May 27 Funk Zone Art Walk


Please join us on Friday, May 27th from 5-8pm for the Funk Zone Art Walk.

The Funk Zone Art Walk is a bi-monthly event initiated to highlight the neighborhood’s vibrant artistic community. On May 27th, over a dozen artist studios, galleries, and art-centric venues open their doors to the public from 5-8pm, making it the ideal opportunity to casually experience the Funk Zone’s art scene. At any given venue, visitors can expect events such as exhibition openings, artist receptions, open studios, insightful art lectures or demonstrations, live music and performances, pop-up artist booths, beer and wine tastings, and various other interactive activities. The event is free to the public and welcomes all age groups.

Below is a list of this coming Funk Zone Art Walk May 27th happenings:


The Arts Fund

then/NOW – exhibition opening

Nine long time Santa Barbara artists will exhibit one vintage work over 20 years old alongside a newer work to examine and demonstrate how style, vision, and content may or may not have evolved over time

205-C Santa Barbara Street



GONE Gallery

Bygone – exhibition opening

Funk Zone street artists’ homage to the Helena / Yanonali art fence

219 gray avenue


GraySpace Gallery

gestures and juxtapositions

Fine Art Collage by Steven Gilbar and Angela Holland
219 gray avenue



Karen Lehrer Studio

open studio/ grand opening

111-A1 Santa Barbara Street


Studio 121

open studio – mike Irwin, Jeanne Dentzel, Dug Uyesaka

featuring collage by guest artist Katie curry

121 Santa Barbara street



M cubed.STUDIO

grand opening/ open studio

new to the FUNK ZONE, artist Marlyn Daggett creates large textural paintings where birthday cakes are a recurring theme.

111-c1 Santa Barbara street



Gallerie Silo

new work by Michael Armour

oil paintings of flight, sea, and circus

118 gray avenue



Mason St Studios

new paintings: Koplin, Pedersen, Sattler

new works by artists Philip koplin, Lisa Pedersen and Jill Sattler

121 e mason street



Sol Hill Studio

grand opening

grand opening in new studio and gallery

111-C Santa Barbara street



MichaelKate Interiors & Art Gallery

ancient modern: a two man show

Stuart Carey & Eddie Hall reference primal aspects & motivations of humankind from our darker moments to our joyful exultations. Curated by Jan Ziegler.

132 Santa Barbara st



Studio One Eleven

Products of impedimenta: The Sue Van Horsen Experience

Assemblage, Photographs and Works on Paper from eclectic visual artist, Sue Van Horsen.

Opening night sound experience: Groove- Based Improvisational Loops by Norm Reed.

111 Santa Barbara street



The Blue Door

Rick Doehring: Abstract Art Meet & Greet

Rick Doehring is a local abstract artist who has exhibited on the Central Coast for several years. He has sold paintings across the country,  & internationally. he exhibits regularly at 10 West Gallery (of which he is a founding member), Gallery 113, and The Blue Door.

4 E Yanonali street



Hotel Indigo – MCASB Satellite

shift, stretch, expand: Everyday transformations

Artists include: Phil Argent, Weslie Ching, Petra Cortright, George Legrady, Kyra Lehman, Rebekah Miles, Maria RendÓn, Stephanie Washburn and Russell Young

117 state street



Green House Studios

a day in may

NEW WORK BY:  Erika Carter, Liz Brady, Virginia McCracken, Donna Ayscough, Theresa Carter.  featuring:  art, LIVE MUSIC, DART COFFEE CO., and CARTER PAUL WINES

136 E Yanonali street



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