Our friends at SwitchLife.org, Josh & Sarah are hosting an art show & skateboard contest at Guapo Skateboards on October 6 from 6pm until 10pm. The event will feature skateboard themed art from over 20 local DFW area artists, as well as a Junior Best Trick, Open Bowl Jam and Open Street Best Trick contest. The full details of the event are available on their Facebook page. All are welcome to attend.
SwitchLife provides free skateboard lessons to at risk kids, and the art show is a fundraiser to support ongoing programming. Organizations like The Family Place and Hope Kids have partnered with SwitchLife to provide skateboard lessons for kids in their programs. Read our full profile of SwitchLife HERE.
The Dallas skateboard community is an extremely active community with a regular calendar of events. Guapo Skateboards recently opened the Texas Skateboard Museum. The visionary collector behind the Texas Skateboard Museum, Al Coker recently highlighted the graphical history of skateboarding on his Instagram account.
The “Dallas Dames” are hosting a Skateboard Jam at 4DWN on October 20th. More information to follow on their event. While you are anxiously awaiting the SwitchLife Art Show Fundraiser, check out some of the art work you can buy at the event.