Darlene Roker featured artist: What you see here is my photographic abstract side. Slinky, Starburst, Mind Melt, Wishbone Stew are all representations of Santa Barbara’s La Arcada Christmas tree. With a very slow shutter and a smidgen of post-processing, the tree became what you see here.
My mixed-media mosaics are expressions of my reverence for life.
The creative process brings me home to myself, igniting inspiration, and connecting me deeply with my heart and soul.
Artist of the Month Isaure de La Presle presents “Passages of Time”
Sue Slater’s Autumn 2020 exhibit, “After the Storm” features the painting “Nova Scotia Harbor” This was inspired from a painting trip last Fall to the Maritimes of Canada.
This show also includes SB Architectural favorites, representational still lifes and vibrant abstract paintings.
During our long and often repetitive history, climate change, endangered species, disputed and depopulated territories,immigration, and proliferation of plastic are some of the complicated and interrelated issues that have confounded our societies
Working close to home, working outside preferable to outside, working on paper – forgiving, working through thoughts, working through conditions, working without pressure, working to overcome the unknown
With the challenges we’ve faced over the past six months, the natural world has been a place of respite, calm and renewal, especially Santa Barbara, with its natural beauty.
This new series explore a different styles for me. A friend of mine said that these were not self-portraits but rather portraits of the soul.
I have a fascination with color, light, space, shape, movement, and the creative process. I’m always learning to look and learning to see. I love expressing my life experience through abstract expression.
Katherine has been drawn to the outdoors since she was a child, with its changing atmospheric conditions, all molding the landscape around it and telling a story which captivates the spirit and inspires the soul.
Karen Nicolaij Glancy was born and raised in North Dakota it was then that developed her love for wide open spaces and clear blue skies.
Karen predominately paints with pastel and oil creating landscapes and seascapes, although she has a “no -limits” attitude and explores a great deal.
Rica O. Coulter was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1928. She graduated from the art department at the University of Illinois. She then studied at the Colorado Springs Fine Art School and at Atelier 17 in New York.
Wendy Brewer’s mixed-media mosaics express her reverence for life.
I interpret my vision of the natural landscape through a variety of media including oil and cold wax, encaustic, and various acrylic media that describe the energy and color of seasonal and atmospheric transitions of the earth’s elements.
Passages of Time
Pictures of Santa Barbara and California Desert painted in several mediums; oil, watercolor and pastel. These paintings are to help you appreciate and enjoy the beauty of God’s creation.
My exhibit, Abstracted Landscapes, explores the color and shapes of various landscapes without necessarily denoting a specific landscape.
Growing up in the Deep South I developed a great love of beautiful gardens and florals.
Lisa Skyheart Marshall’s exhibit “Flowery” shows her watercolor+ink paintings expressing a love of nature.
Marie Antoinette is one of the most misunderstood people in history. The French had previously been at war with Austria which they tried to bridge by marrying Louis XVI to Marie Antoinette.
Dressing up in costume, dancing, eating spicy, juicy food, a walk on the beach are some of “My Favorite Things.”
Marine subjects, whether our local coastline, inland marshes or thundering surf have become the focus of my recent work.
My artwork reflects my environment. I am a mixed media artist and have never questioned why I had to create in every art medium known to man, but just enjoyed the journey.
The work in this show was inspired by the artistry of Wassily Kandinsky. I have always been intrigued by his use of bright colours on a dark background, but even more by the way in which he likened painting to composing music.
A Few Steps Over The Edge: Images From The Right Side Of My Brain
Photography has come a long way from the days of Mathew Brady and Ansel Adams. With our cell phones and mini travel cameras, we can all capture our environment.
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