WHAT

Minnow Arts is a gallery and event space in Downtown Santa Cruz that supports local and regional artists and hosts cultural events.

WHO

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Trevor Jones

Trevor was born and raised in Cupertino, CA. He went to UCLA for his undergraduate studies in Economics and International Development Studies. He travelled and worked globally, first as a writer and then as a software consultant before being called to design. Trevor started his design career as an account executive with Design Within Reach, a national luxury furniture retailer, where he worked with both the trade and the general public. Trevor then earned a Master's in Architecture from the University of Oregon, and immediately began practicing design and construction as a general contractor and designer builder in Portland, OR. For six years In Oregon, Trevor designed and built restaurants, commercial tenant improvements, residential renovations, new construction, ADUs and adaptive reuse projects. He has worked for other architecture, design and construction practices as a designer, project manager and job captain. Trevor returned to operating SpaceCamp Studio full time in 2017 and has done projects in both Alta and Baja California and further afield in Utah, Georgia and Pennsylvania. He is currently running SpaceCamp Studio, is a dad & husband, and sits on the design review board for the Santa Lucia Preserve in Carmel Valley. Trevor collects records, likes detective stories, surfs & skates and digs fishing.

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Christie Jarvis

Christie Jarvis is a Santa Cruz native, a successful landscape architect, filmmaker and ceramic artist. She is constantly observing her surroundings and envisioning the merging of function, imagery, the natural world, and philosophy of the heart. She is inspired by nature and the juxtaposition of culture within it. Christie graduated with honors from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Landscape architecture. She currently works independently and with designer Ann Baker on a multitude of projects from Carmel to the North Bay. Her emphasis is always encompassing sustainable habitat design and art within the landscape. Within her creative pursuits she has also found a love of film. Her most recent venture as producer of “Man in the Field the Life and Art of Jim Denevan” can be found on most streaming services. Additional short & feature length documentary films include Surfers Blood (2016), Into the Mind of Greg Long (2014), & Visualizing the Oceans (2013). Along with Landscape Architecture and film, Christie has discovered her passion and eye for hand building sculptural art pieces. Finding objects, natural and rustic man-made, and combining with hand sculpted porcelain pieces.

WHERE

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CONTACT US

204 Locust Street

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Email: minnowarts.sc@gmail.com

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