Art, Skateboarding and Life is an action packed story told with maximum visual density. In his first monograph, Andy Howell's work on the deck and as an artist is seen within the context of an expansive network of artists, skaters and agitators bent on having an impact. An intense mixture of interviews, narrative text and non-stop visuals drives this tale of Howell's journey through the world of pro skateboarding, the action sports industry, and allied segments of the DIY movement embodied simultaneously in art, music and design.Contributors incude: Tony Hawk, Shepard Fairey, Patricia Arquette, Dallas Austin, Ed Templeton, Natas Kaupas, Tommy Guerrero, Chris Miller, Dave Kinsey, David Choe, Kent Parker, Blake Ingram, Greg DiLeo, Anthony Yamamoto, Bryce Knights, Chris Hall, Rodney Smith, Sal Barbier, Salman Agah, Damon Way, Paul Schmitt, Johnny Schillereff, Alyasha Owerka-Moore, Miki Vuckovich, Kenton Parker and more!!DVD (directed by Ted Newsome) includes: Interviews with artists and skaters and full length videos from New Deal, Freedom, Underworld, Element and more! With music from Alyasha Owerka-Moore, Monkey Wrench, Daniel Meade and friends, Militree, Mass Prophets, Ulypians featuring HBOMB43 and the Blowing Rock Triplets!!Howell, Andy is the author of 'Art, Skateboarding & Life ' with ISBN 9781584232216 and ISBN 1584232218.