Santa Barbara Arts Fund Celebrates 30 Years

Gala event highlighted black and white

POSTED: 06:15 AM PST Dec 24, 2013    UPDATED: 10:01 AM PDT Oct 01, 2013 
Santa Barbara, Calif. -

The Santa Barbara Arts Fund celebrated 30 years Sunday night with a gala event.

Over 200 people dressed in black and white attended at the Fund's headquarters on Yanonali St.

They enjoyed food, music and a new exhibit entitled "A Formal Affaire: Art Making in Black and White."   It featuring several pieces of black and white art, including one the size of an entire wall.

Mayor Helene Schneider presented the staff with a city resolution to honor the three decades of efforts to help the arts.

A live auction was led by Matthew Chung from Chai Consulting and Gabe Saglie from