Apricity Gallery is a creative space for the making and sharing of art, located at the Tannery Arts Center. We encourage the larger community to participate through gallery openings, events, & classes. Featured as part of the First Friday art tour & Open Studios, Apricity showcases the work and process of in-house artist, Sarah Bianco, and featured guest artists. Open hours and other events will be posted on our calendar.

Tannery Arts Center,  1060 River St. Studio #104, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Sarah Bianco

Resident Artist & Gallery Director


Sarah Bianco, originally from Indiana, has lived in Santa Cruz since 1998 and received her BFA in drawing & painting from UCSC.  Her work, including prints of her paintings, can be seen at SarahBianco.com.  Sarah is also a licensed painting contractor and founded Painting by Bianco, which provides services such as house painting, decorative paint finishes, murals, color consultations and custom artwork for residential and commercial interiors around the Bay Area and beyond.  Her public art murals can be found downtown Santa Cruz, Seacliff Beach, and at the Tannery Arts Center, where she resides.  She loves collaborating with other artists and creating events to celebrate and showcase the expression of multidisciplinary local talent.  Usually Sarah will be spotted wearing paint splattered clothes and followed by her loyal assistant, Leela.



Dana Peters

Guest Artist

Featured guest artist , Dana Peters, will be showing paintings, drawings, and cut paper dioramas.  Her work can be seen at https://www.daniellepeters.com/