Some of Chad's most recent paintings have been added for online
as well as the corresponding prints. For all of you Simpsons fans, check out
Chad's tribute to
a painting honoring
America's favorite dysfunctional family.
Coming up this February the Laguna Art Museum, located in Laguna
Beach CA, will be hosting it's annual art auction "STIMULUS". Chad was asked to participate among the greats of Tim Biskup, Shag, Gary Baseman, and many many others insuring this to be a night to remember. For more info and details go to
Recently Chad was featured in Happy Magazine where they caught up with him and his latest creations since his days at ...Lost.
Check out the full article here.
Chad teamed up with Automaton to produce some limited edition snowboards featuring his artwork. The "Seek and Destroy" model for the 06/07 release is out now. Stay tuned for a sneek peak at 07/08 graphics coming up. Check out
Racing, the leading brand in motocross came together with Chad to
produce some custom limited edition moto helmets. They feature Chad's original artwork to give a truly one of a kind look. The "Alien" was released first and is now sold out. The "Tatted" is in stores now.
The Sands Regency Hotel and Casino, located in Reno NV, are now the proud owners of three custom painted surfboards for their newly
renovated beach/tiki themed bar area of the casino. If your on the way up to Tahoe stop in for a few slots and a mai tai.
OC Kids, Art & Fashion"-Laguna Art Museum -Nov.13,2004
Laguna Art Museum inaugurated the opening of it's new learning center in conjunction with the museums current exhibition, "The Oscene: Contemporary Art and Culture in OC." Chad was asked to demonstrate and paint a mural during the opening along with other artists from OP, Quicksilver, Volcom and Turkey. Each artist was given a 10'x10' to create an original work of art. The murals will be on long term display at the museum for everyone's viewing pleasure.
View pictures from this event.
Hobie-Ladera Ranch, CA-Summer 2004
Chad was asked to create a large scale mural to adorn the newest store for Hobie Sports making this his third and largest mural installment in the Hobie store chain. For this one the whole back of the store was given to Chad's imagination and the
finished painting shows it. At approx. 15'x60' this is one mural that's hard to miss!
Steve Clayton custom guitar picks
Check out the new line of "Liquid Sun" guitar picks by Steve Clayton featuring the artwork of Chad Carothers. The picks are
available in thin, medium and heavy and are in stores now. Check out your local music shop or
Laguna Art Museum- Feb.04
The Laguna Art Museum, nestled right on P.C.H in the heart of Laguna Beach, California, just finished up a project with Chad that features his artwork on a special edition T-shirt. All students K-12 who visit the museum will be given a shirt to help promote art in today's youth. The original artwork will be on display in the museum showing the process involved from the first sketch to the final piece. The
original painting measures 36" x 36".
Laguna Beach Street Walk
Dec. 5, 2003 - The first Friday in December of each year the main streets Laguna Beach, California temporarily shut down and the whole town comes out to celebrate. Chad was there for the event at Bordz surfshop to do a live painting in order to help raise money for the LB surf team. Through out the evening he painted in the front window as on lookers watched and made bids for the final piece.
Ocean Institute- Fall 03
The newly designed and built Ocean Institute, located on the harbor in Dana Point, California teaches and promotes ocean awareness. This was celebrated by bringing in people
who deal with different aspects of the ocean and it's beaches. The festival featured hula dancers, surfboard shapers, and many exhibits on marine life. Artist Chad Carothers was on attendance to demonstrate the techniques of hand painting surfboards. Starting with a blank board ,he had to paint very quickly being outside under the sun, where the paints dry almost immediately. When finished Chad had created a full underwater scene put on display for everyone to see.
Project Live- Aug.2, 2003
A celebration of music, motorsports, skateboarding, fashion, and art. The event took place at the Fairplex in Pomona, California on August 2, 2003. Chad was asked to create a
10' x 15' mural as crowds gathered and watched, while listening to musical acts such as The Pharcyde and Beat Junkeez.
Ron Jon's -Aug.2, 2002
During the U.S Open of surfing at Huntington Beach, California, Ron Jon surfshop hosted a list of events during the weeks' festivities. Among the pro surfer autograph sessions and musical acts Ron Jon's had artist Chad Carothers show up to paint a fully custom surfboard. Starting with a blank board, he painted throughout the day and answered questions for curious on lookers as they watched the transformation take place. When finished the surfboard was raffled off to one lucky winner.
Wells Fargo Bank- 01
After the tragic events that took place on 9/11/01 Chad teamed up with Wells Fargo Bank to create a one of a kind tribute to those lost. In an attempt to raise money for those in need Chad donated his time and abilities creating the 9.11 tribute surfboard. Once completed the board was put on display at Wells Fargo, located in San Clemente, California, where raffle tickets were sold for five dollars a piece. In the end the board brought in over $2500 which was all donated to help the victims' families. Pictured-Chad along with the winner and bank manager.
Ron Jon Surf Shop- Nov.19, 2000
Ron Jon surf shop, located at The Block in Orange, California, hosted it's 2nd Annual Surf & Skate Art Exhibit. Art pieces from students of all ages were displayed throughout the store and judged on their particular category. The winner of that competition won a custom hand painted Lost surfboard by artist Chad Carothers. He was there to meet the winner and recreate a version of the winning piece on the surfboard
as people watched.