Bolton Colburn

Bolton Colburn is a museum professional and has previously served as the Executive Director of the Surfing Heritage Foundation (2012–2013), Director of the Laguna Art Museum (1996–2011), and Senior Curator for both the Laguna Art Museum (1987–1995) and the Orange County Museum of Art (1996). He is currently the Supervisor of Heroes Hall, a new museum focused on the stories of our veterans that opened in February 2017. His publications and exhibitions on art and culture include Kustom Kulture: Von Dutch, Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, Robert Williams and Others, Across the Street: Self-Help Graphics and Chicano Art in Los Angeles, Surf Culture: The Art History of Surfing, In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor, In Nature’s Temple: The Art and Life of William Wendt, and Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art