BORN AND RAISED ON OAHU, HAWAII, MARK OBLOW'S ILLUSTRIOUS AND CREATIVE CAREER STARTED AS A SPONSORED SURFER AT A YOUNG AGE. TURNING FULL-STEAM TOWARDS HIS TRUE PASSION FOR SKATEBOARDING AT 12 YEARS OLD, OBLOW RODE FOR PROMINENT BRANDS, VISION SKATEBOARDS, INDEPENDENT TRUCKS AND JIMMY-Z. RELOCATING TO CALIFORNIA IN 1990, HE BECAME AN INTEGRAL AND INFLUENTIAL LEADER WITH COLOR, VITA SHOES, INDIAN INK, PRIME, ETC.
Oblow's creative ingenuity spans decades with deep roots in surf and skate culture beginning in the early 80s. From lens to canvas, murals to journal entries, and now pandemic-inspired patchwork, Oblow's continuous pursuit to create has colored his career and signature style.