Events September

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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Click Click Bang – Vince Broglio

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 808 41st Avenue Santa Cruz ABOUT THE ARTIST: Vince Broglio was born and raised in Northern California. On an extended summer vacation to Hawaii in 1971 he fell in love with surfing, and it has continued to be his life’s passion. He has surfed all over the world. Since 1988 [...]

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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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First Friday Felton Art Walk – Sanda Spiegel, Janelle Wolfe, Jeff Herring, Crystal Pearl, Michele Fauss, Jazmine Mena, Christine Hoag, John and Renee’ McNally

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Shops along Hwy. 9 Downtown Felton. Each image posted is of a different downtown Felton venue hosting local art. Featuring artists For Friday September 4th. 2015: Crystal Pearl, feather jewelry at: Mountain Spirit, 6299 hwy. 9 – Janelle Wolfe, watercolors at: Garimo’s Real Soap Studio, 6225 hwy. 9 – ————  at: [...]

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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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Friday Realty – Justin Bowers “Hydrophilic”

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1040 41st Avenue Santa Cruz Foam Symmetry Proudly presents Justin Bowers “Hydrophilic” with Tunes By Light Fantastic Featuring “the surfboard as functional art” – The collaboration between CJ Nelson and Ian Chisholm. Highproditional surfboards featuring advanced construction by Yu Sumitomo Incorporating Foam Symmetry’s 4th Birthday celebration and Issue release Photos, [...]

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Gayle’s Bakery & Rosticceria – Ken Conklin

6:30 am – 8:30 pm 504 Bay Avenue Capitola Gayle’s Bakery & Rosticceria, 504 Bay Avenue, Capitola, 831-462-1200 Please join us at Gayle’s on Friday, September 4th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm for the opening of “Ken the Painter” with Ken Conklin Ken Conklin has always been an artist and a painter. He studied [...]

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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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Inspire Salon – Nadia Kosheleff-Browne

5:00 pm – 8:30 pm 1220 41st Ave . Capitola Invitingly open , stylishly designed hair salon and gallery.  Anthropomorphic sculptures and mixed media paintings with a sense of joy and mystery! 

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Jane McKenzie, Financial Advisor – Denise Davidson, Monterey Street Design and Andy Fuhrman Singer Songwritter

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1010 Fair Avenue Suite G Santa Cruz Jane McKenzie invites you to come and enjoy the beautiful work of Denise Davidson of Monterey Street Design while enjoying the music of Andy Fuhrman and light refreshments! Denise Davidson:  Mosaic Artist I have been working as a professional artist sincethe 80’s. First [...]

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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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Michaelangelo Studios – Peter Loftus

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 1111-A River Street Santa Cruz Michaelangelo Gallery presents the work Peter Loftus in an exhibit of over 30 paintings:  NOW and THEN:  Twenty Five Years Painting Santa Cruz “Nearly every painting I make has its genesis in the outdoor painting experience.  I do a lot of studio paintings but they [...]

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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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ODONATA WINES – Roberta Lee Woods

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm 2343 Mission St. Santa Cruz Artist: Roberta Lee Woods Description: Encaustic (using pigments mixed with hot wax that are burned in as an inlay) and mixed media on paper August 1st – September 30th First Friday Reception: Friday, September 4th 5-8pm September 2015

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Palace Art, Capitola – Dawn Maclaughlin

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm 1501-K 41st Ave Capitola We’re excited to host Dawn Maclaughlin at the Capitola Store as our September featured artist. “I’ve been painting more than usual this last year and would like to share some of my new acrylic paintings with you, as well as some of my paintings with Bible [...]

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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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Radius Gallery – A Specific Weakness

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1050 River Street #127 Santa Cruz A Specific Weakness Sculptural Works of Glenn Carter September 2 – November 1, 2015 The work presented in “A Specific Weakness” provides a visual stimulus for entering a state of questioning, or of confusion, or of clarity, or, perhaps, as a means of informing [...]

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Santa Cruz Art League – Mix It Up-Mixed Media

12:00 pm – 9:00 pm 526 Broadway Santa Cruz First Friday at Santa Cruz Art League- 12 to 9pm Mix It Up – Mixed Media, A National Exhibit Through Sept. 13, 2015 Come in and get inspired by mixed media art. “Mixed Media art takes inspiration from life, from the forgotten or overlooked… be it [...]

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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 Animal Shelter – Santa Cruz Animal Shelter Summer Campers

10:00 am – 5:00 pm 2200 7th Avenue Santa Cruz First Friday Art Show at the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Friday, September 4th 3pm-6pm 2200 7th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA In the main shelter entrance hallways Free juice and cookies! Come celebrate the art work created by our summer camp students at the Santa [...]

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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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Smooth Body Lounge – Carrie Clayden

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 2345 Mission Street Santa Cruz Painting is my passion.  I wasn’t always an artist, it came to me later in life.  My first art class was in high school as an elective and I remember thinking, “art is fun”.  Then many years later I was ready to get a Bachelor’s [...]

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Stockwell Cellars – Daine Christian & Pam Ring

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1100 Fair Ave. (Entrance is located on the Ingalls St. side of the building) Santa Cruz Stockwell Cellars, the westside’s newest winery will be hosting artist Diane Christian, as well as jewelry maker Pam Ring.

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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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TANNERY ARTS CENTER – Artists of the Tannery

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1050 / 1060 RIVER STREET SANTA CRUZ SEPTEMBER FIRST FRIDAY Find diversity in ART at the Tannery Arts Center. The Tannery Arts Center is dedicated to providing an affordable, accessible and sustainable home for Santa Cruz County artists and arts, cultural, education and heritage organizations so that all offerings on this [...]

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The Loft Salon and Spa – Michelle Kelly

4:30 pm – 9:00 pm 402 Ingalls St Suite #8 Santa Cruz Join us September 4th from 4:30pm-9:00pm for Michelle Kelly’s “Abstract Nature” Meet the artist, enjoy refreshments, live music, and as ussual enter our FREE RAFFLE – Massage and haircuts! We Look forward to seeing you there! For more information:

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The Pocket – Deborah Forbes

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 3102 Portola Drive Santa Cruz The Pocket’s evolution continues! Now participating in First Friday Santa Cruz, September 4th marks the inauguration of The Pocket as “Art Gallery”. Painter Deborah Forbes’ figurative works will be on display starting September 1, 2015. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, September [...]

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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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Tomboy – Jodi Lyford & Wyatt J. Hesemeyer

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1207 Soquel Avenue Santa Cruz Join us on Friday September 4th for an art reception featuring works by Jodi Lyford with live music by Wyatt J. Hesemeyer “Skippin’ Stone” Country Cabin adornments by Jodi Lyford Born near the sea and raised by the mountains – I’ve always been humbled and [...]

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