Hidden Vine
Jun
22
1:00 PM13:00

Hidden Vine

Inaccessible, locally grown & artisan made wines.

Join us for a tasting of a selection of our best Hidden Vines.

For the first tasting in our series, we will be presenting
San Se' and Four Brothers Wines.

San Se' produces extremely limited Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir in a  partnership between award-winning winemaker Kathy Joseph of Fiddlehead Cellars and Geoff Graber.

Four Brothers Wine is a boutique family run business that sources the highest quality grapes from our region and produces a variety of vintages.

June 22nd 1-5
In our garden at
Global Eye Art Collective
2935 Grand Avenue
Los Olivos, CA
geartco.com
805-259-6390


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Meet the Makers of Los Olivos
May
25
1:00 PM13:00

Meet the Makers of Los Olivos

Los Olivos Makers includes some of the best-known names in fine crafts and design that are living and working in the Central Coast. In a region known for boutique wines, these makers bring a unique element to the community and another great reason to spend time in our valley. Join us to meet these makers and see live demonstrations of their work.

Michelle Castle, Graphic Designer, Honey Paper, 2933 Grand Avenue, Suite E, Los Olivos, honey-paper.com

Michelle Castle is a California-born designer and illustrator who creates her own line of stationery sold exclusively at her boutique, Honey Paper in Los Olivos. Her fascination with maps, botanicals and really anything combining text started at a young age and led to her career as an invitation producer. Recently, she taught herself watercolors to create her own line of maps and botanical prints. She is constantly experimenting with images, text and paper to create unique items. At her store, Honey Paper, Michelle hand selects and imports a high quality, curated selections of stationery, gifts and papers from around the world.

Kristen Cramer, Ceramicist, Global Eye Art Collective, 2935 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, geartco.com

Kristen Cramer is a self-taught ceramic artist, her main body of work is wheel thrown porcelain that is painstakingly hand-painted and hand-carved with repetitive patterns. Each season she also creates limited edition pieces reflecting new ideas and experiments. Her store, Global Eye Art Co., features her work and brings in many more artists in a tightly curated all-handmade design and gift store. At Meet the Makers in Los Olivos Kristen will give wheel throwing demonstrations between 1-3 on the hour for about 10 minutes. Following each demonstration onlookers can sign up to try their hand at wheel throwing.

Diane Dorsey, Fine Jeweler, R&D los olivos, 2446 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos, randdlosolivos.com

Original, passionate and trained in a range of artistic disciplines, Diane - and her work - is a study in balance. With a BFA concentrating in painting and architecture and an MA in Art Education, Diane’s jewels are informed by a technician’s knowledge of form and balance as well as an artist’s eye for scale and patina. Her private studies with Master Goldsmiths and Master Silversmiths refined a passion for jewelry-making discovered while crafting assemblage pieces from antique beads and objects found on world travels. Diane is a dedicated member of Ethical Metalsmiths and creates her work with the stewardship of this planet first and foremost.

Vicky Valdes, Leather Artist, Artisans Gallery, 2432 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos, artisansgallerylosolivos.com

Vicky Valdes is a designer by heart, born and raised in Mexico City. Her medium and passion is leather and pearls. A resident of The Santa Ynez Valley since 1994, she has for the past ten years created many varieties of handbags, clutches, freshwater pearl jewelry, bracelets and belts. Her Craftsmanship reflects her cultural diversity in the shapes, colors and styles of her designs. You can find them in her boutique Artisans Gallery, a former silversmith shop, now the home of her creations. For Meet the Makers Day, she will bring an assortment of leather bags to demonstrate the process of hand stitching or whip stitching leather goods.

Christina LoCascio, Painter, Los Olivos General Store, 2900 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, losolivosgeneralstore.com

Artist Christina LoCascio has created an art form reflecting her appreciation and passion for wine - she literally paints with wine on paper! Her paintings reveal a wine narrative in the form of vineyards, grape clusters, and wine bottle portraits as well as figurative subjects that bring to life the emotional experience of savoring a glass of wine. Christina currently lives and maintains a studio on her family’s vineyard in the Santa Ynez Valley, a source of continuous inspiration. At the Los Olivos Makers Event Christina will demonstrate her wine painting techniques and invite guests to make a wine painting of their own.

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Copy of Nature Track Film Festival / Film Makers Pannels
Mar
24
10:45 AM10:45

Copy of Nature Track Film Festival / Film Makers Pannels

NATURE TRACK FILM FESTIVAL

FILM MAKER PANELS

Join us in our garden for discussions on the Nature Track Film Festival Films

Sunday March 24th 10:45-11:15am

Role of Filmmaking in Land Preservation: From Golf Course to Wetland

Panelists: Director Michael Love, Director Matthew Testa, and others. Nibbles provided by Global Gardens.

