How to Explain Pictures to a Live Paro

Sahar Sajadieh (Media Arts & Technology, UCSB) “How to Explain Pictures to a Live Paro” is an interactive durational performance artwork about gun control policies in the US, and the safety and security of students. It is an invitation to a conversation about these issues and a tribute to the students who have lost their …

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In Defense of Democracy

Curated by Maiza Hixson and Lucy Holtsnider An exhibition of political posters inspired by American historian Timothy Snyder’s list of twenty ways to defend democracy. Exhibition on view through May 31. For more information or to schedule a visit to view the exhibition, email maizahixson@gmail.com.   Posters free with suggested donation of $5 to be …

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Maiza Hixson Mayoral Campaign Headquarters

Santa Barbara Mayoral Candidate Maiza Hixson will host a series of free, community-engaged dialogues, workshops and performances in Suite E as part of her 2017 Campaign. The public is invited to visit, learn about and volunteer for her campaign throughout May and June. Email maizaformayor@gmail.com for more details or to contribute your ideas for public art and urban planning initiatives. …

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First Thursday – June 2017

Special Mustard: Ink, Acrylic and Mixed Media Works by Karl “Barl” Bucar Reception 5-8 pm, STUDIO D at SBCAST Maiza Hixson Campaign HQ – Studio E at SBCAST Drop by the newly renovated campaign headquarters this Thursday, June 1, 5-9 pm at 513 Garden Street, Suite E.  mayoral candidate, Maiza Hixson, will be speaking briefly at …

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Democracy Delivered

Join at SBCAST for the inaugural event of a Lost Art of Love Letters series: CONNECTIVITY C1: Democracy Delivered Sunday, June 4th, 11am-2pm, Studio E, SBCAST Campaign Headquarters for Mayoral Candidate, Maiza Laurent Hixson Love Letters will be written, collaged & created upon posters designed by local and national artists illustrating twenty ways to defend …

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1st Thursday in October

Part of UCSB’s Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Making Art in a Time of Rage, select artists from Self-Help Graphics (Los Angeles, CA) will exhibit posters and prints that address ideas of Art + Activism in Suite E. L.A. based artist Elena Dorfman’s photographic exhibition “Origin of the New World” will be on view in Suite D. …

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August 2019 – First Thursday

ART EXHIBITION ‘Gathering’ Rica Coulter Rica’s lifelong dedication to art started as a child, drawing and painting in Brooklyn, New York. She studied printmaking at the Colorado Springs Fine Art School and received her BFA from the University of Illinois. For the past decade she has focused primarily on collages using a variety of materials …

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