September 2014 First Friday Artist: Alison Parham

August 15, 2014

We are excited to have local painter Alison Parham's work in the store in September! We hope to see you at the opening on Friday, September 5, 2014 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM!

About The Artist

Alison Parham is a watercolorist who grew up in Santa Cruz. In 1978 she and her family moved to Felton and in 2001 moved to Bonny Doon. Painting with watercolors began in 1999 with local artist Linda Lord and Elizabeth Kincaid. Since childhood, Alison has enjoyed color, drawing and photography. She admires the works of A. Fox and Maxfield Parrish. Her inspiration comes from the imperfections that occur in nature and everyday life. She uses salt often to help create drama in her paintings.
Alison has participated in Open Studios. She has shown her work at art and wine festivals in Capitola, Scotts Valley, local holiday fairs, Santa Cruz County Fair, the Doon Art Tour, and she’s looking forward to being a part of the 2014 Open Studios in October (she will be hosted at Santa Cruz Gardens).
For more information, or to contact the artist, visit:

About First Friday

First Friday Felton Art Walk is an independent DIY (do it yourself) community event designed for the promotion and appreciation of local Artists and the Arts, and is managed in conjunction with the participating Felton Art venues. First Friday Felton Art Walk is a free event for our community and an opportunity for our many talented Artists to exhibit and promote their work.
We are proud to be aligned with Santa Cruz First Friday and have a regional Felton events listing on their website ( and listing in the First Friday GoodTimes ad. 

For artists interested in participation and seeking a host venue, please join our facebook page and introduce your work with photos or visit the venues and introduce yourself in person. Each venue manages their own venue calendars and are solely responsible for creating their events.

For new venues wishing to participate, our facebook page is a good place for connecting with artists.

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