Presented by Ren Gallery
South Africa & Long Beach, CA
Jared Aufrichtig is an International Multidiscipline Artist and Photographer pushing the boundaries of Expression. Originally from Long Beach California, he now moves about the globe immersed in Art, Music, Surfing and Skateboarding while searching out the connections and parallels between them. His art and photography have been exhibited and published around the world and includes a 700+ page coffee table book about South Africa and its youth culture.
He has worked with numerous NGOs and facilitated a number of creative development projects. Jared’s list of accomplishments extend to being one of the original artists involved in WIP (Work In Progress), a major New York club development trying to recreate the infamous “MUDD CLUB”, as well as managing a successful charity art auction held during Art Basel Miami. He also plays a mean Blues and is an accomplished Skullcandy DJ, having opened for major touring musicians and played everything from high-end NYC clubs to massive festivals.
In addition, Jared is a sponsored Free Surfer/Skateboarder pushing the highest levels within the sport while still "free" from the restraints and conflicts of competition.