Cooper & Co. Woodworks

Artists/ September 6, 2021/ Uncategorized

(pictured: Cooper Goldman and stepdaughter Ruby Moon in his workshop) Sanctuary neighbor, Studio Artist, former Artist in residence and beyond Cooper Goldman has been consistently giving focus to his art practices and continues to inspire us with his latest woodworking projects.  In his own words: Over the last few months I have been setting up my very own woodworking workshop

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Arcata Strategic Arts Plan Open Call for Pictures & Visual Art

Artists/ July 31, 2021/ Uncategorized

Dear Arcatans and Humboldtians,  The City of Arcata’s Community Development Department is on the cusp of finishing a Strategic Arts Plan for (2021-2024) with the goals of supporting arts in our community equitably and sustainably. To see the full draft of the Plan click here. For it to be a document that really speaks, the department intends for it to

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Summer Sunday Art Market Series on the Arcata Plaza

Artists/ July 7, 2021/ Uncategorized

Sunday Art Market  // July 11 – September 12, 2021 // 11:00am-4:00pm Celebrate local makers and vendors at a special Summer market on 8th Street at the Arcata Plaza on Sundays.  The Sanctuary hosts a booth with an evolving arrangement of art from several artists.  You may find books, prints, ceramics, textiles, and more at our table.   We look forward

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J Street Regulars Radio Hour June 2021

Artists/ June 5, 2021/ Uncategorized

J St. Regulars Radio Hour // Mon – Fri 7 p.m. Last month for the season, tune in! After over 300 shows starting April 6th 2020, the J Street Regulars Radio Hour will be taking a break! June 18th will be our final show of regular 5 night a week programming. Huuuuuge thank yous to all our collaborators and supporters.

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Out on a Walk Collaborative

Artists/ May 31, 2021/ Uncategorized

          (from James Zeller’s sketch pad) If you read the newsletter you will know that one of my favorite things is collaborating with you on fun creative projects.  Last time, I requested that folks take a walk in their neighborhood and send me a sentence about what they saw.  The neighborhood walk song was my first

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Dreamlines and Dirt Scars

Artists/ May 31, 2021/ Uncategorized

Sanctuary co-founder Carissa Clark held her senior exhibition for California College of the Arts last month. We’re excited by her upcoming return to Arcata, and the continued successes of her social practice. From Carissa: In an evolving residency and participatory exhibition at Dream Farm Commons, an artist-run project space in downtown Oakland, artist Carissa Lillian Clark explored the history of her

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Three Cheers for the Footprint Foundation!

Artists/ December 14, 2020/ Uncategorized

Good morning folks.  We excitedly share the recent news of an unsolicited end-of-year gift of $10,000 from the generous Footprint Foundation.   This unrestricted gift will provide much relief to the Sanctuary. Thank you Jessica and John and everyone at the Footprint Foundation from everyone at the Sanctuary. The Footprint Foundation has been a regular financial contributor to the Sanctuary and

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