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Oct.13.2009
Final Weekend of Santa Cruz County Open Studios, 11 AM - 6 PM, Oct. 24-25. See sampling of Susana Arias' stand-out work, attached - Gloria's Drum. For more, visit Susana online.  Or, email: susana@cruzio.com  Quick background on this artist: 2523 A Mission St. Santa Cruz, California831.423.7910...
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Oct.12.2009
Cover art for UNLEASHED: THE DOGS IN MY LIFE, a book-length celebration of dogs and dogginess. At the heart of the work (still in progress) is the question, What does it mean to be a dog in 21st Century America, 15,000 years after these animals (canis lupus familiaris, a subspecies of the gray woof...
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Feb.21.2009
Visit with Gloria Alford to Carmel (2.20.09), American Art Gallery. Gloria became a mixed media artist by default. In the 1970s, refused admittance into a Graduate Art Program, she enrolled instead in a Home Economics course where she learned printmaking. But on cloth, not paper. She went on to use...
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Oct.21.2008
Oct. 2, day before her 80th birthday, G. on her way to York Gallery to pick up newly framed paintings for Santa Cruz' annual Open Studio event, gets slammed into by a truck, which demolishes, totally demolishes! entire front portion of our Honda Accord. All plans for Open Studio get put aside to...