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With generous support

Santa Cruz Art League

The Santa Cruz Art League is an art gallery, theater, classroom, and gift shop. The gallery exhibits are free to the public. The Santa Cruz Art League encourages and supports a wide range of visual and performing artists, professional and recreational alike, in a welcoming environment which celebrates the arts and makes them accessible to the community.


Works on Paper

A National Art Exhibit to be juried by Artist/Professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz, Noah Buchanan, Artist/Professor University of California at Santa Cruz. ( The Juror will grant $1,000 in awards.

Artists are encouraged to think about the facility of paper as it has historically served our needs to sketch, draw, paint, print or inverstigate in representational and/or abstract modes of visual inquiry. Come in and experience this exciting new show!

  • Exhibition: August 15 through September 14

Inset Artwork by Noah Buchanan
Background Artwork "Cosmic Nursery" by Thomas P Rowe

In the Lobby

Edith Dittert

Edith Dittert is a Hungarian-born artist, now living in Scotts Valley, California. She has exhibited in the San Francisco Bay Area and in the Santa Cruz county. Edith like to photograph and paint flowers, landscapes and abstracts in vivid colors. She will be showing her vibrant acrylic flower paintings in the lobby.

  • Dates: August 15 - September 14, 2014


Ongoing Life Drawing

Live model. Drop-ins are welcome. No instruction. Facilitated by Open Studio Artist Richard Bennett.

  • Date and Time: Monday Nights, 7:00 - 10:00pm
  • Location: in the SCAL classroom
  • Fee: $16 non-members, $14 members, $10 students
  • Instructor: Richard Bennett
View more classes at our Art Classes page.