At the Rockaway Hotel we believe that art can be the connective tissue of any community; it can open conversations, bridge divides and most importantly change the way we feel. This is why we have committed to curating a robust art program that aims to welcome everyone. By consciously including art with diverse and inclusive makers and subjects, we hope to provide an environment that emulates the local and international ethos of magical Rockaway Beach.


Every season, we curate a new selection of artwork that helps tell different stories and elevate a variety of artists. 


Painting in Lobby Kyle Knodell at The Rockaway Hotel

Herbie Fletcher

Blood Water


Red Earth (mineral rich earth sourced from Waimea Bay) oil, resin, and tins on canvas
©Herbie Fletcher 2019 

Staircase in Kyle Knodell at The Rockaway Hotel

Kennedy Yanko



Paint skin, metal
Commission for The Rockaway Hotel
©Kennedy Yanko

Wall art used in interior at The Rockaway Hotel

Ivan Forde

He Who Saw The Deep


Blueprint on archival paper
©Ivan Forde 2022