John Severson Big Surf Event Original Art Piece. Piece of art by John Severson. John Severson was a true. He was the founder and creator of Surfer Magazine. John recently passed away on May 26, 2017.John Severson was known for is beginning to hit the market, but it won't last! This art piece measures approximately 23 1/2" high by 35 1/2" wide viewable art or 834 square inches. The frame measures approximately 25 3/8 inches high by 37 1/4 inches wide. This is a unique decoupage art piece that combines John Severson's surf movie ads and exhibits his unique artistry. This is an original, uncommon piece with the artist's signature.
This is your opportunity to enjoy one of the few art pieces that is available for your private collection while it lasts. This listing also includes the original invitation post card that was sent out to the original owners and a 17" x 14 1/2" long board surfer print from the early years of Surfer magazine. This print is autographed by John Severson.
John Severson was well known as the creator of Surfer Magazine. He grew up surfing off the beaches of Southern California. In addition to Surfer Magazine, John Severson created surf art, surf films, and the pro surfing industry as we know it today. He made it all happen by synthesizing the sport of surfing into various expressions of his art.John continued to use his art, photography, and surfing passion to create a series of popular surf movies, including the titles'Surf Safari','Surf Fever','Big Wednesday', and'Pacific Vibrations'. Over the years, John continued a parallel career in photography. His work appeared in "Life" magazine, "Sports Illustrated", "Paris Match", and several other publications.
He was voted into the Surfing Hall of Fame in 1993, the Walk of Fame at Huntington Beach in 1995, and given a lifetime achievement award by the Surf Industry Manufacturers' Association as Waterman of the Year in 1997. We are not art dealers or professional resellers. Thank you for your interest in this item! The item "John Severson Signed Big Surf Event Original Art Piece" is in sale since Sunday, June 18, 2017.This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "girlie8595" and is located in Lake Forest, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Philippines, Cayman islands.