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Silo118 presents BODY

by lesliedinaberg on September 27, 2017

  On view through November 8, Silo118 features artists JoAnn Belson, Patricia Houghton Clarke, Steven DePinto, Max Gleason, Skye Gwilliam, Jay Peterzell and Patricia Post in a show called “BODY,” focusing on pieces working with the human form. Located in the heart of Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, Silo118 is a historic grain silo, now serving as an […]

Hold Hope | Obama in Santa Barbara, 2007

by lesliedinaberg on January 25, 2017

International award-winning photographer (and Santa Barbara Seasons contributor) Patricia Houghton Clarke presents never-before seen black and white images from Barack Obama’s campaign stop in Santa Barbara in 2007. She says, “The photographs embody the President’s abiding power, grace, and most importantly, HOPE.” There will be an opening reception from 4-7 p.m. on Jan. 28 at PATRICIA […]

My Santa Barbara: Unseen Santa Barbara

by lesliedinaberg on March 16, 2016

Photograph by Patricia Houghton Clarke By Leslie Dinaberg At first glance, it is unclear if you’re viewing an impressionist painting or simply a captivating reflection, which is exactly what drew Patricia Houghton Clarke to take this intriguing photograph. Clarke was wandering along a path at Arroyo Hondo Preserve, on her way to the birthday party […]

Cocktail Corner: Viva la Cocktails at Cadiz!

by lesliedinaberg on July 1, 2013

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg Santa Barbara’s Spanish heritage is always on display at the beautiful Cadiz restaurant (509 State St.), but this month, there’s an extra injection of that Fiesta spirit with a special cocktail menu celebrating Patricia Houghton Clarke‘s Old Spanish Days photographs which are featured in the […]

Santa Barbara Spotlight: Photographer Patricia Houghton Clarke

by lesliedinaberg on May 31, 2013

By Leslie Dinaberg (originally appeared on the Santa Barbara SEASONS Blog) Despite her lifelong fascination with light, shapes and colors—not to mention an impressive list of awards and exhibitions, both internationally and closer to her hometown of Santa Barbara—photographer Patricia Houghton Clarke has only been focused on photography for a short time. “I’ve been photographing […]