A Figurative Affair 2019- February 1-23

A Figurative Affair 2019- February 1-23

Curated by Susan Hancey and Sefla Joseph. A Figurative Affair 2019 brings together some of Santa Cruz’s finest figurative artists.  These local artists reflect and speak to collective emotions using the human form, reminding us of our shared humanity. Artists:  Zoe Aquino, Susana Arias, Barbara Bartels, Linda Christensen, Barbara Downs, Michele Giulvezan-Tanner, Stephanie Heit, Sefla… Continue Reading

FORM – COLOR  Mary Alice Copp and Coeleen Kiebert January 4 – 26, 2019

FORM – COLOR Mary Alice Copp and Coeleen Kiebert January 4 – 26, 2019

Coeleen Kiebert is a sculptor working in both ceramic and bronze. She exhibits her work nationwide in museums and galleries and is represented in numerous private collections. Mary Alice Copp is an accomplished painter who has exhibited both solo and in group shows nationally and internationally. She has received prestigious awards and residencies and is… Continue Reading

STATE OF THE ART:  Center for Photographic Art-Opening Reception First Friday November 2, 5-9 pm

STATE OF THE ART: Center for Photographic Art-Opening Reception First Friday November 2, 5-9 pm

A broad-ranging invitational exhibition, State Of The Art (SOTA) features fifteen prominent and innovative Northern California photographers. The exhibition will run from November 2 through November 29, 2018, and will kick off with a festive opening reception during Santa Cruz’s First Friday, November 2, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. In addition, a variety of SOTA… Continue Reading

Open Studios Satellite Preview Exhibit-October 5-21. Opening Reception First Friday October 5, 5-9 pm

Open Studios Satellite Preview Exhibit-October 5-21. Opening Reception First Friday October 5, 5-9 pm

Satellite Preview Exhibit for North and South County remotely located artists.  Open Studio tour is the first three weekends of October.  Gallery will be open Tuesday – Saturday noon -5 pm for previews and on the three Sundays of Open Studio. Also showing works by Tazio Childress, Renee Beville Flower and Jim MacKenzie and Lila… Continue Reading

Hall of Fashion, September 22 7:30 pm

Hall of Fashion, September 22 7:30 pm

Hall of Fashion, PiVot the Art of Fashion Saturday September 22, 7:30 pm Tickets-$20 advance. $25 at the door A runway show in the large hallway of the Wrigley Building followed by a trunk show in the gallery. This exciting event features roughly 15 artists and 10 designers displaying unique creations and set to walk,… Continue Reading

Santa Cruz Watercolor Society Annual Exhibit-Opening Reception First Friday August 3, 5-9 pm

Santa Cruz Watercolor Society Annual Exhibit-Opening Reception First Friday August 3, 5-9 pm

Opening Reception First Friday August 3, 5-9 pm Exhibit runs August 3 – August 31 Annual exhibit of this cooperative group consisting of plein air and studio watercolorists who are centered in Santa Cruz. Participating Artists: Ari Avalos Lenore Doler Dale Johnson Paul Lachance Donna Large Linda Lord Anne LeBlond Harding Nancy M. Howe Aimée… Continue Reading

Ballad of A Photographer-r.r.jones

Ballad of A Photographer-r.r.jones

Opening Reception First Friday July 6, 5-9 pm Exhibit runs July 6 – 31. Gallery hours Tuesday – Saturday noon – 5 pm “Something is Happening Here But You Don’t Know What It Is” Artist’s Statement: For me, reading of a face is a more primal skill than language—it is the first thing we learn.… Continue Reading

A Community of Artists- June 1- July 1.  Artists’ Talk and Closing Reception Saturday June 30, 2-4 pm

A Community of Artists- June 1- July 1. Artists’ Talk and Closing Reception Saturday June 30, 2-4 pm

  For their 10th group show A Community of Artists (ACOA) is focusing on their newest and most diverse work.  This group of Santa Cruz artists works in paint, photography, prints, mixed media, and video and has been creatively active in the community, collectively and individually, for more than three decades.  All the artists have… Continue Reading