Thursday, March 17, 2016

Fibervision in Santa Barbara

Unique Collaboration Unites Poets and Artists

In a one-of-a-kind celebration of National Poetry Month, the Central Coast artists’ group, Fibervision, will be presenting a tangible interpretation of the works from poets of Santa Barbara. The exhibition, From Verse to Visual, will make its inaugural debut at Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center in Santa Barbara, with a combined reception for poets and artists on Wednesday, April 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

In that magical setting overlooking the ocean, poets will offer readings of the poetry that inspired artworks in the uncommonly expressive form of textiles. In Peace and Gratitude, by artist Belinda Hart, is a depiction of Hart’s selected poem, “In Peace and Gratitude” by poet Sojourner Kincaid Rolle.

Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be offered during the reception.  Following the exhibit at Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center, which runs from March 30th through May 22nd, From Verse to Visual will travel for exhibitions in other cities. The exhibit will also include additional works by Fibervision artists, as part of the annual Fibervision “New Views” exhibit.

Docent tours of the exhibit will be offered on April 23rd and May 21st at 10:00 am.

Additional information about Fibervision, a group of 25 Santa Barbara area artists whose focus is contemporary art quilts and surface design, can be found at 

Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center is located at 1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Please call 805-897-1982 for daily exhibit times. 

Photo:  In Peace & Gratitude by Belinda Hart

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