6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
227 Cathcart Street
Terra Dawson is a Scientific Illustrator and passionate advocate for nature and educationbased in Watsonville, CA. She joined the community of working artists in Santa Cruz after earning her B.A. from UCSC and her graduate certificate in Science Illustration from CSUMB.Terra has always had a love for the natural world and has sought for years to bring her passion for art and her love for nature together. In the past, Terra has worked in outdoor education as a naturalist, taking children on hikes through the redwood forest while giving fun lessons about nature and its inhabitants. In 2016 she was also one of three local artists who worked with the City of Santa Cruz and Bookshop Santa Cruz to create colorful reading spots for kids and families in public playgrounds. On her days off you will likely find her on a trail somewhere with paints and a sketchbook, recording and enjoying all the beauty this amazing world has to offer.