Artist Call: From Dusk ‘til Drawn: 24-Hour Drawing Rally
Friday, April 25 beginning at 5 pm through Saturday, April 26
Join us for the 5th annual From Dusk 'til Drawn: 24-Hour Drawing Rally! Working artists draw side-by-side with dabblers and future artists, providing a unique laboratory for sharing, creating, and participating in a community art experience. All drawings are sold to the public and proceeds are divided among the drawers and MCASB.
FREE register to draw! Open to all ages!
Draw for any period of time throughout the 24 hours. Create new work and set your own price at one of four levels: $25, $75, $150, and $300, plus tax. Artists receive 50% from the sales of their artworks! Drawing is broadly interpreted and works by artists of all disciplines, skill levels, and ages grace the walls throughout the 24-hour event. Attendees are encouraged to return to see it all unfold and secure that one-of-a-kind artwork. Prior registration is required to draw. There will be a closing reception to the celebrate the artists' efforts and show off the remaining artwork on Saturday, April 26, 4 - 6 pm.
Must register by Friday, April 14th. All ages welcomed, space is limited, and priority registration for MCASB members.
$5 General admission to view the event and purchase works.
Saturday, April 26, 10:30 am: Aurora Painted Faces
To register or for more information, email email@example.com or call 805.319.7980.
A unique and unforgettable series of events, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum's Crave: Art, Food, and Social Experience kicks off its 1st event with a sexy, sensual cocktail party that will highlight sight, sound, smell, touch, & taste! Join us for amazing Pali Wine tastings and delectable appetizers from Spare Parts chefs Alvaro Rojas and Weston Richards while experiencing lively music, cutting-edge art, and special treats like airbrush tattooing!
To purchase tickets to Come to Your Senses Cocktail Party, visit cravesb.eventbrite.com $45 CAF Members| $55 General Admission
Come to Your Senses Cocktail Party is presented in association with the Santa Barbara Conference & Visitors Bureau and Film Commission and Santa Barbara Downtown Organization’s epicure.sb.
Co-Chairs: Candyce Eoff, Joanie Hudson, and Stevie Mason. Event Committee: Nicole Biergiel, Karla Blancas, Miki Garcia, Jaquelyn Klein-Brown, Kristin Palmer, Eileen Rasmussen, and Nancy Wall.
Sponsors as of September 20: Casa Magazine, dj.colormap, Candyce Eoff, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, The Henry Wine Group, Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, Pali Wine Co., Santa Barbara Independent, Santa Barbara News-Press, Spare Parts Bistro, and Stevie Mason Designs.
About the series: Crave: Art, Food, & Social Experience Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum presents Crave: Art, Food, & Social Experience. Food, like art, builds bridges between people. The sharing of food inspires communal behavior akin to art's capacity for dialogue and understanding. Creating an exchange between culinary and visual nourishment, Crave is passionate inquiry through food, thought, and exciting visual imagery.
From early still–life paintings of Renaissance feasts to Rirkrit Tiravanija’s contemporary performances involving Thai cuisine, there is an established tradition of artists considering food to explore aesthetic ideas and encourage critical engagement. Crave comprises a series of artist–orchestrated, themed meals as an innovative form of cultural outreach and hospitality that results in resonant, cultural experiences. Food is an increasingly impassioned topic; the politics of how and what we eat have emerged as critical issues of our time. Now more than ever, food issues are ripe to be examined through the artistic lens.
Join CAF for its third annual 24-hour drawing marathon. For only $5, you can watch professional and amateur artists, youth and adults, drawing and making art side-by-side. Show your membership card and receive free admission! All drawings made will be sold to the public at one of four affordable prices ($25, $75, $150, and $300, plus tax); proceeds are divided among the drawers and CAF. Drawing is broadly interpreted and works by artists of all disciplines, skill levels, and ages are expected to grace the walls throughout the 24-hour event, so attendees are encouraged to return to see it all unfold and secure that one-of-a-kind artwork. Collaborative and interactive drawing opportunities allow attendees a chance to participate in the fun and a live video feed allows remote viewers to watch artists' progress. Visit http://www.sbcaf.org/programs/FDTD/ for the link on Friday, July 20. On Saturday from 2–6 pm, attendees may purchase Pinkberry’s delicious frozen yogurt at CAF and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to CAF.
