“I make art everyday with the hopes of bringing smiles to people’s faces and happiness to their hearts” – Heather Brown
Growing up in a family of artists and artisans in Southern California, Heather Brown quickly found her passions in both art and nature at a very early age. Working as a boat captain and dive master to put herself through the Bachelors of Fine Arts program at The University of Hawaii gave Brown the perfect vantage point to fill her head with the beautiful imagery of the Hawaiian Islands. Heather Brown honed her artistic skills as a student at UH focusing primarily on the “lost arts” of intaglio printmaking, screen printing, linocuts, woodcuts, etchings which quickly explains where here iconic style was born and bred. North Shore Oahu artist Heather Brown has made her life’s work of capturing the true essence of the most beautiful beaches, surf breaks and locales in Hawaii and around the world in her unique style that has been coined the “Godmother of Modern Surf Art” by the LA times, Heather Brown’s art has become the benchmark in the global surf art market finding its way into collectors homes around the world. Throughout Heather Brown’s career she’s been named “Best Artist In Hawaii” for four consecutive years, chosen as Rip Curl’s Artist of the Search for the past five years now garnering her own line “Heather Brown For Rip Curl”, She has done art for The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, Jack Johnson’s Kokua Festival, The Surfrider Foundation and many more as well as opening The Heather Brown Gallery in Tokyo, Japan and working with numerous non-profits around the world knowing deep in her heart that giving back is one of the most important things to do with any success. Heather Brown’s art can be seen in galleries around the world as well as in some of the most elite private collections of fellow artists, musicians, professional athletes , Hollywood’s finest and happy homes in every corner of the globe.