HOW TO THRIVE AS AN ARTIST – Talk at Porter College UCSC – Friday November 1, 2013


On Friday, November 1st, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. , I will be giving a talk in the George Hitchcock lounge entitled, “How to Thrive as an Artist.” This talk is geared toward aspiring artists, students, and creative entrepreneurs, as I will be explaining how to make following your dreams a viable career path with concrete […]

Live Painting at Riviera PaddleSurf Booth Outdoor Retailer Show #ORShow

ORSHOW Flyer Drew Brophy Riviera Paddlesurf

On Thursday, August 1st, I’ll be in the Riviera PaddleSurf Booth at Outdoor Retailer, painting paddles and Standup Paddleboards using Uni Posca Paint Pens. I’ll be talking story about my adventures, searching for big waves and gnarly rivers to SUP. When I’m not painting, I’ll be spending time visiting my sponsors, such as Keen Footwear, […]

Verizon FiOS SoCal, a 1965 VW Bus and Spray Paint at the U.S. Open of Surf!

Verizon FiOS VW Van Painting Drew brophy Day 2

WHAT:  Live painting of a Verizon fiOS Vintage 1965 VW Bus at the U.S. Open!  We are giving away stickers and surfboard posters daily. WHEN:  Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE:  ACROSS FROM THE US OPEN OF SURF, ON THE STRAND at 155 Fifth Street, Huntington Beach, […]

Drew’s Art Grotto at Standup Paddle Race the Lake of the Sky, Tahoe

Drew Brophy painting a surfboard with kids Art Grotto Event

DON’T MISS THIS FUN EVENT!   RACE THE LAKE OF THE SKY, SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA And Visit “Drew’s Art Grotto”! This standup paddleboard event is a race and a gathering of tribes at the absolutely beautiful Lake Tahoe, named “the Lake of the Sky” by Native Americans. Last year, the event drew hundreds of […]

Live Surfboard Painting and Mini-Art Exhibit at FOAM EZ 20th Party June 1 2013

Drew and Maria Brophy in booth

For the first time this year, Drew will exhibit some of his latest art pieces and will give a live surfboard painting demonstration at FOAM EZ’s 20th Anniversary Event. (Click to see examples of Drew’s more elaborately painted surfboards: ) Drew will have time to paint 2-3 surfboards during the event, and one of them […]