Club of the Waves

John Holm

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Artist — Seattle, Washington

Full Glass
Full Glass

John fell in love with the ocean as a boy, living on the North Shore of Oahu. He learned to surf in Santa Cruz in the 60s, while studying advertising at Art Center. After graduating, John became a Navy pilot and took in more beautiful surf and coastline while he was stationed in Monterey. A thirty-year career in advertising then took him to New York and later to Seattle, where he now lives. He’s back to doing what he loves these days: painting and surfing. John’s early memories of the ocean and retro Southern Californian surf culture inspire his work. The impressionistic style of his art captures movement and the intense connection of the surfer and the wave. He moves beyond the literal “perfect wave” and straight into the soul of surfing. John’s paintings have been featured in Surfers Journal.

Website

holmsurf.com

Long Walk – Female Surfer
Long Walk
Clean Line
Clean Line
Day Break – Female Surfer
Day Break
Five
Five
Beach Life
Beach Life
Canoes – Female Surfer
Canoes
Next Wave – Female Surfer
Next Wave
Single Fin – Female Surfer
Single Fin
Poor Reception
Poor Reception
Heels On The Nose – Female Surfer
Heels On The Nose
Diamond Head
Diamond Head
Sand Castle
Sand Castle
Spring Break – Female Surfer
Spring Break

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