Birgitte Ibsen featured in “Small Town Big Art”

Carpinteria’s own 212-page “Small Town Big Art,” which features 100 Carpinteria artists, is now available for purchase. The book’s proceeds will go to the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center. The book’s 100 artists feature everyone from dancers to chefs, to poets and musicians.

The arts center will hold a book signing on Dec. 18 to celebrate the book’s release. Birgitte will be at the event to sign copies.

Cutting Edge Show - Carpinteria Arts Center

March 2020: The current exhibition features unconventional art by emerging and mid-career artists.  Participating artists provide cutting-edge artistic perspectives to the Carpinteria Arts Center walls.  The Charles Lo Bue Gallery is open Thursdays - Monday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Closed Tuesdays/Wednesdays.
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Peak Summer Show - Carpinteria Arts Center

From June 19 to August 19, all mediums of artwork are displayed Charles Lo Bue Gallery of the Carpinteira Arts Center's Peak Summer show.

With multiple juried shows each year, we showcase a wide variety of styles and mediums, often centered around a particular theme or subject.

The  gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; we are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

10th Annual Artists Studio Tour

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"Oriental Mood" by Birgitte Ibsen • Acrylic on Canvas 24x36 • $1200
The Carpinteria Arts Center is proud to announce the 10th Annual Carpinteria & Summerland Artists Studio Tour, scheduled for May 7 & 8, 2016. We hope that you will want to be a part of this art-filled weekend as well as the accompanying Artists Group exhibit at the Arts Center featuring all the artists on this year's tour. The Reception for the group show will be on Friday, May 5, 2016 from 5 to 7 PM (a "First Friday" event). www.carpinteriaartscenter.org

Imaginations • January – February 2016

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"Piece of Tranquility" by Birgitte Ibsen • 12x12 Acrylic on Canvas • $500
855 Linden Avenue • (805) 684-7789

California Dreaming • June - July 2015

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Birds of Paradise by Birgitte Ibsen • 12x12 Acrylic on Canvas • SOLD
855 Linden Avenue • (805) 684-7789

Figure it Out • Through mid-April

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Untitled by Birgitte Ibsen • 24x30 Acrylic on Canvas • $1200 • On Exhibit at Carpinteria Arts Center
855 Linden Avenue • (805) 684-7789

Via Real Physical Therapy • On Exhibit

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Untitled by Birgitte Ibsen • 30x40 Acrylic on Canvas • $1200 • On Exhibit at Via Real Physical Therapy, Carpinteria

Rabobank • Current Exhibits

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"Satellite View" by Birgitte Ibsen • 10x10 Acrylic on Canvas • SOLD
Rabobank, Carpinteria Branch, Carpinteria Avenue

Rabobank, Downtown Santa Barbara, Carrillo Street

Portals • Through Jan. 5, 2015

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Untitled by Birgitte Ibsen • 14x14 Acrylic on Canvas • $500
855 Linden Avenue • (805) 684*7779

Show juried by Thomas Van Stein. November 22 - January 5.

Artist Reception on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2-4 p.m.

Organics • Through Nov. 17, 2014

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"Early Spring" by Birgitte Ibsen • 30x24 Acrylic on Canvas • $800
855 Linden Avenue • (805) 684-7789

Show juried by Hank Pitcher. September 27 - November 17, 2014

Artist Reception on Saturday, Oct. 11, 5-7 p.m.

Rendering to Fate • June 2014

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"Champagne" by Birgitte Ibsen • 36x28 Acrylic on Canvas • $1500
1130-A State Street • (805) 966-1707

Abstract expressions by Danish painter Birgitte Ibsen. The Carpinteria studio artist's style allow her to express herself without limitations. Praised by art critic Josef Woodard for her "rhythmic series of paint smears conspiring towards a sensuous, all-over atmospheric effect."

Artist Studio Tour • May 2013

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Birgitte Ibsen • 36x24 Acrylic on Canvas • SOLD
May 11 & 12, 2013

"Be open to anything that happens when you paint –– and then embrace it."