B. B. Mcintyre

Like an alchemist, turning lead into gold, I transform detritus into a story, a setting or a series of relationships. Many of my pieces reference the human/or animal body—with “stand-ins” for the head, the body (or vessel) and feet/legs. My newest work is more sculptural and larger than previous works, while still examining issues that matter to me. Though trained in art, I work in a stream-of-consciousness manner allowing the meaning of each piece to unfold through my manipulation of each disparate part.

California University of Santa Barbara, B.F.A. 1980

2014/15 A Healthy Life, Selected Works, Carpinteria CA
2014 Carr Winery, Santa Barbara, CA
2014 Curious Cup, Carpinteria, CA
2013 Anacapa Brewery, Ventura, CA
2013 ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 Corktree Cellars, Carpinteria, CA
2011 Metamorphosed, Karpeles Manuscript Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
2010 The Alchemy of Objects, SB Architectural Foundation, Santa Barbara, CA
2010 Fragments , Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
2010 The Figure & the Fish, Casa Magazine Santa Barbara, CA
2005 Time & Other Thoughts, Art From Scrap Gallery, Santa Barbara CA
2005 Time Pieces, Faulkner Gallery, ‘Santa Barbara, CA

2013 Carnival, Flow Art Space, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Rebirth Through Time, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland CA
2012 FISH 2012 International, Lightwell Gallery, University of Oklahoma School of Art and Art History
2012 Modern Masters Group Exhibition, Art in Focus: Broken Boundaries, Chelsea, NY
2011 One Night Stand, 20th Anniversary Fundraising Event for Art From Scrap, Gallery 27 at Brooks
Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, California
2010 This ‘n That, Ontario Airport Terminal 2&4, CA
2008 Top Honors, Viva Gallery, Sherman Oaks CA
2007 To Assemble, Pierce College Gallery, Woodland Hills CA –Curator, Mary Oliver

