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Deckades Exhibition

  • Posted by howies
  • 16 April 2010


From Saturday April 17th for one month only.

The howies shop on Queens Road, Bristol will be holding an exhibition of rare, original vintage skateboards through the ages, from the private collection of Shiner Distribution.

Also, we asked a bunch of our favourite artists to create some one-off hand decorated boards that could be auctioned off to raise funds for Unicef.

We gave each of them an original 1980s blank deck from Shiners’ private collection and let them
do their thing.

The results are a showcase of their unique take on what the skateboard and skateboarding means to them.

Nobody got paid for the work they did. They all gave up their time, sweat, paint and ink voluntarily for the cause, so hats off to them for that.

You can bid for the boards on eBay when the auction begins on 16th April 2010 at 6pm.

All proceeds go to Unicef.


Deckades: Nigel Peake

  • Posted by tidy
  • 12 April 2010

Nigel Peake's board also arrived this morning.

its weird how the only 2 so far that have kept the background natural wood arrive on the same day!

thanks Nigel..

Deckades: Millie Marotta

  • Posted by tidy
  • 12 April 2010

This lovely deck appeared in work this morning from longtime howies friend & collaborator Millie Marotta.

Thanks Millie!.

Deckades: James Joyce

  • Posted by tidy
  • 11 April 2010

This one from James Joyce arrived at my house safe & sound yesterday.

thanks James.

Deckades: Pete Fowler

  • Posted by tidy
  • 11 April 2010

Pete Fowler went all out & whipped up 2 decks for the show, 1 for the mythical legend 'Ronnie Chang'..

& a team board for 'Blue Blaze skates'.

Deckades: Jethro Haynes

  • Posted by tidy
  • 11 April 2010

This highly detailed drawing on the subject of mycology arrived last week penned by the hands of Jethro Haynes.

Deckades: Matt Sewell

  • Posted by tidy
  • 11 April 2010

Its been a good week for receiving packages in the mail!

This one is from Matt Sewell.

Deckades: Danny Wainwright

  • Posted by tidy
  • 11 April 2010

Here is Danny's deck that arrived a few days ago, All the way from Barcelona!

Deckades: 45 RPM

  • Posted by tidy
  • 11 April 2010

The last one from last weekends Bristol visit.

I met up with 45rpm at China & Jago's studio to collect his avian inspired deck with added wings!

"goodie hoo"

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