UC Santa Barbara, Art Studio with emphasis in Painting, 2003
Santa Barbara City College, Graphic
Arts with emphasis in Photography, 1997



  • 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010: Solo Exhibition, Zookers, Carpinteria, CA

  • 2006, 2007: Palette & Palate Carpinteria Valley Arts Council Featured Artist

  • Apr-May 2006: De Colores Art Show & Festival

  • May 2007, 2008: Organizing founding member of Carpinteria Art Studios Tour

  • 2007: 855 At The Arts Center, Nov - Jan 2008, Little, juried exhibition

  • 2008: Palm Loft Gallery, March - May, Spring juried exhibition

  • 2008: 855 At the Arts Center, May, Studio Artists exhibition

  • 2008: Porch Home Design Center, Aug - Oct

  • 2009: Featured Artist, 2009 Carpinteria Rotary Club Calendar

  • 2009: La Arcada Art Walk, July - August

  • 2010: featured artist for Girls, Inc Fundraiser - Taste of the Town

  • 2014: Porch Home Design Center Jul - Aug 

  • 2015: Carpinteria Artist Studios Tour 

  • 2015: Oct - Nov: Inside Out juried exhibition 

  • 2017: Nov - Jan 2018: Eyes of Another, juried exhibition, Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara 

  • 2018: Porch Home Design Center, Feb - April

  • 2020: Featured artist, Porch Summerland



  • Coastal View News: 2/12/04 Art Matters

  • Coastal View News: 3/16/06 Creative Carpinteria

  • Carpinteria Magazine: Spring/Summer 2006

  • Santa Barbara News Press: 4/13/07 Arts Scene 

  • Coastal View News: 11/9/17

  • Santa Barbara Sentinel 11/10/17

  • Coastal View News: Feb - April 2018

  • Voyage LA Magazine Los Angeles, 5/29/19

  • Carpinteria Magazine: Winter 2020, Art for a Cause 

  • Santa Barbara News Press, Lifestyle, 2/24/2020

  • Montecito Journal Glossy Edition, Fall/Winter 2020




Selected Patrons


John & Mary Lou Paxton Collection 

Harlis Maggard 

Emma-Jane Huerta 

Foster & Rosa Markolf 
Laurie Marcus 
Deanna Major 
David Powdrell 
Karen Gotto 
Tracy Owens  
Cherie Summers 
Heather Brodhead 
Bryna Bock 

Stephen & Erica Marcussen
Paul White
Terri & Bob Cochran
Mike Martinez
Richard Cervantez
Debra Jorgensen
Michael Vanstry
Gayle Ward 
Christy and Rick Joy 
Bill Frost

Whitney Levin

Viollette Menefee 

Georgia McDermott

Rene & Melanie Topalian 

Katrina Carl 

Mira Foster

Richard Martinez 

Karin Rodriguez 

Verna Carter 

John Callos

Beatrice & Raul Castro  

Christie Boyd 

Portia de Rossi 

Steve and Margie Bushey

Angelica Villa 

Angelica Clark

Casey Godlove 

Traci Godlove 

Denise Raiumi 



The intersection of memory, places and time...  


My long-held passion for painting led me to the University of California at Santa Barbara where I earned a Bachelors Degree in Art Studio with an emphasis in Painting. 

Our landscape is an ever changing one. I attempt to capture what still exists today. 

All copyrights for images throughout this site are reserved by Lety Garcia.  

Phone: 805-886-3001

Email: lgarciapainter@gmail.com