Aloha!

My name is Heather Brown and I am an artist on the North Shore of Oahu. You can see my art at www.heatherbrownart.com

Mahalo!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Heather Brown Gallery Pop Up at Isetan Shinjuku

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Heather Brown Surf Art Display at Isetan Shinjuku in Japan


Aloha Friends in Japan! The Heather Brown Gallery ヘザーブラウンギャラリー has a fun pop up gallery located at the Isetan Shinjuku Store! If you are in the area, you should go and check it out!
ALOHA!
伊勢丹新宿店 本館2階にてヘザーブラウンギャラリーPOP UP STOREがスタートしました♫
伊勢丹に着いたら、まずはエスカレーターで2階へどうぞ!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Hawai"i Artist Heather Brown creates main visual for 2017 Odaiba Hawai'i Festival

Aloha Everyone!

Stoked to announce that one of my projects in the studio the winter has finally become public! I created a new piece called Hula Girl for the 2017 Odaiba Hawai'i Festival held just outside Tokyo each year. This is the largest Hawaiian festival in Japan each year showcasing the beauty of Hula, Hawaiian music, art, and of course, great food!
This was my first ever attempt at painting a hula girl. For years i have been concentrating my creative efforts on the beauty of Hawaii art, tropical art, surf art but have always shied away from trying to depict a hula girl I was hesitant because of my fear of doing it wrong. To me, the art of hula, has always had me in absolute awe. From the beauty of the preparation that these beautiful artists go through, the years and years of training, not only on the actual movements but of the history and reasoning, to the storytelling through their movements on stage! This to me was what Hawai'i was when I was a little girl and to me, it still speaks HAWAI'I so loudly to me. I am happy that I finally made the attempt, and I am happy with the piece, I hope you enjoy it as well.

Here is the main visual for the 2017 Odaiba Hawai'i festival.

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Odaiba Hawai'i Festival Art by Heather Brown 
Hula Girl is now also available as a limited edition giclee on canvas, an open edition matted print on paper as well as a fun UV print on wood panel.
Here is my Hula Girl piece as it is available:
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Hawai'i tropical surf artist Heather Brown releases Hula Girl

Hawaii tropical artist Heather Brown releases Love and Sakura

Aloha Everyone!

Been a very busy spring so far with one trip to Japan done and 2 more between now and June on the way!
I had a very busy "off season" from shows in my studio working on some really great projects and some new published originals.

The first published piece from my last Japan tour is called Love and Sakura. My first gallery in Japan, the Heather Brown Surf Art Gallery in Daikanyama, Tokyo, opened on my birthday March 27, 2009. During that trip to Japan, I was first introduced the beauty of Sakura. I lucked out on that trip and the day after I landed, the Sakura were in full bloom in the Tokyo! For those of you who do not know much about Sakura (cherry blossoms) and the importance of them in Japan, I encourage you to do some research on it, as the history of it is beautiful. The full blossom days do not last long, so it is hard to really schedule a trip to see them, so in the past 8 years, I have never been able to see them like that again, and I go out each year for the Heather Brown Gallery anniversary, but usually miss them by a few days or more.
This year, we had planned a short tour in Osaka and were very hopeful to get to see the beauty of the Sakura right outside of The Heather Brown Hawaii Art Gallery in Osaka. And you know what?? We got to see them! It is so nice when the blooms happen, it is almost like the entire Country knows and people all congregate in the parks and it becomes an impromptu festival. So much fun and so absolutely beautiful!
For this tour, I was asked to paint a new piece depicting the beauty of the Sakura. In the past I have painted a few sakura pieces. One with Sakura trees along a beautiful west side beach. One with the sakura fronting the ever majestic Mt Fuji. And now Love and Sakura. there is nothing in life more beautiful than LOVE, except a day with your love under the sakura blooms in a peaceful rowboat meandering the day away.

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Hawaii tropical artist Heather Brown brilliantly depicts the beauty of sakura season in her latest release, Love and Sakura
Love and Sakura has been released as a limited edition giclee on canvas (signed and numbered), an open edition matted print on sugarcane paper and a UV print on a wood panel that gives each piece its own uniqueness.

Mahalo as always for all of your support and encouragement for my art over the years! You all make me smile bigger each day! Aloha nui loa!

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Happy International Women's Day 2017!

Hooray for all the strong Women of the world, the ladies that show that we can do whatever we set our minds to and the girls who are blazing new trails each generation for increased gender equality!
Happy International Women's day!

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Surf Sisters tropical surf art by Heather Brown

Monday, February 6, 2017

Beach Cruise surf art from Heather Brown is now available as a matted print

Aloha and Happy Monday!

I hope that everyone had a great weekend filled with fun and Aloha...... maybe some great surf too if you were here in the islands!

I am happy to announce that we have just released one of my favorite pieces, Beach Cruise, as a new matted print on 100% post consumer recycled sugar cane paper!!! Beach cruise shows a surf girl riding her bike on the North Shore bike path near Sunset Beach and checking the waves. Definitely part of our daily schedule.

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Hawai'i Surf Artist Heather Brown releases Beach Cruise a open edition print
Also, check out the great new frames we have been working on! We just released 4 new rustic wood frames in multiple sizes. I love the feel of this print and frame together as it just feels like the North Shore to me!

Between now and February 14, 2017 we have FREE domestic shipping and 1/2 price Intl Shipping on your full orders at HeatherBrownArt.com !

Aloha and enjoy your day!

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Heather Brown at the 11th Annual Wyland Gallery Haleiwa Surf Art Show December 3, 2016

Aloha!

Happy to have showed art last night at The Wyland Gallery in Haleiwa on the beautiful North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii for the 11th Annual Surf Art Show! This was my 11th year in a row participating and it always feels like a fun homecoming holiday party with loads of great art from so many fun ocean inspired artists and the best fans and collectors in the world!
I have been so busy with touring and shows, that I only painted 3 new originals for the show, as seen below.
If you are interested in these original skateboard decks, please contact the Wyland Gallery in Haleiwa directly and they can help get them direct to your door if you can;t visit the gallery in person. You can reach them at 808-637-8729
Mahalo to the Wyland Gallery, the fun art associates there, the great group of artists and of course everyone who came out to support the arts! Mahalo nui loa and ALOHA!

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Heather Brown original surf art skateboards for the Wyland Gallery Haleiwa annual surf art show December 3, 2016
Amazing group of artists at the 2016 11th Annual Wyland Gallery Haleiwa Surf Art Show December 3, 2016

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Heather Brown X Hoa Kai Surf Limited Edition Turkish Towels Now Available!

STOKED! Got the new VERY limited edition hand loomed Turkish towels that I did in collaboration with Hoa Kai Surf now available on my website!HeatherBrownArt.com!
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Lots of great gift ideas, and if you are stumped, we always ofer gift cards too! Mahalo and Aloha!!

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Heather Brown X Hoa Kai Surf Turkish Towels