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Sullivan Goss Exhibitions, 2006

Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery presents a variety of exhibitions throughout the year at our Santa Barbara location.

Early California

November 29, 2006 - January 14, 2007

Sullivan Goss presents an exhibition of oil paintings and watercolors that document the idyllic landscape of California from 1880-1930.

Gregory Botts: Jigsaw Poetry

November 29, 2006 - January 14, 2007

Sullivan Goss welcomes National Academician, Gregory Botts, back to Santa Barbara for his debut solo exhibition of abstracted landscape paintings.

Michael Sokolis: Balancing Act

November 4, 2006 - January 11, 2007

Sullivan Goss presents its debut solo exhibition for Michael Sokolis. Featuring ordinary people perched on electrical cables over the city, Sokolis' work focuses on the ability of individuals to find magical inner resources that enable them to cope with the challenges of achieving balance in the carnival of modern life.

Ken Bortolazzo: Optikinetics II

October 19, 2006 - January 7, 2007

Sullivan Goss presents its second solo exhibition for kinetic sculptor, Ken Bortolazzo. Working within a minimalist tradition, Bortolazzo's graceful sculptures also reference the California Light and Space Movement.

Jack Smith: Recent Paintings

October 19, 2006 - January 7, 2007

Employing a startling Realism, the dynamic compositional sensibility of contemporary photography, and the emotional resonance of Expressionism, Jack Smith has carved out a unique vision in the revival of American portraiture. This is his debut solo exhibition with Sullivan Goss.

John Nava: Neo-Icons

October 19, 2006 - November 26, 2006

For his debut solo exhibition at Sullivan Goss, Ojai artist, John Nava,has applied his amazing craftsmanship and refined Realism to create politically charged paintings and tapestries about the war in Iraq.

Curator's Choice: The American Dynamo

October 12, 2006 - January 17, 2007

Sullivan Goss presents a salon show of American paintings, drawings, and watercolors in the De Forest gallery.

The Fall Salon of Major American Paintings

October 5, 2006 - November 24, 2006

Sullivan Goss announces a salon of major American paintings in the Romantic, Luminist, Impressionist, and Modernist traditions.

Alia E. El-Bermani: Perceptions of Beauty

August 31, 2006 - October 18, 2006

Alia El-Bermani's debut solo exhibition will include more than twelve paintings that examine the dilemmas posed when the classical ideal of beauty meets feminist critique.

Hank Pitcher: New Paintings

August 31, 2006 - October 18, 2006

For his newest exhibition in our new contemporary gallery, Hank Pitcher has painted monumental surfboard paintings, Central Coast landscapes, and a new cycle of work the artist refers to as “botanical paintings.”

The Missions and Early California Buildings

August 3, 2006 - October 4, 2006

Sullivan Goss brings together almost 100 paintings, watercolors, etchings, and photographs of the California Missions with examples dating from 1882 to today.

Santa Barbara Sculptor's Guild

August 1, 2006 - October 7, 2006

As part of its commitment to Santa Barbara's month-long contemporary art offering, Off Axis, Sullivan Goss is pleased to present a selection of great sculpture from the Santa Barbara Sculptor's Guild.


July 15, 2006 - August 30, 2006

Sullivan Goss is especially excited to bring such a fine selection of the country’s leading contemporary artists to Santa Barbara for an exhibition that could well prove to be pivotal both for the resuscitation of tapestries as a contemporary medium and for the successful integration of computer technology into a fine art medium.

Shiba Ward: New Works

June 8, 2006 - August 2, 2006

Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery is proud to announce the first solo exhibition for contemporary artist, Shiba Ward. The artist creates lavishly detailed and intimate works of the urban landscape he calls home.

Dan Lutz

June 8, 2006 - August 2, 2006

Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery presents a curated exhibition from the estate of Dan Lutz, a celebrated Regionalist. His later works show a gifted technician pushing at abstraction and the expressive possibilities of color.

Currents and Concurrence

June 8, 2006 - August 15, 2006

Sullivan Goss presents a salon exhibition of work by Betty Lane, Richard Haines, and Anya Fisher, three American modernists whose artistic ideas converged and diverged in interesting ways.

Los Angeles Antiques Show, 2006

April 27, 2006 - April 30, 2006

Sullivan Goss will join Christine Schell in creating an exquisite booth filled with antique furniture, decorative objects, and stunning American paintings.

Steve Huston: The Works

April 20, 2006 - June 7, 2006

Sullivan Goss presents our second solo exhibition for noted American realist, Steve Huston. The show will feature masterworks from his boxer cycle, his laborer cycle and will now include still lifes and landscapes.

Great American Modernism

March 30, 2006 - April 19, 2006

Sullivan Goss will present a limited time exhibit of great American Modernism, surveying the development of 20th century art from 1920 to 1970.

Betty Lane: The Road Less Taken

March 29, 2006 - May 31, 2006

Sullivan Goss is pleased to announce the innaugural exhibition of East Coast artist, Betty Lane. Comprised of oils and watercolors from 1930 to 1970, this exhibition will examine the output of an artist determined to go her own way.

Palm Springs Modernism Show 2006

February 17, 2006 - February 19, 2006

Sullivan Goss will participate in the fifth annual Palm Springs Modernism show at the Palm Springs Convention Center as part of a week long salute to Modernism.

Allen Linder

January 26, 2006 - April 29, 2006

Sullivan Goss is pleased to bring Allen Linder to the west coast for an exhibition of figurative sculpture carved in marble, cast in bronze and inlaid with various metals and mother of pearl.

Nicole Strasburg: 40 + 40 @ 40

January 26, 2006 - March 30, 2006

In recognition of her first 40th birthday of many, Sullivan Goss is pleased to present an exhibition of 40 oils on birch and 40 oils on paper by acclaimed landscape artist, Nicole Strasburg.

Los Angeles Art Show, 2006

January 25, 2006 - January 29, 2006

Sullivan Goss is pleased to present a choice selection of its vast inventory at the Los Angeles Art Show at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica. We hope to see you there.


January 19, 2006 - March 23, 2006

Sullivan Goss is pleased to announce the inaugural exhibition of the estate of Anders Aldrin, one of Los Angeles most significant early modernists. This exhibition will examine the artist's curious and enduring love of bridges.

THE FALL FOUR: Aristides Demetrios

November 17, 2005 - January 21, 2006

Sullivan Goss is very pleased to announce our first solo exhibition of bronze and stainless steel sculpture by one of Santa Barbara's treasured artists, Aristides Demetrios.

THE FALL FOUR: Frederick Remahl

November 10, 2005 - January 11, 2006

Sullivan Goss presents the inaugural exhibit of the Estate of Frederick Remahl, one of Chicago's truly iconic modernists.

THE FALL FOUR: Nell Brooker Mayhew

November 10, 2005 - January 25, 2006

Sullivan Goss announces a new exhibition of color etched monotypes by Nell Brooker Mayhew to coincide with a new book by Balcony Press entitled, "Nell Brooker Mayhew: Paintings on Paper."

THE FALL FOUR: Jon Francis

November 10, 2005 - January 11, 2006

Sullivan Goss presents Jon Francis in his second major show of contemporary tonalist paintings.

The Montecito Salon

August 31, 2005 - November 3, 2006

Sullivan Goss and Christine Schell present a traditional salon with furniture, decorative objects, and museum quality paintings in our Montecito gallery.