Captivated by the power, colors, and textures of the ocean since he was a child, Nick Allen first started photographing waves as an art student at Humboldt State University. He continued his education at Brooks Institute of Photography, photographing waves in an entirely new way.
Wolfgang Bloch was born and raised in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
At a young age, Bloch discovered the joy of surfing along Ecuador’s secluded beaches and, in the process, the coastal scenery that would forever serve as his primary source of inspiration.
Charlie Callahan received his B.F.A. at the Columbus College of Art and made work while traveling in Kawaii, Hanoi, and Crete. Using drawing, painting, and video, Callahan portrays sea-urchins and other life forms using hyper-florescent colors to adorn the discarded marine life.
Artist, surfer, fly-fisherman, Glenn’s work is inspired by his relationship with the ocean and by his surfing and fishing background. Originally a shaper, he is well versed in surf history and the evolution and roots of surf graphics, apparel and fine art.
As a living embodiment of the ocean composed of mostly water, Llewellyn Ludlow feels especially drawn to the surf. He loves to carve his personal signature across the waves by surfing and the exhilaration he feels painting the ocean and earth is no different.
WALTER BLAIR TOM
Walter Blair Tom is an artist, historian, surfer, skateboarder, hockey player, and general living connective tissue for human to ocean interaction. Blair has spent much of his life traveling for waves and cultural exploration, which has influenced much of his artistic adventures. Blair is a surfing nerd pirate with a paint brush.