Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Santa Barbara Downtown First Thursday, November 7th

Sponsored by the Santa Barbara 
Downtown Organization

Galleries & Performing Arts Venues

Partner Events

10 West Gallery
10 West Anapamu Street, 805-770-7711
Contemplation: Conceptual artwork takes a lot of 
thought on the front end. Abstraction is often 
spontaneous, with the artist allowing the process to 
inform the finished piece. Beth Schmohr, Charlie 
Patton, Laurie MacMillan, Mary Dee Thompson, 
Stephen Robeck, Nicki Sucec, Lorraine Lawson, 
and Toni Scott.
Bella Rosa Galleries
1103 State Street, Suite A, 805-966-1707
Local artist Dan LeVin's Lonely Hearts (hand-
cut playing cards) show continues! New 
decks and other playing card art will be 
on display. Bring your own deck and he'll 
cut it for you.
Café Ana
1201 Anacapa Street, 805-888-0262
Local artist Caro Clarke will be showing a 
collection of both pen and ink drawings and 
giclee prints she created over the past year. 
Her work explores themes of self-reflection 
and women within their own spaces. We will 
be offering a selection of bites from Chef Ryan 
Whyte-Buck alongside wine and beer specials 
to enjoy while perusing the art!
Celadon House
1224 State Street, 805-899-4676
Showcasing photography by Audrey 
Wilson 'Wild Luxuries.' Wilson’s passion 
for photography seamlessly intertwines 
with her love for the outdoors. From 
cityscapes, snow-capped mountains, 
to golden sunset waves, her 
photographs capture moments 
that celebrate the essence of life. 
This pop-up exhibit fully embraces 
the California lifestyle that Celadon 
House celebrates in its design. 
Channing Peake Gallery
105 East Anapamu Street, 1st Floor
Join us for the opening reception 
for Wit and Whimsy: Selections 
from the Collection of Michael 
and Nancy Gifford, a new exhibition 
showcasing a variety of iconic 
contemporary works in mixed 
media by local artists.
Christ Presbyterian Church
36 East Victoria Street, 805-957-4200
Come enjoy Orange County artist, 
Anne Moore’s installation, “Art Under 
Pressure, finding beauty, and mystery 
through printmaking”. Also featuring 
The Riverside, a local band offering 
a unique combination of vocal 
harmonies and folk-rooted 
stringed instruments. Wine, Enjoy 
Cupcakes, and hors d’oeuvres provided.
Colette Cosentino Atelier + Gallery
11 West Anapamu Street, 805-570-9863
Join us for a SAMPLE SALE and 
SALE!!! $100 cash sale, $20 cash 
for the open edition paper prints! 
An array of new and older work will 
be on view and available for purchase! 
Doors open at 5:00 pm sharp so be 
sure to get there early for the 
best selection!!!  
Councilmember Kristen Sneddon
City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street, 6:00-7:00 pm
Councilmember Kristen Sneddon 
will host a reception in her office 
(City Hall, 2nd Floor) celebrating a 
new exhibition by artists from 
Santa Barbara Art Works.
Mayor Cathy Murillo
City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street, 6:00-7:00 pm
Mayor Cathy Murillo will host a 
reception in her office (City Hall, 
2nd Floor) with artwork from the 
Santa Barbara Abstract Art Collective.
Distinctive Framing N' Art
1333 State Street, 805-882-2108
San Francisco, Yosemite, The 
Cascades and Santa Barbara. 
New plein air travel paintings 
and some local views by Chris Potter. 
Early California Antiques
1331 State Street, 805-837-8735
Over 20 works never seen before 
by Conrad Buff. Born in Speicher, 
Switzerland, Buff moved to Los 
Angeles in 1906. Buff did a 
number of large scale murals for 
banks, schools, and libraries, 
and with well-known California artist, 
Edgar Payne, painted a 1000-foot 
mural for a Chicago hotel. 
Conrad Buff from the vaults, 1886-1975.
folio press & paperie
301 Motor Way, near State & Gutierrez, 
facing City Parking Lot 12
An exhibition of large canvas oil paintings 
by local artist Kimberly Edman. Edman 
rejoices in the celebration of life and 
includes tables and objects set up on a 
canvas that evoke a timeless space filled 
with familiar shapes and unexpected 
placements. folio features an extensive 
line of letterpress cards and art pieces 
designed and printed in-house, as well 
as providing custom graphic design and 
printing. Complimentary wine, sparkling 
water, and appetizers.
Gallery 113
1114 State Street, La Arcada Court #8, 805-965-6611
Members of the Santa Barbara Art 
Association exhibit here. The Artist 
of the Month is Vandana Khare. 
Featured artists are Wilbert Lick, 
Elizabeth Flanagan, Michael Marzolla, 
Elizabeth Weems, Seraphine, and Sue 
Slater. Many other members of the 
SBAA are exhibiting here this month 
including jewelry makers and sculptors.
Grassini Family Vineyards
24 El Paseo, 805-897-3366
Pop-up art show featuring pieces by 
the talented artists of the SlingShot 
Gallery, a local studio that offers the 
space and tools for artists with 
intellectual disabilities to create and 
sell art. Enjoy discounted glasses 
of Grassini wine while admiring a 
fantastic assortment of original artwork!
Jamie Slone Wines
23 East De la Guerra Street, 805-560-6555
Taking a year between City College and 
UCSB, local photographer Kiel Rucker 
backpacked through Western Europe, 
bringing along his camera. He discovered 
photography to be a powerful vehicle 
for conveying us back into singular, 
silent and unqualified moments; 
within these fleeting, curious and 
beautiful moments with people and 
in nature, he finds a fascination 
with life and a love for photography.
Jewish Federation's Art at the JCC
524 Chapala Street, 805-957-1115
EXPOSED III: a Mixed Photographic, 
Artistic Journey. Curated by Lynn M. Holley, 
and featuring guest juror Christopher 
Broughton. Enjoy exquisite photography, 
live music, and refreshments. 
(Image by Erick Madrid)

Monday, November 4, 2019