Archive | Sculpture

Art in the Arboretum : Environmental Installations

Art in the Arboretum : Environmental Installations

Art and nature can transport people to extraordinary worlds, and the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and art community have once again made this experience magical in their third collaborative exhibition. From May through November, 2017, visitors are welcomed to wander Art in the Arboretum: Environmental Installations – a magnificent outdoor exhibition highlighting eleven sculptures merged with […]

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PNW Beachcruiser, by David Tinsley.

Local Driftwood Artwork

Santa Cruz beaches have been awash with driftwood following recent storms and large swells. With all the wood that’s been drifting to shore, there have also been plenty of creations taking shape into one-of-a-kind pieces of art. These Santa Cruz locals take driftwood from the sand to the studio to transform them into sculptures, structures, […]

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Emergence

Jeff Arnett: Featured Artist

Local artist Jeff Arnett shares some of his recent bronze sculptures. “My first bronzes were created while an art major at UC Santa Cruz in 1971. I came here in 1968 to attend UCSC. I graduated in 1972 with an art major, then in 1979 with a creative writing degree. I’ve lived here ever since.” Find out more […]

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"Squiggles", by Cristy Aloysi and Scott Graham

Art in the Arboretum: Color

Santa Cruz has both magnificent natural beauty and spectacular artwork that merge into vibrant garden galleries through the collaborative visions of landscapers and artists. The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum is a cultural and creative haven where the connection between art and nature is celebrated. This weekend marks the opening of its second outdoor sculpture exhibit, […]

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Bailarina cubana (Cuban Ballet Dancer) - Brenda Barcelo

Brenda Barcelo – Featured Artist

Brenda’s connection to art and Santa Cruz: “Dance has been the passion of my life from an early age. Re-creating this passion in wood is the driving force of my work. “Danza latina” represents dancers and performers of various Latin dances: NY salsa, Spanish flamenco, Uruguayan candombe, Cuban classical ballet, Mexican folk dance, Pole dancing, […]

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Video : Mini Pottery Sunset

Video : Mini Pottery at Sunset

This guy, Jon Almeda makes some amazing mini pottery. This video was put up by Almeda Pottery, I recently found them on Instagram, and spent a good part of the day watching their under a minute clips there. You can check out their Instagram here: Jon Almeda

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