Jay Alders will be live painting at this year’s Big Red Ball 2016 in Manhattan & donating the artwork to the charity RIGHT TO PLAY. World champion rock climber and future olympian Sasha DiGiulian will be in attendance and will be contributing brushstrokes and creativity to this live collaborative art as well. In addition to his […]
This past weekend we brought the kids over to my local climbing gym, Gravity Vault to celebrate my nieces Mya and Jenna’s 10th Birthday. It also marked my identical son’s turning 17 months old and their first time to the climbing gym and my daughter’s first time in a climbing harness. Seeing my kids and my […]
I had the honor and pleasure today of public speaking to the art and music departments of Old Bridge High School close to where I grew up in New Jersey. We discussed some of the common struggles of creative people and how to create a mindset to achieve success. I shared my story from childhood through today […]
It’s always a little bit of a mystery when planning a drive to New York from my Jersey shore home town. It’s a short trip being only 50-60 miles away, but with traffic, that normally one hour trip can easily morph into two or three. As a line of fire engines and emergency vehicles pushed their […]
Sept 17, 2016 at 7-10PM please join us for “A Toast To Childrens’ Health” benefiting Unterberg Children’s Hospital of Monmouth Medical Center. Jay Alders will be a featured exhibiting artist at the event & donating proceeds from sales to benefit children in need. Event information can be found at this link.
A couple weeks ago the internationally famous rockers, SLIGHTLY STOOPID rolled into town and I finally got to meet and hang out with the talented musicians that I’ve been doing a lot of commissioned art for this year. Truly awesome guys, really down to Earth and so good to place a face to the names. I did five projects […]
NEW PRINT RELEASE: “Local Glow”, now available in limited edition. Signed & numbered prints on canvas and fine art paper. Order on JayAlders.com while they last. USA and international shipping is available. Ordering takes 5 minutes, get yours now or surprise someone you love with a gift. “I painted this live on stage with my […]
A sneak peek at the 2017 Jay Alders Signature Line of Swimsuits from Koru Swimwear. Here is my beautiful friend Karina rockin’ the Fairy Tails Eco-friendly suit made of recycled fabrics and materials. Check out KoruSwimwear.com for more info and to purchase.
I had the pleasure last month to meet and have a great conversation with Franke Previte. Franke is an Academy Award winner and Grammy & Golden Globe nominated composer who wrote “Time of Your Life“, the mega famous song from the “Dirty Dancing” soundtrack. He also had several top 40 songs in the 80’s. Franke bought five […]
Please join us on July 28, 2016 in Red Bank, New Jersey at Salon Concrete for Vinyl Nights. This event will help raise money and awareness for Hometown Heroes, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has helped tens of thousands of people around the country. Jay Alders was named a 2016 Honoree by Hometown Heroes and this […]
Jay Alders was commissioned again by the internationally famous SoCal based band Slightly Stoopid. This project was for a limited edition tour poster for the July 9, 2016 show in San Diego, the band’s home surf break. The painting was painted in acrylic by surf artist Jay Alders and released for sale at the San […]