Saturday, February 27th, 2010 | Author:

If you’re heading out tonight, make sure to put Elise’s Tavern on your list. This is another great show put on by one of our favorite local art lovers, Andi Garcia. Details below.


Artwork by Frijol

Santa Barbara gets the sneak peek of some of the up and coming again !! We scooped the big gallery in our sleeping giant soon to be the next art mecca !!
And artist from other areas are swarming to get here .

Over 35 works from the best  with several “ones to watch ‘

Art featured is acrylic on plexiglas by FrijolBoy/Juan Muniz  who was in attendance and announced he was just selected for a show  at La Luz de Jesus Bliiy Shire’s gallery in Los Angeles.
FrijolBoy is  also working on an illustrated book that will sneek peek  in  2010.
Also presenting and in attendance  was NomeLove / Robert Duran a native of  Santa Barbara of Chumash decent  with his mystic visually intriguing works and  will soon be in a show  Ms. Garcia will  be curating  Las Vegas this  April .

Other artists in attendance  included  Aeda of Las Vegas , Sheryl Schroeder, and Leo Jurado handling live art on lifesize UnValentine’s Card.
Another guest live artist was Sharif of ImanDesigns who is on his way to Barcelona , Spain for a group show .

Special guest artist from Arlington, Texas is Loretta Gonzalez  also  announced by phone call  she has just been selected to be published in the July issue of Blue Canvas .

This show at Elsie’s Lounge/gallery was the launch of “AftergLOW” an official 1st Thursday after hours art event  with a sexier funkier side of Santa Barbara’s art community !

Music was provided by Dj Tru and Xander that transcended the laid back vibe of our comfortable spot into the chic artsy settling like never before .

Yummy treated were donated  by Bella Dolce ‘s  Bakery  who just had a great write up in SB News Press.

Andi Garcia presented another Heart2Hand youth art fundraiser during the same week the fund’s first donation was made to La Cuesta High School at DPHS .
As with all shows 15% of all art sales will go to this worthy grassroots cause.

Show closing party scheduled for Saturday, Feb 27 at Elsie’s 117 W. De la Guerra St. Santa Barbara 7pm-10pm  with live art by Yuki Miyazaki resident artist from HIVE Gallery in Los Angeles and Leo Jurado .

For More information ,please see contact  information below

Andi Garcia – WEV graduate
Heart 2 Hand  Artists’ Resources / Youth Scholarship Fund

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