The juried annual show is always a lively array of styles, media, scale, and content. Numerous awards and scholarships were given at the reception. Many of SBCC’s art students have gone on to noted careers in the artworld and related creative fields. Artworks were for sale. Many people came to celebrate the talented students.
The juror of the student show was Dan Connally. Mr. Connally is a painter and instructor at the College of Creative Studies, on the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara. Connally has also taught at the Cortona Institute of Art in Cortona, Italy. His paintings and drawings have been shown across the US.
His work was recently seen in the California Calling exhibition at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.