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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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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Linda Cover

Linda has been involved in the documentary arts for many years.  As a child photographer she documented her back yard and its treasures as only a child’s eye would see. She was always intrigued by the shards and remnants of the natural world that was left around her: weeds along the rail road tracks and [...]

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John Delacruz

A passionate educator, image-maker and stand-up paddle boarder with a love of the ocean and the environment that drives his teaching, service, creative and research activities. A European native that landed in California the summer of 2012. John’s not technically a photographer , he is an image-maker mainly working with photography, if that makes sense. [...]

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Kelsey Doyle

Born in the coastal redwood town of Santa Cruz, California, local documentary journalist, Kelsey Doyle, grew up with an innate sense of environmentalism and a love of wildlife. Doyle’s passion for documentary journalism stems from the need to get these issues seen and heard. Her documentary work has taken her from the top of Mount [...]

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Mark Phillips

Green cab, metallic, like the aluminium shine of children’s toy racecars. Sun-yellow double-trailer with open tops, a dirt or rock mover probably. Rain-streaked, dust-splashed, creating areas of subtle color harmony, sometimes muted, sometimes vibrant. As it passes the road itself seems momentarily brighter. Gray concrete, boxlike; minimal industrial design, all function, no shape. Yet someone [...]

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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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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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Pamela Peterson

Pamela Peterson brings her well-known passion and enthusiasm – her joie de vivre  – to the visual arts. Born in South Bend, Indiana, Pamela moved to Santa Cruz in 1984. She is a world traveler with a special love for the ocean. These features are apparent in her art. Her mixed media pieces utilize beautiful [...]

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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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