Wednesday, June 3, 2015     Volume: 16, Issue: 12
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Santa Maria Sun / Arts

The C Gallery shows Gwen Cates' abstract work

BY JOE PAYNE

The “C” in Los Alamos’ C Gallery stands for contemporary, so the Bell Street art gallery plays host to new works by working artists, including painters whose endeavors take them beyond local vineyards and landscapes. Gwen Cates, whose show Cosmic Monologues is currently on display...

Daytripper: A grand view awaits at Knapp's Castle

BY CAMILLIA LANHAM

Camino Cielo’s got curves. They slow you down and wind you up to a ridgeline with the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Los Padres National Forest backcountry to the east. It’s cliché, but the views really are expansive on Cielo’s ridgeline. The road starts at the top of Sa...

Lompoc Valley Art Association features Carol Kemp

BY JOE PAYNE

The Lompoc Valley Art Association (LVAA) features the work of new member Carol Kemp in the exhibit Sacred Download: Art as Communion showing June 2 through 28 at the association’s Cypress Gallery, 119 E. Cypress Ave., Lompoc. The exhibit includes Kemp’s paintings, assemblage, and jewelry...

Santa Barbara County Arts Commission showcases works from the Hancock's Graphic Design program

BY JOE PAYNE

The Santa Barbara County Arts Commission presents the exhibit Revealed: Graphic Design at Allan Hancock College showing through Aug. 28 at the Joseph Centeno Betteravia Government Building’s art gallery. The show is designed to reveal the diversity of digital work created at the college by stu...

Altrusa Santa Maria awards more than $20,000 in grants

BY JOE PAYNE

The Altrusa International Foundation, Santa Maria, recently announced the recipients of more than $20,000 in the organization’s annual spring grants cycle. The foundation works to support local community-based organizations through its grants program. The recipients of the monies include the ...