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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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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/