As a creative incubator and presenter, the LAP both supports artists to create new work and offers presentation opportunities. LAP artists enjoy unique access to the resources of Montalvo Arts Center, enabling them to present their work and engage with Silicon Valley and Bay Area audiences.

Our Programs

Exhibitions, festivals, commissions, and more.

Current Programs

Image: "Becoming Mycelial," Kim Yasuda, 2022

Speculative + Counter-Extractive Earth Practices

The Underworlding residency, convened by UCSB Art Professor Kim Yasuda, assembles a diverse group of California-based practitioners and community knowledge holders for the first time as an exploratory cohort in residence at our Lucas Artists Program (LAP) from May 16 – June 24, 2022.