Wayne Hoffman, a curator at the Fielding Graduate Institute, shares his vision of Santa Barbara this month in a show featuring collages by Hoffman, the show includes works by Tony Askew, Daniel Case, Anne Luther, an Susan Savage. The artists use found objects, ranging from old stamps to ticket stubs, to create their works. They arrange and glue a wide variety of colored shapes to achieve classic designs and compositions. Meet the artists at a reception on August 15 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The show is presented in association with the Santa Barbara Visual Arts Alliance.

Collage and Assemblage: Objects Transformed into Art, through October 2, Fielding Graduate Institute Art Gallery, 805.745.8533,