Author Archives: Rimas Simaitis


It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted an update, so here’s the skinny: back in January I returned to Los Angeles from a 6-week holiday. I started working a new gig for the Haas Brothers, helping fabricate their new line of furniture for Versace Home. It was glorious. I was helping make shiny amazing […]

SBCAF Call For Entries: Through December 23

Call For Entries 2012 at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum was juried by Grace Kook-Anderson, Curator at Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; John Spiak, Director/Chief Curator of the California State University, Fullerton, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA; Shane Tolbert, past CFE artist, Houston, TX; and Geoff Tuck, independent art writer (, […]

Opening Friday: The New Oceanscapes

The New Oceanscapes Invitational Juried Art Exhibit November 16th – December 15th Reception: November 16th, 6-8 pm AFS Gallery Art From Scrap 32 E Cota Street – Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Gallery Hours: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 10-2 Thurs 10-6 Juried by: Charles Donelan (SB Independent) Kip Fulbeck (UCSB) Nathan Hayden (SBCC)


Last night I wandered into Tiki-Ti. I knew little about the place other than what my friend had told me, that it is one of the few establishments in Los Angeles where you can still smoke. Tiki-Ti is a 51 year old Tiki bar on Sunset Boulevard in Los Feliz. It doesn’t have any employees… […]

Call For Entries 2012

Upon coming back from Chicago, I hit the ground running and produced a new body of work for this year’s Call For Entries exhibition at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum. Here’s a sneak preview: It felt great to finally break in the new studio. The opening reception for the show is tomorrow, Saturday October […]

Ground Floor

On Friday I went to the Hyde Park Art Center to visit Eric May and the E-Dogz Center for the Preservation and Advancement of Street Food. Eric and Tom Harrington were serving up some tasty French Dip/Banh Mi sandwiches as part of Ground Floor, a biennial exhibition of emerging artists from Chicago’s numerous MFA programs. […]


Always pick up an extra copy of the catalog for your mother. Superpositions runs through Thursday, October 11. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 9:00 am till 4:30 pm. And please don’t hesitate contact me if you would like to schedule a demonstration of the Soundsystem.

Seti 2020

I ordered a copy of Seti 2020 a while back off of Amazon for 50 cents + shipping.

Superpositions: New Wight Biennial 2012

According to Wikipedia, or “a lecturer’s best friend” as Dick Hebdige described it one day… the term Superposition refers to a principle that states; “for all linear systems, the net response at a given place and time caused by two or more stimuli is the sum of the responses which would have been caused by […]


Grad school burned me out.. but I finally crawled out of my cave and updated my website. 15 projects, 9 of them were part of my thesis. And it’s only September…. on to the next body of work. Enjoy!!