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SDVAN Monthly Message 2018

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SDVAN Monthly Message for Jan 2019
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists, 

The holiday season is upon us and we want you all to enjoy every minute of it and then whoosh we want to wish you Happy New Year and then whoosh again and it is January!


Our banner is in support of
Beyond Blue – Mavi – Ma Vie:: Irene de Watteville and Belize Iristay Jan 12 to March 9, 2019 at The Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla. Opening Reception Fri. Jan 11 from 6:30 to 8:30


Finally his name up in Lights, Bob Matheny - Almost Anonymous starts on Dec 15 at the San Diego History Center (1649 El Prado. Ste. 3 in Balboa Park). More info:Kaytie Johnson 619-232-6203 x1Bob Matheny is one of the SD Art Prize recipients for 2018. Watch for his show at the Athenaeum in May with Anne Mudge, Max Daily and Erin Dace Behling

Read the entire RAW column for December, 2018

“Inject rhythm into your painting, like a musical score.” Wassily Kandinsky

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

Cannon Gallery 2019 Juried Biennial Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
Spectacular Stitching: Quilts are the stars at Visions Art Museum in Liberty Station; National 'Best Of' exhibit runs through Jan. 3, 2019 La Jolla Light and Picked Ripe by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt
Watershed Moments: Visiting Works from the Jerusalem Biennale at Leichtag
Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
The art-tech tide is rising in Balboa Park La Jolla Light and Picked Ripe by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt
Hotels/Motels (Unofficial Art Fair 2018), Rising Tide at SDAI, Bob Matheny - Almost Anonymous
Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer



Read State of Mind, State of the Arts, 2019 A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer.

My personal best wishes for the holidays and the happiest of New Year's to you. . 

Patricia Frischer, founder/coordinator SDVAN
patricia@sdvisualarts.net  

On a personal note: We have a great opportunity to explore India for the next few weeks and I will be posting news of the trip on the A+ Art Blog. You can sign up on that site to get the reports as soon as they are posted or wait until the end of January and read about the trip in your next SDVAN monthly message.

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SDVAN Monthly Message for February, 2019
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

A peculiar fact about termite-tapeworm-fungus-moss art is that it goes always forward, eating its own boundaries, and, likely as not, leaves nothing in its path other than the signs of eager, industrious, unkempt activity. Manny Farber

Our banner  is in support of The Studio Door Preview Day on Jan 19. Noon to 7 PM with live music from A New High at 1 and 5. This Studio Door has survived and moved to a new Hillcrest location: 3867 Fourth Avenue, SD 92104 with new tel: 619-255-2867. Like a new year's harbinger it has returned to us better than ever.  More info: Patric Stillman

Becoming an artist that gets paid isn’t just about being able to create beautiful artwork; it is about becoming a professional. If you have a strong interest in being an artist and have begun to build a body of work, The Business of Art Scholarship may be the next step for you to navigate the complex art industry while participating in this year’s Mission Federal ArtWalk. The scholarship is a unique opportunity for an artist who has a body of work to showcase and is interested in selling their artwork during Mission Federal ArtWalk. To ensure a successful launch at this year’s festival, the artist will receive personalized mentoring from Patric Stillman, artist and owner of The Studio Door, and receive an exceptional media package provided by San Diego Visual Arts Network. The Business of Art scholarship is presented by Mission Federal ArtWalk, San Diego Visual Arts Network and The Studio Door for the 35th Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk [April 27 and 28, 2019]. There is no application fee for this opportunity. Recent scholars include Eleanor Greer (2018) and Mikaela McLeish (2017). Due Feb 1, APPLY TODAY >>>> Click here to download application.

I spent the holidays in India,  extremely complex country with so many levels, and so many influences which have formed it.  It is not really a melting pot in the sense America is, more like a 10 course meal. Survival seems prominent to the detriment of culture. That is why it is so amazing that the culture is what one still feels ties the country together.  As the world grows so much smaller because of world wide web communication, I am not sure that the contemporary culture especially in fine art, can sustain an Indian identity. It can have India subject matter but not a true Indian individuality...I don't believe that exist anywhere in the world anymore as we are now so interconnected and influenced. If art is the harbinger of new things, then coming together to create unified art might sign a coming together of one world and a new sense of how we need to interconnect to have world peace.   I know that sounds preachy, but I think world peace is most important than identity.  I say that because I have a very strong sense of our self uniqueness and am not worried about that being lost. 

