Mishka Comes to Town

I got a chance to catch up with my friend & reggae recording artist Mishka recently when he came to town to perform at Jacksonville Beach’s Freebird Live. I was stoked to see him come out on stage performing in one of my his Jay Alders “Throwing Lines” t-Shirt. For more info on Mishka’s music: www.Mishka.com

I Got Hitched!

After six incredible years with my beautiful lady Chelsea, we finally tied the knot on May 12th.  We were fortunate enough to have family and friends from both coasts in town for a beautiful beach ceremony on the beach in Saint Augustine, Florida, the oldest city in the country. It was a perfect day filled…

Tattoo Collaboration

My friend Mark Longnecker is a well known Florida based tattoo artist and called me the other day while our friends from the band Echo Movement were staying at my place near Jacksonville Beach.  He offered the band the bro-deal on tattoo’s before their New Year’s Eve gig. When we rolled into Cocoa Beach on…

Throwing Lines

Buy Prints Now   As Albert Einstein so eloquently said, “Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler.”   I enjoy exploring new ways to visually dance between the highly rendered and the stylized in my work and this new piece is a great example of that. I came up with this rough sketch…

She Said Yes…

Despite me still feeling like a kid still at times, the date on my passport and my ability to recite Run DMC rap lyrics says otherwise. I’ve been contemplating life and my Peter Pan outlook and thinking about who and what brings me the happiness and fulfillment that I think I deserve. I’ve been fortunate…

Moving to Florida

I have traveled quite a bit, especially since my surf genre artwork has gotten attention over the past six or so years.  I’ve nurtured friendships with pockets of really wonderful people in various parts of the world and have seen how other places live.  It’s really lit a fire under my ass about where I…