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Amy Carmela Cruz

  • 475 Gate 5 Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
  • 214

About The Artist

Artist Statement

Born and raised in San Jose, I started my creative life in musical theater. My love for performing arts, and all the people behind the scenes, continues to show up in my visual art now.

I make figurative paintings of makers, teachers and performers. I am endlessly interested in that space where people share their passion with each other. My mission is to make work that’s expressive, ethereal and accessible.

Using acrylic on canvas, I honor big and small moments in the arts. I work with overlapping layers of trees, plants and portraits, and am challenged by creating  balance among those different elements.  Still in the Bay Area, I now work from a studio in Sausalito, and am inspired by the thriving artistic community around me.


Born in San Jose, I studied fine art at Cal Poly, and painting at the Accademia of Florence. I taught kids’ art classes for several years, then spent 13 years as a sign maker.   I’m now happily running my own show as a first time business owner.

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Acrylic Paint, Watercolor

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475 Gate 5 Road

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Suite 214 is on the second floor, with no elevator. Parking is available in the back of the building on weekends.

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