TANNERY ARTS CENTER – Artists of the Tannery

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

1050 / 1060 RIVER STREET

SANTA CRUZ

APRIL 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 historically significant campus may be enjoyed by residents, visitors and the general public. Located at the intersection of Highways 1 & 9. Accessible by the San Lorenzo Bike Path. FREE and open to the public!

GALLERY HAPPENINGS:

Carol Eddy (120) — Ceramic basket/vessels and wall sculptures. www.caroleddy.com

The new Gallery 125 at the Tannery is showing the work of 7 diverse and intriguing artists:

Andrew Purchin, mixed media paintings: motion, figure and landscape intertwine

Beth Shields, evocative abstract oil paintings

Chela Zabin, marine creatures & florals in rich saturated watercolor

Fanne Fernow, 2 & 3 dimensional pieces painted with encaustic paint. Bright color. Dots!

Jean Sheckler Beebe, bold painting, collage and mixed media assemblage

Joan Hellenthal, painterly colorful landscapes & still life in pastel or oil

Lynne Todaro, sculpture, mixed media art and silversmithing

Chris Miroyan, Original paintings of folk inspired narratives

FLORA + FAUNA (studio #127, within Radius Gallery) — curently showcasing the work of eight local designers and artists. everythingflorafauna

Featured Artist — Alexa Shoemaker Brooks of Whimsy Spot, with her paper collage framed work and cut paper cards.

Caroline Webster with to-die-for pillows, clutches, and other accessories.  

Rachel Riot with her elegant clothing line, and infamous braided scarves. 

Sarah Borgeson with her gorgeouse SALT and Wild Iris jewelry on display.

Johanna Atkinson with her mixed media (map bits with the added embellishment of screen prints and richness of bees wax).

Noelle Correia will have her sweet watercolors on display.

Ann Hazels with her ceramic cups and small plates.

Cindy Clark of Sky Millinery, with her luxurious hats.

LISTING ARTISTS THROUGHOUT THE CAMPUS:

CERAMICS

Carol Eddy (120) — Ceramic basket/vessels and wall sculptures. www.caroleddy.com

CHILDREN”S ART EXHIBIT

Watershed Art Studio (#116) — “Through the Eyes of Children- Wild Animals” A Children’s Art Exhibit depicting drawings of wild animals from around the world, from current students. Reception 5-6pm.

FASHION

Shalom Clothing (114) — Come join us on April 7th for the part 2 release of Peace, Love & Happiness by Joe Fenton. We will be showing the 2nd set of this series. The art will be avaiable on canvas, mugs and there will be live screen printing by Johanna Atkinson of some of the designs. This is kid friendly event so come on and come all and join in on the fun times. See you there. https://www.facebook.com/events/346653095735661/

LITERATURE

CATAMARAN Literary Reader (#118) — Every First Friday Catamaran brings an author from the pages of Catamaran to meet the public and talk about their book. Join us on First Friday April 7th to meet local journalist and author Wallace Baine to celebrate his new book A Light in the Midst of Darkness a story about Bookshop Santa Cruz. Reception at 6:00 followed by a discussion at 6:30 and book signings at 7:00. .

AND MUCH MORE…

April, April Tannery
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