One of the artists you’ll meet at Trader Santa's Tikiland Trading Co. on December 2nd from 10am-4pm in Laguna Beach, CA is @laketikiwoodcrafts, flying in all the way from Wisconsin! Visit the link in our @tikilandtrading profile for tickets, address, and additional event info
A self taught woodcarver, Dave Hansen has been carving tikis and Oceanic Art under the name Lake Tiki Woodcrafts for 16 years in his home city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He’s created tikis from 3” to 10 feet tall and specializes in custom made signage for commercial and home tiki bars. Dave has had the honor of creating carved artwork for many of this country’s top rated tiki bars such as Foundation, Smuggler’s Cove, The Inferno Room, Hale Pele and TikiCat. Dave's work ranges from traditional Polynesian and New Guinea carvings to the imagery and icons of the Polynesian Pop era. For this Tikiland Trading Co. Dave's wood creations will have an emphasis on Southern California tiki culture.