Montecito Magazine Spring 2019

Rick Garcia, Artist Botanical & Landscape Oil Paintings Quintessential elements of Cali- fornia’s Central Coast, from ex- otic aloes and agaves to majestic Canary Palms, all infused with the beauty of our south coast light. Represented by Water- house Gallery, Santa Barbara. 80 5-284-3631 / see ad, page 63 Studio visits by appointment Carrie Givens, Artist Pastel Artist Known for her work in land- scape and vegetable still life, Carrie strives to depict shad- ows, refl ctions, light and at- mosphere in her colorful works. The Goleta organic farm that she and her husband have owned for 35 years is a source of inspiration. Represented by Gal- lery 113, Santa Barbara Fine Art Gallery, and Gallery Los Olivos. 80 5-453-1612 / see ad, page 63 Whitney Brooks Abbott, Artist Oil Paintings Asecond-generationmem- ber of the Oak Group, Whitney spent much of her childhood drawing life on her family’s Carpinteria av- ocado & lemon ranch. “As a painter, I study the inter- action of light against surface, and take this material relationship into the personal world of my imagi- nation.” Represented by Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara. 80 5-745-8766 / see ad, page 63; story art page 27 Thomas Van Stein, Artist Impressionist Painter Known for his moonlit and urban nocturnes and roman- tic aesthetic, Van Stein paints landscape, seascape, still life, portraiture and abstraction. His philosophy is to be inspired by life and by the learning/teaching process. He’s taught art privately and through Santa Barbara City College for 30 years. Represented by Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara. 80 5-962-2776 / see ad, page 63 Studio visits by appointment Montecito Stewart Fine Art Antique Art & Antiques New location in Montecito’s Upper Village, sharing space with Lost Horizon Bookstore. Specializing in early California plein air paintings since 1986, with a changing collection of museum-quality American and European fi e art and antiques. 539 San Ysidro Road................................... 805-845-0255 / s ee ad, page 4 Open Mon–Sat 11 to 5:30, closed Sun Plaza del Sol Pierre Lafond/Wendy Foster  Locals & visitors soak up the neighborhood flavor at outdoor seating. Enjoy coffee, breakfast or lunch from Pierre Lafond Market, and shop Wendy Foster for essen- tials and European designs. Art by local artists (Tilly Treuren, right), gift for the home at Upstairs at Pierre Lafond. Lunch or dinner at the Montecito Wine Bistro. 516 San Ysidro Road................................... 805-565-1503 / see ads, pages 12 & 16 Oliver and Espig Gallery of Fine Arts Fine Jewelry, Golden Pearls, Paintings, Sculpture Colored gemstones & award-win- ning jewelry by Ingerid Ekeland, Steven Kretchmer, Jewelmer, Ate- lier Munsteiner.� ������� and fin- Largest i est collection South Sea golden pearls. Paintings: Claire Duncan (right), Annie Hoffman, Claire Espig. Sculptures: Robert Ervin, Sue DiCicco, Francis Jansen. Upper Village next to Tecolote Book Shop. 1482 East Valley Road, Suite 50............... 805-962-8111 / see ad, page 29 Open Mon–Fri 11 to 5 Kathryne Designs Interior Design, Art, Furniture & More Design inspiration in a home-like setting: home accessories, gifts pillows, antiques, lamps, tabletop, design books. Art by Pedro de la Cruz, Ellie Freudenstein, Dorene White, KathleenElsey (right), Ruth Hoag, Brigitte Curt, Sherry Bevan, Carolyn Paterson, Will Pierce. Wren ceramics, Simon Pearce glassware. Custom furniture & fabrics. 1225 Coast Village Road, Suite A............. 805-565-4700 Open Mon–Sat 10 to 5; Sun 11 to 5 73