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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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Thumbprint Gallery Show Gets Attention Beyond San Diego

Thumbprint Gallery Show Gets Attention Beyond San Diego

The Strange Dreams Surreal Art Collective and Thumbprint Gallery in La Jolla are getting some attention beyond San Diego. The arts and culture magazine YAY! LA did a spotlight piece for the show ‘Nightmares’ that is on display at Thumbprint until May 7th, 2017. The Strange Dreams collective is an international group of 25 artists, which include San Diego artists Evgniya Golik and Nonie Cruzado . Visit the Strange Dreams Surreal Art Collective or Thumbprint Gallery websites for more info: http://www.thumbprintgallerysd.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ThumbprintGallery/…

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Optimus Volts Featured in This Week’s VOSD Culture Report

Optimus Volts Featured in This Week’s VOSD Culture Report

Optimus Volts a.k.a. Issac Coronado is mentioned in this Voice of San Diego Culture Report by Kinsee Morlan, where she talks about his Christmas tree sculpture at the Manchester Grand Hyatt for the toy drive cohosted by Alexander Salazar Fine Art and It’s All About the Kids® Foundation.  See the Art Guide San Diego’s interview with Optimus Volts here.

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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Trying, Failing, Waiting and Building at Low Gallery

Trying, Failing, Waiting and Building at Low Gallery

The current exhibition at Low Gallery, “Trying, Failing, Waiting, Building,” by Philip Petrie, is at once easy to look at, with it’s intriguing shapes and forms, and fascinating in its complexity and meaning. When we view the work we can find what we are looking for, but also what we do not expect to find. There are dichotomies of shape that are geometric and fluid, flat and deep, yet familiar and foreign. The thin line between knowing what you see…

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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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Layers of Daniel Dust

Layers of Daniel Dust

Sparks Gallery opened the exhibition “Daniel Dust: Dark Heavens” on August 27th with a reception to introduce the artist, who was on hand to discuss his works and to give insight to his creative vision. When I first saw the promotional photos for the reception I assumed he was a photographer, but these are paintings, and are aptly described as hyperrealistic.  When viewed in person I could see and appreciate the detail that make them the wonders they are. Mr. Dust…

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San Diego Art Institute’s Something Out Of “Not Quite Nothing”

San Diego Art Institute’s Something Out Of “Not Quite Nothing”

The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) opened Its new exhibit, “Not Quite Nothing”, on August 19th, with a reception that featured performance art from a partnership of two artist, mixed media pieces from three others, and an exhibition of art from SDAI’s Teen Summer Intensive. Each section of the exhibition was unique in its own presentation, but there seemed a common theme running through the exhibition, a theme of both a playfulness, of recognizable things transformed, and how we value…

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