An artist box titled Jewels of Fiji by Sovea Seniloli

Gather and Graft: An Arts Workshop

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
1st Floor, Ocean Side
Fish Bowl

Space is limited.  Sign up for the Workshop

Light refreshments will be served.

Join us for a free art making workshop at the Library in conjunction with UCSB Reads 2024 and the Art, Design, and Architecture (AD&A) Museum's new exhibition "A Box of One's Own: Women Beyond Borders."  Participants will work with materials that include a wooden box, California native plant images and seeds, soil, collage supplies, and paint.  

Gather and Graft will be led by MFA graduate student Negar Farajiani, whose social practice projects addresses global environmental and social issues. In this workshop, participants from across campus will exchange ideas within a performative setting. 

Exhibition Tour: Please visit the AD&A exhibition for inspiration prior to the workshop, either on your own, or, at 4PM immediately before the workshop, when Leticia Cobra Lima, PhD Candidate in the Dept. of Art & Architecture, will lead a short guided tour.

Space in the workshop is limited.  We will follow up with you by email to confirm your participation.
Questions? Email

Image Credit: Seniloli Sovea, Jewels of Fiji (1999), 2023.005.132, Women Beyond Borders Art Collection founded by Lorraine Serena, the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara.

Note: The exhibition is free and open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from Noon to 5PM.  If you cannot make the 4:00PM tour on 2/13, please visit the exhibition the week before the workshop.

This event is co-sponsored by the AD&A Museum.