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The Artists of KAABOO 2018

The Artists of KAABOO 2018

With KAABOO Del Mar 2018 coming on fast, we thought we would take a look at some of the San Diego artists creating public art and appearing in the Art Fair this year. Melissa Walter Since her last appearance at KAABOO 2017, Melissa Walter has been busy. She had a short documentary film about her released by The Artist Odyssey, has done several artist’s talks, and has been in many shows around San Diego, including the Downtown Library (still on…

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The Studio Door Explores the Artistry and Magic of Life’s Journey

The Studio Door Explores the Artistry and Magic of Life’s Journey

Gallery holds final exhibition in North Park with art inspired by Tarot Announcing its final North Park exhibition, The Studio Door presents Tarot: A Fool’s Journey Through Life.  This national exhibition showcases artists inspired by Tarot, Oracle and Divination decks, even Loteria cards.  The visual arts exhibition runs August 3rd through August 26th, 2018, with a reception on the evening of Saturday, August 4th, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. The fool’s journey is a metaphor for the journey through…

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KAABOO Artist Lineup Released

KAABOO Artist Lineup Released

The lineup of artists for KAABOO has been released with many San Diego local favorites appearing on the list. Keep your eyes peeled on your favorite social media platform for special discount codes for tickets being offered by some of the artists. Also, stay tuned to Art Guide San Diego for more details and artist’s info as KAABOO weekend approaches. KAABOO 09/14/2018 through 09/16/2018 Website: https://www.kaaboodelmar.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/246029039491859/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kaaboodelmar/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/KAABOODELMAR

Space 4 Art Unveils Terra Infirma

Space 4 Art Unveils Terra Infirma

Space 4 Art unveils Terra Infirma, a multimedia project about environmental degradation San Diego— Space 4 Art presents Terra Infirma, a multimedia production that addresses the overwhelming existential threats that human action and inaction pose to the environment and future life on planet Earth. A collaborative project featuring live music, visual art, and original choreography, the event will take place from 6-9 p.m. June 9, 2018 at the site of Space 4 Art’s future home at 2529 Market Street in Sherman Heights. The…

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The Studio Door Searches for a New Location

The Studio Door Searches for a New Location

The Studio Door Searches for a New Location San Diego’s cultural metamorphosis continues to struggle as North Park art gallery faces uncertain future SAN DIEGO, California – Local art center, The Studio Door has announced it is seeking assistance from the community to find a new location for its studio artists and visual arts gallery. A large property sale earlier this month of a half a block along the 30th Street corridor between North Park Way and Gunn Street signals…

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Exhibit Puts San Diego artists in the National Spotlight

Exhibit Puts San Diego artists in the National Spotlight

Exhibit Puts San Diego artists in the National Spotlight 50 visual artists selected to showcase San Diego’s diverse creative talent Fifty of San Diego’s emerging and professional visual artists will be featured in the biennial 50 TO WATCH, a unique program offering regional and national exposure to local artists. The 2018 edition includes a two-part local exhibition that will run throughout March at The Studio Door in North Park and Escondido Arts Partnership. Additionally, a catalog of artwork by participating…

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After 150 Years, Rabbits Appear Again in the Gaslamp Quarter

After 150 Years, Rabbits Appear Again in the Gaslamp Quarter

Rabbits are once again invading San Diego’s downtown Gaslamp Quarter.  Sparks Gallery is having a reception and exhibition for ten of the artists that have been commissioned to decorate fiberglass statues in celebration of the 150 year anniversary of the Gaslamp Quarter. The Gaslamp Quarter Association in conjunction with Downtown Partnership Clean and Safe will collaborate in a 150th anniversary celebration with the installation of 15 fiberglass rabbit statues in the Gaslamp Quarter. 150 years ago, the area that is now the…

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Pushing Figurative Painting Forward

Pushing Figurative Painting Forward

Pushing Figurative Painting Forward Three emerging artists reveal the human experience with style-reviving vitality On January 5th, The Studio Door will open its latest exhibition continuing its annual focus on local emerging and professional artists.  This year, 3•UP will reveal the artistry of Margaret Chiaro, David Jester and Mikaela McLeish.  An artist reception is slated for Saturday, January 13 from 6 – 9 PM at The Studio Door located at 3750 30th Street in North Park.  The exhibits are open to the…

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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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