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WADE KONIAKOWSKY - The Art of the Ocean

"The ocean is my inspiration. My art is a reflection of this great
force that has shaped my life ." Wade Koniakowsky has spent his entire
life involved with the ocean and art. He is thought by many to be on the
cutting edge of the new-school of marine art.

 

Surf and Paint in Punta Mita, Mexico

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Wade Koniakowsky’s Ocean Art for sale ranges from California landscapes to the beaches of Hawaii to the lush tropical wavescapes of Indonesia. Many of his paintings reflect his home near the beaches of San Diego and celebrate the local surf culture. Take a look through our categories to find the perfect ocean art for sale. To inquire about commissioning a work of art, please contact us directly.

Surf and Paint in Punta Mita, Mexico

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Surf and Paint in Punta Mita, Mexico

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Surf & Paint Punta Mita Mexico, February 25 - March 1, 2019

Enjoy a week surfing in a tropical paradise while honing your art skills!

5 days of painting instruction offered. Arrive earlier and/or stay longer!

Punta Mita, A Tropical Paradise. A diverse ecosystem has fostered a tapestry of natural wonders at Punta Mita. From colorful marine and wildlife, to unusual birds and butterflies, to interesting flora and trees. Sea exploration reveals pods of wild dolphins and giant manta rays, the kaleidoscope of coral reef, home to tropical fish in every color and migrating humpback whales. About 25 miles north of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, it’s only a 45-minute drive to the resort town’s main entrance.

Surfing in Punta Mita is great for surfers of all levels, with a variety of breaks to suit all skills. From stoked beginners to seasoned wave chasers, there are numerous surf breaks within minutes of Punta Mita. Because of its island-like geography it offers both northwest and southwest swell exposure, and captures decent surf conditions regardless of the swell or wind conditions. This makes Punta Mita a reliable, consistent year round surf destination. Add to this light crowds, breathtaking natural beauty, warm water temps year round, and easily accessible breaks. Winter is thought to be the best time for surf in Punta Mita.

About Your Painting Teacher. Wade Koniakowsky is one of the nation’s leading ocean-inspired artists. Wade began painting at the age of six and started surfing when he was 12. By blending these two passions, he has gained worldwide recognition for his oil paintings of tropical settings. Wade was selected by Vans as the artist of the 2018 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, the event that culminates the WSL surfing world tour. He has taught painting workshops for the last 10 years.

Painting Instruction will vary between studio and outdoor painting.  ALL ART SUPPLIES WILL BE PROVIDED: paint, canvas, brushes and easels. Paint supplied will be ACRYLIC. If you use oils, you will need to bring your own. Feel free to bring any other specific supplies you like to use. Our focus will be OCEAN INSPIRED TROPICAL SCENES AND WAVES. We will go on several “plein air” excursions - getting our easels outdoors to a location where we can paint from life. Wade will personally scout scenes ideal to paint.  A typical day would include one or more good surf sessions and 3 hours of painting instruction. Surf lessons are available.

Painting in Punta Mita. Wade has personally been on 2 paint and surf trips to Punta Mita in the past. “Punta Mita is rich with tropical beauty. I come back from a morning surf ready to grab my paints and immediately put to use the inspiration I’ve soaked up from the ocean”.

Cost. 2 Options are offered: 3 Days painting $225. USD or 5 Days painting $325. USD. All supplies provided, (acrylic paint).

Accommodations. Attendees will be responsible for their accommodations. There are great, reasonably priced accommodations right in the village of Punta Mita, as well as deluxe resorts nearby. We can provide hotel suggestions and contact info for local condo agents who can also assist with transportation arrangements.

For more information contact Lynn at lynn@koniakowsky.com or call 760-419-6103. To reserve your spot now, simply use the menu below to make a $100 deposit, or pay in full for your option of choice.


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