Tag archives: art gallery

Waterhouse Gallery Opens on CVR
By Richard Mineards   |   April 11, 2023

Social gridlock reigned when dynamic duo Ralph and Diane Waterhouse opened their first art gallery on Coast Village Road, formerly the site of the Scoops ice cream store. The Waterhouse Gallery is an extension of their nearly four decades old La Arcada emporium in Santa Barbara, next door to the popular French eatery Petit Valentien. […]

Waterhouse Gallery Takes a New Stand in Montecito
By Amélie Dieux   |   April 4, 2023

After having contemporary, abstract, and fine art galleries color the town of Montecito, there’s another one on the horizon ready to captivate your senses. The Waterhouse Gallery, located at the Coast Village Plaza (1187 Coast Village Road, Suite 3, formerly the Scoops store), is where traditional contemporary works engage your art spirit, delight your eyes, […]

Waterhouse Turns 38
By Richard Mineards   |   November 29, 2022

Social gridlock reigned when Ralph and Diane Waterhouse celebrated the 38th anniversary of their eponymous art gallery in La Arcada. The popular establishment, just a tiara’s toss from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, was founded in 1984 by Diane. It moved to its current location in 1991 and represents some of the city’s finest […]

Helena Mason Art Gallery Opens
By Joanne A Calitri   |   May 17, 2022

I was invited to attend the May 6th opening of the Helena Mason Art Gallery. The address – 48 Helena Avenue – brought me back to a 2005 world where, in that exact location, magic happened by underground artists and scientists, who spun their current creations late on Wednesday nights. If you know… you know. […]

Thomas Reynolds Gallery
By Lynda Millner   |   March 25, 2021

There’s something new at 1331 State Street: the Thomas Reynolds Gallery near the Arlington Theatre! The Gallery was founded in 1994 in San Francisco in the Pacific Heights neighborhood and was known for contemporary California art and artists. I met with Thomas Reynolds the other day and he said, “I am also an editor-publisher and […]

Caldwell Snyder Gallery Opens New Storefront on Coast Village Road
By Nick Schou   |   November 19, 2020

Montecito’s newest storefront, the small yet striking Caldwell Snyder Gallery features a monumental Brad Howe steel sculpture out front and showcases works by an exclusive roster of 55 living contemporary artists from around the world. It’s no coincidence that it’s located just across the street from the Honor Bar. Along with his longtime partner Susan […]

Atkinson Gallery Names John Connelly as New Director
By Joanne A Calitri   |   December 5, 2019

The Atkinson Gallery at Santa Barbara City College has taken on a new director, John C. Connelly. An art aficionado since birth, Connelly hails from the metro NYC area where he received his MA in Art History at Hunter College and began his career as an art curator and director for the Andrea Rosen Gallery […]

Edie’s New Digs
By Richard Mineards   |   November 21, 2019

Veteran art gallery owner Edie Caldwell, who used to have venues in San Francisco, Sausalito, and Rockport, Maine, before moving to our Eden by the Beach eight years ago, has just opened her latest locale on De La Guerra Street, just a tiara’s toss off State Street. The 800 sq. ft. gallery, which features Japanese […]

Art Foundation of Santa Barbara
By Lynda Millner   |   July 18, 2019

Every year the Santa Barbara Club turns into an art gallery for two weeks with artworks loaned from their members’ collections or work they have done themselves. There was an opening reception with champagne and hors d’oeuvres followed by dinner. The public was welcome to buy tickets as well.  To name a few of the […]

Kids’ Art on Display
By Richard Mineards   |   June 13, 2019

The Farmers & Merchants Trust Company office on Santa Barbara Street is fast becoming an art gallery of note. Since opening two years ago manager Frank Tabar has made the company’s conference room available for art students from the city’s various schools to hang their works to be viewed by the public. Frank’s wife, Marika, […]