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

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Santa Barbara Art Works

Artist Erin Ziegler painting a large landscape canvas painting inside the studio with art hanging on wall behind her
Artist Joe Haake painting with adaptive paintbrush in his mouth applying paint to the canvas sitting on easel
Artist Erin Ziegler painting a pink flower with a green background on small canvas on easel
Artist Thomas Coffey with a red shirt and black apron sitting near a desk with a self portrait drawing and pencil
Artist Scott Ryker holding up a self portrait watercolor painting
Artist Robert Winans wearing a black apron and standing in front of his landscape painting on an easel and smiling
Artists Joe Haake and Brian MacLaren in the studio near their desks working
watercolor painting of a coastal beach scene by artist Robert Winans
watercolor self portrait painting by artist and studio instructor Brian MacLaren
mixed media artwork sunflowers in a vase by artist Erin Ziegler
Art Instructor Brian MacLaren talking with artist Robert Winans while in the studio
self portrait drawing with markers by artist John Houston
Artist Brian MacLaren in the studio painting a still-life of sunflowers in a vase on a table
Artist Joe Haake sitting in front of his landscape painting on easel and smiling
Artist Juan Perez looking at his easel with a paintbrush in right hand
mixed media painting by artist John Houston
acrylic landscape painting by artist Erin Ziegler
acrylic landscape painting by artist Erin Ziegler
a studio wall with several landscape paintings hung on exhibition
a studio wall with several beach scene paintings hung on exhibition
a studio wall with several framed abstract paintings hung on exhibition
a studio wall with several landscape paintings hung on exhibition
Artist Robert Winans in the gallery during 1st Thursday exhibition and pointing to his painting displayed on the wall
acrylic painting of the Santa Barbara Courthouse by artist Kyle Allan
a studio wall with several watercolor paintings hung on exhibition
a studio wall with several beach scene tiles hung on exhibition
Studio Instructor Brian MacLaren sitting with artist Erin Ziegler while she paints at an easel
Artist Chuck Jefferson holding up a painting and poetry on canvas that he created
Artist Reiko Karl sitting in the gallery during 1st Thursday exhibition looking at her painting displayed on wall
Artist Erin Ziegler standing next to her large painting inside the studio with art hanging on wall behind her
guests walking through the gallery during 1st Thursday exhibition
studio wall displaying several abstract and collage paintings
Artist Chuck Jefferson sitting near a display of his artwork in the gallery during 1st Thursday exhibition
ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand opening celebration of the gallery
Artist Brian MacLaren in the studio at a desk painting trees for watercolor class
Artist Reiko Karl in a pink apron holding up a large landscape painting she created
Artist Michael Gurney standing in front of his displayed artwork with Mayor Cathy Murillo
Artist Kyle Allan beginning a large painting of the Santa Barbara Mission
Artist Robert Winans in his studio sitting at an easel painting
Artist Nelson Riveria in the gallery at a table drawing looking down at his work
Artist Joy Thompson sitting at a table holding an 3D printed adaptive art tool and painting
Artist Thomas Coffey in his studio sitting at a table using a 3D printed adaptive art tool and painting
Artist Kyle Allan sitting in his studio holding up one of his tractor drawings
Artist Mike Gurney wearing a Santa hat and standing in his studio holding up his landscape painting
Artist Reiko Karl in her studio standing at a desk and holding a ruler to start a grid for her painting
Artist Erin Ziegler in her studio standing at an easel painting
Artist Robert Winans in his studio standing at a table and working on screen printing
Artists Erin and Reiko inside their studio side by side working on their paintings on easels
Artist Erin Ziegler painting yellow trees on canvas on easel