Category Archives: Santa Barbara

“An Artist’s story”

A blend of influences and ancestry have created an integrated approach to my painting.  A natural landscape with trees, open fields and sky inspires a different artistic response than does an urban scene with all the complexities of technology, and … Continue reading

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Alameda Padre Serra SB CA

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Archimedean spiral in early Fall

from a walk with an old friend in the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

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old door @ Santa Barbara Public Library

Miss Sara Plummer established Santa Barbara’s first library, it was on State Street in 1870. The library was later sold to the Odd Fellows who moved it to their lodge at State and Haley Streets. The library finally became public … Continue reading

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from a magical time

  The Riviera Theatre was an auditorium building designed by Alfred Eichler in 1926. Eichler designed many of the buildings at the old Riviera Campus as well as UCSB’s Mesa Campus, which is now the campus for Santa Barbara City … Continue reading

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