July 17, 2012

The Man behind the Brand: Favorite Things

By Fred Garth Do you have a favorite subject to paint? I like painting any nature, but preferably marine subject matter. I prefer to paint ocean game-fish. The more beautiful they are the more I like to paint them, such as yellow-fin tuna and striped marlin are amongst the most beautiful of all fish. […]
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July 17, 2012

The Man behind the Brand: Conservation Committment

By Fred Garth Many of your fans think of you only as a marine artist but you’re a biologist and serious conservationist. What is the single most important conservation issue facing us today? The single most important conservation issue facing us today is the explosion of the human population. All other conservation issues […]
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July 17, 2012

The Man behind the Brand: Fishing Perspective

By Fred Garth You were recently inducted into the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) Hall of Fame—how did you first get involved with the IGFA? I have been involved with the IGFA since I started to fish tournaments in Jamaica, so as early as seven years old. All our fishing activity is per the […]
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July 17, 2012

The Man behind the Brand: The Franchise

By Fred Garth You now have five successful restaurants. What are the future plans? The Island Grill has the potential to open two new facilities per year in the coastal margins of the continental U.S. The additional store and galleries offer customers a breadth of GH merchandise they would not find in other independent […]
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July 17, 2012

The Man behind the Brand: Early Years

By Fred Garth You started drawing sea life as a child. When did you realize you could make a living as an artist? I first realized I could sell my art at the age of 13 or 14, when at boarding school we would have shows at School Fetes, etc., and I would […]
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