Montecito Magazine Spring 2019

1046 COAST VILLAGE ROAD MONTECITO 93108 805-969-1515 • New Location next to Occhiali • always fashion FROM THE COLLECTION OF ETRO 7 FEATURES End of An Era… almost Leaving El Mirador ~ 20 A private paradise for four generations of Armour family heirs will soon change hands. By Mark Lewis Favorite Memories My Miramar Beach ~ 32 As a new era begins for this legendary stretch of sand, local denizens recall their favorite Miramar Beach stories. By Adele Menichella Santa Rosa Island Treasures in a Time Warp ~ 52 Discover flora, fauna and other wonders found only on this amazing island, where centuries of isolation from the mainland preserved its pristine natural setting. By Cheryl Crabtree Cover Artist…Landscape Painter Hilda Kilpatrick-Freyre Storyteller Inspired By Nature ~ 66 Hilda’s vibrant and joyful landscapes tell visual stories. By Nancy Ransohoff Art,Wine & Food ~ 70 Highlights of regional cultural, culinary and artistic events. By Nancy Ransohoff Never Too Old Embracing The Inner Artist ~ 44 Seniors engage in creative and artistic projects. By Karen Hastings The Oak Group Painting With A Purpose ~ 62 This nationally renowned group of landscape painters uses exhibits to raise public awareness of open spaces to help preserve them. By Nancy Ransohoff Santa Barbara Community College Foundation Success Stories Made Possible by the SBCC Promise ~ 76 Students share the impact the program has had in their lives. By George Yatchisin Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara Taste the Art of Winemaking ~ 78 Four Seasons connects resort guests with exclusive one-of-a-kind adventures. NEW & NOTEWORTHY Spring–Summer 2019