A nomadic, roaming upbringing aided in the development of California born, Big Island raised artist Ben Brough who is showing his work titled; “No Offense God, But You Made Me Wrong” on Saturday, June 20th at the Curbside Gallery in Santa Ana, CA. Brough’s style was molded over the course of a life spent bouncing between Southern California, Hawaii’s Big Island and Santa Cruz where his early influences including punk rock, corporate branding, and consumerism run amok. As an early contributor to the creative direction of the Orange County based Volcom Inc.
Brough’s influence can be seen widely today throughout much of the action sports world, however the artist remains completely independent in thought and execution of his work. His new collages will be on display at Curbside Gallery promises to inspire the acceptance of changing the way we look and feel, both mentally and physically, through food, sex surgery and consumerism.
This show is not to be missed.