WEATHER »
Ginny Brush

Paul Wellman (file)

Ginny Brush


Public Art Leader Ginny Brush Announces Retirement


Ginny Brush, longtime director of the County Arts Commission and a tireless advocate for Santa Barbara public art, announced her retirement plans this week. An accomplished artist in her own right, Brush acted as a respected diplomat when navigating sometimes tricky consultations among various public and private groups. Before her current post, she spent seven years as visual arts coordinator for the city and county. Brush helped develop 1st Thursday, the Pianos on State project, and the free Summer Movies in the Sunken Garden series, among many other events and collaborations.

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.



event calendar sponsored by:

Hundreds Protest Trump’s Family Separation Policy

Another demonstration is planned for June 30 in De La Guerra Plaza.

Goleta Mayor and Council Salaries to Go to the Ballot

Voters asked to consider higher salaries to bring greater diversity to city government.

New Libertarian Group Seeks Major Redistricting Shakeup

Reason in Government is seeking to create an independent committee.

S.B. Attorney Gets Convicted Killer Off Death Row

Robert Lewis Jr. was deemed too intellectually disabled.

Public Trashes Hollister Ranch Deal

The California Coastal Conservancy received over 600 angry letters.