This 3-day event will excite, energize, and deepen your connection to the outdoors through the power of film. There will also be opportunities to interact intimately with nature through docent-led hikes and delicious dinners focused on particular films and filmmakers. Buy passes for films and get more information here and use promo code NTFF1903 for 20% off your pass!This 3-day event will excite, energize, and deepen your connection to the outdoors through the power of film. There will also be opportunities to interact intimately with nature through docent-led hikes and delicious dinners focused on particular films and filmmakers. Buy passes for films and get more information at https://naturetrackfilmfestival.org/ and use promo code NTFF1903 for 20% off your pass!

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Nature Track Film Festival / Film Makers Pannels
Mar
23
12:30 PM12:30

Nature Track Film Festival / Film Makers Pannels

NATURE TRACK FILM FESTIVAL

FILM MAKER PANELS

Join us in our garden for discussions on the Nature Track Film Festival Films

Saturday March 23rd 12:30 - 1 pm

Young and Emerging Filmmakers

Panelists: UCSB Film Professor Chris Jenkins, Director Andrew Schoneberger, Director Chris Smead, and John Seigel Boettner. .

This 3-day event will excite, energize, and deepen your connection to the outdoors through the power of film. There will also be opportunities to interact intimately with nature through docent-led hikes and delicious dinners focused on particular films and filmmakers. Buy passes for films and get more information here and use promo code NTFF1903 for 20% off your pass!This 3-day event will excite, energize, and deepen your connection to the outdoors through the power of film. There will also be opportunities to interact intimately with nature through docent-led hikes and delicious dinners focused on particular films and filmmakers. Buy passes for films and get more information at https://naturetrackfilmfestival.org/ and use promo code NTFF1903 for 20% off your pass!

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Love Letters for our Community
Feb
9
1:00 PM13:00

Love Letters for our Community

Join us on Saturday, February 9th from 1-4 to write letters of love to our community. We’ll have a table full of typewriters in our garden plus a crafting station with stickers, stamps and papers to make valentines. Write a message of love, joy and hope to someone in our community and we will put in a little cash or a gift card inside. On Valentine’s Day we will visit all kinds of locations throughout the valley and put your cards on a windshields, mailboxes, and front doors. There isn’t a better way to make the people around us feel loved and bring us together as a community.

You just need to show up with good intentions and some words of encouragement. We’ll have all the supplies. We’ll be selling Cups of Happiness (lemonade) from Los Olivos Lemons, God’s Country Provision’s Donuts, wines by the glass by Carhartt (for donation) and gorgeous bunches of flowers made by Forage Florals. The profits from each of these sales will fund the bonus treat in the envelopes.

We will also have a valentine necklace bar where you craft your own necklace (or one for some one special in your life, big or small) by choosing your chain and the charms, medallions and gemstones that make it uniquely yours. All the necklace components are handmade by artist Hillary Heydle.

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Mother's Day Celebration
May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Mother's Day Celebration

We will be making chocolate truffles and sipping champagne. You will be able to handroll and flavor a set of chocolates and box them up with a lovely label. A fun activity to do with your mom, or as a gift to her. Plus beautiful fresh bouquets by Forage Florals for sale. 

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Pysanky with Zyrka
Mar
31
3:00 PM15:00

Pysanky with Zyrka

Pysanky with Zyrka Metcalfe Saturday March 31st 1-4

We will be decorating our homegrown chicken and turkey eggs in the traditional Ukrainian style (Pysanky) with beeswax and dyes. Zyrka will teach us how to create beautiful batik eggs with folk motifs and designs. We will be serving handmade botanical cocktails with edible flowers from our gardens.

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DIY Gift Days: Ceramic Necklace
Nov
25
12:00 PM12:00

DIY Gift Days: Ceramic Necklace

Saturday November 25th 12-5: Ceramic Necklace. Make this lovely leather and ceramic necklace with a colorful detail of your choice and finished in a jewelry box and twine for your sister-in-law, your girlfriends, or your mom. $25

Every Saturday in November 12-5 we will be hosting a Do-It-Yourself activity that will produce a beautiful handmade gift that you can give this holiday season. You can come anytime during our day and complete as many projects as you want.

I know its early, but this year you can be fully prepared for the holidays and have fun doing it too! You will be able to use all my equipment, supplies and wrapping: basically and end to end handmade experience that will leave you completely finished with gift making and wrapping. Think of it as a way to make inexpensive heartfelt gifts for the people on your lists like teachers, co-workers, girlfriends, or all your cousins.

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DIY Gift Days: Kids Gifts
Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

DIY Gift Days: Kids Gifts

Saturday November 18th 12-5: Kids gifts. Make a stitched star wand with ribbon tassels or a silly monster pencil for your kids, cousins, nieces or nephews. This project includes cutting, hot gluing and stitching so if you wish to include your child, please be aware that they will need supervision. (Wand $15, Pencil and Topper $8)

Every Saturday in November 12-5 we will be hosting a Do-It-Yourself activity that will produce a beautiful handmade gift that you can give this holiday season. You can come anytime during our day and complete as many projects as you want.

I know its early, but this year you can be fully prepared for the holidays and have fun doing it too! For per-use fee, you will be able to use all my equipment, supplies and wrapping: basically and end to end handmade experience that will leave you completely finished with gift making and wrapping. Think of it as a way to make inexpensive heartfelt gifts for the people on your lists like teachers, co-workers, girlfriends, or all your cousins.

