Following an open call to the community, more than 150 artists answered the call for the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara’s (MCASB) current exhibition, The New Art Salon: Arte del Pueblo! The astounding variety of work is on view at the Museum upstairs at Paseo Nuevo through July 28, and our photographer Ingrid Bostrom (also a proud MCASB Board Member) was on hand to photograph last weekend’s opening party fun, which also marked the debut of the organization’s new Co-Executive Directors: Dalia Garcia (who’s been working with MCASB and was promoted), and Fabián Leyva-Barragán, who was previously working with Charlie Wylie at Santa Barbara Museum of Art in photo and new media. 

The impressive list of artists with their work on view includes: A Michael Marzolla, Adam Jahnke, adriana la artista, Adrienne De Guevara, Agna Plačiakis, Aidan Kelly Beekman, Alberto olivo, Alex Eleazar, Alison Billings, Amanda Hill, Andrew Garcia, Andrew Roy, Ann Hefferman, Ashley Hagen, Austin Raymond, Autumn Nicole, B Arriaga, Barbara Cronin Hershberg, Barbara Flanagan, Barbara Parmet, Bart Tarman, Bay Hallowell, Beatrice Tolan, Beck Luo, Betsy Gallery, Bill Muneio, Blondy Ceramics, Brett Schoonderwoerd, Britt Michaelian, Bruce Birkland, Caitlyn Buist, Carolyn R Johnson, Cassandria Blackmore, Casson Demmon, Ceilidh (kale) Birkhahn, Cevins McCullah, Champagne Smoke, Christian Garcia-Olivo, Colette Cosentino, Colleen M. Kelly, D.C.McGuire, Dalia Garcia, Daniel Sackheim, Dannah Mari Hidalgo, David J Diamant, Demi Boelsterli, Dez “Deadstxle” Porter, Diane Giles, Diego Melgoza Oceguera, Dug Uyesaka, Eden Andrulaitis, Elizabeth U Flanagan, Eric Saint Georges, Estudio Nudo – Aviz, Fabian Rubio, Faith Keating, Flac.o_art/Raul, Francine Kirsch, Fulberto, g roslie, Giovanna Angherà, Hannah Barbaria, Hope Ngozi Okere, Hương Ngô, Ilien Tolteca, J T Turner, Jack N Mohr, Jackie Moore, James Hapke, Jami Joelle Nielsen, Jamison Conti, Jason Teraoka, Jeffrey Stone, Jill Sattler, John Khus, John Taylor Wagner, JoJo Delaney, Jonas Jungblut, Joyce Wilson, Judith Villa, Julian Harake, Kathryn Crowley, kathy Leader, Katie Brady, Katya Bloom, KCRUTS Photography, Kelly Hildner, Kent Karnofski, Komatis, Laura Liebe, Laurie MacMillan, Li_Si, Libby Smith, Lisa Trivell, Livia Zirkel, and Lucas Ayala.

Additional artists include: Lucia de Miguel, Lucinda Yates, Lucy Bell, Malina Graves, Mandy Starr, Marc Goldman, Mariana Rodela, Marie Fernández, Marilyn Kandus, Marlena Goodman, Mary Balda, Mary Heebner, Max Gleason (featured in last week’s Independent), Melinda Mettler, Merith Cosden, Michael E Long, Michael Irwin, Morgan G Stevenson, Moxie Bright Evan, ña xkau, Nancy Heffron, Nina Warner, Norah, Omepache (Miguel Rodriguez), Omequiztli, Owen Jenkins, Pamela Benham, Pamela Hill Enticknap, Patricia Heller, Patricia Kellerman, Patrick John Stuver, Patrick McGinnis, Paul Tefft Phenominal Phish, Pausha Foley, Pecos Pryor, Peter Honig, Peter Horjus, Pino, R.Anthony Askew, Rabbit.Print, Randy Greif, Richard Kaplan, Roberta Gross, RT Livingston, Russell Young, Sam Haj, Sandra Thornburgh, Sarah Kate LaVaccare, Shaela Payne, Sharon Sevgi Ko, SKIP LAU, stay home sam, Stephanie Hubbard, Stephen Holland Studios, Talia Van-Son, Tama Takahashi, Tanda Jacobs, Taylor Moon Castagnari, Teresa M Singh, Terry Duffy, Thill Creative, Tom Pazderka, Tricia Hand, Tzasná Pérez Espinosa, -wendy, Wrona Gall, Yumiko Glover, and Zoe Nathan.

MCASB is located at 653 Paseo Nuevo on the Paseo Nuevo Upper Arts Terrace, above Eureka. The galleries are open Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and “will remain open exceptionally on July 4th for those wishing to experience art with their friends and family while celebrating the holiday.” Admission to MCASB is always FREE thanks to visitor donations. See for more info.

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