Welcome to our award winning galleries! Sebastopol Center for the Arts’ (SCA) Visual Arts Program’s universal mission is to feature artwork by artists from local Sonoma County, regional Bay Area, greater California and around the world. Although our physical galleries are currently closed due to COVID-19 safety concerns, our mission remains the same, and we have taken our exhibitions online.
Our numerous and extensive exhibitions vary throughout the year. We offer juried, invitational, curated and open submission opportunities for local, regional, national and international artists. To learn more about our exhibits please visit Events calendar.
Our exhibitions are often augmented with lectures, panel discussions, workshops, demonstrations and musical performances. We strive to stimulate, inspire and educate; further enhancing our patron’s engagement with the arts.
Please check back regularly for more information as our online presence grows, and as local and state restrictions begin to change, allowing us to use the SCA facility and in-person galleries again.
For questions or inquiries related to our Adult Arts Education Program, please contact: Carolyn Wilson at email@example.com, (707) 829-4797, ext. 1004.
Exhibition will run until August 22
For this show, artists were asked to submit work related to anything and everything water related…. Think oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, brooks, but also aquariums, clouds, rain, flood, flow, steam, ice, glaciers, icebergs, wells, sources, or any other associations related.
After lengthy deliberation, the artists selected for this event have been announced!
Exhibition will run from now until July 18.
COVID-19 has forced us to stop as never before. We are living a sea change; our world is in a profound transformation. For this exhibit, artists were asked about their experience of this sea change, how it has impacted their lives, changed the way they view other people and the world, see the future, appreciate things previously taken for granted, and so forth. A wide variety of experience is expressed through this work, and we hope it will resonate with an audience that is also grappling a world that changed almost overnight, completely upending the ways in which people perceived and understood social relationships, community and their place in it. COVID-19 is, in a very real sense, a social trauma as much as it is a medical one–with a jolt, it altered life in myriad ways that are, in some sense, always outside of attempts to describe or explain them. We hope that this group show will help give voice to a range of experiences and methods of representation.