Susana Arias

Susana Arias 2523 A Mission St.   *  Santa Cruz, California    *   831.566-6607  *   Susana Arias was born in Panama City, Panama. She lives in Santa Cruz, California since 1978. One Person Exhibitions 2011 “Sculptures and Paintings – Galeria Habitante – Panama City, Panama 2007 “Nidos de Oropendula, Caballos y Otros Temas” – [...]

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Susan Cartwright

I grew up in Southern California…studied art from an early age….love the great illustrators from childhood, Rackham, Neilson, Pyle, etc.  Working mostly in printmaking at this time.  Love reductive monoprinting and tradional copper plate etching.  Hand sculpting is another interest, with horses as the usual source  of inspiration.

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Faye Cates

Plan B Pottery is the studio for Faye Cates and is located in Aptos, Califorina. Her pottery is predominately high fire porcelain and is both dishwasher and micowave safe. All glazes are lead free. Each piece is made by hand with the purpose of providing beautiful and decorative pieces to use in everyday life.

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Liz Crain Ceramics

Liz Crain   Biography Liz Crain is a ceramic artist who creates colorful hand-formed vessels and sculptures. Many of her works contain strong narrative, expressive shapes and trompe l’oeil surfaces. While she employs a variety of surface treatments, she especially favors primitive, distressed and matte finishes. She currently exhibits in local, regional and [...]

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Mel Cole

Mel Cole is a retired Architect and a self taught Potter, having begun exploring the craft around 1987. He worked as a potter at the Blossom Hill Arts and Crafts Center in Los Gatos It was here that he discovered the art of handbuilding ceramic pieces and the method of Raku finishing. He relocated to [...]

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Jacquie Walton – JW Art Pottery

Like many artists, I was first exposed to art in elementary school. One of my earliest memories is of learning to use the coil method to make a bowl and burnish the clay with a smooth stone. The only thing I have ever wanted to be is an artist. I have been attracted to the art [...]

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Paul Vernier

When I first wrote my artist statement, I wasn’t really happy with it. Then I finally got honest about why I work in clay. I think that the thing that most attracted me to clay was the challenges that the work presents. Technical challenges. I loved working on the wheel. There is an amazing amount [...]

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