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

Great Big Indian Wedding: Cultural event that ends my year! A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer
India: Monuments and Museums
A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer
India: Modern and Contemporary Art
A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer
Barnsley House Hotel and Spa
A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer

Read the entire RAW column for January, 2019.

Remember to list your events to be included on our home page in the featured event sections and on our View Art app.

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN

On a personal note: I am sending greeting from the countyside in England, enjoying gastropubs and a much needed rest after our excursions in India. I hope you enjoyed reading about my adventures in my A+Blog . We are excited about the re-opening of The Studio Door and about the continuation of the deWatteville/Iristay show at the Athenaeum. Both of which I will cover on my return in our Picked RAW Peeled column.

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SDVAN Monthly Message for March 2019
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

“Anxiety is love’s greatest killer”
Anaïs Nin

Our banner is in support of Life Doesn't Frighten Me: Art, Life and Hope. Fallbrook Library, March 14 - May 3. More info: Kira Corser.

Congratulations to Molly Paulick who has been selected as the San Diego Visual Arts Network 2019 The Business of Art Scholarship award winner.  Patric Stillman from Studio Door will be mentoring her and you will have a chance to meet her at the 35th Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk on April 27 and 28. 

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

Beyond Blue – Mavi – Ma Vie: Irene de Watteville and Belize Iristay at the Athenaeum Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Athenaeum's 'Beyond Blue' art exhibit in La Jolla can chase your blues away
Picked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt
The Studio Door Now Open for Business
Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Pause/Play Fleet Science Center Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
Courtney Mattison at Lux Art Institute
Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
Winter Openings at OMA and the 1st Encinitas Art Nigh tPicked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer  
The last two reports from England:
The Cotwolds: Purton and Cirencester
A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer
Modern Couples at the Barbican
A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer

Read the entire RAW column for February, 2019.

OPPORTUNITIES (click to see a list of all current opportunities listed on SDVAN)

The International Friendship Commission (IFC) of the City of Chula Vista is now accepting applications for the 2019 Ambassador Program with Sister City Odawara, Japan. Four exchange young people between the ages of 18 and 23 will be selected and hosted in each city. Candidates must be in college or college bound, or be young professionals and must be Chula Vista residents. The IFC provides up to $1,000 travel stipend toward airfare. US Ambassadors will be in Odawara, Japan, August 1-13, and the Japanese Ambassadors will be in Chula Vista August 13-23. Application must be completed by 5 p.m. on March 11, 2019. For more information, please contact Cultural Arts Manager Lynnette Tessitore at 619.409.5465.

Carlsbad’s Front Porch Gallery Annual Open Juried competition showcasing the best of what San Diego County artists are currently creating is currently calling for applications. Featuring a wide variety of mediums such as painting, sculpture, mixed media, fiber art, photography, ceramics, basketry, mosaic, etc, this competitive exhibit is highly anticipated by artists as well as the community at large. More info: Julie Weaverling 760-795-6120

56th annual Lenten Art Show at St. Mark\'s United Methodist Church from March 10 to April 21 with a reception on March 16. All media juried art show $15 for 1st work, $7 each 2nd & 3rd work Donation 20% of any work sold; price set by artist. More info: Judy Edelblute 858-278-0255

Remember to list your events to be included on our home page in the featured event sections and on our View Art app..

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN

On a personal note: I am including the last two reports from the countyside in England I hope you enjoyed reading about them in my A+Blog. There are lots of reports on local events this month to make up for my month away from San Diego.

On Sat March 2 nd at 6 pm the LOS ANGELES BALALAIKA ORCHESTRA CONCERT will be performing at the Encinitas Community Center and I will be volunteering for this event put on by the Encinitas Friends of the Arts. I hope to see some of you there.

