South Florida native, DENNIS FRIEL, specializes in capturing the essence of his inherent surroundings through his artwork. By using his years of experience as an artist and Creative Director he is able to fuse both traditional and non-traditional methods of illustration and design to pursue his life-long passion. This gives Dennis the flexibility to portray his visions directly to canvas, wood and paper as well as apply them digitally. The obsessions of ocean, music, sport and art drive the consistency in his work.
MORE RECENTLY, Dennis won the artist cover for Florida Sport Fishing magazine and ROFFS Artist of the year in July 2014! In 2012 Reader’s Choice Award for his illustration “Triple” in Marlin Magazine’s prestigious Offshore Art Gallery issue and has been named as official artist for Jimmy Johnson’s 2013 National Billfish Championship. In the past he has been the named artist for The Palm Beach Sailfish Classic, The Billfish Expo and a variety of domestic and international marine related tournaments and events. He consistently produces custom work for some of the world’s top tournament and charter teams and has appeared in publications such as Florida Sport Fishing, Marlin World and Professional Yacht Broker. His experience fishing tournaments and growing up angling and riding the waterways of South Florida give him a unique perspective to this space.
Through it all, the sea, the spirit of competition and a love for art, design and music has always been there. No matter what challenge comes his way the mission is simple; to represent life's beauty, power and grace through unrivaled vision and creative passion.