Located on the West Side of Santa Cruz showing the work of local and regional artists.

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MARK WAINER: PHOTOGRAPHIC ART-Opening Reception First Friday September 2, 5-9 pm

A 50 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE

Hospice Benefit Reception/Raffle:  September 15th 5:30 - 8:00 pm

PAMF Cancer Benefit Reception/Raffle:  September 21st 5:30 - 8:00 pm

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MANDRAND STUDIOS

Cast glass, wood, and artful living create Santa Cruz -specific artifacts.  Inspired by the waves we photograph, ride, paddle, sail and love here in Santa Cruz and the Central Coast.  MandRand waves are unique and original in design of glass casted waves.  The wood bases are hand treated using only linseed oil to preserve the natural finishes that add warmth and contrast to glass.  MandRand Studios is owned and operated by Rand and Mandie Launer.

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Santa Cruz Water Color Society-August 5 – 27. Gallery Hours: Noon – 5 pm Tuesday – Saturday

Eighteen local watercolor artists exhibit their work in their annual show.  Opening Reception First Friday August 5.  Exhibit runs August 5 – 27.

Since the early 1970′s the Santa Cruz Watercolor Society has been a cooperative group consisting of plein air and studio watercolorists who are centered in Santa Cruz, California.

 

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The Fool’s Journey-An Exhibition of Paintings-Special Event-Gallery Talk: Sunday July 24th 2 pm. Pamela Eakins, Ph.D. “The Fool’s Journey”

Following in the tradition of the Tarot, with its 22 illustrations of life passages, gifts, and challenges, 18 women artists paint their experience of life's journey.  Based on a painting course developed and taught by Susan Heinz.  Curated by Betsy Anderson and Susan Heinz.

Artists:  Laurel Andres, Sharon Bosley, Maureen Davidson, Bonnie Friedmann, Ruth Garland, Susan Heinz, Aisha Hudson, Lynne McGolrick, Eileen Nazzaro, Christine Price, Kathy Pouls, Nora Sarkissian, Barbara Schatan, Karen Schembs, Peggy Snider, Berdell Spellman, Janet Trenchard, Karen Zelin

Opening Reception First Friday July 1, 5-9 pm.  Live Jazz by Stolen Moments

Exhibit Dates:  July 1 - July 30, 2016

Gallery hours -Tuesday - Saturday, noon - 5 pm

SPECIAL EVENT:  Gallery Talk, Sunday July 24th, 2 pm-Scholar and author, Pamela Eakins, Ph.D., speaks on "The Fool's Journey"

 

Collection Cast

THE COLLECTION-a play by Al Schnupp about Peggy Guggenheim-July 29, 7:30pm

THE COLLECTION is a new, full-length play about Peggy Guggenheim, famous collector of modern art.  The play presents thirty-four brief, critical episodes in the life of Peggy Guggenheim, a fascinating and colorful character.  She was married several times, became friends with a vast assortment of American and European writers and painters, subsidized Emma Goldman so the activist could write her memoirs, had an affair with Samuel Beckett, smuggled her art to America in the midst of World War II, introduced Jackson Pollock to the American art scene, establlshed galleries in London and New York City and had a tumultuous relationship with her children.  Each episode is paired with a work of art from her collection.  The artworks are transformational, interactive, and complement the story.  THE COLLECTION is performed by four actors.  Tickets are $15.00 for general and $10.00 for students.

Robert Blitzer

Robert Blitzer

Robert Blitzer

Robert’s metal work is direct welded brass, copper, steel and found metals.  Most of the works feature natural stones, crystals and semi-precious stones, reflecting the artist’s love of natural and refractive materials  Figurative forms are mostly dramatic in ...

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MANDRAND STUDIOS

MANDRAND STUDIOS

Cast glass, wood, and artful living create Santa Cruz -specific artifacts.  Inspired by the waves we photograph, ride, paddle, sail and love here in Santa Cruz and the Central Coast.  MandRand waves are unique and original in design of glass casted waves.  The wood ...

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