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January 2018

CANCELLED: Art Without Limits Art Party and Opening

January 12, 2018
5:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
93101 United States + Google Map
Free

Our opening has been cancelled due to the mudslides, road closures, mourning loss of life,  and all the upheaval in our community. Stay tuned for a future opening date to be announced soon. Art Without Limits (AwoL) and Art From Scrap are pleased to present their third annual gallery event highlighting the work of AWoL Emerging Artists. The opening is a time to support the artists, view their work, and connect with friends. Original artwork will be for sale at…

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February 2018

Emerging Artists Opening and Reception

February 2, 2018
5:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Free

Art From Scrap and Art Without Limits (AWoL) start the New Year with an art opening and reception for AWoL's Emerging Artists on February 2, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The evening is a party, exhibition, and fundraiser and is the third collaboration between the two nonprofits. The evening includes music, video, and visual art. The public is invited to this free, fun, and festive event. Emerging artists are chosen because they are extremely talented, have studied their art…

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April 2018

Animals – Brad Nack Solo Show

April 26, 2018
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Free

Join us for the opening and reception for Animals, Brad Nack's solo show. Brad Nack has been making art since he was a youth with encouragement from his father, Ken Nack who studied with Fernand Léger in Paris in the early 50s. Brad Nack has been selling art since the late 70s through personal consultations, galleries and word of mouth throughout the world, focusing on North America, Australia and Europe. Nack creates museum quality contemporary oil paintings for collectors, individuals…

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May 2018

Artist’s Talk with Andy Coolquitt

May 2, 2018
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Free

Hear artist Andy Coolquitt talk about his exhibition Andy Coolquitt: i need a hole in my head, opening at MCASB’s satellite space at Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara on May 17, 2018. The exhibition highlights a key aspect of Coolquitt’s artistic career: working exclusively with scavenged objects. Arranging disparate objects like lighters, plastic pipes, fabric, bath mats, and Snuggies in individual works and installations, the exhibition questions ideas of public and private in the pseudo domestic space of a hotel.

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Painting Animals with Layers of Colors Workshop with Brad Nack

May 10, 2018
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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$40.00

Join Brad Nack for a night of painting! Spark your imagination and creativity as you learn Brad’s technique of layering colors to create bright, whimsical paintings. You’ll paint onto your own upstretched linen canvas to take home with you at the end of the workshop. Brad’s solo show Animals in the AFS Gallery will provide inspiration and examples. Your $40 ticket includes a glass of wine, all materials needed for painting, and two hours of instruction from Brad Nack. Brad…

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Lyndy Rocks n’ Works Art Opening and Reception

May 18, 2018
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Free

Join us to celebrate the Opening and Reception for Lyndy Rocks n' Works at the Art From Scrap (AFS) Gallery. Artist Lyndy Belchere’s creates miniature works of art with found and recycled materials. Her three dimensional take on architecture uses rocks as inspiration for her fanciful creations, ranging from rustic cottages to high-rises and farms to castles. The exhibition also includes selected watercolor paintings, pen and ink and pencil drawings. Reception will include light refreshments and the opportunity to meet…

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July 2018

Seeing Rural Art Opening

July 26, 2018
5:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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A new art exhibition, Seeing Rural: Through the Eyes of Visiting Artists  in the Cuyama Valley, opens at the Art From Scrap Gallery on Thursday, July 26th at 5:00 pm. The show features five artists, all part of the Blue Sky Center's first artist residency program in the Cuyama Valley. Called 555, Blue Sky's artist residency program, hosted five artists for five days in five huts built by father-daughter duo Jeff and Mattie Shelton. ​ The Blue Sky Center is a rural, place-based nonprofit whose mission is…

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October 2018

Collage at the End of Time Art Opening

October 12, 2018
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Free

Collage at the End of Time, a group show featuring the work of Steve Fields, Rebecca Traver, and David Holland, opens at the Art From Scrap Gallery on Friday, October 12th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Collage at the End of Time is an exhibition of provocative and colorful works by three talented Santa Barbara artists. Please join us for our fall art opening and reception!

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September 2019

Pacific Paradise Oceanic Art Opening

September 5, 2019
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Free

Artist Sheryl Schroeder has created beautiful and diverse work for her solo show Pacific Paradise Oceanic Art, opening at the AFS Gallery on Thursday, September 5th, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Sheryl Schroeder is a native Californian and an avid conservationist. Growing up on the beach, Sheryl surfed and played in the ocean and picked up trash to keep the beaches clean. Sheryl now campaigns for less plastic and for an end to over-fishing of our oceans. Her work is…

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January 2020

COSMIC DAYDREAM Art Opening

January 31, 2020
6:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
Art From Scrap, 302 E Cota St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Free

COSMIC DAYDREAM, an immersive art installation featuring a suite of virtual reality films by filmmaker Travis Hutchison, opens at the Art From Scrap Gallery on Friday, January 31st, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. COSMIC DAYDREAM celebrates the art, music, and innovation of three legendary artists who explored the idea of “Space Age”: Andy Warhol’s Silver 60’s, David Bowie’s 70’s Glam Rock, and Kenny Scharf’s New Wave 80’s. The virtual reality experience will be offered for one night only on…

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