Painting a Piano at Reds in Santa Barbara Oct. 6th

The pianos will be delivered to their locations on Friday morning, Oct 5th, between 9-11am. Artists (including myself) will begin painting anytime after that. The best time to visit is Saturday, so you can check out the Focus on the Funk Zone event. (10am to 2am) Focus on the Funk Zone has been busy –…

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murals in the SB ‘Funk Zone’

This weekend I am participating with 18 other artists to create new murals in the “Funk Zone” of lower state street in Santa Barbara CA. For the next 3 days artist, including myself, will be painting the new murals for the public to enjoy. Here is the facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Graffiti-Project/185289134912680

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SB Jewish Festival, photo in the SB NewsPress!

I got involved with the Santa Barbara Jewish Festival when I agreed to be the graphic designer for the event promotional materials. The Jewish Federation has a great community center, if your interested I would check out their community calendar. I had participated in one of their art at the JCC shows over a year…

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Lucidity inspires a Penny University connection…

Lucidity Festival 2012 – My first 3 day vending experience – in the back-country of Santa Barbara. I really enjoyed getting involved behind the scenes (as a vendor and marketing collaborator). The full experience bounced around all ends of my emotional spectrum. These festivals are so full of creative expression and amazing displays that it’s…

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Camera Awesome by SmugMug and new shadowbox paintings

SmugMug is a great photo website and It’s no surprise they have made a great app for the iPhone too. My favorite feature is the crop to golden ratio feature – but every feature is nice 🙂 You can learn more here – http://www.awesomize.com/ I took some photos of the new shadowbox paintings and adjusted…

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Santa Barbara Women’s Festival

What is the Women’s Festival The Women’s Festivals celebrates the accomplishments and nurtures the dreams of women in an interactive, multi-cultural, and multi-tracked program and expo focusing on the critical areas of women’s lives: Personal, Professional, Philanthropic, and Planet. Our goal is to help facilitate premier gatherings for women’s self-empowerment worldwide. Our efforts have resulted…

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Make glass art? Santa Barbara Art Glass Class

I give a high recommendation for the glass class at Santa Barbara Art Glass.  Here is their pitch: Let Saul and Gina Alcatraz put their years of glassblowing expertise to good use, mentoring you through the process of wielding rods tipped with molten glass, adding color to your piece, and shaping your creation into a…

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Santa Barbara, beach art gallery version 2

Today is my 2nd art show at the beach in Santa Barbara. I’ve got version 2 of the outdoor gallery today. The lessons learned from last week were; (1) bring larger paintings and (2) create a sense of (gallery like) space people can be in.  

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Art and craft show #1 (SB Etsy Group)

Enjoying the vibe, art, music, people, wine, and great weather in Santa Barbara 🙂 (great place to be working on some new flower iPad sketches) I met several EtsySB arts and craft people. Including Rogue Butterfly (Raw glam bohemian pixie jewelry), Aya Papaya (feather Jewelry), and Twin Bella (jewelry and accessories), SuKiKu (fused glass).  …

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Hello Santa Barbara Art Show!

I’m going to do it! I’ve got all my ducks in a row and I’ll be trying out the Sunday art show at the beach in Santa Barbara! I’m excited to see what happens, and I’ve created mobile gallery set up version 1…

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