2014 CA 101 3rd annual, Pier Plaza Galleries, Redondo Beach CA
2014 Art Comes Alive, Art Design Consultants’ Gallery, Cincinnati, OH – Award, Sculptor of the Year
2014 Petite Landscapes, Santa Barbara Tennis Club, Santa Barbara, CA
2013 Compass, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
2013 UnHinged, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
2013 26th Annual September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA
Honorable Mention
2013 Confluence, Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum, Montecito, CA
2013 Affordable Art Fair Sprint Edition, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY
2012 Ruminate and Create, Flow Art Space, Minneapolis, MN
2012 Wanna Play, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL
2012 Affordable Art Fair Fall Edition, The Tunnel, Chelsea, New York, NY
2012 Dizon, Gallery 207, Santa Ana, CA
2012 Honoring Women’s Rights, Women’s Caucus for the Arts, Steinbeck Museum, Salinas, CA
2012 California Open Call, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2013 26th Annual September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA
Honorable Mention
2012 Treasured, Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Dowell, MD
2012 Overture, Gallery 7, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Consumer Culture, Women Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 27th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA
2012 2012 Women’s Work, Northwest Area Arts Council, Woodstock, IL
2012 Spring Obsession 2012, Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, CA
2012 2012 Pastiche Exhibition Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Honorable Mention
2012 National Art Premiere 2012, Elmhurst Artists’ Guild, Elmhurst, IL
2012 LaGrange National XXVII Exhibition, Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange, GA
2011 98th Annual Exhibition, The National Arts Club, New York, NY
2011 PINNACLE: National Juried Art Exhibition, Foster Tanner Fine Arts Gallery, Tallahassee, FL, 3rd Place
2011 UGallery, online gallery representation, www.ugallery.com
2011 Mixed Media Exhibition, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
2011 ENERGY, Hotel Hadley Studios, Siler City, North Carolina
2011 22nd Annual Juried Show, Contemporary Arts Center Las Vegas, NV
2010 Mixing Bowl, Target Gallery, Torpedo Art Center, Alexandria, VA
2010 Whimsy & Delight Art Show, Ventura County Government Center, Ventura CA-1st place
2010 National Juried Exhibition, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA
2010 Putting it All Together, Climate/Gallery, Long Island ,NY
2009 Lost & Found, Elverhoj Museum, Solvang CA
2009 Bookends, National Exhibitions Space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, Virginia, Juror
Helen Frederick
2008 National Juried Exhibition, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA
2008 LACC, Da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles Assemblage Group
2008 Top Honors, Viva Gallery, Sherman Oaks CA
2008 Lucy Florence Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. LAAG
2007 Second Use, OCCCA(Orange County Center for Contemporary Art),Santa Ana, CA
2007 Face to Face, Fielding Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, Curator- Ana Victorson
2007 To Assemble, Pierce College Gallery, Woodland Hills CA –Curator, Mary Oliver
2006 Another Language, Fielding Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA
2006 Old Mission Alternative Art Show, July 4, Santa Barbara CA (outdoor art fair)
2006 International Assemblage Artist Exhibit, Gallery 24, New York, NY
2006 International Assemblage Artist Exhibition, Gallery 24, Berlin, Germany ,Honors
2006 Collage Artists of America Juried Open ’06 Viva Gallery Sherman Oaks, CA , Juror –George
Herms 1st Place
2006 ISAP-International Society of Acrylic Painters, Cornell, Museum, Delray, Florida, Juror-Pat Dews,
2005 SCORE Viva Gallery, Sherman Oaks CA, Juror- Mary Oliver 1st place
2005 Encaustic: Contemporary Visions of Antiquity, Studio Channel Islands Art Center. Camarillo , CA
2005 The Power of the Word, Reynolds Gallery, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
2005 Annual Members’ Show, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 Step One Gallery, Carpinteria, CA
2005 Honorable Mention, Meisel Gallery, Santa Barbara Art Association
2005 Assemblage, 4810 Klump-a gallery, North Hollywood, CA
2004 Individual Artist Award, The Arts Fund Santa Barbara. CA
2004 Small Images, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College
2004 VIVA II , 4th Award, Sherman Oaks, CA,Juror- Franklin Liegel
2004 Pleiades Gallery, NY, NY, Juror - Associate Curator, Collections and Exhibitions Guggenheim Museum
2004 Sacred: Sights & Sites-Ritual :Rights & Rites, Jewish Federation of Greater S. B
2003 The Stage Gallery, “Collage/Montage/Assemblage,” Merrick, New York
2003 Santa Barbara C&A (Collage & Assemblage) Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, CA
2003 Westmont College/About Face,Santa Barbara, CA 2nd place 3-D
2003 Art from Scrap Assemblage Benefit Show, Santa Barbara, CA
2002 SCAPE at Sedgwick, Santa Ynez, CA
2002 Gallery 113, Mezzanine Section, Santa Barbara, CA
8/01, 9/01, 8/02, 3/03 Step One Gallery Carpinteria, CA

Art-niture fundraiser, Carpinteria Valley Arts Council – Carpinteria, CA (charitable donation)
One Night Stand Fundraiser, Art From Scrap – Santa Barbara, CA (charitable donation)
pART Project, New York, NY (charitable donation)
2006 & 2007 Santa Barbara, Community Environmental Council -Steelhead Trout Festival
Permanent Installations:
El Capitan Ranch
UCSB – The Bren School of Environmental Science & Mgmt and The Marine Science Institute LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, GA



Assemblage is the art work made from found objects. In my case the items are selected or collected and not randomly found. I quite ofthen will purchase groups or collections of old even antique items, such as keys, doll parts, wood and glass knobs, table legs, fur scraps bones and antlers. Here are some of the results of this work.

Kicking Woman “Kicking Woman”

Kicking Woman is made from an old mandolin porcelain feet and legs and face from Germany bone beads set on a beautiful old wood scroll type base

Singing Keys “Singing Keys”

3/4 violin assemblage “Singing Keys”
32 x 8 x 8

Stars Stripes & Bones “Stars Stripes & Bones”

Stars, Stripes & Bones 2012 36x50x5 Mixed media on wood panel