The Art of Dan Mackin

Everyone, at some time in their life, yearns to find their own peaceful paradise and escape from the demands of today’s hectic world. In my work I try to offer the viewers a window to their own tropical paradise. My paintings embody my desire to preserve Earth’s fragile beauty and to encourage the harmony that should exist between people and nature.

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Dan Mackin  is a world renowned artist who has captured on canvas his memories of exotic sailing trips to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, the South Pacific, Asia, the rainforests of South America, and the beaches of where he surfed in Southern California. (Dan was elected to the Surfing Hall of Fame in 2001.) Dan's work is simple, he takes us on a journey to paradise, every time his brush touches a canvas.

Recently Dan Mackin collaborated with singer, songwriter Brian Wilson* to produce, on canvas, visual interpretations of Wilson's most memorable lyrics including "Surfing USA," "Surfer Girl," "In My Room," and "God Only Knows"—all big hits and synonymous with the beach lifestyle. These limited edtion Giclées are hand signed by both Brian Wilson and Dan Mackin.

*Brian Wilson, legendary songwriter, singer, producer, arranger, concert performer and original member of "The Beach Boys", is one of rock and roll's most deeply revered figures. His music single handedly created the California lifestyle. He has been touring on his own since 1997 and is a member of both the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" and the "Songwriters Hall of Fame".

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