Visual Arts

Photog Richard Salas Takes Us On an Underwater Adventure

The Brooks Institute alum is opening a three-gallery art show to celebrate the completion of a trilogy of underwater photography books. Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Art on Wheels Paints Santa Barbara Wine Country

Christi Schaeffer’s mobile painting party teaches landscape techniques to all levels. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Review: Magic Mountain at Hotel Indigo

Healing and transformative experiences provide the launching pad for this group show. Read story.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Review: Missing Rib at SBCC’s Atkinson Gallery

Santa Barbara City College’s Atkinson Gallery hosts the multimedia work of this rising star. Read story.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Colm Tóibín Reimagines the Virgin Mary

The Testament of Mary author will appear at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art on Thursday, March 12. Read story.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Review: Made You Look at GONE Gallery

This street-art-inspired group show is proving that the old Funk Zone isn’t dead yet. Read story.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Review: RESCUE at UCSB’s Red Barn

Artists from Rotterdam invade the Red Barn Project Space through March 11. Read story.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Why We’re Flocking to Lotusland

The famed Montecito estate hosts a contemporary art exhibit about birds. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

A Rain Dance for VADA

Santa Barbara High’s Visual Arts & Design Academy hosts a fundraiser on February 28. Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Inside the Tiny House Project

Artists Chris Silva and Karly Williams plan a permanent honeymoon. Read story.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Italian Renaissance Comes to Santa Barbara

Botticelli, Titian, and Bellini are among the masters represented in this important exhibition of Italian art from the Glasgow Museums collection. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Review: Out of the Great Wide Open at MCASB

The 8th annual Call for Entries exhibit showcases a wide breadth of exciting work from the tri-counties. Read story.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Review: Valley of the Deer: Jillian McDonald at SBCC

The new installation at SBCC’s Atkinson Gallery was inspired by horror movies. Read story.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Review: Under the Umbrella at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum

The Santa Barbara Historical Museum pays tribute to Riggs with photos, drawings, and balsa-wood architectural models. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Funky Printers

Great printmaking is at the heart of any healthy art scene. Read story.

Thursday, January 15, 2015
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