 

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DIY Gift Days: Scented Soy Candle
Nov
11
12:00 PM12:00

DIY Gift Days: Scented Soy Candle

Saturday November 11th 12-5: Scented soy candles you personalize and package for a complete gift. We will have beautiful winter and holiday scents, manly fragrances and lovely florals. Comes with customization label and wrapping. $20

Every Saturday in November 12-5 we will be hosting a Do-It-Yourself activity that will produce a beautiful handmade gift that you can give this holiday season. You can come anytime during our day and complete as many projects as you want.

I know its early, but this year you can be fully prepared for the holidays and have fun doing it too! You will be able to use all my equipment, supplies and wrapping: basically and end to end handmade experience that will leave you completely finished with gift making and wrapping. Think of it as a way to make inexpensive heartfelt gifts for the people on your lists like teachers, co-workers, girlfriends, or all your cousins.

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DIY Gift Days: Petal Bath Salts
Nov
4
12:00 PM12:00

DIY Gift Days: Petal Bath Salts

Saturday November 4th 12-5: We're starting off our DIY Gift Days easy with a beautifully packaged bath salt. I spent the summer harvesting and drying rose petals, lavender, and herbs and you will be able to mix the beautiful petals with essential oils and salts to make your own personal scent. You will put it in a glass jar with a bronze lid and lovely label you can personalize. I'll have tissue, gift boxes and twine to finish the gift off.  Bring your list and get four or ten gifts done in minutes! $20

Every Saturday in November 12-5 we will be hosting a Do-It-Yourself activity that will produce a beautiful handmade gift that you can give this holiday season. You can come anytime during our day and complete as many projects as you want.

I know its early, but this year you can be fully prepared for the holidays and have fun doing it too! You will be able to use all my equipment, supplies and wrapping: basically and end to end handmade experience that will leave you completely finished with gift making and wrapping. Think of it as a way to make inexpensive heartfelt gifts for the people on your lists like teachers, co-workers, girlfriends, or all your cousins.

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Handbuilding Hanging Vessel
Oct
21
4:00 PM16:00

Handbuilding Hanging Vessel

Saturday October 21st, 4pm Hand building
We will walk through slab construction of a hanging vessel that you can customize to be a hanging planter, a wall or hanging vase, or a bird feeder. I will fire them with your choice of glaze after they dry. It will take several weeks to complete, but will email you when they are ready for pick up.

All classes are going to be a group around tables working step by step with my instruction. All very basic, these will give people a chance to get their hands dirty and end up with something handmade. All classes will be held at our shop on Saturdays at 4pm.

Tickets are necessary to ensure availability of supplies.

Global Eye Art Collective

1095 Meadowvale Road, Santa Ynez, CA

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Handbuilding for Kids
Oct
14
4:00 PM16:00

Handbuilding for Kids

Saturday October, 14th, 4pm Hand building for Kids

My six year old daughter, Vivian, has been inspired to teach her own ceramics class. She and I will walk through making a pinch pot vessel and making a Taco Christmas Ornament. Who doesn't love tacos?

Expect your kid to leave messy and the class to last 1 to 2 hours. All ages welcome. Younger students may need parents to assist.

Tickets are necessary to ensure availability of supplies.

Global Eye Art Collective

1095 Meadowvale Road, Santa Ynez, CA

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Rug Souk
Sep
30
to Oct 1

Rug Souk

  • Global Eye Art Collective (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Joining us in the parking lot will be our friend Masood and his big truck of rugs. He will have vintage Persians, modern kilims, prayer rugs (perfect for meditation or small spaces), Moroccan, Afghani, and all kinds of beautiful tribal rugs in all shapes, sizes and colors. He will be set up 12-5 Saturday and Sunday.

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Ceramic Jewelry Class
Aug
12
4:00 PM16:00

Ceramic Jewelry Class

Make unique jewelry with assorted stringing material and ceramic pendants and beads. If you come to the Wheel Throwing Class you will have the oppurtunity to make your own and string them in this class. If you do not take the previous class, options will be provided.

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Wheel Throwing
Jul
22
4:00 PM16:00

Wheel Throwing

A basic demonstration of wheel throwing techniques with your chance to give it a try. While you wait we will have a hand building table project, and after you throw you will have the oppurtunity to decorate your piece in several ways.

Please pre-purchase tickets online so that we can provide enough supplies. Limited availability.

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First Year Anniversary
Jul
8
12:00 PM12:00

First Year Anniversary

Join us for bubbly and shop our one-day only sale! 20% off all Global Eye brand items. Inculdes my ceramic tableware, hand crocheted and ceramic jewelry, black and white photography, tiny landscape paintings, and the new G/E candle and bath line.

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Candle Pouring Class
Jul
1
4:00 PM16:00

Candle Pouring Class

July 1st, 4pm

Candle scenting and pouring class in which you can use the ceramic vessel that you made at our last class to pour into, or you can choose from something glass or ceramic that I provide.

Please pre-purchase tickets online so that we can provide enough supplies. Limited availability.

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