On October 1st, local artist, Angela Blessing, came into the KZSC Studio to talk about her art as a jewelry maker and her participation in this year’s Open Studio Art Tour. Angela makes jewelry for personal empowerment and connection to your true essence. She will be opening up her studio and showcasing her timeless, magical, hand-crafted art jewelry originals. No two works are ever the same, and each has a story and special medicine to share.
Open Studio Art Tour is a yearly self-guided studio tour of 300 artist studios across Santa Cruz County during the first three weekends in October. hosted by the Arts Council of Santa Cruz.
North County October 3rd & 4th
South County October 10th & 11th
Encore October 17th & 18th
11am – 5pm
Preview Exhibit September 26th – October 18th
Preview Exhibit Public Reception September 27th, 3-6pm
Santa Cruz Art League, 526 Broadway
The County are divided by North County that includes studios north of the Yacht Harbor: Santa Cruz, Davenport, Bonny Doon, Boulder Creek, Brookdale, Ben Lomond, Felton, and Scotts Valley.
South County includes studios south of the Yacht Harbor: Live Oak, Capitola, Soquel, Aptos, Freedom, La Selva Beach, Corralitos, and Watsonville.
This year the tour is different because Arts Council of Santa Cruz has partnered with Good Times and our circle of Angel Investors to completely rework the Open Studios business model. What does this mean? A free Artist Guide for you, in the September 30th issue of Good Times, or a dramatically discounted Guide or App for just $5. They are working to make Open Studios truly open, for friends, neighbors, and anyone who lives, works, or plays in Santa Cruz County. Pick up a Guide, buy the app, or just wander in where you see the green signs.