Local photographer Paul Jimerson shares about his connection to Santa Cruz along with images from his series, “Sea Foam”: “I moved to Santa Cruz from Massachusetts in 2008. Being by the ocean inspired me to learn about the area and focus my artistic intentions primarily on the ocean. I have lived in Santa Cruz the […]
The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History has been connecting people with all aspects of nature for over 100 years. This fall, visitors are invited to browse stunning images capturing the life and landscapes of California’s unique coastal habitats. The museum is currently presenting California: At the Water’s Edge, an exhibit of work by nature, wildlife, […]
Walk inside the wooden walls of the Capitola Historical Museum and you’ll step back in time with an archive of the oldest seaside resort on the West Coast. Since its establishment in 1966, the museum has been a local treasure trove of artifacts and information documenting the art and history of Capitola’s busy beach area. […]
Michael Pegram: Fall skies over the Walton Lighthouse A Santa Cruz resident for over 15 years, Michael Pegram lived the last 13 of those years in a home near Walton Lighthouse. Raised in Los Gatos, Michael doesn’t know if it was the food, live music or longboard surfing breaks that won him over. But whatever […]
This Post Card was sent from Capitola all the way to Los Gatos 107 years ago this month. CAPITOLA JUL 27 11AM 1908 1471 – ON THE BANKS OF THE RIVER, NEAR CAPITOLA, CALIFORNIA.
This is partial inspiration for the last poem that I posted, My Neighbor’s Roses. These one’s aren’t quite as attainable–in fact, I day dream of flying over the fence somehow very discretely, and finally smelling that lovely bunch. However, the jasmine flowers remind me to stay grounded, and to appreciate the sweetness already so near […]
X marks the spot! Summer approaches and I’m eager to start the follow-up to my Disposables photography series. Until then, enjoy this throwback. (What streets am I on?) Artist- Julianna Chavez
This is a photo from my series, Disposables, taken on Myrtle Street. The Disposables series (titled after the type of camera used) works to evoke simple gratification from its viewers, allowing them to appreciate common beauty in their own surroundings, as if they were tourists just now learning the everpresent and free luxuries that […]
Enjoying the sky, horizon to horizon.