Sara Berquist

ABOUT THE DESIGNER… Sara Berquist is at home when she is either deep in the mountains or on the edge of the ocean. Her spirit is rooted in adventure that has taken her from the fishing boats of Alaska’s rugged coastline to the mountains and jungles stretching across Asia’s ring of fire. Her inspiration is [...]

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Deb R Collins

Welcome! Art is a constant companion and a way of quiet reflection for me. For years I have been a photographer and a painter. To me, painting is just a deeper exploration of the images I see. The challenge is always finding a way to explore and document what I see in my mind’s eye. [...]

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Donna Rumwell

People often ask Donna why she paints octopus. Her passion for the ocean is about tranquility, healing, origin of life and new beginnings. The ocean is a reflection of the health of our planet. Her work opens up conversations that lead to better understanding of the creatures that live in the ocean. As more people begin [...]

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Claudia Amling-MacFarland

Claudia Amling-MacFarland, is a local Open Studios Jewelry Artist who works with Precious Metal Clay, or “PMC”, an Eco-friendly, “green” product partially made from recycled photographic and x-ray silver.   Claudia’s passion is creating one-of-a-kind Fine Silver jewelry. Living here in Santa Cruz she loves ocean themed textures on her unique jewelry and currently has [...]

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Jacqueline Lequigan

Welcome to the Compassion Kawaii First Friday profile!Still pretty much under construction, but please feel free to browse the photos and visit my etsy shop! ♥ Jacky

Digital Art, Fiber-Arts, Jewelry, Other, Painting Read more

Purple Poem Craft

♥ Purple Poem Craft is a unique personalized jewelry store. I live in a pretty red wood cabin in Ben Lomond, California. I use high quality gemstones, crystals, sterling silver, and gold to create simple jewelries. Making jewelries brings brightness to my life. It says, “there is no way to happiness, happiness is the way”. [...]

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Alissa B custom jewelry

Alissa B. is unique handmade gemstone beaded jewelry, with many one-of-a-kind pieces that appeal to a wide variety of ages and styles. I use gemstones, Swarovski crystal, glass beads, and metals including Sterling Silver, Brass, and most recently pure hammered Copper. I particularly love to work with individuals to custom design jewelry that is unique [...]

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HaVen Art Studio

“Releasing More Creativity Into Our Community” is our motto and how we share art with others. Haven Art Studio began in California, 2005 and we now travel the world creating new art. We started this dream with our large family of artists. With four sisters and two brothers, our family chose to pursue art. Eight [...]

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Heather Richman

For as long as I can remember, I have expressed myself through artwork.  After many years of experimenting with various media, I have discovered that glass, as an artistic medium, best expresses my personal vision at this time.  I love the qualities of glass.  Hard, sharp glass is cut, ground and fired to become smooth and [...]

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Laura Oneto

My name is Laura Jane Oneto, I am from Santa Cruz, California.  Throughout all my education I have lived next to the ocean, which has expanded my curiosity for all the creatures living in it, and the interesting things that come out of it. I studied all sorts of different art mediums/Visual Public Art at CSU Monterey Bay and [...]

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