Shadley Stephens is a local artist, born and raised in Santa Cruz. In his own words Shadley tells us that “I have lived in Santa Cruz my entire life. I love it here, and I like to incorporate Santa Cruz into my artwork as much as possible.”, and we think that’s pretty cool! Santa Cruz […]
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Local Santa Cruz is spotlighting I.B. Bayo – one of the five Honorees being celebrated at the 22nd Annual Gail Rich Awards. Held at the Rio Theatre on March 13, 2018, the “Gailies” is a free annual event produced by the Arts Council Associates. The awards ceremony is named after the late Gail Rich, whose […]
Ciara Barsotti impressive ink series shows us all you accomplish with a great can-do attitude! “This ink drawing series started two years ago after taking a drawing class at Cabrillo College with Rebecca Ramos. For my final project I decided to break out of my perfectionism and do a series of drawings completely freehand in […]
Jonas Davidson, aka: Permanent Vaclaytion’s clean lines make his charming ceramic’s work instant classics: “I’ve always appreciated functional ceramics, from collecting antique pottery to enjoying all the cool work of ceramicists at art-related festivals. I guess I like to look at my work as a product for the reason that I’m driven to create pieces […]
Local artist, Robin Blake, takes a unique view of our town to create delightful prints: “Robin Blake is a Santa Cruz artist who has worked with the Claraty Arts Project since it’s inception in 2009. Robin has talent in many media, including: drawing, printmaking, photography and painting. Robin uses art as a tool to connect […]
It’s coming up on encore weekend, and we can’t wait! In anticipation, get to know some artists who use fabric as their preferred medium. Kerri Linden Artist #226 | kerrilindenarts.shop I.B.Bayo Artist #46 | ibbayo.com Ann Baldwin May Artist #78 | annbaldwinmayartquilts.com Learn more about Open Studios on the Arts Council website.
Artist, Tamara Norris, brings together glass and driftwood to create perfect beach keepsakes. “Our business is called Moran’s Beach Stained Glass. We offer a combination of stained glass and driftwood together to create Sun Catchers, Yard Art, Planter Stakes, Night Lights. I’ve been doing stained glass for over 30 years and decided to combine driftwood […]
Get lost in the scenic worlds created by these fine painters. Bill Kennann Artist #187 | kennanngallery.com João De Brito Artist #244 | joaodebrito.com Susan Holmes Artist #125 | sueholmesart.com Learn more about Open Studios on the Arts Council website.
Painter Thomas Sprayberry’s work really makes you feel like you can reach out and touch the planets. “My art is inspired by the Universe around us and my own imagination. I like people that view my paintings to stretch their own imaginations as to the possibilities of what the paintings mean to them.” “I have […]
They say there are no mistakes in woodworking until you run out of wood. Matthew Werner Artist #126 | matthewwernerfurniture.com Rosy Penhallow Artist #286 | rosypenhallow.com Michael Singer Artist #136 | msfinewoodworking.com Learn more about Open Studios on the Arts Council website.