The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) is pleased to host a series of Artist Pop-Up events during the month of July. The artists’ work will be on view and available for purchase on the museum’s patio overlooking the harbor from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The pop-ups are free to attend and open to the public.
On Saturday, July 15, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., SBMM is pleased to host:
John Baran Photography – John Baran is an international award-winning photographer who has also been a professional illustrator, commercial artist, and muralist for nearly five decades. Currently, his primary passion is nature and landscape photography where he endeavors to “bring the outside indoors.” His images aim to enhance home and office space to beautify and inspire, letting one’s spirit soar. Examples of Baran’s work can be seen at johnrbarron.com.
Ocean Jewel – Born and raised in Santa Barbara, designer Janey Cinzori has followed her passion for the love of the ocean and its surroundings. She has worked in the field of the arts and design for more than 30 years. “My jewelry is an expression of my love for color, shapes, textures and design. Inspiration comes from the natural beauty that we live in and the beauties of the people I meet. Everyone has their own style and I love to create to enhance the beauty of one-self.” All of the jewels are handcrafted and designed in the Santa Barbara Studio. Examples of Cinzori’s work can be seen at oceanjewelsb.com.
805 Stix&Stones – Owners Juvi and Jenna Cosio provide beach-themed home décor made by them, sourcing materials from beaches up and down the California coast while also incorporating air plants into their designs. Examples of their work can be seen on Instagram @805stixandstones.
Gina Sylvia – Born and raised in Santa Barbara, Artist Gina Sylvia feels a deep connection to the inherent splendor of the local coastline. The ocean has been an inspiration for her, and the gifts and treasures it yields usually slip into her creations. Stone, shells, sea glass and driftwood are some examples of things she is currently integrating into her mosaic artwork. Sylvia loves the methodical process of piecing together a variety of colors and shapes to create a shimmery impression of the natural beauty that follows the Santa Barbara coastline. Examples of Sylvia’s work can be seen on her Instagram page @ginasylviaart.
Kate Von Der Lieth – Artist Kate Von Der Lieth blends her love of photography and nature to take photos of abalone and landscapes, which she then puts onto wood animals or symbols before applying resin. Here imagery is bright and bold, bringing a smile to the face and joy to the home or office.