Tag archives: Arts Fund Santa Barbara

2020 Prompts New Vision of Santa Barbara Arts Community
By Ted Mills   |   August 5, 2021

Performing arts and the arts nonprofit sector of Santa Barbara took a huge hit in 2020, as COVID performed a scorched earth campaign across an already tenuous industry. Santa Barbara loves its art and its artists, but it has often suffered from the silo’ing of audiences and funding.  Philanthropists love having their names on new […]

Arts Fund SB’s New Executive Director
By Joanne A Calitri   |   March 1, 2018

Our Town’s latest millennial superstar is Torrie Cutbirth, artist, arts community enthusiast, and recently appointed executive director of the Arts Fund Santa Barbara [AFSB]. She is making headway as the youngest E.D. for the organization with an art background, education, and passion to move its mission forward.  I met with Torrie at the AFSB gallery […]