Ethan Estess Art+Design – Ethan Estess

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

15 Ingalls Street

Santa Cruz

Local artist/marine scientist Ethan Estess will exhibit a new series of print works at his studio/gallery on the Westside of Santa Cruz on the First Friday of April 2017. This series, titled Tide Lines, will explore the artist’s adaptation of a Japanese printmaking technique called gyotaku, which is traditionally used to capture the detail of fish skin. Here, Estess expands upon this method to include a variety of subjects such as reclaimed fishing rope, plastic grocery bags, and scavenged seaweed.  Collectively, these works are a meditation on biodegradation and the transience of physical material between the land and sea in the age of convenience plastics. 

April, April Westside
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