Opening First Thursday, February , ArtXchange Gallery , 512 First Avenue S., presents the latest iteration of “Like Mother…,” a traveling exhibition conceived and curated by L. Kelly Lyles. This group exhibition features diverse interpretations of the profound bond between mother and child, exhibiting 20 regional artists working in a broad range of mediums. Shown: Mom by Deborah Fay Lawrence.
This month, Foster/White Gallery, 220 3rd. Avenue S., presents a selection of new work by gallery artists. The exhibition offers a wide scope of media and subject matter, celebrating each artist’s unique engagement with his/her respective discipline.
Frederick Holmes and Company, 309 Occidental Avenue S., and Marybeth Rothman are honoring Black History Month. Shown at the left: MRS. BELL
Gallery 110, 110 3rd. Avenue S., presents its 7th Annual Juried Exhibition, juried by Maiza Hixson, Chief Curator of the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts & Culture. Greetings From the Anthropocene features work from thirty-three artists from around the country, exploring sobering themes prevalent in today’s political, social, technological and environmental climates.
Gallery IMA, 123 S. Jackson Street, is showing “Home,” a group exhibition features 2D and 3D works incorporating the subject of habitation and depictions of "home", including the works of Larry Calkins, Graham Fracha, Ben Chickadel, Alan Corkery Hahn, Don Fritz, Mike Moran, and Selene Santucci.
Thomas Wood’s “Flowers: Prints and Paintings” are on view at the Harris/Harvey Gallery, 1915 First Avenue, through February 25. The artist’s reception isFirst Thursday, February 2, 6 – 8 p.m. Wood unveils a body of new floral paintings with a fantastical twist – flowers in landscapes inhabited by unlikely creatures. Birds, fish, elephants, dinosaurs, and human figures emerge from clusters of blooms or linger along the horizon.
Northwest painter Barbara Sternberger’s second solo show with Linda Hodges Gallery, 316 First Avenue S., entitled "Holding Place," continues the trajectory she has established through many years of exhibiting in top-notch galleries.
Lynn Hanson Gallery, 312 S. Washington, presents “Points of Light,” artists who have enriched the Pacific Northwest art scene. Featured are: Patricia Baldwin Seggebrusch, Kate Steiger, Sue Robertson, Darlene Gentry Lucas, Whitney Buckingham-Beechie and Pamela Beer
Prographica Gallery, 313 Occidental Avenue S., opens for First Thursday with “Robert Pruitt: Planetary Survey. ”