Artist Reception: Sunday, July 22, 4–6 pm FREE to attend and purchase remaining artworks, listen to music by DJ Color Map, and celebrate the artists' efforts.
Special thanks to: Casa Magazine, City 2.0, Crushcakes, The Daily Sound, DJ Color Map, The Graphic Vendor, The Handle Bar, Montecito Messenger, Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro, Santa Barbara Chicken Ranch, Santa Barbara Independent, Santa Barbara News-Press, Savoy Cafe & Deli, and Trader Joe's.
Friday, July 22 - Saturday, July 23, 6 pm - 6 pm From Dusk 'til Drawn: 24-Hour Drawing Rally Closing Reception: Sunday, July 24, 4 - 6 pm FREE to attend and purchase remaining artworks.
CAF is pulling an all-nighter for this 2nd annual, unique 24-hour drawing extravaganza! For only $5, you are invited to join us at this event, where you can watch artists and dabblers drawing and making art, and even participate in the fun! All drawings made will be sold to the public at one of four affordable prices ($25, $75, $150, and $300 plus tax); proceeds and tax will be divided among the drawers and CAF. Drawing is broadly interpreted and works by artists of all disciplines, skill levels, and ages are expected to grace the walls throughout the 24-hour event, so drop by more than once to see it all unfold or scoop up that one-of-a-kind work.
Support for From Dusk 'til Drawn provided by: Art Essentials, Buttonwood Winery, CASA Magazine, City 2.0, Craft Essentials, Crushcakes, The Graphic Vendor, Kalyra Winery, Renaud's Patisserie & Bistro, Santa Barbara Independent, Santa Barbara News-Press, Savoy Café & Deli, Trader Joe's.
Saturday, July 23, 10 am - 1 pm
Before heading to CAF on the Upper Arts Terrace to check out the art created overnight as a part of From Dusk 'til Drawn: 24-Hour Drawing Rally, join in the doodling yourself with an interactive drawing project in Paseo Nuevo Mall's Center Court.
More info: http://www.sbcaf.org/programs/FDTD/index.html
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Saturday, February 12, 8-11 pm Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum 14th Annual Valentine's Benefit Auction
Add a little heART to your Valentine’s Day and celebrate with the chicest, most avant-garde arts space in Santa Barbara, featuring art direction by Kat Trajano and loving grooves by DJ Jahi Sundance!
to you as a late-night, benefit extravaganza inspired by the romance
and sophistication of the holiday, this fundraiser for the arts offers
high-end live and silent auction lots including exceptional wines,
luxury items, and world-class artwork by internationally renowned
artists! Indulge your senses with the following pairings: fine wines
& cocktails, delectable cheeses & chocolates, and hip music
Label, $175 per person: Open-bar privileges and one free entry ticket
for a chance to win a work of art by Ellsworth Kelly!
Red Label, $50 per person: Silent & Live Auctions, Cheeses, Chocolates & Cocktails, live DJ, and art raffle!
Tickets on sale now. For tickets, call 805.966.5373 or visit our website sbcaf.org.
a special treat this year, don’t miss CAF’s raffle for a chance to win a
work of art! Tickets will be sold at the event for $25. Winner does not
have to be present to win!
All proceeds from our 14th Annual Valentine's Benefit Auctionsupport CAF's highly acclaimed exhibitions and educational programs.
