Visual Arts

‘Wild Things’ Features Community Photogs

The zoo and Wildling Museum chose more than 40 images for display out of 246 contest submissions. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Manjari Sharma’s ‘Darshan’

Lotusland presents this solo show of spiritual photography. Read story.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

UCSB Student Art Exhibition Takes Center Stage

Art MFAs present their graduate works in ‘The Chess Club.’ Read story.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Mud and Fire Community Project

This free daylong art therapy program takes place June 23. Read story.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Italian Pottery Outlet’s Ceramic Feast

State Street retailer of authentic Old World goods celebrates 35 years as a family business. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Colette Cosentino Atelier + Gallery Opens

The inaugural exhibition features works by famed interior designer John Saladino. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Opus Offers Artists Grants

Out of the Mud and Ashes is the title of the project that promises to “inspire a new mythos to embrace our community.” Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Community Arts Workshop’s New Programs

Residency pilot program uses art to foster community. Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

An Art Revival on State Street

Santa Barbara artists have installed their work along downtown corridor. Read story.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Yumiko Glover’s Paintings Examine Japanese History, Youth Culture, Technology

The artist’s relationship to her war-ravaged hometown of Hiroshima and larger Japanese culture is central to her work. Read story.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Karina Sanchez Adds Color to Buellton Barn

Artist paints an American flag on a farm outbuilding. Read story.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Mural Submissions Wanted

The Granada Theatre puts out a call for artists to paint passageway. Read story.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Linda Stein Sculpture

Body armor for 21st-century Amazons Read story.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

'Black Art Now' Creates Space for Black Artists in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Young Black Professionals hosted an art pop-up in Paseo Nuevo. Read story.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Art Exhibits Focus on Santa Barbara Japanese Internment During WWII

The shows remind us that history is continuous and that the arcs of multi-decade or multi-century narratives must constantly be illuminated. Read story.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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