Annie Morhauser fell in love with the beauty of glass when she first saw it being blown by an artisan at the beach under a full moon over 30 years ago. She graduated from the California College of the Arts with training in a range of glass techniques, but it was developing her own version of the ancient glass forming process called slumping in the ‘80s that marked the beginning of Annieglass.
Coraly has been painting seriously in oils since the year 2000, and she’s loved to draw from her early childhood. She took a few drawing classes in high school and college and first started painting when she lived at Lake Tahoe in the early 1970’s. (Her husband, Lee, bought her the first set of paints for a wedding present!) At Lake Tahoe Coraly sold her work in several different art shows, and even won a few awards.
Bright Side Band is a San Francisco Bay Area based trio featuring a violinist, a finger style guitarist, and a lead female vocalist. Formed in early 2011, the band offers a folk-blues style, with Americana, British folk, and Celtic influences, blended in an original acoustic sound. Most weeks they can be found performing to enthusiastic audiences, from California’s Central Coast to San Francisco. Jon Rubin
Kelly is a professional photographer specializing in photography and video production for business. She has 25 plus years experience providing work for some of the largest companies and organizations in central California. She has been on photo shoots from coast to coast. She has a 5500 sq ft facility with three fully equipped photo studios, a kitchen for food prep, and a workshop for prop and set construction.
Premonition is a Hard Rock band out of central California and was first formed in the early 90’s and after many years of the band members going thier seperate ways. They have decided to reform and continue to blow up the central valley with there unique form of melodic hard rock.
Cathy Lemons and Phil Berkowitz have each worked professionally as blues musicians in the Bay Area for several decades. Their paths crossed in 2012 at The Saloon in San Francisco where Cathy was performing with guitarist Dave Workman. Phil, taken with Cathy’s talent and stage persona, asked her to be a paid guest on one of his shows at Club Fox in Redwood City, California.
John was introduced to music at a very young age. His father played both the violin and the mandolin regularly. As a child, his parents had him take accordian lessons. They frequented social gatherings, and during parties would volunteer John to play the accordion in front of crowds of their friends. These were Johns’ first experiences with a captive audience. From that time forward, his passion for music grew.
In 1982 he became the morning talk show host of WKDA/KDF in Nashville, Tennessee which was the number one hot-talk show in the mid south for two years, primarily because it was the only hot-talk show in the mid south.
As a professional singer and guitarist for the last 40 years, John has performed with John lee Hooker, B.B.King, Johnny Winters, Paul Simon, Bonnie Raitt, Albert King and many more. Bo Diddley once described John as “One Hell of an Entertainer.” As a Blues guitarist, there are few his equal. Instrumental virtuosity coupled with a unique vocal style are his trademarks.
Cynthia Siegel began her work in clay with the expression of her delight in beauty, and in the pleasure of making beautiful objects for everyday use. With the exception of an informal five-month apprenticeship in Jerusalem, she primarily taught herself to be a potter. Siegel lived and worked for seven years as a full-time studio potter in the remote town of Bishop, CA, in the Eastern Sierra high desert.
Motion Pacific offers over 1500 dance classes a year to students of all ages. Our thriving educational program supports over 150 youth/teen students per semester, and a consistent population of adults who take classes regularly. Motion Pacific hosts over 20 dance workshops throughout the year, offering opportunities for dancers to learn from local, regional, national and international artists.
Carol Richmond -Studio Owner The Carmel Academy of Performing Arts is an artistic space with a sacred history filled with memories linked indelibly to the arts on the Monterey Peninsula. It will continue to hold and nourish, instruct and expand the arts to all those who walk up the stairs for generations to come, as it has for the past sixty years. Devin Adler
Artist Diane Wallace’s wide range of style and subject matter has garnered attention from fine art circles within the San Francisco Bay Area. Robert Flynn Johnson, curator of the Achenbach Collection at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, gave top ratings to an exhibit of her paintings at the Bonnfante Gallery in the same city.
Rachel was born and raised in a small agriculture community in Central California. At a young age she learned to do makeup by watching her mom apply her makeup and always asked questions, which her mom was happy to show her what she was doing and why. With a background in theater she was exposed to her first makeup class for in 2000. It was from there that her passion grew into a career of beauty.
Ellie Koleen is 24 years old and she is based out of Fresno, CA, but one’ll find her traveling any opportunity she has! Ellie loves snuggling with her sweet husband, Spenser, her two pups, Scout and Sawyer, and her hedgehog, Hashtag…when he’ll let her. A few of her other loves are Jesus, the rain, good aesthetic, decorating their home, bicycle rides to dinner, restoring their vintage trailer, drinking coffee at all times during the day, and most of all…photographing love stories.
Chor Boogie is an internationally renowned master of spray paint, having pioneered new techniques and his unique style in this modern medium of fine-art. His visionary murals and art exhibitions have graced the globe: Dubai, Brazil, Mexico, France, Germany, Australia, and China for the 2008 Olympic games. He was recently honored by Societe Perrier as being number three among the the TOP TEN U.S. Street Artists of 2014.
Alissa is a flutist and music teacher residing in Santa Cruz, California with her daughter. Originally she comes from Germany. She makes a living as freelance musician and music instructor in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jim Nolte Fine Photography offers professional wedding photography and environmental portraiture for individuals and groups on the Monterey Peninsula and to the Central California Coastal cities. Jim Nolte brings years of wedding photography experience to your special day. Jim worked for several years as a photographer for the longest-established photography studio in Monterey County. Jim’s love of music as professional bass player, parallels his creative flair in capturing “the essential moment” in photography.