Sponsors: American Laser Centers, Arna Bee Photography,
Chris Bailey and Carolyn Glasoe, Ralph and Jan Baxter,19 Blue, Josh and
Suzanne Blumer, Boxing Kitten, Bridlewood Estate Winery, Buttonwood
Farm Winery, Cabana Home, Nell Campbell, Casa Magazine,
CMND-Z Clothing, Consilience, Chef Roberto Cortez, Cos Bar Montecito,
Alejandro Diaz, Dining with Di, D.J. Jahi Sundance, Candyce Eoff, Kim
Fisher, Michael and Nancy Gifford, Penelope Gottlieb, Saul
Gray-Hildenbrand, Imagine, Imagine Wine, Jane Deering Gallery, Barry and
Jill Kitnick, La Tour Wine Merchants, Lady E Photography, Lorraine Lim
Catering, MAKE.SMITH, Mark and Catherine Montgomery, Municipal
Winemakers, Natasha Boutique, Christine Nichols, Northern Trust,
Occhiali Fine Eyewear, Jo O'Connell, Patrick Painter, Inc., Marco
Pinter, Porch, Michael and Lorie Porter, Keith Puccinelli, Alex and
Eileen Rasmussen, RND Vodka, Richard Ross, Peter Rostovsky, Richard
Sanders and Ro Snell, Santa Barbara Independent, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Santa Barbara News-Press,
Danny Scott, Steven Sharpe, State Of Emergency, Straight Up Cocktail
Service, Sunset Towers Hotel, Sunstone Vineyards and Winery, The Supply
Room, Marc Swanson, Kat Trajano, Michael Trambert and Jacquelyn
Klein-Brown, Touch, Chef Tam Trinh, Tony and Nancy Wall, Geof and Laura
Wyatt, and Sam Zodeh and Yasmine Mohseni as of 02/11/11.
Tags: Benefit, fundraiser, Auction, art, Dance, sbarts, sbart, party, fun
Friday, July 23, 6 PM through Saturday, July 24, 6 PM. $5 to attend and purchase artworks hot off the presses for as low as $25.
Closing Reception: Sunday, July 25, 4-6 PM FREEto attend and purchase remaining artworks.
CAF is pulling an all-nighter for this unique 24-Hour drawing extravaganza!
only $5, you are invited to join us at this event, where you can take
home artworks by established and emerging artists hot off the presses!
This will be a unique laboratory for sharing, creating, and
participating in a community art experience.
All drawings made
will be sold to the public at one of four affordable prices ($25, $75,
$150, and $300 plus tax); proceeds and tax will be divided among the
drawers and CAF. Drawing is broadly interpreted and works by artists of
all disciplines, skill levels, and ages are expected to grace the walls
throughout the 24-hour event, so drop by more than once to see it all
unfold or scoop up that one-of-a-kind work. In addition, a community
wall for everyone to doodle will be set up in the Bloom Projects
There will be a closing reception on Sunday, JUL. 25, 4-6 PM. FREE to attend and purchase remaining artworks.
are also seeking volunteers for help with set-up, check-in, processing
sales, artist assistance, etc. Anyone interested in lending a hand
(even in addition to participating), please contact Mari at
Bella Dolce CASA Magazine City 2.0 Craft Essentials DJ Colin Marshall DJ Magneto RND Vodka The Graphic Vendor The Santa Barbara Independent The Santa Barbara News-Press Santa Barbara Premiere Catering Via Maestra 42
Register to draw by June 18 for From Dusk 'til Drawn: 24-Hour Drawing Rally
From Dusk ‘til Drawn, will commence at 6 PM on Friday, JULY 23 and finish on Saturday, July 24 at 6 PM.
Join us at CAF and draw for any period of time throughout the 24 hours. Free and open to all ages! (Registration required to draw.)
Working artists will draw side by side with dabblers and future artists, providing a unique laboratory for sharing, creating, and participating in a community art experience. All drawings will be sold to the public and proceeds will be divided among the drawers and CAF. There will be a closing reception to celebrate the artists’ efforts and show off the remaining artwork on Sunday, JUL. 25, 4-6 PM.
FREE to draw with registration by JUNE 18 (all ages welcome, space is limited).
Contact LAUREN at firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information visit sbcaf.org or call: (805) 966-5373 x103
$5 General Admission to attend the event and purchase artworks.
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum 653 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 | Paseo Nuevo Mall Upper Arts Terrace | sbcaf.org
Support for this event provided by City 2.0, Craft Essentials, DJ Colin Marshall, The Graphic Vendor, and the Santa Barbara Independent.
We are also seeking volunteers for
help with set-up, check-in, processing sales, artist assistance, etc.
Anyone interested in lending a hand (even in addition to participating),
please contact Mari at email@example.com.
Looking for something sophisticated, exciting, and different this Saturday night?
