Northern Exposure

Friday, February 09, 2018 at 05:00 PM
Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 09:00 AM


Diverse Media and Disparate Subject Matters

The Arts Fund is pleased to announce the opening of Northern Exposure, an exhibition of regional artists curated by John Hood, Professor of Art, Allan Hancock College. A reception will be held at The Arts Fund Gallery on Friday, February 9th, 2018 from 5-8pm during the Funk Zone Art Walk. Northern Exposure will feature work by Adrienne Allebe, Emily Baker, Amiko Matsuo and Patrick Trimbath.

Northern Exposure spotlights the work of four regional artists teaching at Allan Hancock College using diverse media and exploring disparate subject matters. Curator John Hood says, “Art is alive and well in the North County, as demonstrated with this outstanding group of artists. The artists in Northern Exposure fully demonstrate the possibilities of what visual art can achieve, while at the same time making it approachable and inclusive. The college has wonderfully diverse artists and art patrons who want variety in the create perspectives represented. This exhibit of regional art addresses a wide swath of subject matter and media. It is a chance to enjoy a unique blending of photography, painting, sculpture, drawing and digital art.” The exhibition will be on view until March 10, 2018 at The Arts Fund Gallery, located at 205-C Santa Barbara Street. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday-Sunday from 12-5pm and Monday and Tuesday by appointment. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

About the Arts Fund

The Arts Fund ( was established as a nonprofit in 1983. The organization’s mission is to create, fund and administer programs that foster the arts for the people of Santa Barbara County, to maximize the effectiveness of arts resources, and to nurture collaborative relationships between arts organizations. The Arts Fund is known for our Teen Arts Mentorship Program, which matches promising high school students with professional artist mentors in intensive workshops representing a spectrum of cultural arts. We are also known for our Community Gallery, which presents professionally curated art exhibitions featuring artists from across Santa Barbara County. Through our Guest Curator program, the gallery frequently invites exhibition proposals from the community in order to provide diverse, thought provoking and exciting exhibits. The Arts Fund also coordinates the Funk Zone Art Walk and facilitates projects for the Funk Zone Public Art Program. For more information please visit or e-mail i[email protected]Private donations are the essential source of funding for the organization. Please visit to learn about upcoming programs and events or to make a donation to support The Arts Fund.


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