WEATHER »
Heather Juno

Paul Wellman

Heather Juno


Art Master


ART MASTER: Art critic and independent curator Heather Jeno has been contributing her art-world insights to The Independent for some months. With an MA in art history and museum studies from USC, Jeno brings considerable expertise to our visual art section. Originally a Minnesota girl, Jeno considers herself fully California-fied after seven years in the Sunshine Stateshe’s even married to a surfer. This week, she debuts a new Indy column, Off the Wall, where she considers the merits of art displayed in Santa Barbara’s less conventional exhibition spaces. Also, turn to page 68 for her review of Philip Koplin’s sketches at the Arts Fund Gallery. “I began as a visual artist,” Jeno explained, “but decided in college that art history was a more lucrative profession. Many student loans later, I’ve proven myself wrong.” We think she fits in perfectly.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Woman Killed by Train in Montecito

She was struck Friday morning near Olive Mill Road.

La Cumbre Sears Set for Closure

Liquidation sale begins this week.

City Council Approves Fee Allocation for Branch Libraries

The topic goes next to branch library cities.

Truck Accident Disrupts Foodbank Turkey Drive

Nonprofit is trying to replace $145,000 in equipment and food lost in accident last month.

County Eyeing Private Montecito Land to Build New Debris Basin

Supervisors have started the negotiation process with Randall Road parcel owners.