Santa Cruz is a cultural beacon for many reasons, one of its best being that it has more artists per capita than any other county our size. During the first three weekends in October, the public is invited to cruise North and South County and connect with these local Santa Cruz artists and their work spaces during […]
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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.
What’s better than art you can wear? Ina Hohensee Artist #217 | jewelrybyina.com Annette Nemes Artist #287 | forlowmetalcrafts.com Ingrid Browning LaRiviere Artist #292 | ingridbrowningstudio.com Learn more about Open Studios on the Arts Council website.
Enter the 3rd dimension with the fantastic work of these sculptors! Franco Di Majo Artist #116 | focacciaman.com Liz Crain Artist #234 | lizcrainceramics.com Marianna de Hatten Groh Artist #41 | mariannegrohsculptures.com Learn more about Open Studios on the Arts Council website.
Get ready to jump on board – the Arts Council Santa Cruz County is about to launch the second annual All Hands on Deck event. This highly anticipated exhibition and fundraising raffle event reflects some of Santa Cruz’s most beloved features: iconic skate culture, exceptional creativity, and lively community spirit. Hosted by the Arts Council […]
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 […]
Since at least as far back as the 15th century, people have been using the curious practice of dowsing in an attempt to find ground water, metals, ores and other materials. Dowsing involves the use of a forked rod or twig that supposedly twitches when pointed toward the substance or object that is being sought. […]
When Suzanne Schrag decided to contribute to last June’s Ebb & Flow River Arts Project, she thought outside the box. In contrast to the solid-object art pieces that dominated the event, she created a living treasure hunt called River Quest. Schrag, who works as an editor and product manager for the health education company ETR, […]
Did you enjoy last year’s Ebb & Flow? The 2015 Santa Cruz Gives Campaign has wrapped up, but you can still enjoy the Featured artist galleries from Ebb and Flow. And if you would still like to donate to help Ebb & Flow continue, you can do that here: ArtsCouncilSC.org/make-art-happen Are you excited for next […]
When local artist Kirby Scudder built a 23-foot salmon for the Ebb & Flow River Arts Project this past June, he decided to have a little fun before installing it. He and a few co-conspirators loaded the industrial-strength cardboard sculpture into an SUV and took it—as he puts it—“wherever I could find a place where […]