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Picked RAW for April 2017

Mission Federal ArtWalk, San Diego Visual Arts Network and The Studio Door are pleased to introduce the artistry of emerging artist Mikaela McLeigh at the 33rd Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy to held on April 29 and 30. Mikaela was selected as this year’s awardee for The Business of Art scholarship which includes a booth at the prestigious art festival, professional development throughout 2017, and an impressive marketing package. Over 30 artists applied for this year’s opportunity. We are featuring Mikaela on the banner on our home page this month.

The San Diego Visual Arts Network is delighted to announce the artists recipients of the San Diego Art Prize 2016 will be featured in an exhibition Displacement | Replacement. The established artist Irma Sofia Poeter with emerging artist Shinpei Takeda, and established artist Richard Keely with emerging artist William Feeney will being showing at Athenaeum Music & Arts Library from May 13 to June 10, 2017, with a reception on Friday, May 12, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Art Notes by Melinda Chiment, executive director, The AJA Project, Norma Iglesias-Prieto, Professor at San Diego State University and Researcher at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Jim Ruland, writer,Neil Kendricks,artist and filmmaker are available in the 2016 SD Art Prize Catalog.

Embrace exotic and diverse cultures from Xi'an to Constantimople at Passport to the Silk Road on Sat May 13 from 5 to 10 pm at the Encinitas Community Center (1140 Oakcrest Park Drive). The Encinitas Friends of the Arts invites you to a light dinner, dancing and entertainment: Master of Persian Music Reza Mahini and Del ava Ensamble, Bviolin & Mystic Groove Ensemble, Gulistan Dance Theater, Silk Road photographs of Marla Mossman. $40 EFA members, $45 general, $50 event+join,$50 at the door – event always sells out! Henna art and wine for purchase at Silk and Spice Bazaar.

Picked RAW dedicates part of each month's column to garden fresh newcomers in the San Diego Visual Arts Resource Directory

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To be eligible for a Picked RAW pick of the month, your event must be listed on SDVAN by the end of the previous month.

Remember Any tidbits, gossip or news of the immodest kind can go info@sdvisualarts.net for publication in the next RAW column which you can see by clicking here. All sources are, of course, kept confidential.

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Picked RAW Peeled to see links to reports on Picked RAW choices
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LA Art Reviews by DOUG SIMAY

We thank Julia Gill for her image "the Apple" Julia Gill ©2006 l in this column's logo design(all rights reserved) .

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Past PICKS for 2016 by Cathy Breslaw, Lonnie Hewitt and Patricia Frischer
Past PICKS for 2015
by Cathy Breslaw, Lonnie Hewitt and Patricia Frischer
Past PICKS for 2014 by Cathy Breslaw, Joe Nalven, Lonnie Hewitt and Patricia Frischer
Past
PICKS for 2013 by Cathy Breslaw, Joe Nalven, Lonnie Hewitt and Patricia Frischer
Past
PICKS for 2012 by Cathy Breslaw, Kevin Frietas and Patricia Frischer
Past
PICKS for 2011 by Katherine Sweetman, Kevin Freitas, and Patricia Frischer
Past
PICKS for 2010 by Louisa Garcia, Katherine Sweetman, Sheena Ghanbari, Patricia Frischer
Past PICKS for 2009
by Louisa Garcia, Katherine Sweetman and Sheena Ghanbar
PAST PICKS for 2008
by Georgia Hoopes from Jan to September and by Georgia Hoopes, Louisa Garcia, Amy Preci, and Katherine Sweetman from Oct - Dec
P
ast PICKS for 2007 by Julia Gill from Jan to May and by Georgia Hoopes June to Dec
P
ast PICKS for 2006 by Julie Gill
P
ast PICKS for 2005 By Jeneen Ausk and Julie Gill

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Picked RAW for Janurary 2017

Southern CA Sculpture by the National Sculpture Society  on view January 7 to March, 5 at Sparks Gallery (530 Sixth Ave, SD 92101). ). The society was established in 1893 by the sculptors Daniel Chester French, Augustus St. Gaudens, Stanford White and J.Q.A. Ward. For more than 120 years, members have created, exhibited, collected and supported the evolving tradition in American sculpture. This juried exhibition will feature 23 top sculptors in the thriving artistic community of Southern California. Reception: Saturday, January 7, 6 to 9 pm, RSVP required for the opening reception. Jessica Amaya 619.696.1416 

The San Diego sister of the Nasty Women Exhibition that launched in New York is open for submission for a show at the Helmuth projects. The idea is to organize a group exhibition that demonstrates solidarity among artists who identify with being a Nasty Woman in the face of threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, and abortion rights. It also serves as a fundraiser to support organizations defending these rights and to be a platform for organization concurrent with the Presidential Inauguration weekend and Women’s Marches across the county. The NastyWomenSanDiego.org  Exhibition will be donating 100% of proceeds to Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, La Maestra Community Health Centers, and San Diego LGBT Community Center​.Learn more and submit online: https://nastywomensandiego.org Submission Forms must be received by January 6, 2017

