Artist Rachel Barnes is beautifying downtown with this elaborate and magical mural. Can’t wait to see the final results! “I am currently working on a mural in downtown Santa Cruz. The mural is located at 107 River Street on the side of Mandala Holistic Wellness Center and Salon. I am excited to share my art […]
Laurel tells us about her incredible new mural in Capitola: “I designed my mural “Blue Monterey Bay” to celebrate the whales and dolphins found in our area. The mural is painted on the Cinelux Theater on 41st Avenue in Capitola. It replaces the old and faded humpback mural that used to be there, but I […]
Muralist, Dylan Kelly shares with us a new piece he just wrapped! Looking forward to seeing it, in person, soon! “I recently painted a large mural on the exterior wall of Brady’s to promote “Pack Your Trash” for the neighborhood surrounding Seabright.” “[I am a] muralist and boat enthusiast living near the scene harbor area.” […]
Get to know the artist and “Grown Ass Kid” Augie W.K.: “My name is Augie W.K., illustrator, canvas artist and muralist. My art is colorful, I often go straight from a rough sketch directly to painting an image, figuring out the colors and forms as the painting develops. My work is very cheeky, reminiscent of […]
If Joff Jones sounds a little worked up as he speaks to Local Santa Cruz by phone, it’s for good reason: on the day of our conversation, has just been released from jail. “I’ve never, ever been to jail in my life until I started showing my art in public,” the 24-year-old artist says. “Jail […]
With Event Santa Cruz’s 2016 NEXTies just around the corner, (Friday April 8th) we thought we would take a moment to highlight their artist of the year, Jaime Sanchez. Some of Jaime’s Work In addition to being a muralist and artist Jaime has made significant contributions to the Watsonville community, helping to improve neighborhoods and […]
Taylor Reinhold seems to leave a trail of art behind him wherever goes. His graffiti-inspired work can be seen not only on the walls of local establishments like the Aqua Breeze Inn and Live Oak Elementary School, but also in the industrial section of Honolulu’s Chinatown, on business logos and energy bar labels and at […]
The video gets to some process shots from a piece by Edgar Mueller about half way through.