Beate Tischer

1960 born in Germany; 1979-1984 study for printing technique|diploma; 1985- 1988  puppet designer at the puppet theatre Dresden, 1988-1990  evening classes at the Art Academy, Dresden and cooperation in studios for ceramics in Dresden and Berlin; 1990-1996  study for visual art and art of ceramics at the University Niederrhein|diploma under Prof. D. Crumbiegel; 1998-1999 study for …
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Kevin Claiborne

Kevin Claiborne (b. 1989, Washington, D.C.) is a multidisciplinary conceptual artist currently working in Santa Barbara, CA. whose work examines and questions intersections of identity, social justice, & mental health particularly within the Black American experience. Artist Statement I aim to make the invisible, visible. Through film photography, abstract painting, poetry, and video, I bring the weight …
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Zach Rosen

Zach Rosen is a beer writer, educator, and event designer based out of Santa Barbara. He grew up living and working in the Antelope Valley in his family’s art studio that included a silk-screen shop, paper mill, and mixed-media cold casting operations where he helped produce and sell greeting cards and paper-plaster mild relief sculptures …
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Sally Krysztal Kramberg

I am a multidisciplinary artist working in several mediums including video, photography, crafts, performance and installation. Throughout my career, I have undertaken an in-depth research on local and international crafts that are disappearing from the world. I have made a conscious decision to integrate them into my creative process …
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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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Allison Leigh Holt

Allison Leigh Holt (b. 1972) is a cross-disciplinary artist based in Oakland, CA. Working at the intersection of sculpture, video, installation, and performance, she pursues a dialogue between divergent ways of experiencing, comprehending, and describing reality. Holt has received numerous awards from institutions including the U.S. Department of State (Fulbright Fellowship, Indonesia), Djerassi Resident Artist …
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Robbie Conal

The Washington Post has called Robbie Conal “America’s foremost street artist.” His work has been featured on “CBS This Morning,” “Charlie Rose,” and in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, Vanity Fair and People Magazine. In 1986, angered by the Reagan Administration’s rabid abuse of political power …
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Porfirio Gutierrez

Porfirio Gutiérrez and his family are masters of traditional Zapotec weaving and the creative skills associated with their fine art. They have descended from centuries of weavers and have no reason to doubt that their ancestors were weaving in pre-Columbian times. Their village, Teotitlán del Valle in Oaxaca, has been famous for the art of …
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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 facilitated by …
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