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Walker Hum

Interview with Walker Hum

In the spotlight is local artist, Walker Hum! Walker specializes in ceramics and creates spectacular porcelain lanterns as well as other handcrafted work that represents the world around us. His one-of-a-kind art is sold through Bonny Doon Design, the studio and business he co-operates with his father, Steve Hum, who is an artist as well […]

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Alaya Vautier Jewelry

Interview with Alaya Vautier

In the spotlight is Alaya Vautier, an outstanding metal artist who lives and works in Santa Cruz. Alaya’s artisan jewelry reflects vibrant elements of nature and experiments with diverse textures, a collage of metals, and a mix of gems and stones. She creates unique pieces that are one-of-a-kind and never mass-produced. As well as showing […]

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Loc Art

LOC ART : The Art Market App

LOC ART has launched with the goal of revolutionizing art sales. Created by Santa Cruz residents Derick Delucchi and Dominic Elkin, Loc Art is an app that intersects art and technology, making the process of browsing, buying and selling local art more accessible, social, and smoother than ever before.  Both Delucchi and Elkin grew up […]

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Palace Art and Office Supply, 1949

Palace Art and Office Supply

  When the Trowbridge Family opened Palace Art & Office Supply on Pacific Avenue in 1949, it was a small mom-and-pop shop selling social stationary and gifts. Several generations later, Palace Arts has evolved into one of this area’s leading independently owned businesses, and a valuable resource for local artists when supplies (or inspiration) run […]

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2016 Open Studios Art Tour

Open Studios Art Tour

Every artist has a different creative process, and a unique place where their art comes to life. The annual Open Studios Art Tour provides an opportunity to go behind the scenes and more closely understand the style and experience the workspace of a local artist. For the first three weekends in October, hundreds of artists […]

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