Shannon Shay Morgan

Shannon “Shay” Morgan was trained in oil, acrylic, and drawing at a young age by a professional private tutor. She spent the majority of her life pursuing art only for personal enjoyment. In 2012, she began selling acrylic abstract floral pieces to private collectors. Currently, she is working on a series of black/white landscapes. Email: [...]

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Ralph Joachim

I paint large combinations of geometric abstractions in acrylics on canvas which have integrated designs that wrap around the edges.  The combinations are from 2 to 8 units and are approximately 6 to 11 feet in diameter. The shapes of the combinations vary and include diamonds, columns (narrow verticals), rectangles, horizontals and squares. My abstract [...]

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Rosalind San Felipe

In the first grade, Rosalind wrote and illustrated her first book. She convinced her mother to drive her to the library, so she could sell it to them. Since then she has been creating art in many careers including jewelry designer, florist, home and garden couturier, as well as a fine artist, and still selling [...]

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Anastasia Torres-Gil

I use acrylics to create portraits of people and animals.  Many of my animal subjects are discovered at local shelters and the vibrancy of their personalities can’t be contained using traditional colors and methods.  These hearts are big and bold and beautiful. My work has been exhibited in New York City as well as in [...]

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Michele Hausman

“I am inspired by the natural world. My small paintings are created in plein air, in the open air, where all my senses are engaged in an effort to capture the mood of the light on my canvas. Mixing color and watching a painting develop gives me great joy. My paintings are windows onto the [...]

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Lisa Hochstein

A collection of sheet music covers from the early-to-mid-1900’s has been the source material for my collage work since 2009. The colors and typography of an earlier era draw me to this material, as does the pleasure of rummaging through other peoples’ castoffs at flea markets, yard sales, and thrift stores. My use of vintage [...]

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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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Rain Jordan

I hold a B.A. and an M.F.A. from San Jose State University; I reside and work in Rio Del Mar.  I paint in textural Geometric Abstract Impressionism–a style I created–with acrylics as my main medium.  I also work in mixed media abstracts and scapes. My works are held in private collections in California, New York, [...]

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Donna Bourne

I have been painting in the Santa Cruz area since 1982 and paint primarily in oil. I studied graphic design and painting at UCSC and Cabrillo. I love to photograph and use my photographs as ideas for my paintings. My interpretive landscapes work to capture the light and movement of nature to create the illusion [...]

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Chris Miroyan

I was raised in the Carolinas and deeply influenced by folk art, textiles, and Southern Gothic literature. I work in series and my paintings are narratives, filled with metaphor and allegory, drawn from observing the collective experience of “life on Earth”. 

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