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Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 3: Gloria Muriel and Alex Banach

Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 3: Gloria Muriel and Alex Banach

  Gloria Muriel (a.k.a. Glow) and Alex Banach create works that are at once beautiful and mysterious, with undertones of the spiritual and mystical. The pieces have an organic presence and freely flow from one shape to influence the next. Their mural work is easily recognizable and can be seen all around San Diego, south of the border in Tijuana and Mexicali, north in Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as other cities in North America. This year for…

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Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 2: Carly Ealey

Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 2: Carly Ealey

KAABOO is going to be big this year for Carly Ealey. Literally. She will be creating the largest mural on a permanent structure located at the Trestles stage. Not only that, but it will be facing the existing mural by Wyland, her childhood artist hero. Carly’s mural this year will be “underwater inspired with beautiful mermaids peering out at the audience”. She will also have work in the gallery that echoes her mural work; “a couple of special pieces that…

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Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 1: KREASHUN

Artists of KAABOO 2017 Part 1: KREASHUN

KAABOO arrives in Del Mar again this year with an ever increasingly impressive group of talent and experiences. This “not-a-festival” is an elevated, civilized event for those that enjoy all the good things about a multi-day live experience without the usual bar food, portapotty and standing all day frustrations. Everything is planned to make it the best, most comfortable experience possible. Having been in the past, I can say they deliver on the promise. Get your passes here to get…

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Free Art – An Article by Paul Koester

Free Art – An Article by Paul Koester

Follow the link below to an article on the dark side of posting art on social media by San Diego photographer Paul Koester. Free Art – An Article by Paul Koester There is always someone (or a group of people) behind the content on any platform and it is always wrong to copy it and use it for commercial purposes or worse, claiming ownership, when it is clearly someone else’s work. It is unfortunate that artists still have to deal with copyright…

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Another Busy Second Saturday Weekend for the San Diego Art Scene

Another Busy Second Saturday Weekend for the San Diego Art Scene

It has shaped up to be another amazingly full Second Saturday weekend for exhibition openings and other events Visit the Art Guide San Diego Current Events page for more information. See you out there! Friday, July 7, 2017 July 7th, First Friday Emerald C Gallery 1331 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 07/07/2017 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/446616395700403/ TheArtShow Float SD 207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 07/07/2017 | 6:00 pm – 1:55 am https://www.facebook.com/events/726766590759518/ Comickaze Presents Accidental Aliens &…

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The Studio Door Founder has his First Solo Exhibition at the Gallery

The Studio Door Founder has his First Solo Exhibition at the Gallery

Patric Stillman, local painter and founder of The Studio Door has his first solo exhibition at the gallery From the May 24th press release: The Studio Door is pleased to present Person Place or Thing, a solo exhibition by San Diego-based painter Patric Stillman.  For his first solo show at The Studio Door, Stillman has created a suite of noir paintings that explore cinematic style while also examining the constant flux of personal identity. With a sense of being dropped into the…

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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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