Sasha’s connection to art and Santa Cruz: “I would like to share the inspiration behind my work and the joy that I feel in creating. I’m a painter and a photographer and each medium inspires the other. Many of my best pieces have manifested in local places and businesses of Santa Cruz and Felton.” “I […]
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A recent submission from Maytal, in her own words: “I do not attempt to uncover a universal truth nor make a potent political statement. I create art because the act is an impulse; I let my raw feelings and emotions guide my work. That being said, I can ascribe my artistic method to the surrealist, […]
Artistic ability: nature or nurture? For local painter F.J. Anderson, it’s a combination of both. “I was lucky to have some art genes in me,” offers Anderson, who grew up watching his older brother and grandmother create art. However, he’s quick to acknowledge the early influence of some strong art teachers, as well as a […]
It’s been said that the easier it is to pinpoint what a work of art means, the less interesting that work becomes. Anyone who subscribes to this view is likely to find Santa Cruz-based painter Mott Jordan’s work particularly compelling. Mott’s art is unquestionably powerful—some might even say inspired—yet when it comes to its meaning, […]
John C Flores has lived in Santa Cruz for 17 years, and is a self-taught artist. He creates fiercely vivid landscapes in watercolor: “I paint to feed my soul.” -John C Flores You can see more of his work here.