I have a few of my own paintings in a show Life Doesn't Frighten Me: Hope Inspired through Art at Fallbrook Library, March 10 - May 4, opening reception March 15, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. I am starting to show my own art again as I make time in my life for more of my own creations.

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SDVAN Monthly Message for April 2019
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

“I have always stood in awe of the camera. I recognize it for the instrument it is, part Stradivarius, part scalpel.” Irving Penn

Our banner is in support of Molly Paulick who has been selected as the San Diego Visual Arts Network 2019 The Business of Art Scholarship  award winner will be featured at the 35th Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk on April 27 and 28.  Patric Stillman from Studio Door has mentored her for this opportunity.

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

Tangible Memories at La Jolla Historical Society and La Jolla Daughter and Father Artist. Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
Life Doesn't Frighten Me: Hope Inspired through Art at Fallbrook Library Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Desert X from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea
Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
 

Read the entire RAW column for March, 2019.

OPPORTUNITIES (click to see a list of all current opportunities listed on SDVAN)

Del Mar Art Center Gallery (1101 Camino del Norte 92014) is making a call for new member artists. DMAC is offering both full and limited membership. Open to all emerging artists living in San Diego region. No craft or functional art Submission of artwork is 5 jpg images of art completed within the last three years. More info: Maidy Morhous  858-259-0234

Museum and Arts Growing Escondido Culture (MAGEC) is looking for talented artists to exhibit and sell your work at Art in the Garden. This is a juried show located in Heritage Garden adjacent to the Grand Avenue Street Festival in Escondido on Sunday May 19, 2019 9am-5pm. $10.00 application fee and a further space fee for those accepted of $55 for approx. 10’x 10’ booth. Application deadline is May 4. More info Carol Rogers 760-715-4958

Mission Federal ArtWalk needs 250 volunteers this year on April 27 & April 28. You'll get to meet artists who travel from all over the US and Mexico, and assist with a variety of tasks, from set up, to assisting with a charity auction and more.  There are fabulous perks as well. Minimum age to volunteer is 16 years. Learn more and sign up here! Spaces are also still available for fine artists for the 35th annual festival Italy district, Each participating artist has a dedicated page on their website, www.missionfederalartwalk.org. Photography and Jewelry categories are currently full.  Applications are available for all other mediums.  Apply online today by clicking here.

Remember to list your events to be included on our home page in the featured event sections and on our View Art app..

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN

On a personal note:
Mark your calendar for the SD Art Prize Presented by San Diego Visual Arts Network at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (1008 Wall St. La Jolla, 92037) with Anne Mudge with Erin Dace Behling, and Robert Matheny with Max Robert Daily. This exhibitions runs from Sat, May 11 to Sat, July 6 with an opening reception on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30. More info:press@ljathenaeum.org 858.454.5872 or Patricia Frischer Now available for free SD Art Prize Catalog 2018 

Passport to Dance: One Evening, Five Countries takes place on Sat, May 11, 7 pm – 9 pm. Presented by Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) at the Encinitas Community Center(1140 Oakcrest Park Drive). Take a journey with the EFA to celebrate Indonesia, China, Spain, Ireland and America, through dance, live music and visual arts. Featuring: Flamenco Arana, LITVAKdance Company, Malone Academy of Irish Dance, Pete Polansky on fiddle and friends, Blue Ming Chinese Dance Company and Ni Wayan Ekarini, Balinese Spiritual Journey. This is a fundraiser for Public Art and Arts Education in Encinitas, Global items for sale at the marketplace including refreshments. Passport to Dance-Tickets.

Remember, I have a few of my own paintings in a show Life Doesn't Frighten Me: Hope Inspired through Art at Fallbrook Library, March 10 - May 4, opening reception March 15, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. I am starting to show my own art again as I make time in my life for more of my own creations.

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SDVAN Monthly Message for May 2019
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SDVAN Monthly Message for June 201
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SDVAN Monthly Message for July 2019
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SDVAN Monthly Message for August 2019
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SDVAN Monthly Message for September 2019
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SDVAN Monthly Message for October 2019
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SDVAN Monthly Message for November 2019
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SDVAN Monthly Message for December 2019
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