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Santa Barbaran Karen McLean-McGaw was recently chosen as one of two poster artists for this year’s La Jolla Festival of the Arts, held at UC San Diego June 18-19. Since 2011 marks the 25th year of the festival, McLean-McGaw’s piece celebrates “a quarter century of art and giving.” Visit for more.


The S.B. Contemporary Arts Forum is hosting its second annual From Dusk ’til Drawn: 24-Hour Drawing Rally on Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23, and artists of all ages and skill sets can sign up for free now through July 1. For details, call 966-5373 x102 or visit


Hospice of Santa Barbara is currently looking for regional photographers interested in displaying their work in the facility’s Leigh Block Gallery. Submissions are due Friday, June 10, at 4:30 p.m. For details and submission instructions, visit

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