Like the earth, the bedrock of society is not as stable as we perceive it to be, and unforeseen events can lead to the raising of the structures we have built for ourselves, whether they are physical or social. There are fissures in our social system in the form of absent social services and safety nets.Continue reading
ART + ACTIVISM: Painting Disaster
Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara Gallery
2:00 PM on Saturday, June 15, 2019
FREE (limited space, please RSVP)
The Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara is pleased to present a conversation about how art reflects the ways in which we relate to the world today. This event features Santa Barbara artist and teacher, Cynthia Martin, in dialogue with Torrie Cutbirth, artist and Executive Director of The Arts Fund, and Charles Donelan, Executive Arts Director for the Santa Barbara Independent. Please join us for a provocative discussion on the intersections of realism, abstraction and pressing contemporary issues.
- Cynthia Martin’s current AFSB exhibition, The Passing Landscape, will close on July 11, 2019.
- Teacher/Indy Arts Editor Charles Donelanteaches English at Laguna Blanca School and been writing about the arts for The Independent for more than 15 years.
- Torrie Cutbirth is the Executive Director of The Arts Fund and an artist.