Starting this Sunday, The Los Padres Watercolor Society will take over the Faulkner Gallery (located inside the Santa Barbara Public Library) for their Fall Show. The exhibit will feature a mural-sized mosaic, made by painting students at SBCC’s Adult Education Center. The show runs through November 29 and is free to the public.
This Tuesday, November 4, marks the submission deadline for the 20th Annual Individual Artist Award Competition. The contest spans a multitude of mediums and is open to S.B. residents 18 years or older who have not yet won an IAA award. Top prize in each category is $2,000. To apply, call 965-7321 or visit artsfundsb.org.
This week at independent.com, check out stories about Viva Workshop’s 24-hour-long painting event (independent.com/vivaworkshop), Erik Reel’s ongoing show at Frameworks (independent.com/erikreel), and the morning benders’ show at UCSB (independent.com/bendersucsb), as well as an in-depth interview with Jack’s Mannequin frontman Andrew McMahon (independent.com/jacksmannequin).