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Amy_Allen

Amy Allen

Jeweler / Metalsmith

One of a kind, handcrafted jewelry that is both playful and meaningful. Specializing in custom work.
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Marina_Anderson

Marina Anderson

Web Design / Animation

Marina’s career has spanned from working as a CGI artist for computer games and film in England to educational book creation, photography, producing television shows, and web design in California.
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Renato

Renato Annicchiarico

Singer / Composer / Songwriter

A distinctive, unique vocalist, sings in English, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese. Shared the stage with; Joan Baez, Spyro Gyra, Lee Ritenauer, Black Uhuru, Joni Haastrup.
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Johanna_Atkinson

Johanna Atkinson

Printmaker

Tannery resident, Studio artist, instructor, owner of Proper Native Clothing, and member of PATT (Printmakers at the at the Tannery).
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Michele_Benson

Michele Benson

Photographer / Filmmaker

Michele Benson is a multi-award winning entertainment/portrait photographer
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Sarah Bianco

Painting

Sarah Bianco is a licensed painting contractor and artist running Painting by Bianco and Apricity Gallery.
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Maria_Chomentowski

Maria Chomentowski

Drawing / Painting

I am motivated by walking, drawing, pilgrimages, nature journaling, and environmental activism.
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Noelle_Correia

Noelle Correia

Multi Media

Noelle Correia is a visual and dance artist working primarily with textile collage and painting.
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Linda Cover

Multi Media / Print Arts

Linda Cover is a photographer, multi-media print maker and SPECTRA artist who focuses on local watersheds. She teaches children and adults in her Tannery studio.
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Fanne_Fernow

Fanne Fernow

Painting

My work is about prayer and meditation. I am not particularly religious, mind you, but I do believe that there is a holy presence in the world.
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Kristian_Gillette

Kristian Gillette

Graphic Design

A designer-maker-artist with a penchant for results-driven mischief-making.
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Noria_Jablonski

Noria Jablonski

Writer

Noria Jablonski is the author of the story collection Human Oddities. Her stories have appeared in Catamaran, FiveChapters, the anthology Who Can Save Us Now?: Brand-New Superheroes and Their Amazing (Short) Stories, and elsewhere.
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Rob_Larson

Rob Larson

Assemblage

Walking, gathering, and gleaning are ancient and essential activities that inform my explorations of the urban landscape.
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Sonia Le

Fashion Designer

Sonia loves working with textiles to create unique looks and pieces of wearable art.
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Heejin_Lee

Heejin Lee

Painting

Art is my life- that’s why I flew across the Pacific Ocean from my country, Korea.
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wyreless_lovebird

Wireless Lovebird

Musician

Wireless Lovebird has composed soundtracks for theater across California.  His solo albums are verbose, born from a fascination with rhythms in communication.
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Joe_Mailloux

Joe Mailloux

Musician / Percussionist

Joe Mailloux is a professional percussionist and founder of Bateria Samba Cruz, teaches at Linscott School, and teaches private lessons.
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Tracy

Tracy Majerczak

Writer / Poet

Published poet and prose writer. Currently writing verses and sentiments for greeting cards. Published poet and prose writer.
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Majio

Majio

Painter

These paintings embody a creative process similar to awake dreaming. It is a practice that connects and develops consciousness on various levels with the life I am living.
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Geoffrey_Nelson

Geoffrey Nelson

Photographer

I have been a professional commercial photographer in the SF Bay area for 20+ years and now live in Santa Cruz.
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Margaret_Niven

Margaret Niven

Painting / Drawing

The subjects of Margaret’s paintings, prints and drawings are themes of natural forces and forms.
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Art_Pitts

Art Pitts

Singer / Songwriter

Art is a singer/songwriter/recording artist who has performed extensively in Europe, and the western United States.
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Gayle_Pitts

Gayle Pitts

Sculpture

Gayle is a native of Santa Cruz who grew up on her
parent’s fishing boat which informs her sculpture of
the sea life along the Pacific coast.Examples of my Photography are available on the website below…
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Krista_Pollock

Krista Pollock

Tapestry

Original handpainted Tapestries. Specializing in commisioned art pieces and unique gifts.
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Scott_Rasmann

Scott Rasmann

Painter

There isn’t much about painting that I don’t like. I enjoy looking at an object or person or scene and seeing it become real on a blank surface.
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Joan_Rose_Staffen

Joan Rose Staffen

Writer / Painter

Joan Rose Staffen is a writer, artist and psychic healer who lives in Santa Cruz, California.
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Mary_Atkinson

Mary Sawyer-Atkinson

Paint / Mixed Media

Painter and Mixed Media Artist, BFA with Competency in Painting, has been on the market since 1989 who teaches and exhibits her work.
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Micha_Scott

Micha Scott

Dance

Micha Scott is a Modern dance professional with more than 25 years of performing, choreographing, and teaching experience.
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Kirby Scudder

Kirby Scudder

Paint / Installation / Film

A refugee of the 1990s dot-com bust, Kirby has lived a dozen lifetimes since moving to Santa Cruz in 2003.
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Howard_Seth_Miller

Howard Seth Miller

Photography

Examples of my Photography are available on the website below…
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Andrew_Shachat

Andrew Shachat

Painter / Illustrator

Andrew Shachat is a painter and illustrator whose work has been show in NYC, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
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Lisa_Silas

Lisa Silas

Sculpture / Painting

Lisa Silas is a veteran artist trained in Realism from The Florence Academy of Art and B.A. in Psychology and Art with concentration in Painting.
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Rica_Smith

Rica Smith de la Luz

Henna

Rica does henna art with Sacred Mud Henna Blessings.
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Maha_Taitano

Maha Taitano

Installation / Sculpture

Maha is a 3–dimensional artist raised in the East Bay and started her art education at the local Peralta Community Colleges.
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Gillie_Vickers

Gillie Vickers

Storyteller / Yoga Instructor

Gillie authors, illustrates & publishes children’s books for old souls. What’s your story? Let’s stretch it out in yoga class.
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