Events September Downtown

Artisans Gallery – Giorgia Siriaco

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 1368 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz GIORGIA SIRIACO works in mixed media, using a combination of clay paint, house paint, pens and pencils, gold leaf and paper to create pieces that have a timeless color palette and rich, organic quality. A research scientist by day, with a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, she started painting [...]

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Felix Kulpa Gallery & Sculpture Garden – Eike & Sheila

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 107 Elm Street Santa Cruz The Conceptional Beast and its Intention   By: Eike Waltz & Sheila Halligan-Waltz   Utility poles or telephone posts are now recognized as pure street art. Perhaps as many as 200,000,000 of these underappreciated art installations span the United States boasting retrospective Conceptionalism as a questioning of what was [...]

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Felix Kulpa II Art Gallery – Ian Everard

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 209 Laurel Street Santa Cruz Felix Kulpa II Art Gallery: Imaginary Virginia: Childhood and the Sea. This exhibition features the work of Ian Everard, his daughter Pippa Possible, and others. Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s ecstatic writing about her childhood memories of the sea, this is a truly immersive intermedia installation [...]

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Food Lounge – Teddy Miller & Jacob Alexander Seedman

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1001 Center Street, Suite 1 Santa Cruz Food Lounge: Teddy Miller - Photography has provided an outlet for me to share the unique approach I take towards each day.  Whether I’m out in the hills searching for bobcats or along the coast chasing surf, my camera is never left behind. I’m 26 [...]

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HealthMarkets – Tom Bottoms

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 505-A River St Santa Cruz for the month of September we have Tom Bottoms!       “Tom Bottoms is known for his still lifes, landscapes and for his european oil paintings of Venice, Paris and Montpellier. He has exhibited in California and Connecticut and in 2012 he was part [...]

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Home/Work – Anne Scott-Chambers & In Situ Jewelry

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 765 Cedar Street, Ste 103 Santa Cruz Two natural beauties come together for First Friday at Home/Work. Life long Santa Cruz local, Anne Scott-Chambers creates delicate illustrations of the botanical beauty that surrounds her. On display, original charcoal and pencil drawings done in her own little Seabright garden as well [...]

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Louden Nelson Community Center – The many faces of Shared Adventures’ artists; a 10 year retrospective

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 301 Center Street Santa Cruz On September 4th, Shared Adventures will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Open Art Studio, a free art program for students with special needs. In 2005, Shared Adventures received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. which launched the after-school art program.  [...]

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Nectar Creations – Randi Silva

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1325 pacific ave Santa cruz Hello come join us for First Friday September 4, 2015 at our downtown location….. Fall Preview Clothing & Accessories Collections on Display! We are also fully stocked up for Burning Man ….. Local Metal Art by the Talented Randi Silva…. Also previous First Friday artists [...]

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Palace Art, Downtown Santa Cruz – Danny Fernandez

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm 1407 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz We are extremely excited to feature the art of Danny Fernandez for the month of September at the Palace Downtown Store. Danny was born and raised in Los Angeles. He has lived in Santa Cruz since 2009. Danny is a multi-media artist with a focus [...]

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Pure Pleasure – Lori Canton

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm 204 Church Street Santa Cruz ” SoftTouch Imaging “  Photography by Lori Canton “My vision is my canvas and now that vision is expanding to watercolor and various mediums. I am inspired by Georgia O Keeffe.”

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Santa Cruz Atelier – Lisa Joseph

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 303 Potrero Street Bldg 47-202 Santa Cruz Learning from the Master’s Paintings and Drawings by Lisa Joseph at the Santa Cruz Atelier The drawings and paintings in this exhibit are examples of the traditional methods used for centuries by master’s to develop skills which help the artist to see more [...]

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Santa Cruz County Bank – Printmaking:Here/Now

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm 720 Front Street Santa Cruz August 17, 2015 – January 15, 2016 Printmaking: Here/Now explores new and old methodology in the art of printmaking. Over 80 works on display represent a diversity of printmaking techniques by eighteen member artists of PATT — Printmakers at the Tannery — including silkscreen, etching, collograph, [...]

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Santa Cruz County Government Center – Franco Di Majo, Patricia Michaud-Towery, Ann Thiermann

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm 701 Ocean Street, 1st and 5th floors Santa Cruz See the works of Franco Di Majo (ceramic and metal), Patricia Michaud-Towery (acrylic), Ann Thiermann (pastel and acrylic), and County employees. Come on down to meet the artists, light refreshments, and free parking. See you there! Exhibit continues through October 16th. [...]

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Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History – FREE First Friday: Uncommon Threads Exhibition

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 705 Front Street Santa Cruz Free First Friday 11am – 9pm How can you wear candy wrappers? Or transform bones into bras? Explore the eclectic style of Santa Cruz in our opening exhibition Uncommon Threads in the Solari Gallery. Combining poetic materials in creative ways, local designers defy the runways. [...]

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Stripe – Paola Berthoin

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 107 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz Join us on Friday September 4th for an incredible art event featuring beautiful paintings by Paola Berthoin.  Paola Berthoin was born in London, England, and came to Carmel Valley in 1965 with her mother and three sisters. She is a graduate of Carmel High School [...]

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Stripe MEN – Darrin Caddes

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 117 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz Join us Friday September 4th at Stripe MEN for a great event featuring the work of local artist Darrin Caddes and his “Killer Bees” series.  KILLER BEES  Well that’s odd I thought?!….  Some time ago I happened to look down into a small bowl of [...]

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The True Olive Connection – Laurie Chagolla

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 106 Lincoln Street Santa Cruz Laurie Chagolla I grew up in the Hawaiian Islands, a part of the world that has inspired, attracted and produced many fine artists due to its natural, sensuous, beauty. My earliest memory of an artistic experience is a defining one: I was in my kindergarten class in [...]

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