Photos by Patricia Schallert
The wonderful ceramic art of Michel Peterson (who creates art under the name Michellino) can be admired at the Ventura Harbor Village.
In late 2002, Petersen went to work on the 10-foot-tall ceramic sculpture The Dead Fisherman’s Memorial: An Ode to the Dead Seaman of Yesteryear.
“I intuitively felt that an archway would be appropriate — a doorway, a passageway from one side to the other,” Petersen stated. “We’re remembering those who passed over.”
To read about her love affair with Santa Cruz Island go to: https://venturabreeze.com/2023/05/03/michel-peterson/