37 Sudden Street, Watsonville, CA
Wednesday through Sunday
11:00am to 4:00pm
(Closed between exhibitions)



Linda Martin
Executive Director

Linda, a long time resident of the Pajaro Valley, has been a marine scientist, educator, field ecologist and business owner, Linda has served on founding boards of several non-profit organizations. Her experience in fundraising, including grant writing and donor management, coupled with expertise in administration and educational programing promises a bright future for her at PVA. So why is a woman with a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from UC Davis and an M.S. in Marine Science from San Jose State University working in an arts organization? “Because I have a passion for creative energy, and a desire to facilitate community connections.”

Hedwig M. Heerschop
Exhibit Coordinator

Hedwig is a Dutch-American fine art photographer, curator, educator, and printmaker, lives and works in Santa Cruz County, California. She successfully completed her Master of Fine Arts Degree/Art Photography at San José State University, San José, CA. Hedwig has a passion for photography, alternative photographic processes including historic 19th Century printing techniques, printmaking, mixed media, and hand-made books. She has been a recipient of many scholarships and awards. Her work has been exhibited in the USA, Europe and China in numerous solo and group exhibitions. “One must work and dare if one really wants to live.” – Vincent van Gogh

">Brianna Flores
Gallery Coordinator

Board of Directors

Adrienne Momi – President
Ana Paula Prado Teeple – Vice President
Mary Comfort – Secretary
Judy Stabile – Treasurer
Trina Coffman-Gomez
Shirley Flores Munoz
Aurelio Gonzalez
Beth Shields

Gallery Committee

Laura Dickey
Jane Gregorius
Tracy LeCroy
Lyn Macdonald
Susan Matulich
Chris Miroyan
Joshua Moreno
Mary Neater
Bruce Nicholson
Rosie Penhallow
Judy Stabile
Susanna Waddell
Carol Walberg
Teresa Zolar

Education Committee

Jean Beebe
Karen Lemon
Shirley Flores-Munoz
Adrienne Momi
Judy Stabile
Ana Paula Prado Teeple

Education Outreach Coordinator

Cheryl Albert