Art Exhibit at Surf Expo in Orlando, FL – 08/20 to 8/22 2009

Photo by Michael R Foley

Photo by Michael R Foley

Join us at Surf Expo August 20-22nd!  Check out Drew’s HUGE 40′ Art Exhibit which includes a PAINTED VAN, and our unique seminars – located in the Surf Section of Expo

NOTE THIS:  We are DRIVING the van to Expo from California!  So follow our blog posts as we cover the 2,400 miles to get there!

In addition to Drew’s 40′ Art Exhibit, we will be giving the following seminars/workshops:  (E-mail that you’ll be attending and you’ll get a coupon for a free art print!)



Friday, Aug. 21 at 11:00 a.m. – In this seminar Drew and Maria Brophy will talk about how Drew became the most licensed surf artist in history. They will share their insights, experiences and philosophies on the business of art, and what it takes to be a successful artist in the action sports industry. Bring your questions!

This seminar will be helpful to freelance and commercial artists as well as emerging (new) and established artists. (LOCATION:  The Seminar Area on the Show Floor)

drew-airbrushing2.) THE PAINT SHOP WORKSHOP:

Friday, Aug. 21 at 3:00 p.m. – Drew will give an interactive Painting Demonstration on a Camper Van, right there at Expo!  He will discuss graffiti style spray painting, detailing with paint pens, composition, preparation and finish.  The audience is encouraged to join in on the painting and ask questions.  (LOCATION:  Drew’s Exhibit area on the Boardwalk in SURF Section.)

This is where it all began....

This is where it all began....


Saturday, Aug. 21 at Noon – Through an inspiring, colorful slide show, Drew will discuss beginning his art career as a young grom and the path from his first visit to Surf Expo to now, twenty years later.  A true success story, Drew will reveal the best and worst decisions he’s made, and what he’s learned from it all.   (LOCATION:  Drew’s Exhibit area on the Boardwalk in SURF Section.)

WHERE:  SURF EXPO at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.  For more information on Surf Expo, go to

PLAN ON ATTENDING ONE OF DREW’S SEMINARS? Get a free art print by confirming your attendance! One print will be given, on-site, to each person who confirms their attendance to Drew’s seminars.  YOU MUST CONFIRM by e-mail to before August 18th.

E-mail and let us know which seminar you’ll be attending.  Pick up your free print at the event.


About Maria Brophy

During the last decade, acting as agent and brand manager, Maria has successfully built Drew Brophy’s lifestyle artist brand through licensing and special projects.

Maria writes a blog that helps other creative people to design the life of their dreams, too. Hop on over to Maria's blog at


  1. Thanks for pulling all of these together.

  2. I plan to make all your seminars. Your attitude of sharing your gifts is just as inspiring as your art! I’m really looking forward to the show!
    William Wallace

  3. We’re going to try and make all of your seminars of course! 🙂

  4. HEY!! I’ll add to my collection and grab some good tips to thrive as an artist!!
    See you there—thanks Maria!!

  5. Please keep me posted on the workshop dates and times…..Drew’s work reminds me of R. Griffin and inspires me to find out more. I can’t wait to see his work at the Surf Expo…………..Aloha
    Rush…AKA Mark the Shark

  6. maria brophy says:

    Drew will have an art exhibit at the show as well as workshops. Right now we don’t have the dates & times of the workshops nailed down, once we do, we’ll post it.

    Thanks for your interest!!!!!

  7. Trey cotten says:

    Do you know the times and dates for the workshops that drew is doing at the Surf expo in orlando FL in august

  8. Is the show in Orlando going to be at the Orange County Convention Center? And What days will Drew be attending?