Past Exhibitions


The Tenth Annual Art About Agriculture

November 11, 2017 through February 25, 2018

The popular pastoral art show presented annually by the Ag Art Alliance marked its tenth anniversary with a fresh crop of 82 artworks by 70 artists from across the country. The art portrayed the beauty and bounty of agriculture in scenes ranging from fields, farmworkers and farmers markets to animals, barns and backroad vistas.


Pilot's Discretion: Aerial Photos by Bill Dewey

June 17, 2017 through October 15, 2017

An exhibition of aerial photographs by Santa Barbara pilot and photographer Bill Dewey. Dewey's work showed how a shift in perspective can reveal the hidden artistry of natural forces on our local landscape.

The 1936 Mexican Snapshot Mystery

February 4, 2017 through June 11, 2017

A whodunit detective story-turned-exhibition featuring hundreds of vintage snapshots discovered by chance at a Santa Paula estate sale. The 1936 Mexican Snapshot Mystery was a glimpse into ordinary life in 1930s Mexico, viewed through the lens of three mysterious California photographers.

The Ninth Annual Art About Agriculture

November 12, 2016 through February 26, 2017

A homegrown art exhibition rooted to our region's rural heritage that featured agriculturally-themed works by 65 contemporary artists.

The 23rd De Colores Art Show

October 22, 2016 through January 29, 2017

The annual De Colores Art Show is an exhibition of contemporary art inspired by Latino culture and tradition. The 2016-2017 show honored the legacy of previous generations in empowering young people to embrace diversity and share their own unique voice.

One Look at Nature: The Paintings of Gail Pidduck

June 18, 2016 through November 6, 2016

Gail Pidduck is one of Santa Paula's most esteemed resident artists. Her 2016 solo show featured 50 breathtaking new works inspired by the beauty of nature and the local landscape.

The Art of Aviation

July 16, 2016 through October 16, 2016

The Art of Aviation showcased the magic of flight and the significance of aviation in the history of Santa Paula and Ventura County. The group show illustrated the many aspects of aviation through art - from airplanes and pilots to airports and aerial views.