Events March Downtown

Artisans Gallery – Coraly Hanson

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 1368 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Coraly Hanson is a Santa Cruz painter with a focus on landscapes and seascapes, specializing in plein-air Impressionist techniques. Coraly has been a serious oil painter since 2000, though her creative spirit goes as far back as her early childhood. Since then, she has made quite [...]

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Buttercup Cakes & Farm House Frosting – Deb R Collins

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm 109 Locust Street Santa Cruz Come join us from 5-8pm on First Friday to celebrate Deb R. Collins’ beautiful artwork hung in our shop for the month of March! We will have refreshments and desserts as well as cupcakes, of course! Artist’s Statement: Art is a constant companion and a [...]

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Camouflage – Linda Levy

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1329 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz Inspired by local landscapes, marauding ravens and life drawings, most of my current work is painted using a computer program Painter © Corel, as my artist’s media / tool to produce final, one-of-a-kind archival fine art images. All my pieces are originals: imagery is drawn [...]

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Felix Kulpa Gallery & Sculpture Garden – Coeleen Kiebert and Co.

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 107 Elm Street Santa Cruz Opening reception for ‘Heads, Bowls and Favorite Pieces’ is March 6th from 5-9pm. What is “personality”? Check out these HEADs, the BOWLs they make and the FAVORITE PIECEs chosen by the artists and you’ll know the answer to that question. Individual expression in clay can’t [...]

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HealthMarkets – Wayne Adachi – Jeff November – Beville

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 505-A River St Santa Cruz

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Louden Nelson Community Center – Mission Hill Middle School Students

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 301 Center Street Santa Cruz Mission Hill MIddle School Celebrates Youth Art Month “Building Cultural Bridges: Spirit Animal Portraits” Over 100 students contributing! March 6th-March 26th Opening Reception Friday March 6th 5:00-7:00 Awards ceremony at 6:00 p.m. Friday March 6th Open Mon.-Sat. 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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Nectar Creations – Phoenix Rose

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1325 pacific ave Santa cruz Hello come join us for First Friday March 6, 2015 at our downtown location….. We just got in pre spring collections….. Art by the talented Phoenix Rose….  …… Also previous First Friday artists on display!…..Live DJ and wine…. Come join us and mingle….. 

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Network Chiropractic Wellness Center – Amber Romano

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm 149 Josephine Street, Suite A Santa Cruz ABOUT AMBER ROMANO: I was born in 1990.  I have had much beauty and pain in my life which has deepened the meaning of my work as well as my life. My love for art began humbly at the age of 6 when [...]

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New Leaf Community Markets – Downtown – Isabelle

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1134 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz Introducing ‘Art by Isabelle’, an 11-year-old, Santa Cruz native who has a diverse style of art inspired by professional artists from around the world. She hopes to share her art while motivating and inspiring others. Join us for complementary bites and fabulous art.

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Ocean Conservancy – Martha Seaver and Victoria Dean

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm 725 Front St. Suite 201 Santa Cruz Ocean Conservancy Santa Cruz Artist-in-Residence Reception Above & Below:  Paintings and mosaics by sisters Victoria Dean and Martha Seaver. Inspired by the ocean’s thundering waves, expansive water, and wonderful and sometimes weird inhabitants. First Friday Santa Cruz April 3, 2015  5:30 – 8:30 [...]

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Palace Art, Downtown Santa Cruz – Mushi

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm 1407 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz In their very first First Friday showing, Palace Art downtown is excited to feature the artist “Mushi” for the month of March.  Mushi is inspired by tales of faerie and the mystery of nature. She loves drawing in the forest and trying new art mediums! [...]

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Pure Pleasure – John Hunter

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm 204 Church Street Santa Cruz John specializes in high definition photography formats creating photos on metallic photo paper, which appears (almost) three dimensional. He also prints on hard aluminum. “My goal is to bring more ecological awareness too people.  I want them to realize that, we desperately need to be [...]

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Rescued Treasures – Donna Lee, Ginger Lee & Joyce Rice

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 325 Front Street Santa Cruz DOLLS BY DONNA LEE Although my background has been in weaving and fabric design, I took up doll making twenty-five years ago and have been creating dolls ever since. My dolls are composites of woven fabric, old quilt scraps, fur, found objects, clay heads, paper, [...]

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Santa Cruz County Bank – California Dreaming

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm 720 Front Street Santa Cruz February 20 – August 7, 2015 When you think of California, what images come to mind? Opening February 20th, five local contemporary painters explore new frontiers of expression in California Dreaming in answer to that question. Presented by Santa Cruz County Bank Arts Collaborative, this [...]

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Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History – FREE First Friday: Site-Sound Exhibition Opening

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 705 Front Street Santa Cruz Free First Friday 11am – 9pm Free admission every First Friday and extended hours every Friday. First Fridays at the MAH are all about you + new stuff. A brand new exhibition. A brand new way to make spinning tops in an all-ages art activity. [...]

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Stripe – Mckenzie Laird

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 107 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz Please join us Friday, March 6th for an art reception featuring Mckenzie Laird and refreshments at Stripe.  We will also be hosting The Rettland Foundation and donating 10% of sales to this incredible local organization.  Find out more at http://rettland.org/. Show Statement  Economics Resources are [...]

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Stripe MEN – Celia Lara

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 117 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz Please join us at Stripe Men on Friday, March 6th for an art reception featuring photographs by Celia Lara, refreshments, and a fundraiser for local non-profit The Rettland Foundation. Celia was born and raised in the tiny ocean state of Rhode Island. She grew up in [...]

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The Nook – Giorgia Siriaco

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 1543 Pacific Ave, Suite 215 Santa Cruz Of Italian origins, I was born in the London, lived in Europe and Brazil before moving to California. I have an undergraduate degree and PhD in Biological Sciences. A research scientist by day, I have been creating for most of my life. Over [...]

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