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Trent Ichiro Watanabe Art Show

First Thursday of March is just around the bend and the new month heralds an exciting new show at The Press Room.  This exhibition features the artist Trent Ichiro Watanabe with a selection of new works.  Not only is this the long awaited unveiling of his most recent creations but it is also an opportunity to enjoy an evening with the artist himself.  Besides the pleasure of Trent’s company, the opening reception, with begins at 8pm on March the 1st, also boasts a substantial line-up of live entertainment, as well as a chance to drink one of the artist’s patented “Turkey Callers.”

No doubt this should will be an evening to remember (depending on the number of “Turkey Callers” you happen to try).


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The Fantastic Schedule of Upcoming Shows…

The Current show hanging at The Press Room, “Mosaics,” the Permanent Mark Art Show, continues at the bar until February 29th.  For anyone who hasn’t had the chance to check it out, this show is a must see.

Opening March 1st, again at 8pm, MOL Arts is proud to announce a solo exhibition of the works of Trent Watanabe.  The show will feature all new works by the artist and promises to be a highlight.

This fantastic show is to be followed in April by a group show of the printmaking department at Santa Barbara City College.  After that, in May, guest curator Nathan Vonk, of the Santa Barbara Arts Blog and Sullivan & Goss, takes over to add a little spice, and a different perspective, to The Press Room Art Shows.

Keep following the updates plus the forthcoming addition of a, “local artists interview section,” set appear in the near future.


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Opening Reception for the Permanent Mark Art Show

The Permanent Mark Art Show, at The Press Room, opens this Thursday, February 2nd.  The reception begins at 8pm and will be a fantastic opportunity to talk to P.M. about his work.  In addition, Fireball Whiskey will be on hand with promotions and giveaways to spice up the night.  If you can’t make the reception, the exhibition will be on view until February 29th.

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Golden Eagle Art Show January 5th to February 1st

The Golden Eagle Art Show is all set to open on January 5th at the Press Room.  The reception begins at 8pm and will offer an opportunity for people to meet many of the artists displaying their work.

In addition  to bringing more fantastic art to Santa Barbara, this exhibition celebrates the tradition of tattooing in our community.  Those artists on display include Permanent Mark, Andrew Cornish, Jason Bradshaw, Gabe Harwell, Cory Williams, Johnny Woodruff and George Totten; working in a variety of mediums from painting to 3d constructions.

If you can’t make the opening, this exhibition will be on display until February 1st.

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New Shows for January and February

On Thursday, January 5th, the Press Room cocktail Pub will feature the first of two art shows done in conjunction with Golden Eagle Tattoo.  Both shows are part of a monthly rotating series of exhibitions featuring local arts, in this case as an example of the artists associated with tattooing in our community.

The January show will be a group exhibition featuring art from:  Permanent Mark, Andrew Cornish, Jason Bradshaw, Gabe Harwell, Cory Williams, Johnny Woodruff and George Totten

The 2nd show will open Thursday, February 2nd and will be a solo exhibition of works by Permanent Mark.

Both opening receptions will begin at 8 and offer a chance to meet the artists and ask questions about their work.

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