Disaster Relief

Santa Barbara October 2009

Posted by on Oct 26, 2009 in 2009, AFTA Exhibitions, Art Programming, Disaster Relief | Comments Off on Santa Barbara October 2009

  Participating Artists Jessica Amos, James Carbone, Lynn Coleman, Joy Feuer, Diana Folsom, Sue Francis, David Gala, Betsy Gallery, Nancy Goldwin, Izzy Greer, Diane Hardy-Garcia, Celeste Iida, Marcelino Jimenez, Kay Kropp, Doug Lochner, Susan Love, Philip Lumbang, Laura Lynch, Ceres Madoo, Bill Matthews, John Matthews, Valery Milovic, Judy Nilsen, Robert Oblon, Renee Palmer, Portia Perry-Schaeffer, Terry Peterson, PH Fred, Terri Phillips, Mary Price, Bari Ramoy, Nancy Richler, Joan Robey, Rachel Rose, Gwen Samuels, Nina Savill, Dante Sigismondi, Karen Sikie, Solar B, Laura Stickney, Lorna Turner, Valery Valesquez, Evan Vieser, Won Sil Kim, Xenia Zampolli Press Press Relese AFTA/SBBG Media Release   Los Angeles Times ART from the ashes at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden – Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times Raising plants, and hopefully cash, in Santa Barbara – latimes.com Los Angeles Times Culture Monster http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2009/10/art-from-the-ashes.html NPR KCLU KCLU :: NPR & Local News :: 88.3 Ventura County :: 102.3 Santa Barbara :: A Service of California Lutheran University KUSC Santa Barbara News Press AFTA Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Overview Video from ART from the ashes on Vimeo. Over 50 artists donated their time and talent to create one-of-a-kind works of art for the ART from the ashes exhibition at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.  The exhibition will showcase pieces created from reclaimed materials obtained from the Garden after the Jesusita Fire that raged through the Santa Barbara area in May of 2009. In its wake, the fire burned over 8,700 acres of land and destroyed 80 homes. Over 60 of the Garden’s 78 acres and 9,800 living collection plants were either destroyed or damaged and several structures were lost. Proceeds will benefit restoration efforts in the Garden. Proceeds Support       The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden fosters the conservation of California’s native plants through out gardens, education, and research and serves as a role model for sustainable practices. We envision a world where society understands the interdependency between people and plants and acts to preserve the natural world....

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Botanic Garden Exhibition October 2009

Posted by on Oct 12, 2009 in 2009, AFTA Exhibitions, Disaster Relief | Comments Off on Botanic Garden Exhibition October 2009

    Exhibition Artists Press ART from the ashes and the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden exhibition & art sale raises over $20,000 to benefit Garden renewal Press Release ART from the ashes and the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden invite you to enjoy a day of art in the Garden at the October 10th exhibition & art sale Press Release Artists create works for show from ruins of Jesusita brushfire in Santa Barbara County SoCal Potters Blog KTLA Morning News (video) Raising plants, and hopefully cash, in Santa Barbara KUSC Arts Alive Podcast (fast forward to 31 min mark) ART from the ashes at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden The fire’s gifts : ART from the ashes transforms losses from the Jesusita Fire   Gallery Hours:   Thursday-Sunday 12-5pm Suggested Donations – $5 ART from the ashes Gallery   216 S. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91204     ART from the ashes and the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden exhibition & art sale raised over $20,000 to benefit Garden...

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Cisco Home Exhibition November 2008

Posted by on Nov 12, 2008 in 2008, AFTA Exhibitions, Disaster Relief | Comments Off on Cisco Home Exhibition November 2008

      Contributing Artists Kevin Caron, Joy Feuer, Kay Kropp, Michael Kurtz, Tracy Longley-Cook, Ceres Madoo, Valery Milovic, John Matthews, Carolyn Mendoza, Sally Middleton, Renee Palmer, Terri Phillips, Joan Robey, Rachel Rose, Jude Silva, Lillian Utsumi, Roberta Veatch, Evan Vieser, Joan Waters, Lisa G. Westheimer & Ray Yocum Press Press Release Pasadena Now EcoPop Art Slant Los Angeles Pasadena Arts Council Calendar KCAL9 Feature ART from the ashes announces its first exhibition and silent auction at Cisco Home ART from the ashes raises $12,000 for Meta (Making Education The Answer)   Cisco Slideshow from ART from the ashes on Vimeo.     On November 15th 2007, Cisco Brothers’ South Central Los Angeles furniture warehouse was destroyed by fire. In the months that followed, a collective of independent artists assembled by ART from the ashes created one of a kind works of art from materials salvaged at the fire sire location. Business Owner, Cisco Pinedo inspired by the notion that something positive might come from the destruction chose to donate proceeds from the sale of art to M.E.T.A. a Los Angeles non-profit that provides mentorship programs for Hispanic youth in Southern California. Creative Partner Using green materials and building methods, all of Cisco’s furniture is as healthy for you as it is for the planet. Each unique item is built with pride by local craftspeople at our headquarters in the heart of Los Angeles. Every piece, big or small, brings timeless style and beauty to your home. Proceeds...

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