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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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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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Today is Slow Art Day

Today is Slow Art Day

Today is Slow Art Day, and there is one local San Diego gallery participating. This is the eighth year for the event that event reminds us that it is important to spend more quality time with the art we visit, especially the ones that resonate with us. The idea behind the event is to visit a museum or gallery, take some time with art, to really look at a piece and get intimate with what it says to you, and then share your…

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Contemporary Contributions

Contemporary Contributions

   It is possible that we could look back on the mid-to-late 2010s as one of the most important periods for modern art in San Diego. We now stand at the onset of uncertainty and change that will drive art expression for years to come. As we have seen in the past, In response to the recent events, artists will inevitably be inspired to create impassioned art that reflects the sentiment, mood and scenes of this time.    The exhibition…

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Art Events for Saturday – September 10, 2016

Art Events for Saturday – September 10, 2016

There are SO MANY visual art events in San Diego this Saturday!  We’re sure you’ll find something here that will get you out of the house and into the art community.   Art Guide San Diego will be at several of these, so there’s a good chance we’ll see you out there! Galactic Pleasures – The Studio Door The Studio Door Galactic Pleasures Exhibition 09/02/2016 Through 09/25/2016 Featured Artist Reception with Ramona Szczerba: 09/10/2016  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Trying,…

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Opening Reception Tonight at the San Diego Art Institute

Opening Reception Tonight at the San Diego Art Institute

Tonight, August 19, the San Diego Art Institute presents the opening reception for ‘Not Quite Nothing’.  General admission for the event is $5.00. From the event web page: The San Diego Art Institute is pleased to present “Not Quite Nothing,” a collection of sculpture, video, installation, and performance work by local artists Don Edler, Gordon Holden, Matt Nichols, Chantal Wnuk, and SDAI artists-in-residence Brian & Ryan. “Not Quite Nothing” displays a fascination with the esoteric, the road less traveled, form…

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