Santa Barbara Art Association is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with over 500 artists who exhibit their original works in diverse media at local venues including the Faulkner Gallery in the S.B. Public Library and Gallery 113. Founded 0ver 60 years ago, the Santa Barbara Art Association juries in new members twice a year (see How to Join and History under Information).
The Santa Barbara Art Association provides annual scholarships of $1,000 to a student at UCSB, SBCC, and Westmont College. SBAA also donates money to its Student Art Fund which raises money to support art in the local Junior and High Schools (www.studentartfund.org).