The Art of Remedy
When Dr. Tracee Laing traveled to Haiti with suitcases full of medication, she wondered what to do with the empty luggage she’d be left with on her flight home. Her proximity to a community that produced beautiful, intricate metalwork inspired her to fill her suitcase…
Art as Sanctuary
From handcrafted painting frames to a rusty and decrepit metal door in front of the entrance, “The Cell and the Sanctuary: Art and Incarceration” features art made by various individuals incarcerated in California’s prison system. The exhibit at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and…
Behind the Scenes of the KPP Festival
Glossophobia — the fear of public speaking — ranks among the top terrors in the United States. But this isn’t the case for poet and fourth-year Jacqueline Grohs of the Kinetic Poetics Project (KPP). One of the six students who plans and organizes KPP, Grohs…
Inmates Find Creative Expression with the ART Initiative
Saturday mornings for women in the Blaine Street medium security jail in Santa Cruz is a time to self-reflect through art projects, such as writing letters to their future selves in an attempt to encourage rehabilitation.
The Rule of Thirds
Three lives. Three alumni. Three glimpses.
The Sesnon Gallery is hosting a new exhibit, called “Three Lives in Photography,” which displays the work of three UC Santa Cruz alumni photographers, from now until May 10. Curated by Sesnon director Shelby Graham, the exhibit celebrates the varying differences in form and content between each alumnus’ artistic preoccupations.
A Boy And His Tiger Visit UCSC
If only for a short time, UC Santa Cruz students had a special opportunity — the chance to immerse themselves in the magical world of “Calvin and Hobbes.”
Fabrics Reveal Stories of the Past
With white walls and vividly manifesting shades of pink, hypnotic and soothing patterns of blue and yellow, and red and white lotuses, “A Treasury of Indian Folk Textiles” gathers a large collection of lush fabrics made by peasant women in bygone eras. The Eloise Pickard…