Self-effacing and humble, Wade Koniakowsky creates evocative, atmospheric art that could only be informed by a surfer’s perspective. His work transports the viewer to dreamlike tropical lineups and far-flung exotic island locales. As a designer and artist, Wade has judged exhibits for Communication Arts Magazine, been the host speaker at The Artists & Art Directors Club of Sacramento and served on the board of The American Institute of Graphic Arts, San Diego chapter. His work has been featured in Graphis, Art Direction, Communication Arts, and Print magazines. His work has been recognized by the New York Art Director’s Club, The Los Angeles Advertising Club, and The Clios. His art is exhibited in galleries and museums on the east and west coast, in Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and England.