Adah Parris

Adah Parris is a polymath, anti-disciplinary artist, tech futurist and activist who’s work explores the anatomy of transformation and innovation. Her work sits at the intersection of ancient wisdom, living systems and indigenous community practices, digital and emerging technologies all under the philosophical idea and systems framework that she developed called cyborg shamanism. Adah was …

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Adam Potter Scott

Hello there. I’m Adam Scott and I work as a sound designer and composer in New York. My current work with SBCAST involves generative multimedia, biofeedback, haptics, and sensory data transposition. I started my career working as a promotions assistant for ClearChannel while studying Music Composition at Purchase College in 2004. I obtained my … …

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Meighann A. Helene

Meighann A. Helene is a multi- and interdisciplinary artist and performer. She holds a handful of degrees from SBCC ranging from design to philosophy, and a degree in cognitive science with an emphasis in design and perception from UC Berkeley. Helene is Board Chair of TVSB, Santa Barbara’s community access TV station and production/media studio, …

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Shannon Willis

As a professional artist for the past eight years I have shown my mixed media paintings in galleries and exhibitions on the west coast. Now I am expanding into the third dimension as my highly textured paintings have exploded out into installations and sculpture. I have a deep interest in quantum physics and phenomenology and …

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Amanda Gregory

Amanda Gregory is a digital opera artist and multimedia performer who received her Masters from Manhattan School of Music and her Bachelors from Pepperdine University. Her International opera career varies from traditional to contemporary classical, including roles such as Mimi in La Boheme in Heidelberg, Germany and The Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro … …

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Ari Benjamin Meyers

Ari Benjamin Meyers (b.1972, New York, USA) lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Meyers received his training as a pianist, composer, and conductor at The Juilliard School, Yale University, and Peabody Institute. Trading the concert format for that of the exhibition, his works as an artist—such as Kunsthalle for Music (2018), Symphony 80 (with the …

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Hila Laiser Beja

Hila Laiser-Beja is a multidisciplinary artist creating works of sculpture, painting, drawing, installation, video, and etching; as well as collaborating in the fields of choreography and dance. She holds diplomas in photography from the Camera Obscura School in Tel Aviv and in interior architecture from ORT Career College in Jerusalem. Laiser-Beja received her B.F.A in …

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Rafa Esparza

Rafa Esparza is an Los Angeles, CA artist.  Esparza’s work typically involves adobe bricks and associated performance art.  Esparza has exhibited in a wide variety of locations, both domestically and internationally. Esparza was an artist-in-residence at SBCAST in September 2017, supporting an installation exhibition at Atkinson Gallery, curated by Sarah Cunningham. Esparza’s SBCAST residency was …

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Sondra Weiss

Sondra Weiss has been an Art Educator for the last two decades, working with diverse audiences in various settings and a myriad of mediums. For over 10 years she was employed for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, as the head of the Ceramics and Sculpture Lab and developed a variety of curriculum and projects …

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R.T. Livingston

R.T. Livingston is a conceptual artist who spent 30 years living and working between her lower Manhattan studios and Woodstock, New York. In 2003 she came to California to create two large installations: one in the desert, the other in Santa Barbara. She returned to California several times creating an installation in San Francisco and …

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