katie vigil

Hello Artisticas and Artisticos! My name is Katie Vigil aka Mumu Goddess creator aka algae geek aka collage enthusiast. “The mumu goddess is a voice for the feminine who are floating in comfort through lifes obstacles.” That being said, my art is ultra feminine with sprinkles of male confetti here and there.  I work with [...]

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jenny Turner

Hello! I am a long time Santa Cruz resident and salon owner. I began painting at the age of 51 when i went to a Pint and Paint class. I brought my finished “masterpiece” to my father, who lives in an assisted living home. He loved the art on his wall, and wanted more! So [...]

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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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Laura Shepardson

LAURA SHEPARDSON Laura’s passion for creativity and travel is the catalyst for her variety of vibrant artwork. Often inspired by the diverse settings in her life, Laura expresses her imaginative voice through a wide assortment of mediums. With over 25 years of experience in creating art, Laura’s various means of expression include clay pottery, bamboo [...]

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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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Amy B. Steinberg

      Amy B. Steinberg mixed media artist amyb777.com amy@amyb777.com Santa Cruz, Ca      Combining figurative work, Surrealism, and assemblage in artwork is how I manipulate mixed media into a visual language. Much of my work represents memories of people I connected with along path in the south, the place I called home [...]

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Jazmin Quill

An abstract expressionist who works with metal, wood, acrylic impasto, glue, wax, pigment, sand, and found objects, knowing that gravity will begin its work the moment the piece is done, taking its long turn in heavy silence. At the heart of every piece is the search for that tipping point – and stepping back – just before [...]

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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 Whether I’m painting a person or a teapot, the subject matter is only the vehicle, a point of departure. Once I start the painting, anything and some times everything must change. Even the [...]

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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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Marie Massey

Artist Bio: Award winning artist, Marie Massey, studied Fine Art at the California College of Arts and Crafts, UC Santa Barbara, UC Berkeley and at the Loveland Academy of Art as well as with many well known contemporary artists. In the year 2000, after an international career in marketing and business development, Marie devoted herself [...]

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