Tag Archives | shop local

Making Waves

Idea Fab Lab Artists Make Waves

Last month, Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz hosted its very first themed art exhibition – Making Waves. The free, all-ages event was held inside the creative and social hub of the Lab, located on the 2nd floor of the Wrigley Building. The themed art exhibition on December 9th coincided with the Westside Holiday Bazaar. This […]

Continue Reading 0
Mark Areais Jewelers

Mark Areias Jewelers

  These days, it is rare to come across jewelry that has not been mass-produced in a large factory. At Mark Areias Jewelers, the professional craft and personal care of jewelry is refreshingly “old-fashioned”. Local artist Mark Areias is a formally trained Goldsmith and one of this area’s most esteemed creators of fine jewelry. For […]

Continue Reading 0
Palace Art and Office Supply, 1949

Palace Art and Office Supply

  When the Trowbridge Family opened Palace Art & Office Supply on Pacific Avenue in 1949, it was a small mom-and-pop shop selling social stationary and gifts. Several generations later, Palace Arts has evolved into one of this area’s leading independently owned businesses, and a valuable resource for local artists when supplies (or inspiration) run […]

Continue Reading 0