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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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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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