Photos: Ed Templeton “Memory Foam” at Roberts & Tilton

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Two time world champion skater Ed Templeton began his career as an artist painting graphic for his pro-model skateboards on New Deal and then on boards for his own brands, including his current skate company Toy Machine. A photographer as well as a painter and graphic designer, Templeton was on hand at the opening of  “Memory Foam” at  Roberts & Tilton and to sign his book of the same name.

Templeton’s a popular guy, and a long line waited to get their books signed. Despite a broken leg (skiing accident), the photographer was in good spirits as he met his fans from both the art and skate worlds (and there’s a lot of crossover!).

With  “Memory Foam,” Templeton focuses on his hometown of  Huntington Beach, documenting the people who live and work in what in a town envisioned and planned as a perfect Southern California  community, which has shifted and changed with the cultural and economic tides.


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CARTWHEEL Shop’s Dana Nichols was excited to meet Ed Templeton!

Photos 1, 4, 5 and 10, CindySchwarzstein/CARTWHEEL. All others: Luis Ochoa/CARTWHEEL

Select Images from MEMORY FOAM, Ed Templeton:

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Memory Foam captures Templeton’s home town, Huntington Beach






Ed Templeton “Memory Foam”
January 12-16
Roberts & Tilton
5801 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, California 90232
Open Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 6pm, or by appointment

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