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California: Surfboards turned into works of art in Morro Bay
California: Surfboards turned into works of art in Morro Bay

More than 20 surfboards-turned-artworks are on display around Morro Bay, Calif., in the town's first such public art on display through November. The Surfboard Art Festival features boards that have been painted to convey familiar scenes in the Central Coast town, wildlife and even strands of kelp. Local artists and even a fourth-grade class contributed to the surfboards sprinkled around the town. The rules fare simple: "Surfboard art can be a painting that’s created using a re-purposed surfboard as the canvas or it can be a sculpture that uses a surfboard as the substrate material," Morro Bay in Bloom, the festival's sponsoring organization, says on its...

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