October 21, 2008


On October 25th New Image Art is hosting a benefit for the upcoming surf film

Dear & Yonder: Tiffany Campbell and Andria Lessler have been working on the film for over a year to authentically document women who inspire both in and out of the water. This benefit has been organized to raise funds for the remaining production costs of the film, which will help keep it on track for a Summer 2009 release.

New Image Art
7908 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA
Saturday, Oct 25 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

The filmmakers’ community has been integral to realizing the film, and is furthering its gracious support by donating artwork for the benefit. This dynamic group of talent includes Moses Berkson, Thomas Campbell, Tiffany Campbell, Jeff Canham, Lori d., Andy Davis, Amy Jo Diaz, Chris Duncan, Kyle Field, Laura Flippen, Chris Gentile, Evan Hecox, Jo Jackson, Rich Jacobs, Chris Sun Johanson, Rachel Kaye, David Kimball Anderson, Alex Kopps, Erin Kunkle, Josh Lazcano, John McCambridge, Geoff McFetridge, Barry Mcgee, Nikki McClure, Serena Mitnik-Miller, Jay Nelson, Liz Peppin, Ray Potes, Clare Rojas, Nathaniel Russell, Stefan Simikich, Derek Snodgrass, Johanna St. Clair, Mason St. Peter, Deanna Templeton, Ed Templeton, Spencer Tunik and more.The exhibition space has been offered by Marsea Goldberg who is an avid surfer with 15 years of commitment to showing up and coming female artists, making New Image Art a perfect fit.

A little more about the film: The story behind the title is that some of the women featured in the film will be surfing their beloved home breaks (the Dear), such as bodysurfer Judith Sheridan who slides down the faces of San Francisco’s fo