Club of the Waves

Wade Konia­kowsky

Artist — Carlsbad, California

Point Savage

Wade Koniakowsky, one of the nation’s leading ocean-inspired artists, began painting at the age of 6 and started surfing before he was 12. By blending these two passions, he has gained worldwide recognition for his oil paintings of tropical interpretations. Wade’s work is currently showcased internationally at numerous high-end galleries extending from the East Coast to Hawaii. Some of Wade’s signature paintings can be seen in movies, television shows and international surf competitions such as the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Wade has been a regular contributor of art for ROXY events, and his designs adorn custom surfboards in Billabong stores nationwide. With a formal background in advertising, Wade has served as Creative Director on campaigns for Fortune 500 brands, leading to more than 300 creative awards. Wade is the owner of the Ocean Art gallery in the Solana Beach Cedros Design District.

Tropical Smoothie Prehistoric Point Froth Lost Island Pierview Silver Shorebreak Cool Duke
Makai Cove of Wealth Young Duke Sand Blast Buzzy Fear Not

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