MISSION: UCP WORK, Inc. is dedicated to providing services to residents of the Tri-Counties with mental and/or physical disabilities, so that they may work and live independently as contributing citizens within the community of their choice.

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Sundial Studios Harmony Art Show on July 20, 2017

Sundial Studios Harmony Art Show on July 20, 2017
By UCP Work, Inc. on Jun 26, 2017 at 09:33 PM in UCP Work Inc Blog

Come see the Sundial Studios Art Show on July 20, 2017 featuring the Harmony collection. Please join us on July 20th from 5:30-8:30pm for the opening reception at Sundial Studios location (715 Kimball St., Santa Barbara) to celebrate the student artists, enjoy their great art, and relax with live music and refreshments!

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Thank you so much to Toyota of Santa Barbara!

By Eryn Eckert, PhD on May 12, 2017 at 10:34 PM

We are so grateful to General Manager Mike Caldwell and Toyota of Santa Barbara for your generous donation to UCP WORK, Inc.! Funds will be used to support our art gallery Sundial Studio, as well as our Children's Community Integration Program (in which we take children in special education classes on outings into the community as part of their school day). Thank you!

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Sundial Studios: Art Event on May 18, 2017

Sundial Studios:  Art Event on May 18, 2017
By UCP Work, Inc. on May 02, 2017 at 12:57 AM in UCP Work Inc Blog

Sundial Studios: Journey
Come with us on a journey as Artists Trevor Coopersmith, a senior from UCSB, invites 7 art students with disabilities to explore a new art form. In doing this they find a new way to express their creativity and independence. Art from the class will be displayed alongside photos of the journey. This will be a collaborative show that will include the art from the teacher and his students.

Come join with us on this journey May 18th at Sundial Studios located at 715 Kimball St., Santa Barbara from 5:30-8:30pm to enjoy the art, refreshments, and live jazz music!

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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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