About the artist.


Originally from Hawaii, my art is inspired by the surf and breathtaking beauty of Lake Superior, where I’ve been riding the fresh water waves of Minnesota for more than 20 years.

Painted on material as rugged as Lake Superior itself, I let all the accidental patterns of the material show through, even the manufacturer’s markings in some cases. For select pieces I build a rustic wood floater frame to complement the free spirit of the artwork.

And for fun, I also create very sketchy pop art drawings and apply to various useful items like tote bags, coffee mugs, beach towels, and much more. Check it out under "Fun Art."

Enjoy the fine, and the fun art, created by Bob Tema.

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