Picked RAW dedicates part of each month's column to garden fresh newcomers in the San Diego Visual Arts Resource Directory

DeCesare Design
Veterans Art Project

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Picked RAW for Feburary 2017

John Dillemuth: Contraptions And Go-mo(s) at Oceanside Museum Of Art (704 Pier View Way, Oceanside 92054) opening on Feb 4 and runs to July 23 with an opening reception on March 25. Curated by Vallo Riberto, assemblages, contraptions, vehicles, and paintings combine to create an installation that references the real and imaginary. Also note: Michelle Montjoy’s show Rope opens at the same time on March 25. For more info: Collette Stefanko 760.435.3720  

A terrible crime has been committed and Victorian London's most celebrated detective needs your help to find out "whodunit"! Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery opens Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Rubin H. Fleet Science Center. This immersive, entertaining and clever murder-mystery will test your powers of observation and deductive reasoning. You will need your thinking cap to solve this baffling thriller.

Picked RAW dedicates part of each month's column to garden fresh newcomers in the San Diego Visual Arts Resource Directory

On the Edge Art Collective

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Picked RAW for March 2017

The Veterans and Art Symposium March 7, 11 am to 4 pm at the Veterans Museum in Balboa Park (2115 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA. 92101) brought to us b ywww.VETART.ORG and the Veterans Museum. It is by invitation only and we hope to report on it in our next Picked RAW Peeled Blog.

North County Arts Network Quarterly Meeting is titled Performing Arts Five on Five: Innovative Happenings in the Arts and happens on Wed, March 29th from 6 to 9 pm at New Village Arts (2787 State St. #B, Carlsbad, CA 92008)

The closing reception of The Before Show: Patricia FrischerClosing VIP reception Sat. March 11 from 6 to 9 pm at Symbologist Gallery (2060 Logan Ave unit C, SD 92113 in Barrio Logan) during Chicano Park gallery crawl night The exhibitionruns from Feb 11 to March 15, 2017 More info: Kaarin Vaughan 619-693-5004. The Before Show: Patricia Frischer at Symbologist Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer

Picked RAW dedicates part of each month's column to garden fresh newcomers in the San Diego Visual Arts Resource Directory

Picked RAW dedicates part of each month's column to garden fresh newcomers in the San Diego Visual Arts Resource Directory

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Picked RAW for April 2017

Mission Federal ArtWalk, San Diego Visual Arts Network and The Studio Door are pleased to introduce the artistry of emerging artist Mikaela McLeigh at the 33rd Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy to held on April 29 and 30. Mikaela was selected as this year’s awardee for The Business of Art scholarship which includes a booth at the prestigious art festival, professional development throughout 2017, and an impressive marketing package. Over 30 artists applied for this year’s opportunity. We are featuring Mikaela on the banner on our home page this month.

The San Diego Visual Arts Network is delighted to announce the artists recipients of the San Diego Art Prize 2016 will be featured in an exhibition Displacement | Replacement. The established artist Irma Sofia Poeter with emerging artist Shinpei Takeda, and established artist Richard Keely with emerging artist William Feeney will being showing at Athenaeum Music & Arts Library from May 13 to June 10, 2017, with a reception on Friday, May 12, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Art Notes by Melinda Chiment, executive director, The AJA Project, Norma Iglesias-Prieto, Professor at San Diego State University and Researcher at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Jim Ruland, writer,Neil Kendricks,artist and filmmaker are available in the 2016 SD Art Prize Catalog.

Embrace exotic and diverse cultures from Xi'an to Constantimople at Passport to the Silk Road on Sat May 13 from 5 to 10 pm at the Encinitas Community Center (1140 Oakcrest Park Drive). The Encinitas Friends of the Arts invites you to a light dinner, dancing and entertainment: Master of Persian Music Reza Mahini and Del ava Ensamble, Bviolin & Mystic Groove Ensemble, Gulistan Dance Theater, Silk Road photographs of Marla Mossman. $40 EFA members, $45 general, $50 event+join,$50 at the door – event always sells out! Henna art and wine for purchase at Silk and Spice Bazaar.

Picked RAW dedicates part of each month's column to garden fresh newcomers in the San Diego Visual Arts Resource Directory

Art Guide San Diego

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Picked RAW for May 2016  

 

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Picked RAW for June 2017  

 

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Picked RAW for July 2017 

 

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Picked RAW for August 2017  

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Picked RAW for September 2017

 

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Picked RAW for October 2017

 

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Picked RAW for November 2017

 

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Picked RAW for December 2017

 

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for publication in the next RAW column which you can see by clicking here. All sources are, of course, kept confidential.