Even before he founded Surfer Magazine in 1960, John Severson was a professional surfer, talented filmmaker and well respected artist. In fact, his paintings and sketches of Hawaii-California surf culture are regarded as the original surf art. After launching his artistic career in the late 50s, he eventually went on to be inducted into the Surfing Hall of Fame and published several books. Talk about the ultimate surf culture artist – what a legend and talent.
(original watercolor paintings available $300 and up)