Zen of Surfing instructor: CSUCI Professor Jack
Reilly, Artist / Veteran Zensurfer
Jack Reilly began surfing in 1965 and has experience surfing
in California, Hawaii, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Florida, and France.
Prior to his formal university studies in art, he designed and
Surfboards" during the experimental short-board revolution
of the late 1960s and early 1970s. After graduating from college,
in 1978 he moved to California, and for a short while he worked
Surfboards" in Venice, CA as airbrush artist,
pinstriper and shaper. In general surf conditions, he usually
rides a 6'10" hybrid quad or tri-fin. In addition to heading
the CSUCI Art
Dept. and exhibiting his paintings
in galleries and museums, Jack can be found surfing his favorite
Ventura County breaks.