Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Studio Channel Islands is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing together artists and community for extraordinary artistic encounters that enrich, educate, and entertain.
Studio Channel Islands (SCIART) is located within a former Elementary School and includes two art galleries, 40 artists studios, an outdoor exhibition and event spaces. Our ongoing programs include:
Free Admission to the Art Galleries
Open Studios on the First Saturday of Every Month
Children and Adult Art Education classes
School Tours Program
Special Events & Festivals
Memory Café & Stroke Survivor Groups
SCIART believes in the transforming power of the arts; our outreach programs include Memory Cafe in the Gallery and Stroke Survivor Art workshops in the community. Our art education programs include bringing students into our gallery and artists into classrooms. We are proud to be home to inclusive group Kindling Studios.
Meet this month’s featured Artist-in-Residence, Joe Cibere! Visit Joe in Studio R5 during the next Open Studios.
“The challenge is to know when to stop and let the medium take over. That’s why the most successful paintings seem almost effortless,” Joe asserts. “I always look forward to interacting with art patrons and other artists to give feedback about the creative process & affirm that visual expression is one of lifes greatest joys.
Joe Cibere is signature member of the National Watercolor Society and his painting style demonstrates his love of nature and wilderness. His”abstract realism” paintings integrate strong design and balance with a sense of illusion and have appeared in “Watercolor Magazine” and in the International Artists book “The Watercolor Sky and Cloud Techniques of 23 International Artists”. His work is also part of both corporate and private collections. His studio is at Studio Channel Islands, Room R5 in Old Town Camarillo, CA.
Check out past featured artists here.