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Profile of artist and surfer Edem Elesh, who grew up living between Topanga, California and Hertfordshire County in England. His career got a boost by a client and friend Harley Rinzler and an art show at the Kantor Gallery on Melrose sharing space with a posthumous Keith Haring show.