Johannes A. Gaertner- Pen & Ink Drawings -Gallery Hours Tuesday and Thursday 1-4 pm or by appointment Exhibit Extended to October 16, 2021

Johannes A. Gaertner- Pen & Ink Drawings -Gallery Hours Tuesday and Thursday 1-4 pm or by appointment Exhibit Extended to October 16, 2021

Johannes A. Gaertner was a poet, author, professor of art history. He received a doctorate in theology from the University of Heidelberg in 1936. To avoid conscription into the army he emigrated to Peru in 1936. Johannes and his wife moved to New York in 1946. In 1947 Gaertner was hired at Lafayette College where… Continue Reading

Exhibit extended to June 15-Celebrate Reopening With Us

Exhibit extended to June 15-Celebrate Reopening With Us

Gallery Hours:   Open First Friday June 4, 1-5 pm, Tuesday and Thursday 1-4 pm or by appointment. 458-1217 R. Blitzer Gallery is featuring several local and national painting artists:  David Fleming, Lucy Bell, Frank Hyder, Susana Arias,  Rand Launer, Alan Sonneman, Robert Blitzer.  Also showing Charles Sutton’s  hand crafted early instruments, and in the hall… Continue Reading

7th Annual Catamaran Magazine Art Exhibition -October 15-November 30

7th Annual Catamaran Magazine Art Exhibition -October 15-November 30

NEW HOURS:  TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 1-4 PM OR BY APPOINTMENT -831-458-1217 GUIDELINES FOR PROPER SOCIAL DISTANCING AND MASKS WILL BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO AND PRACTICED DURING SHOW HOURS Catamaran Magazine is a quarterly literary and arts publication published in Santa Cruz that features fine art alongside poetry, fiction and non-fiction short writings.  This is an… Continue Reading

June 5 Virtual First Friday -June hours by appointment only

June 5 Virtual First Friday -June hours by appointment only

Join us for a virtual exhibit of early guitars and instruments by local luthier Charles Sutton and realism painting by Alan Sonneman, ocean water color compositions by Rand Launer, and abstract paintings by Tazio.  New works by Robert Blitzer. June hours are by appointment only with limited attendance.  Call 831-458-1217 or email blitzart@cruzio.com. Continue Reading

Instruments from Around the World-Through November 27

Instruments from Around the World-Through November 27

First Friday reception  November 1, 5-9 pm Curated by luthier Charles Sutton, this exhibit features hand crafted instruments by Charles Sutton, Ron Cook, and Armando Fojaco as well as a collection from around the world by Dror Sinai, former owner of Rhythm Fusion in downtown Santa Cruz. Also showing will be musical related paintings and… Continue Reading