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 […]
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Cathy Warner : 2018 Gail Rich Award Honoree
Local Santa Cruz is thrilled to feature Cathy Warner – 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 […]
Open Studios Art Tour 2017
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 […]
A Walk through the Woods
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.
Put a Ring (or Bracelete, or Necklace…) on it
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.
Dragons and Doves From the 3rd Dimension
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.
All Hands on Deck 2017
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 […]
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 […]
Bridget Henry: Ebb & Flow Featured Artist
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. […]
Suzanne Schrag: Ebb & Flow Featured Artist
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, […]