few of the feathers I’ve stuck in my cap along the way…

Funds raised for various nonprofits since launching AidCurrent in 2013:

$58,264.21

Shows, Awards, Accomplishments & Recognitions


2019- Official Live Artist– San Diego Surf Film Festival at the Belly Up in Solana Beach, CA

2019- Official Event Artist– Redwood Coast Music Festival, Eureka, CA

2019- Official Event Artist– Redgate Ranch Music Fest, San Gregorio, CA

2018- Official Artist– California Coastal Commission’s Coastal Cleanup Day 2018, CA

2018- Invited Artist– Surfboards on Parade, Huntington Beach, CA

2018- Invited Artist– Eureka Street Art Festival, Eureka, CA

2018- Published ArtworkThe Surfer’s Journal, Volume 27, #4  (p. 119)

2018- Three-Man Show– Ocean Art Gallery, Solana Beach, CA  

2018- Official Event Artist– Redgate Ranch Music Fest  

2018- Official Live Artist- Opening Night at the San Diego Surf Film Festival 2018

2018- Founder & Participating Artist– “2018 Expression Session Art and Surf Invitational” San Diego, May 2018

2018- Official Live Artist– Redwood Coast Music Festival

2018- Official Event Artist– Redwood Coast Music Festival

2017- One Day Solo Show– The Great Highway Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017- Official Event Artist– Redgate Ranch Music Fest

2017- Solo Exhibition– “The East Coast of California” (Sold Out Show)- BeardArt Gallery, Eureka, CA

2017- Official Live Artist- Skip Frye Tribute at the San Diego Surf Film Festival 2017

2017- Founder & Participating Artist– “2017 Expression Session Art and Surf Invitational” San Diego, May 2017

2017- One Man (Basement) Show– Morris Graves Museum of Fine Art: April 2017

2017- People’s Choice Award– Humboldt Steelhead Days 2017

2017- Official Live Artist– Redwood Coast Music Festival

2017- Official Event Artist– Redwood Coast Music Festival

2016- Official Event Artist– Redgate Ranch Music Fest

2016- Designated Artist Ambassador– Save the Waves Coalition 

2016- Official Event Artist– The Boardroom International Surfboard Show, Santa Cruz, CA

2016- Group Exhibition– “Ripple” Graphite Gallery, New Orleans, CA

2016- Invited Artist– Trinidad Coastal Land Trust’s  2016 Invitional Plein Air Exhibit, Trinidad, CA

2016- Founder & Participating Artist– “SDSFF Art and Surf Invitational” La Jolla, CA

2016- Solo Exhibition– “Free Range: San Diego” (Sold Out Show)- Misfit HQ Gallery, La Jolla, CA

2016- First Place– Humboldt Cannifest’s Live Art Invitational

2016- Solo Exhibition– “Starting from Scratch” Misfit HQ Gallery Grand Opening, La Jolla, CA

2015- Official Event Artist– California Gold Vintage Surf Auction, Los Angeles, CA

2015- Official Event Artist– UCSD’s Legends of Surfing Invitational- Artwork sold at auction for $14,000 to benefit UCSD’s Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA

2015- Official Event Artist– Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships, Oahu, HI

2014- Group Exhibition– San Diego Surf Film Festival at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

2014- Solo Exhibition (Sold Out Show)- 6831 Neptune Place, Windansea, CA

2014- Documentary Film– Featured in What the Sea Gives Me, 60-minutes, Misfit Pictures

2014- 3 Person Show– The Great Highway Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014- Live Artist– Performed with Tom Curren and Matt Costa, High Line Festival of Surfing, Mill Valley, CA

2014- Live Artist– 111 Minna Gallery- Save the Waves benefit- San Francisco, CA

2013- Curator & Participating Artist– Sacred Craft International Surfboard Expo’s “Artizen: Live Art Collaboration”- featuring 4 artists working live, Del Mar, CA

2013- Live Artist– Performed with Dick Dale, Humboldt, CA

2013- Award– Best Overall Design- Maximum Yield‘s Annual Media Awards

2013- 4 Person Show– Surf Indian Gallery, Pacific Beach, CA

2013- Official Event Artist– San Diego Surf Film Festival

2012- Official Event Artist– Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships, Oahu, HI

2012- Featured Artist– Sewell Gallery, Eureka, CA

2012- Award– Most Innovative Design- Maximum Yield‘s Annual Media Awards

2012- Live Artist- San Diego Surf Film Festival

2012- Curator & Participating Artist– Sacred Craft International Surfboard Expo’s “Art Grotto”- featuring 12 artists selected to represent the Board Art Benefit, Del Mar, CA

2011- Founder, Curator & Participating Artist– Board Art Benefit- A surfboard shaper/artist collaborative group project that raised over $25,000 for SurfAid International

2011- Award– Most Innovative Design- Maximum Yield‘s Annual Media Awards

2011- Curator & Participating Artist– Sacred Craft International Surfboard Expo’s “Art Grotto”- featuring 10 artists, Santa Cruz, CA

2011-Artwork Published– 10 page spread + Interview- Belio Magazine– Spain  

2011- Artwork Published– 8 page spread + Interview- Blue Magazine– Germany

2010- Solo Exhibition– Surfing Heritage and Culture Center, San Clemente, CA

2009- Artwork and Writing Published– 5 page spread- Robb Havassy’s Surf Story, First Edition

2008- Artwork and Writing Published– 8 page spread- The Surfer’s Journal, Volume 17 #3

2008- Artwork Published- Longboard Magazine– Annual Art Issue

2007- Juried Exhibition and Award– Morris Graves Museum of Art, Redwood Art Association 49th Annual Spring Exhibition, Eureka, CA  

2007- Award, First PlaceSurfer Magazine, Cover Design Contest

2007- Artwork PublishedSurfer Magazine, August (The Big Issue)

2007- Artwork Published- Longboard Magazine– Annual Art Issue

2007- Artwork PublishedSurfer Magazine, June Issue

2007- Artwork PublishedSurfing Magazine, May Issue

2007- Award, First PlaceSurfing Magazine‘s Artist Search Challenge

2007- Artwork PublishedSurfer Magazine, April Issue

2006- Juried Exhibition and Award– Morris Graves Museum of Art, Redwood Art Association 48th Annual Spring Exhibition, Eureka, CA  

2003- Artwork Published– 8 page spread + Interview- Humboldt County’s Surf Story, Issue 1

2000- Artwork PublishedNMP Magazine, March Issue

2000- Artwork PublishedSurfing Magazine, January Issue

1998-  Graduated with B.A in Studio Art and minor in Philosphy- Humboldt State University

1998- Two Man Show– Foyer Gallery- Humboldt State University

1997- Juried Exhibition– Humboldt State University

1996- Two-Man Show– Foyer Gallery- Humboldt State University

1995- Juried Exhibition– Humboldt State University

1995- Berry Painting Award– Humboldt State University

1994- Juried Exhibition– Humboldt State University

1993- Ebell Award for Fine Art– Awarded annually to one student in the Long Beach Unified School District