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"Squiggles", by Cristy Aloysi and Scott Graham

Art in the Arboretum: Color

Santa Cruz has both magnificent natural beauty and spectacular artwork that merge into vibrant garden galleries through the collaborative visions of landscapers and artists. The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum is a cultural and creative haven where the connection between art and nature is celebrated. This weekend marks the opening of its second outdoor sculpture exhibit, […]

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Bailarina cubana (Cuban Ballet Dancer) - Brenda Barcelo

Brenda Barcelo – Featured Artist

Brenda’s connection to art and Santa Cruz: “Dance has been the passion of my life from an early age. Re-creating this passion in wood is the driving force of my work. “Danza latina” represents dancers and performers of various Latin dances: NY salsa, Spanish flamenco, Uruguayan candombe, Cuban classical ballet, Mexican folk dance, Pole dancing, […]

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Geoffrey Nelson - Featured Artist

Geoffrey Nelson: Ebb & Flow Featured Artist

In light of the Ebb & Flow River Arts Project’s mission to help reclaim the Santa Cruz RiverWalk as a safe and inviting destination spot, there’s a sad poetry to the fact that local photographer/sculptor Geoffrey Nelson’s contribution to that event was marred by the same unsavory element that has turned this beautiful public park […]

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Kirby Scudder Ebb And Flow Featured Artist

Kirby Scudder: Ebb & Flow Featured Artist

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 […]

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Ann Altstatt

Ann Altstatt : Ebb & Flow Featured Artist

While walking along the San Lorenzo River levee earlier this year, Ann Altstatt received a spontaneous visit from her muse. “It was just one of those moments where things line up, and you get a flash of inspiration—sort of like a snapshot of an idea,” the local painter/printmaker/science illustrator recalls. Lorenzo River during the month […]

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