Join us this February 6th for a très chic art, fashion, and wine event! Beginning at 8 PM CAF will be transformed into a Parisian inspired, late-night lounge, offering fine art, luxury goods, and wine auctions all in support of the art and artists of our time! A haute couture fashion show by dressed/ready of Montecito; DJ Fab's sexy sounds; and delectable edibles and apéritifs await you!
Date: February 6, 2010, 8 PM until Late
Location: Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Paseo Nuevo Upper Arts Terrace, 653 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara CA, 93101
For information and tickets: www.sbcaf.org or call 805.966.5373
CAF’s famed and cherished annual event has added a few exciting new twists! Brought to you as a late-night, lounge extravaganza inspired by the romance and sophistication of Paris, this benefit offers an array of live and silent auctions featuring exceptional wines, luxury items, and world-class artwork by internationally renowned artists and Santa Barbara’s own art luminaries including Adrienne Allebe, Amy Bessone, Calico Brown, Alejandro Casazi, Stephanie Dotson, Jayson Eoff, Julia Ford, Tera Galanti, Servando Garcia, Nancy Gifford, Penelope Gottlieb, Carlos A. Grano, Saul Gray-Hildenbrand, Kimberly Hahn, Jean-Pierre Hebert, Mary Heebner, Susan Jorgensen, Anne Luther, Hugh Margerum, Carrie Maseredjian, Bob Mask, Michael Barton Miller, Barbara Parmet, Zacarias Paul, Rafael Perea de la Cabada, Gail Pine, Harry Reese and Sandra Liddell Reese, Joan Rosenberg, Richard Ross, Warren Schultheis, Joe Shea, Dante Sigismondi, Steven Smith, Jason Sober, Kat Trajano, Patrick Turner, James Van Arsdale, Mitchell Wright, Lise Claire Wuebben, Kathleen Yorba, Seyburn Zorthian, and Pamela Zwehl-Burke.
A combined art exhibition and benefit, La Vie en Rose will blossom with a not-to-be-missed fashion show in partnership with Susan Pitcher’s iconic boutiques, dressed & ready! Induge your senses as models strut the runway in très chic creations by Halston, Yigal Azrouël, Thakoon, Mark & James by Badgley Mischka, A . L . C ., Caleen Cordero, Kimberly Ovitz, Lanvin shoes and handbags, Raquel Allegra, The Row, YSL and many more!
All attendees may participate in the silent art, wine, and luxury item auctions. For tickets, call 805.966.5373 or visit our website store http://www.sbcaf.org. Tickets from $75 - $175.
Finding that fashion must-have or Valentine’s gift is a snap with dressed/ready’sLa Vie en Rose 10% discount which will run from Jan 28th through Feb 5th; a portion of the proceeds from sales during this time will benefit CAF. While there, don’t miss the sister exhibition of Doug Wada's delicate perfume bottle watercolors. Wada’s fashionable art works will be on view and for sale from Jan 27 - Feb 4 at dressed/ready and then move to CAF on Feb 5 for La Vie en Rose. dressed/ready is located at 1253 Coast Village Road in Montecito.
Please come and preview the works up for auction at CAF during normal gallery hours from January 29 - February 5, 2010. Viewing the exhibition at CAF and dressed/ready is FREE.
All proceeds from La Vie en Rose benefit the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum’s highly acclaimed exhibitions and educational programs.
Thank you to our major supporters!
American Laser Centers, Arcadian Winery, Bella Vista Designs Inc., Casa Magazine, Cheri Bibi, Design Within Reach, dressed/ready, MB Et Compagnie, Omni Fresco, Santa Barbara Independent, Santa Barbara News-Press
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB), formerly the Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF), is a non-profit, non-collecting institution dedicated to exhibiting the highest quality of contemporary art while recognizing "the artists of tomorrow," and was founded in 1976 by artists and art supporters seeking a venue dedicated solely to contemporary art. What once began as a grassroots, artist-run organization with nominal funding now serves as the leading contemporary arts presenter in Central California. MCASB offers its innovative education and exhibition programming to the region primarily free of charge. There is no admission fee because MCASB believes that the arts should be accessible to all audiences of all persuasions.
MCASB advances creativity and inspires critical thinking through meaningful engagement with the art of our time.