Leif Kruse – Contributing Artist

"The desire to create is overwhelming..." Leif Kruse's has been experimenting with painting and drawing since early childhood. And while his work has evolved over the years, he says it will likely continue to do so indefinitely. Leif's father, Torsten Kruse, a classical, historic maritime painter, helped nurture Leif's involvements in the arts from early on. He names his father as one of his biggest influencers, among Francis Bacon, Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Cezanne and…

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Katherine Hall – Contributing Artist

Snoopy Club & Pantone® Warm Red Based on the east coast of Australia, Katherine Hall, a contributing artist to the Pactimo Artist Series since 2012, is equal parts art director and surfer. She not only creates graphics and apparel for Australian surf brands Valla Surfboards and Sea Legged, but knows her way around a 9'4" Donald Takayama 'In The Pink' nose-rider surfboard.  Recently, Katherine had the opportunity to speak with Josh Cook, Pactimo's Retail Brand…

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Debbie Clapper – Contributing Artist

Seafoam Green and M.C. Escher! Debbie Clapper, a Denver-based artist, has been a contributing to the Pactimo Artist Series for over a year. Her visually stunning designs are specifically known for their original patterns, typographics and illustrations. She likes to challenge the viewer to go beyond the surface level and delve deeper into the piece, allowing the art to reflect their own life experiences. Debbie works without aid of a ruler to create hand drawn, imperfect…

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