Check out designer Nick Ashcroft who uses different strengths of coffee in espresso cups to create a special design.
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Art Artifacts this week in Santa Cruz: Dec. 4 – Dec. 11, 2016 Instagram
Going For Art this week in Santa Cruz: Oct. 31 – Nov. 6, 2016 Go for the art and see this week’s featured artists and exhibitions! Instagram
DelightFall this week in Santa Cruz: Oct. 23rd – Oct. 30th, 2016 Check out all of the DelightFall things happening so far this season in Santa Cruz! Instagram
Vintage Business Card E. W. TURNER PAINTING CONTRACTOR PRICES RIGHT – TRY ME Check out this 1950s vintage business card. I particularly love the old Santa Cruz phone number GArden 3-3701. Since those two bold letters were just easier-to-understand placeholders for numbers (G=4 and A=2 on your phone keypad) that number today would be (831) […]
Interview with Santa Cruz Shakespeare artistic director Mike Ryan Just over a year ago, Santa Cruz Shakespeare artistic director Mike Ryan received some distressing news: his theater company’s lease on Sinsheimer-Stanley Festival Glen, the spot in the UCSC redwoods that has been the site of Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s summer presentations since 1981, had not been […]
If you’re familiar with just a few local artists, abstract painter Ed Smiley is probably one of them. The artist walked us through his technical process of making these exquisitely wild paintings: “My art practice incorporates acrylic transfer of digital printing and xerography into a acrylic painting, as well as inclusion of drawing media, and […]
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 […]
With its redwoods, sloughs, wetlands and wild plants, Santa Cruz County holds a lifetime’s supply of artistic subject matter for local photographer/printer Linda Cover. A SPECTRA artist who has been teaching in the area for more than a decade, Cover specializes in nature photos enhanced with materials like orange oil, pastels and charcoal. Originally from […]