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Sundial Studios' 4th Annual Holiday Art Show

By Eryn Eckert, PhD on Nov 16, 2016 at 10:18 PM

Please join us Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 5-8pm at Impact Hub Santa Barbara (1117 State Street in Santa Barbara) for Sundial Studios 4th Annual Holiday Art Show and Sale. Enjoy wine and appetizers while perusing beautiful artwork. The event will feature the artwork of Brian MacLaren, with live music provided by the Traveling Hurtados. We hope to see you there!

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Angels and Art: A fundraiser for Angels Bearing Gifts and UCP WORK, Inc.

By Eryn Eckert, PhD on Aug 01, 2016 at 05:28 PM

Please join us for happy hour in the studio Thursday, August 18 ~4:30-6:30pm at Sundial Studio, 715 Kimball Street in Santa Barbara. $25 if paying by credit card or $20 with check or cash. Proceeds benefit both Angels Bearing Gifts and UCP WORK, Inc. Sundial Studio is located at 715 Kimball Avenue in Santa Barbara.

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Rabobank is our first van sponsor!

Rabobank is our first van sponsor!
By Eryn Eckert, PhD on May 04, 2016 at 09:23 PM

We are so grateful to Rabobank for being our very first van sponsor. Rabobank will have their logo on our Santa Barbara based Claravan for an entire year!

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UCP WORK, Inc. Fresco Cafe Art Show and Sale Saturday April 30, 2016

By Eryn Eckert, PhD on Mar 24, 2016 at 11:27 PM in UCP Work Inc Blog

UCP WORK, Inc. receives 10% of all food and drink sales generated throughout the evening. Art from the resident artists of Sundial Studios will be showcased and available for sale. Join us for live music and a raffle with a variety of wonderful prizes while you enjoy a delicious meal at Fresco!

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Chuck's Story

Chuck's Story
By Eryn Eckert, PhD on Mar 01, 2016 at 10:52 PM

Charles “Chuck” Jefferson has been working diligently towards achieving his goals at UCP WORK Inc. At our Sundial Studio art gallery, he pursued his love of art by making ceramic crosses, several of which he sold at our most recent show. Chuck has had a lifelong dream of attending college, and during 2015 he took two semesters of vocals classes at Santa Barbara City College. Immediately being amongst fellow music lovers, Chuck made a multitude of friends. With the support of UCP Work Inc. staff, plus his own internal motivation, Chuck received A’s in his classes.

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Sundial Studios First Thursday Spring Art Show and Sale April 7, 2016

Sundial Studios First Thursday Spring Art Show and Sale April 7, 2016
By Eryn Eckert, PhD on Feb 08, 2016 at 10:53 AM

UCP WORK, Inc.'s Sundial Studios First Thursday Art Show and Sale will be held Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Sundial Studios from 5-8pm. Sundial Studios is located at 715 Kimball Avenue in Santa Barbara.

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Thank you so much to Malibu Family Wines!

By Eryn Eckert, PhD on Feb 08, 2016 at 10:13 AM

All of us at UCP WORK, Inc. would like to sincerely thank Malibu Family Wines for hosting our second art show at their Los Olivos location on February 6, 2016!

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Sundial Studios at Malibu Family Wines February 6, 2016

By Eryn Eckert, PhD on Jan 21, 2016 at 12:08 PM

The tasting room at Malibu Family Wines is a great place to peruse unusual and extraordinary art created by the resident artists of Sundial Studios while tasting some exceptional wines. This is an excellent time to pick up a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetie. Some of Sundial’s resident artists will be present to assist you in choosing the perfect piece. For more information, please call Michael Craig, Sundial Studios Manager, at (805) 963-8332, or mcraig@ucpworkinc.org.

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Save the Date! Sundial Art Studios at Malibu Family Wines February 6, 2016

By Eryn Eckert, PhD on Jan 05, 2016 at 04:12 PM

Come join Sundial Studios in collaboration with Malibu Family Wines for an afternoon of wine and art in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. The event will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Malibu Family Wines, 2363 Alamo Pintado Avenue in Los Olivos.

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National Cookie Day at Applied Abilities in Santa Barbara!

By UCP Work, Inc. on Dec 07, 2015 at 09:29 AM in UCP Work Inc Blog

Friday, December 3, 2015 was National Cookie Day and UCP Applied Abilities staff and participants celebrated by seeing who could move a cookie from their forehead to their mouth using only facial muscles. Check out this video of our staff Manaho's successful effort!

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