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Promote Yourself… or No One Else Will

Promote Yourself… or No One Else Will

Promote Yourself… or No One Else Will Guest blog writer Nitara Lee Osbourne writes on ideas and actions to accomplish one of the most difficult subjects for artists — promoting themselves By Nitara Lee Osbourne Posted December 10, 2017 As an entrepreneurial artist and a full time writer, I’m often asked questions on what are the best practices for artists to promote themselves. Art itself, just like the best way for the artist to “self- promote,” can be rather subjective….

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Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings screen in San Diego for Day With(out) Art

Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings screen in San Diego for Day With(out) Art

Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings screen in San Diego for Day With(out) Art Black artists tackle AIDS through innovative short videos Day With(out) Art began in 1989 as the national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis. To make the public aware that AIDS can touch everyone, and inspire positive action. Local artists, art galleries and service organizations worked with closely with Visual AIDS (New York) to bring newly commissioned videos by artists Mykki Blanco, Cheryl Dunye & Ellen…

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Hotels/Motels (Unofficial Art Fair 2017)

Hotels/Motels (Unofficial Art Fair 2017)

Fallen Tree Exhibitions presents Hotels/Motels (Unofficial Art Fair 2017) Friday & Saturday, December 15 &16, 2017 @ Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows 2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104 Fallen Tree Exhibitions invites art enthusiasts, artists, collectors, press, curators, and patrons of culture, to check-in to the third unofficial art fair in San Diego! Hotels/Motels (Unofficial Art Fair 2017) presents emerging and established artists who are working in a wide-range of media and disciplines. Artists from all over…

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New Fine Arts Building for Mesa College

New Fine Arts Building for Mesa College

The San Diego Business Journal reports on the recent groundbreaking at San Diego Mesa College for the new four-story, 26,500 square-foot building to be completed in summer of 2018. The building will include an art gallery, classrooms and multiple disciplinary studios. Click on the link below to view the article. http://www.sdbj.com/news/2017/oct/24/128m-fine-arts-building-coming-san-diego-mesa-coll/

Art San Diego 2017 – San Diego Exhibitors and Artists

Art San Diego 2017 – San Diego Exhibitors and Artists

For those of you that are visiting Art San Diego this weekend, here is a little cheat-sheet of the San Diego galleries and artists: Adriana Abelzar Zagorsky Del Mar, CA Booth 109 http://www.adrianazagorsky.com/ Alexander Salazar Fine Art San Diego, CA Booth 123 https://alexandersalazarfineart.com/ Anita Lewis Oceanside, CA Booth 414 http://anitalewis.com/ Bommarito Fine Art San Diego, CA Booth 516G http://bommaritofineart.com/ Carini Arts San Diego, CA Booth 104 https://mccarini.wordpress.com/ Fine Art Maya San Diego, CA Booth 403 http://fineartmaya.com/ John Oleinik San Diego,…

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SD Artist Interviewed in Digital Mag

SD Artist Interviewed in Digital Mag

San Diego artist Chris Conroe is featured in an article in the fifth issue of CreativPaper, an online magazine launched in April, 2016. See pages 18 to 25. Chris Conroe Website: https://www.christopherconroefineart.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chris.conroe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chrisconroe/ CreativPaper Website: http://www.creativpaper.com/ Email: hello@creativpaper.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CreativPaperMagazine/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativpaper/

Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 5: Melissa Walter

Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 5: Melissa Walter

For our 5th installment we highlight Melissa Water.  Melissa uses a variety of tools, mediums and techniques to help bring about visual representations of astronomical and astrophysical theories. Her smart use of space and materials in her residencies at bread and salt and 1805 galleries produced stunning sculptural pieces.   She also creates works using paper, ink and hand embossing techniques. At first glance these pieces seem orderly and symmetrical, but if you spend some time with them you start…

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Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 4: Nick McPherson

Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 4: Nick McPherson

KAABOO is only a week away, and we still have a few spotlights to cast.  This time the spotlight is on Nick McPherson, a.k.a. Nicholas Danger.  Nick is an “Artist and Illustrator raised in Texas and currently making stuff in Southern California”. Known for his distinctive style, he creates murals, paintings, illustrations, designs and, famously, his “poortraits”, illustrations on found photography that are creative, hilarious, sometimes disturbing, but always entertaining. Check out his book of them on his online store…

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September 2017 2nd Saturday Lineup

September 2017 2nd Saturday Lineup

Here is the list of events for Saturday, September 9, 2017 The list will be updated throughout the week, so check back for updates. Also, check each event page for details and last minute changes. Omnia Mea Mecum Porto Thumbprint Gallery 920 Kline St, La Jolla, CA Exhibition 09/09/2017 through 10/01/2017 Event 09/09/2017 | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/939910486148315/ Barbara Sexton & Tom Driscoll Bread & Salt 1955 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA Event – Opening Reception 09/09/2017 |…

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