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CARPINTERIA Palm Loft Gallery Variety of Works by Local Artists A local gem featuring origi- nal works of art by established and emerging artists. Shows are expertly arranged; artists’ receptions are fun and free! Each month, open mics and songwriter showcases feature original music. Renowned painter Arturo Tello (right) is owner and gallery director. 410 Palm Avenue, Loft A-1........................ 805-684-9700 PalmLoft.com / see ad, page 29 Open Fri–Sun 11 to 6 and by appointment The Farm Cart Local, Seasonal, Organic Produce Stop by Katherine Shepherd’s produce stand—a hub for the farm’s community supported ag- riculture program (CSA), weekly fresh produce subscription and a handy spot for the community to find just-picked produce. Find Shepherd Farms produce, along with signature salsas and sauces at farmers markets. 5103 Carpinteria Avenue .......................... 805-698-9907 FarmCartOrganics.com O pen F ri–W ed 11:30 to 5:30 SANTA BARBARA 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 Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara. GarciaArt@cox.net ..................................... 805-284-3631 GarciaArts.com / see ad, page 75 Studio visits by appointment Stephen Robeck, Artist Photographic Art To many viewers, Stephen Ro- beck’s photographs look like paintings, a result of their pre- sentation as well as his chosen subjects. His work offers new ways of looking at the natural world. On softly textured paper without refl ctive glass, his images appear to be three dimensional. SPRImages@me.com. ................................ 805-563-5763 SPRImages.com / see ad page 74 Studio visits by appointment Priscilla Fossek, Artist Painter of Color and Texture Known for her strong, vigorous brushwork, Priscilla most fre- quently uses fabric, washed can- vas, as her substrate. She weaves paint with both brush and palette knife, and leaves the viewer to explore the textures and colors suggested by subject matter. “It’s never the ‘what;’ it’s always the ‘how,’” says Priscilla. PriscillaFossek@gmail.com PriscillaFossek.com / see ad, page 35 Studio visits by appointment Patti Jacquemain, Artist New Book • Drawings • Mosaics • Woodcuts On view at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s Pritzlaff Con- servation Center—Patti Jac- quemain’s original watercolors, drawings, mosaics and woodcut prints that are featured in her new book, Walking Through the Seasons at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden . Th show contin- ues through July 29 and the book is available in the Garden Shop. Patti@MissionCreek.com .......................... 805-682-6724 MissionCreek.com / see ad, page 55 Studio visits by appointment Marcia Burtt Gallery Contemporary Landscape Paintings Distinguished American artists in continuously changing exhibi- tions. Skylit gallery in Santa Bar- bara’s design district with park- ing in front. See more of Marcia’s work (right) at Santa Barbara Frame Shop & Gallery on State Street opposite Arlington Theatre. 517 Laguna Street ...................................... 805-962-5588 ArtLacuna.com / see ad page 75 Open Thurs–Sun 1 to 5 an international scale,” says President and CEO Scott Reed. Stop by the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden to view the Walking Through the Seasons exhibit (through July 29). Artist Patti Jacquemain walked over 325 miles in and around the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden—a one-year project that inspired the exhibit’s watercolors, drawings, unique mosaics and woodcut prints. While you’re there, explore the garden’s tree-lined hiking trails, a great alternative as Montecito’s trails recover. MontecitoMag.com 69

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