Nanda Currant

I am a fine artist and have a background in art, therapy, and education. I have combined some of those skills as a documentary filmmaker and graduated from the Santa Fe Documentary Film Program in Santa Fe, NM and worked with Lightningwood Pictures in both editing,cinematographer and resource development. In Santa Cruz I was an [...]

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Ed Penniman

Artist’s Statement When I look at our natural world I am always inspired by its beauty, harmony, variety and am drawn to paint.  My soul is enriched and hopes my art will do that for others. After I have been painting quietly for a while, I love how nature comes alive. The same thing happens [...]

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Scott Mehner

Scott C. Mehner is — in a word — a writer.  With his roots snugly planted in the rich soil of romantic poetry, Scott has been able to branch out in different directions and work creatively with words in a wide variety of mediums. He got his start working as a ghostwriter in the music [...]

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Frederick Liang

My most recent body of work is a photography series from a trip to mainland China and Hong Kong in 2015, where I reclaimed my Chinese heritage as a young adult. I quickly had to acculturate myself to a new environment and begin to familiarize myself with a country where my family once called home. [...]

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Peggy J Kirk

Education SJSU, BFA in Pictorial Arts, BFA adviser Rupert Garcia Member Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center Santa Cruz Art Leugue Artist Statement Making art is plugging into a powerful force that makes me feel whole. It’s a meditation, a spiritual download. I’m in an altered state. When I emerge, I have something on canvas that [...]

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brian sarinova

Sculptor, painter, photographer, storyteller, film-maker, and muralist Brian Sarinova uses a multi-media approach to reveal the allegory that lies within the vision. Brian loves the challenge of building large-scale works of art which require him to innovate, collaborate, and venture beyond perceived technical limits.Though originally a Californian, Brian spent many years working in archaeology, coproducing [...]

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Megan Gnekow

I represent the 7th generation of my family to live and work in Santa Cruz. I graduated from the UC Santa Cruz Science Illustration program in 2009. I have created illustrations for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Filoli, as well as various private clients. My great passion is bringing people back to connection with [...]

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Whitney Kitty

Whitney Kitty is a California based artist currently living in Santa Cruz. Themes within her work include ideas of identity, relationships, personal spaces, and line work.  Some of Whitney’s recent projects include a collection of illustrations about self care, and a series of mini succulent sculptures in effort to raise money for Planned Parenthood.  She [...]

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Deborah Good

Deborah Good holds a BFA and participated in graduate studies in painting at San Francisco State University. Her illustrations and paintings are informed by her studies in design, color, symbolism, art history, Zen Buddhism, perennial philosophy, and an abiding interest in the Mystery of LIfe. The Tassajara Creek photograph series was created when Deborah was [...]

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SAGE STEWART

California based artist, painter, graphic designer and photographer, Sage Stewart of Paint the World Studios, continues to push the envelope in delivering eye-catching mix-media pieces that are sure to continue to enamor his following. With an appreciation for influential 20th century figures, such as Tupac Shakur, Walter White of Breaking Bad, Jimmy Hendrix, Prince, Snoop [...]

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