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the river's journey: one year, six artists, ninety-two miles

Location: City Hall Gallery / Through March 2019

The River’s Journey Project was developed by the Rose Compass, a small collective of Santa Barbara artists including which include Nicole Strasburg, Holli Harmon, Connie Connally, Pamela Zwehl-Burke, Libby Smith, and Nina Warner, and serves to connect our community to their limited and valuable water resource. They are using art to inform the public about our local Santa Ynez River watershed, how it functions and our individual responsibility to protect its viability through art and education. 

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American institute of architects, santa barbara design awards 2017

Location: Betteravia Gallery / Through November 1, 2018

The Santa Barbara Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) conducts an annual juried Design Awards Program to honor the work of its membership. The entries in this year’s Design Awards program reflect the diverse range of current thought about architectural design in our community


santa barbara printmakers summer juried exhibition

Location: Channing Peake Gallery / Through October 11, 2018

The Santa Barbara Printmakers (SBP) is a group of artists dedicated to creating and exhibiting original prints made using hand and press printing techniques such as etching, drypoint, monoprint, woodblock, collagraph, linocut, clay, lithography, screen printing, transfer, and photopolymer plates. This exhibition will be juried by Sam Carr-Prindle and includes original prints from artists around California and beyond.


re[visit] 1925

Location: Jardin de las Granada / Ongoing

Re[visit] 1925, created by Kym Cochran and Jonathan Smith, is a new four-piece sculptural public art installation for the Jardin de las Granadas, representing 1925 earthquake that destroyed much of downtown Santa Barbara. The artists will illuminate the sculpture periodically with light projects through the coming months. Re[visit] 1925 represents an innovative collaboration between several organization including Santa Barbara Beautiful, the City of Santa Barbara, the Santa Barbara Public Library as well as local artists and schools across the county.