Along with Classic Malibu Surfboards, custom boards and surfing accessories we also have some brilliant local artist works in-store. With varying mediums each of these artists works exhibits the beach culture encompassing Noosa’s lifestyle. Featured artists:
A surfer and artist devoted to her artwork, family and passion for surfing.
Marnie was born in Perth, Western Australia, completing a graphic design degree at Curtin University. She worked in the industry of advertising and then as a freelance illustrator and designer for several years before designing her own art. After holding five one-man shows and many group exhibitions her work is now held in private collections all around the world.
Gathering inspiration from family, friends and the beauty of the ocean itself her art depicts the peaceful and quiet beauty of simple things. Marnie uses watercolours, ink, acrylics and pastels to bring her work to life. You can find her prints available here in-store, if you want to add a touch of the beauty and harmony to your home.
Andrew Carruthers is an amazing photographer who captures some of the most astonishing moments of Mother Nature, particularly of the ocean. He is also the WSL world longboard Chaplain assisting surfers in the pressure of competition. When athletes need someone to talk to he approaches each individual as a whole person and not just a competitor or champion. He is someone who will listen to provide advice and comfort to these surfers in times of high stress.
Born and raised in South East Queensland Andrew is now a well published Surf Photographer and writer. With these skills he now uses his photography business Narrow Path Media as a funding vehicle for Andrew Carruthers Longboard Chaplaincy. Andrew has taken some unbelievable photos throughout his career, if your looking for an image of that perfect wave for you’re wall, check out his work.
Susan Schmidt is a fine arts painter and graphic designer. Since 1998 her work has been in national and international solo and selected exhibitions. Living and working in Noosa her works are presented worldwide in both private and public collections.
Susan’s works are Contemporary Realism punctuated by subtle abstract elements. Her pieces reflect her concern for the environment, sustainable living and a more simple way of life. With simple beach scenes, reminiscing retro colours and the idea of her ‘Seaburbia’ that explores the cultural memory and heritage of the beachfront homes of Australia.