Posted on August 4, 2021
| 12:42 p.m.
The Southern California Artists Portray for the Natural environment (SCAPE) and the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) are cohosting Pictures of Our Rekindled Maritime Group, an on line exhibit and sale of wonderful artwork, Wednesday, Aug 18 by way of Tuesday, Aug. 31.
The juried artwork show and sale will element the operate of extra than 55 artists and their views of the ocean, the Santa Barbara Channel, and Santa Barbara’s maritime life. A percentage of the sale proceeds will be made use of to advantage SBMM and help rekindle its article-pandemic maritime training packages.
Artwork may perhaps be viewed and ordered on line at https://sbmm.org setting up at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 18.
Past year, the 1st on the web SCAPE demonstrate and sale was a accomplishment with 34 paintings marketed. “The theme of this year’s exhibit indicates the relighting of our lives, the Level Conception Lighthouse Lens, our local community, and the Pacific Coast,” SCAPE organizers mentioned.
Among the this year’s artwork choices are: “Blue Morning Sail by Nina Warner” “Surfer” by Mary Freericks and “Scarlet Skies” by Marian Fortunati.
Ray Hunter is SCAPE’s juror for exhibit and sale. Hunter was born and elevated in Montana, where by he put in time painting the broad landscape and fly fishermen. He moved to Seattle and turned interested in marine art, shelling out time in boat yards, docks, Foss tugs and seascapes.
For the final 24 a long time, Hunter has been in Santa Barbara, exploring the coastline and striving to seize the regional mild. His displays include things like, SCAPE, CAC gold medal, Paint the Park, CWA national reveals, and the American Society of Maritime Art national show.
His awards have provided the grand prize in Paint the Parks 2007, award of merit Coos Bay maritime present, Edmonds Artwork Competition, Mackey Award, SCAPE initial put award in 2003 and 2020. He is a member of the Oak Group, a CAC artist member, signature member of California Watercolor Affiliation, American Society of Maritime Art, and SCAPE.
SCAPE was founded in 2002 and has grown to some 200 customers, a diverse group which include nationally known and regional artists, learners, patrons, and gallery proprietors. Membership is open 12 months-spherical to all who want to participate.
SCAPE’s plans are to have displays to enable raise dollars to safeguard open up areas, to enhance public consciousness of environmental and conservation problems, to endorse camaraderie and give education for artists
SCAPE mounts two or 3 juried reveals per year. To day extra than $100,000 has been lifted to benefit neighborhood nonprofit beneficiaries such as the Santa Barbara Botanic Backyard garden, Santa Barbara Museum of All-natural Record, Channelkeeper, and Mend the Ocean.