A Weekend Full of Art – June 2nd and 3rd, 2017

A Weekend Full of Art – June 2nd and 3rd, 2017

There are so many great art happenings going on this weekend. Here is a quick glance at some of them: Be sure to check the event pages for last minute updates, costs and other important information! Tonight, Friday, June 2, 2017 Wonderspaces opens its doors today at 10:00 am. I’ll be posting more about this in the next couple of days. Michael Carini’s ‘Reign Upon Sonrise’ Opening Reception and Unveiling is happening during Friday Night Liberty at Martha Pace Swift…

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Property Progress and Preview Party

Property Progress and Preview Party

Space 4 Art Starts Building its Permanent Home and Hosts a Sneak Peak There are a lot of people around San Diego working hard to make their art. At the new site for Space 4 Art, there are a lot of people working hard to make a place where art can be made. On top of that, they bravely set a goal of June 2nd to give a sneak preview of their new space in Sherman Heights. With the help…

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Kaboo Artwork Lineup for 2017 Announced

Kaboo Artwork Lineup for 2017 Announced

Congrats to the San Diego artists and Galleries announced in the Artwork Lineup for Kaboo 2017! Passes to attend are still available as of this writing, and I’m sure we’ll see a lot of posting on the various webs during the event. This year has shaped up to be quite the must-experience happening.   Your 2017 ARTWORK lineup is here! Get ready to go on a visual journey with us. bit.ly/2q76zVW 🎨 Posted by KAABOO on Thursday, May 11, 2017…

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The Lady of Style: An Interview with Artist Jessica Van Hulle

The Lady of Style: An Interview with Artist Jessica Van Hulle

  Jessica Van Hulle has a classy and classic style that she uses to create works both worldly and otherworldly. She creates sensual scenes with subculture themes that easily lure the viewer into her world. I was fortunate to be able to spend some time online and ask her a few questions about her style and craft. Brian Baxter, Art Guide San Diego: Hello, and thanks for the chat! Your work embodies many classical elements, yet has a contemporary feel…

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The Journey to Peace – An Interview with Artist Jason Humphrey

The Journey to Peace – An Interview with Artist Jason Humphrey

Jason Humphrey is a skilled artist and one of eight featured at this year’s Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy. Jason’s story is of self discovery, evolving from a troubled youth to an accomplished artist. Jason was kind enough to share correspondence and give us a glimpse into his journey. Brian Baxter, Art Guide San Diego: Congratulations on being a featured artist at this year’s Mission Federal ArtWalk. How did you learn that you were chosen? Jason Humphrey: Thank you!…

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View Into the Craft – Artist Talk at Sparks Gallery

View Into the Craft – Artist Talk at Sparks Gallery

I recently heard someone explain that the difference between art and craft is that art is the finished work, and craft is the process. Even though we enjoy an artist’s finish product, rarely do we, as outsiders, get to see the craft and all an artist goes through to get to the piece we see displayed. That’s what is great about artist talks, having the privilege to hear the about process, struggles and successes.  Many times we learn something surprising,…

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Thumbprint Gallery Show Gets Attention Beyond San Diego

Thumbprint Gallery Show Gets Attention Beyond San Diego

The Strange Dreams Surreal Art Collective and Thumbprint Gallery in La Jolla are getting some attention beyond San Diego. The arts and culture magazine YAY! LA did a spotlight piece for the show ‘Nightmares’ that is on display at Thumbprint until May 7th, 2017. The Strange Dreams collective is an international group of 25 artists, which include San Diego artists Evgniya Golik and Nonie Cruzado . Visit the Strange Dreams Surreal Art Collective or Thumbprint Gallery websites for more info: http://www.thumbprintgallerysd.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ThumbprintGallery/…

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Today is Slow Art Day

Today is Slow Art Day

Today is Slow Art Day, and there is one local San Diego gallery participating. This is the eighth year for the event that event reminds us that it is important to spend more quality time with the art we visit, especially the ones that resonate with us. The idea behind the event is to visit a museum or gallery, take some time with art, to really look at a piece and get intimate with what it says to you, and then share your…

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Deep Expressions: An Interview with Michelle D. Ferrera

Deep Expressions: An Interview with Michelle D. Ferrera

The art of Michelle D. Ferrera is a journey into emotion and self exploration. The wood she creates on is an extension of the natural beauty of her subjects. Her work has been displayed all around San Diego County and continues to gain accolades for its passion, grace and elegance.  I caught up with Michelle this week and was able to interview her via correspondence, between her many responsibilities. Brian Baxter, Art Guide San Diego: Hi Michelle, thanks for taking…

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Local Artist Awarded The Business of Art Scholarship – To Be Featured at 2017 Mission Federal ArtWalk

Local Artist Awarded The Business of Art Scholarship – To Be Featured at 2017 Mission Federal ArtWalk

SAN DIEGO, California – February 20 – Mission Federal ArtWalk, San Diego Visual Arts Network and The Studio Door are pleased to introduce the artistry of emerging artist Mikaela McLeish at the 33rd Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy to held on April 29 and 30.  Mikaela was selected as this year’s The Business of Art scholarship awardee.The Business of Art scholarship is awarded to one lucky art student or emerging artist who has a body of work to…

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