Past Exhibitions

Friends With You, Rainbow City Luminato, 2010, Mixed media, Dimensions variable, Courtesy the Artists

Flights From Wonder

Christopher Chiappa, Liz Craft, Martha Friedman, FriendsWithYou, Jon Pylypchuk, Carolyn Salas, Mindy Shapero, Shinique Smith, and Phoebe Washburn "The process of scientific discovery is, in…

Afruz Amighi, Amazon, 2012, Base metal chain, 18 x 71 in., Courtesy the Artist

Bloom Projects: Afruz Amighi, Suspended City

Afruz Amighi will create an on-site sculptural installation, which highlights the often ignored and unmonumental architecture of poverty and desperation. Drawing inspiration from the ever-expanding…

Installation view of Dove Bradshaw, Radio Rock, 1998, Pyrite, igneas rock, mixed media, radio, and speakers, 13 x 19 x 11 in., Courtesy the Artist and Larry Becker, Philadelphia, PA and Daniel Perlin, And Mother Always Told Me, 2009, Speaker wire and mp3 player, 72 x 24 x 224 in., Courtesy the Artist. Photo: Wayne McCall

Wireless

Francis Baudevin, Matthew Beiderman and Marko Peljhan, Dove Bradshaw, Nathan Carter, Tyler Coburn, Aaron S. Davidson and Melissa Dubbin, Ellie Ga, Nicolas Lobo, Neighborhood Public…

Kathleen Yorba, Ladder, 2010, Branches and encaustic, 10 x 6 x 5 ft., Courtesy the Artist

Bloom Projects: Kathleen Yorba, Sequence

Kathleen Yorba is a mixed-media artist, her interests are the study of her Latina genealogy, the idea of organic memory and the inner workings of…

Michael Powell, Myth/Medium, 2011, Wood, digital print, paint, and plastic, 42 x 42 in. Courtesy the Artist

Call for Entries 2011

Desiree D'Alessandro, Elizabeth Kunath, Luke Matjas, Michael Powell, and Leighton Collier RouxCAF showcases five stand-outs from the tri-counties in our annual Call For Entries (CFE)…

Dawit L. Petros, Mahber Shaw’ate (Association of 7) from Single Cube Formation, No. 1, 2010, Digital Chromogenic Print, 20 x 25 in., Courtesy the Artist

Bloom Projects: Dawit L. Petros, Mahber Shaw’ate (Association of 7)

Mahber Shaw’ate (Association of 7), are photographs of temporary sculptural installations that investigate permutational possibilities and the disjuncture between physical and abstract materiality. The works…

Jennifer West, Dawn Surf Jellybowl Film (16mm film negative sanded with surfboard shaping tools, sex wax melted on, squirted, dripped, splashed, sprayed and rubbed with donuts, zinc oxide, cuervo, sunscreen, hydrogen peroxide, tecate, sand, tar, scraped with a shark's tooth, edits made by the surf and a seal while film floated in waves- surfing performed by Andy Perry, Makela Moore, Alanna Moore, Zach Moore, Johnny McCann - shot by Peter West - film negative sanded by Mariah Csepanyi, Andy Perry and Jwest), 2011, 8 minutes, 15 seconds, Courtesy MARC FOXX

Home Show, Revisited

Piero Golia, Evan Holloway, Bettina Hubby, Florian Morlat, Kori Newkirk, Jennifer Rochlin, Ry Rocklen, Kirsten Stoltmann, Stephanie Taylor, and Jennifer West Alongside Michele O’Marah’s Video…

Michele O’Marah, Pattern Piece, 2011, Mixed media installation, Dimensions variable, Commissioned by Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Courtesy the Artist. Photo: Wayne McCall

Video Portraits

Michele O’Marah presents her well-known video portraits of Los Angeles-based artists, musicians, and friends, inspired by Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests (1964-66). At CAF, O’Marah will…

Penelope Gottlieb, Antignon Leptopus, 2010, Acrylic and ink over Audubon print, 14 x 12 in.

Eating Apples in Paradise

Macduff Everton, Elizabeth Folk, Nancy Gifford, Penelope Gottlieb, Saul Gray-Hildenbrand, Kimberly Hahn, Cyndee Howard, Hank Pitcher, Warren Schultheis, Steven Soria, Jonny Troyna, and James Van…

Sarah Cain, Ray Bans with Slits, 2010, Unknown dimensions, Courtesy the Artist

Bloom Projects: Sarah Cain, Santa Barbara

Los Angeles-based artist Sarah Cain takes painting outside of its traditional canon by using man-made and natural materials to create a tension between abstract, geometric…