From the LA Times
“In celebration of the Surfrider Foundation"™s 25th Anniversary Gala, held in fall 2009 in downtown L.A., the organization asked 25 contemporary artists to interpret 25 of the world"™s most legendary surf breaks. The artworks were a part of the third installment of the nonprofit"™s "Art for the Oceans" auction series.
"We wanted to pay tribute to the ocean," said Jim Moriarty, CEO of the Surfrider Foundation. "These are iconic waves in surf culture. What better way to celebrate our 25th anniversary than by celebrating them through art?"