Sk8ology Fine Art on Skateboards

“SK8OLOGY: Fine Art on Skateboards”

Long Beach, CA. (August 23, 2008)- In the tradition of pairing
contrasts in order to create new mediums of expression, ISM: a
community project presents, “SK8OLOGY: fine art on skateboards” an
exhibition that combines skateboard counter culture with the world of
fine art.

On Saturday August 23, 2008, at 7 p.m. the ISM: gallery will be
hosting an exhibition showcasing over 100 creative deck canvases from
some of today’s most exciting artists and professional skaters.
Contributions from Jason Lee, Mike Shinoda, Chris Pastras, Danny
Gonzalez, Dave Duncan and Nathan Pratt will be displayed: along with
pieces from Audrey Kawasaki, Aaron Jasinski, Blaine Fontana, Brian
Viveros and Joshua Clay.

Contributing artists and professional skaters are donating their
creative deck canvases to raise awareness and resources in an effort
to support Now That You Know, a non-profit organization that helps
provide ambitious girls from developing countries a secure environment
for learning and growth. Proceeds will also contribute to benefiting
the youth of our society through the artistic enrichment of our

The ISM: gallery has blank skateboard decks for those who wish to
contribute. The decks have been donated by Deck Display who will also
be preparing the exhibit at the ISM: gallery. The deadline for artwork
is July 26th. The ISM: gallery is located in the Koo’s Art Center at
540 East Broadway in Long Beach.

The exhibit will be on display at the ISM: gallery for one month
before it travels to San Diego in September. While in San Diego,
SK8OLOGY will be displayed in the Action Sports Retailer (ASR) Trade
Show. An inventive art show like SK8OLOGY is one that should not be

About ISM:
ISM: a community project is a non-profit organization dedicated to
benefiting the youth of our society through the artistic enrichment of
our community. In order to accomplish our mission we use three
distinct media vehicles to arrive at our destination of positive
social change: ISM: magazine, ISM: gallery and ISM: online.
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