WHO WE SERVE
THE COMMUNITY GALLERY
The Arts Fund Community Gallery supports emerging and mid-career artists living in Santa Barbara County. The Arts Fund holds six yearly exhibitions featuring a minimum of four artists per show. One exhibition out of the year is dedicated to the Teen Arts Mentorship students to exhibit their mentorship work in our gallery. Our Guest Curator Program offers opportunities for community members to develop their professional gallery experience by presenting thought-provoking and exciting exhibitions.
OUR COMMUNITY GALLERY SERVES:
Our Community Gallery exhibits the work of emerging and mid-career artists living in Santa Barbara County.
Our Guest Curator Program provides a rare opportunity to submit exhibition proposals and craft a unique gallery experience.
Teen Arts Mentorship students exhibit the work they create in our Community Gallery every year to celebrate their hard work.
The community is invited to submit exhibition proposals which will be evaluated by The Arts Fund Gallery Committee and selected based on the following criteria:
Providing an opportunity for local artists to expand their professional exhibition experience and enrich the cultural platform in Santa Barbara
Collaborating with a minimum of 4 local artists and/or community organizations to offer the widest inclusion of the public and create a synergistic forum for the advancement of the arts
Offering educational opportunities for the community to better understand local art, artists, or artistic processes
If you are interested in guest curator opportunities, please download the Community Gallery Exhibition Proposal Form and email the form along with images and text regarding the concept of the exhibition, and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions that are consistent with our mission and guidelines have priority.