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Joint Fundraiser with OLVC a Success

Joint Fundraiser with OLVC a Success

We joined forces with the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy on Saturday May 14, 2022 to bring artists and naturalists together for an evening under the oaks at the OVLC Ventura River Steelhead Preserve. "Art in Nature's Wonderland" drew close to 300 people who mingled in...

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Violet Ruby

Violet Ruby

I learned how to crochet at the beginning of quarantine. I decided I wanted to make a seven-foot lime-green, comically skinny scarf to go with the color of my hair at the time. I imagined it being long enough to wrap around my neck many times, and still have it hang...

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Maddie Brannan

Maddie Brannan

My name is Madelyn and I am 18 and am in my senior year of High School. My current artwork is surrounding the idea and investigation of surrealism. I have been creating art since I was a child and continued it into my teenage years. I was first introduced to the arts...

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Esmeralda Velasquez

Esmeralda Velasquez

Art has opened so many great opportunities for my personal growth. In my first after-school art class in Elementary School, the art teacher told me something that would change my goals forever. She had great faith in my artistic potential and strongly encouraged me to...

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Krystal Lau

Krystal Lau

My work consists of painting, drawing, and digital painting. My work is often inspired by my experience and events happening in the world. I incorporated surreal elements in my work and used multiple mediums to let the artwork speak for itself. My artworks were...

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Malia Barreras-Float

Malia Barreras-Float

Growing up, portraiture deeply fascinated me and the endless array of colors that reside within skin tones. I began with colored pencils and branched out to oil and acrylic paints, even sometimes charcoal and ink. I would describe my style as representational but I am...

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Grace Wynn

Grace Wynn

I started learning 2D animation in 2017, when the Thomas Fire hit Ojai. Since then, I have started my own YouTube channel to engage in the craft of storytelling and inspiring others with my art. I want to go to a well-known art college and study character animation,...

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A Shibori Afternoon

A Shibori Afternoon

Ten artists met on Monday May 9, 2022 to create some Shibori banners for the upcoming OVLC/OSA event on Sat May 14th. The group enthusiastically learned how to fold paper and dip in  dyes to create their own interpretations of the classical Japanese "shibori" - a...

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