ArtWatch 2014: Young Careers – SB to Greater LA
September 25, 2014 – November 22, 2014

Opening Reception: September 25, 2014 | 4-6pm

Press Release

ArtWatch photo

Left: Devon Tsuno, Agglomerate Horticulture, detail; Middle: Laura Krifka, Tyger! Tyger!; Right: Julia Haft-Candell, Shorts

Eight contemporary artists working in Santa Barbara and greater LA

The Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art is launching an ArtWatch series that will focus on different issues and themes that engage contemporary artists living on the West Coast. The first in the series examines eight artists, young in their careers, but fully launched as artists-to-watch.


Stephanie Dotson (Santa Barbara, CA)
Julia Haft-Candell (Los Angeles, CA)
Nathan Huff (Santa Barbara, CA)
Kiel Johnson (Los Angeles, CA)
Laura Krifka (Ventura, CA)
Chris Rupp (Santa Barbara, CA)
Devon Tsuno (Los Angeles, CA)
Liat Yossifor (Lost Angeles, CA)


ArtWatch 2014 will be on view from September 25 - November 22, 2014. Museum hours are 10am - 4pm Monday through Friday, and 11am - 5pm on Saturdays. The Museum is closed Sundays and college holidays. Admission is free. For more information, please contact the museum at or (805) 565-6162.