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Emergence

Jeff Arnett: Featured Artist

Local artist Jeff Arnett shares some of his recent bronze sculptures. “My first bronzes were created while an art major at UC Santa Cruz in 1971. I came here in 1968 to attend UCSC. I graduated in 1972 with an art major, then in 1979 with a creative writing degree. I’ve lived here ever since.” Find out more […]

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Retro Rider (2016), by Matt Miezio

Matt Miezio: Featured Artist

Featured Artist Matt Miezio shares about his work and connection to Santa Cruz: “My name is Matt Miezio and I am a Collage Artist / Graphic Designer based in Santa Cruz, CA. I primarily use vintage magazines, scissors, an X-acto, and glue to make my collage art. 90% of the material I use is sourced from […]

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Cocktails and Conversations with Coyote (in progress), by Ben Johnson. Oil on canvas.

Ben Johnson: Featured Artist

Featured Artist Ben Johnson shares about his work and being a Santa Cruz Local: “I mostly paint large scale oil paintings but I do many different forms of art. I have a live/work studio at the Tannery.” “I have lived here my whole life. I went to Soquel High and then UCSC. This is a […]

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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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