Santa Cruz Open Studios, October 2021

This year's Open Studios took place October 9, 10 & 16, 17. After a year of sheltering in place and no Open Studios Art Tour, we were thrilled to participate in this year's event. The Preview Exhibit at the Santa Cruz Art League ran from October 1 to October 16. Please visit Arts Council Santa Cruz County for more information on the Tour and the other artists participating. 
 

Sculpture Is: In the Garden, July 1 to October 31, 2021 at Sierra Azul Nursery. 

This is Pajaro Valley Arts' fifteenth iteration of the exhibit, with 40 Artists presenting. Jay and Jennifer each have one new piece this year, the pyramid shaped Illuminati and the Hanging Mobile. Plus a number of pieces on site from the previous year. Visit the two-acre demonstration garden at Sierra Azul Nursery in Watsonville, California. 

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The Brewster Society New Kaleidoscope Virtual Unveiling, November, 2020  

Jay has been working on a new kaleidoscope design in stainless steel, and he submitted the scope to the Brewster Society Virtual Unveiling (scroll down a bit). You can purchase the kaleidoscope in our Etsy Shop. And watch the making-of video on YouTube. 

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Sculpture Is: In the Garden, July 1 to October 31, 2020at Sierra Azul Nursery. 

This is Pajaro Valley Arts' fourteenth iteration of the exhibit, with 42 Artists showing over 90 pieces. Sadly there is no reception this year. Visit the two-acre demonstration garden at Sierra Azul Nursery in Watsonville, California. Relax and spend an afternoon enjoying the art. Bring your mask and social distance. 

Santa Cruz Open Studios, October 2019

A big thank you to everyone who came to our Open Studios. And a great big thanks to everyone involved in organizing the event! Please visit the Arts Council Santa Cruz County and the Santa Cruz Art League to keep tabs on their events and upcoming shows. 
 

Sculpture Is: In the Garden, Sierra Azul Nursery. Now through the winter and into 2020

This group show was curated by Hedwig Heerschop and presented by Pajaro Valley Arts. 52 Artists showing over 80 pieces at the two-acre demonstration garden at Sierra Azul Nursery in Watsonville, California. The show opened June 1 and officially ran through October 31, 2019. Many artists are keeping work at the nursery through the winter; Jay will have 4 pieces on display. 

Artisans Gallery, May 2019

We are honored to be able to show our work at Artisans and Agency Gallery in downtown Santa Cruz. We built 10 new pieces for this show — 5 floor standing sculptures, 3 aluminum mobiles, 2 wall hung panels, and a couple of small surprises, too. Stop by if you can; the show runs through May. 

 

Abstract Santa Cruz at the R. Blitzer Gallery, April 2019

The group show, Abstract Santa Cruz, was organized by Cher Roberts and Ed Smiley and included 17 local artists. The work was hosted by the R. Blitzer Gallery in the Old Wrigley Building on the west side of Santa Cruz.  Jay and Jennifer produced 6 new floor standing pieces for the show. 

 

Santa Cruz Open Studios, October 2018

For our second time doing Open Studios, we submitted separately, by this time having a bit more experience and a larger body of work. Different themes started to reveal themselves for our work, yet there is still a lot of overlap in our emerging sensibilities. 

Santa Cruz Open Studios, October 2017

This was our very first show!  We submitted jointly — mainly because we had just started out and didn't have many finished pieces yet!