Current and Upcoming Artists in Residence

Our Artist in Residencies (AIR) occur in the spring and fall each year.  Additionally, we host Mini Artist in Residencies at other times throughout the year.

Spring & Summer 2018 Mini AIRs & Partnerships:

Ruben Espinoza: Creating a mural in Guadalupe, CA, on the former Far Western Tavern building in partnership with The Dunes Center. (June)

Jim Stephenson: Composer & Conductor.  In partnership with Ben Helpren of NCEAS, The Music Academy of the West and the Lobero Theater.  He will be composing a chamber piece for 12 players based on his experiences interacting with the 12 member scientific think tank of NCEAS. (July)

555 Rural Artist Residency: We have partnered with Blue Sky Center for this rural Artist in Residency program in New Cuyama, CA, part of the "North Forty" of Santa Barbara County.  555 is Blue Sky Center's pilot artist residency program, hosting 5 artists for 5 days in 5 Shelton Huts on the Blue Sky Center campus. (July)