Event Artist

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2019 Event Artist Letty Nowak

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Artist Letty Nowak was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  After she earned her BFA from Michigan State, she moved to Key West, Florida.  During her time in Key West, she became known for her oil on canvas portraits. 

In 2011, Nowak moved her studio to La Jolla.  Over the past several years on the West Coast, she has been working towards a body of work called Faces of Surfing, where her subjects include Rob Machado, Debbie Beacham, Skip Frye, Joel Parkinson, and Bruce Irons to name a few.  She also mixes in a few architectural pieces as well as encaustics during her studio time.

 Besides her La Jolla studio, Nowak exhibits with Hal Bromm Gallery in New York City and also currently has work at M & M Fine Art in Southampton, NY.  

 "I see my paintings as abstract pieces, blocks of color, which come together to create the recognizable image of a face," Nowak adds.

Past Event Artists

2007Aaron Chang

2006John Van Hamersveld

2005Wade Koniakowsky

2002Michael Deas 

2001John Severson

1998Ken Auster

1997Mike Doyle

1996Michael Cassidy

1995 – Ken Auster

1994 – Frank Mondo

2018 - SHAG

2017 - Steve Sherman

2016 - John Comer

2015Matt Beard

2014Heather Brown

2013Pete Cabrinha

2012Kevin Walsh

2011Robb Havassy

2010Jeff Yeomans

2009John Holm

2008Norm Daniels



Thank you to all of the artists who have contributed in past events.