The Fund for Santa Barbara

About Us

Mission. Cowan Communication Arts works to create exceptional brand identity, advertising, marketing, graphic design, broadcast, and public relations programs for clients whose activities, products and/or services benefit society and the environment.

Description. We are an award-winning advertising, marketing, graphic design, broadcast production and public relations agency based in Santa Barbara, California. We specialize in public interest and environmental communications for public and private sector organizations and businesses.

Our experience includes serving clients in a wide range of sectors: fundraising and development, human resources, retail and resort properties, health care, environmental health, education, learning disabilities, health and beauty, technology, arts and entertainment, horticulture, environmental programs, alternative transportation, air quality, sustainability, green building and development, resource recovery, recycling, and solid waste management.

Strategy. We work to meet our client's strategic goals – goals that are established through meticulous planning prior to creative implementation. We work to create consistent and synergistic brand identity systems and produce communications materials that build awareness of our clients' products, programs and services. We work to provide a memorable call to action that leads to success.

Recognition. Cowan Communication Arts, David Cowan, and our clients have been recognized with many awards for our work including Emmy Awards, Telly Awards, Addy Awards, National Association of Counties Public Education Achievement Award, California State Association of Counties Merit Award, Cal Recycle WRAP Award, CRRA Public Education Award and others.

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Strategic Planning
Brand Development
Logos and Identity Systems
Graphic Design
Advertising Campaigns
Video and Film Production
Web Development and Design
Marketing and Placement
Public Education and Outreach
Public Relations and Media
Project Management
Public Information Outsourcing

Cowan Communication Arts works with
public and private sector organizations
and businesses of all sizes as a
public information and outreach resource.

We have extensive experience developing
and implementing multi-faceted synergistic
outreach programs.

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