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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Rigel Hunter

Rigel Hunter is a self taught metal artist with nearly 20 years experience. He is born from a family of painters, sculptors, fine craftsmen and musicians which help him see the world in a different way. Rigel has made everything from furniture to gates and railings in Santa Cruz, California and beyond. Architectural metal worker [...]

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Glenn Carter


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Don Golden

My mother’s passion for art inspired me to become an artist. She was a portrait artist working in pastels and oils. We would sit and talk for hours about the history of art, her start in drawing, styles, techniques, why DaVinci did it the way he did and why, her favorite artist, Van Gogh did [...]

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Liz Crain Ceramics

Liz Crain lizcrainceramics.com      lizcrainclay@gmail.com   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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Erica Cassidy

Erica Cassidy is a California native new to the Santa Cruz Community.  She has been a ‘maker’ as long as she can remember. It wasn’t until she was choosing a major for college that she realized she was an artist. Her career as an artist began after graduation when the work began to sell. “If I [...]

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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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Andrew Purchin

Born in 1962 and raised in Studio City, California Purchin started painting seriously when he was 16. While in high school, he won a Bank of America Award for a painting of a construction worker in pink. Purchin developed an individual major at UC Santa Cruz entitled, The Arts and Social Action. Through this major, [...]

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