The 2008 Art Of Surfing Festival will open Thurs July 31 and run through Sat Aug 2nd on the music pier in Ocean City, NJ. Swing by and see your favorite artists newest works.
Sagemore Surf Gallery and Surfing Artists International presents it’s 8th annual“Art of Surfing Festival”, which has quickly become the premiere east coast surfing event of the summer. The festival is an expression of the local surfing culture and it’s influences from Hawaii and California. This show is for anyone that is drawn to the ocean and enjoys the beach culture lifestyle.
The Music Pier is located on the Ocean City boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace & extends out over the beach & ocean. Every August over 6,000 families converge on the Music Pier to take part in what has become the largest event of its kind on the East Coast.
This year will also feature a children’s activity tent sponsored by Gillian’s Wonderland Pier & a visit from Malibu’s original Gidget. Gidget will be available for a book signing and autograph sessions throughout the event.
The 3 day event (July 31st – August 2nd) will feature a surf art exhibit, live music, surf movies, painting demonstrations, surf memorabilia and much more. Artists will be on hand throughout the show to meet the public and answer questions.
Many of SAI’s internationally acclaimed artists will be on hand to meet the public for signings & demonstrations of their unique talents. Artists attending the show include BOGY, Phil DeAngelo, Kim Weiland, Jon Baker, Jamie Kelly, Wade Koniakowsky, Steve Mullen, Rick Romano, Anthony Fiore, and many more. For more information call: (609)398-8887 or visit http://sagemore.cmail4.com/l/466444/gldjr5y/y
8th Annual Art of Surfing FestivalSchedule of EventsThursday - July 31st7PM to 11PM: Opening Night (meet the artists)7PM to 11PM: Surf Art Exhibit Open7PM to 10PM: Live Music by Glenn TaylorFriday - August 1st12PM to 11PM: Surf Art Exhibit OpenPainting Demos Throughout the Day6PM to 8PM: Book Signing - GIDGET7PM to 9PM: Artist Signing7PM to 10PM: Live Music by The SilenceSaturday - August 2nd12PM to 11PM: Surf Art Exhibit OpenPainting Demos Throughout the Day7PM to 9PM: Artist Signing7PM to 10PM: Live Music by The Sharkskins