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RAW January 2023


Patric Stillman at Studio Door has announced his 2023 artists and it is fun to see them in a quick slide show . There is a special exhibition to introduce these REPRESENTING ARTISTS. . More info: Patric@TheStudioDoor.com 619-994-2263.

Art Reports by or about SDVAN: Local art reports by local art writers
Oceanside Museum of Art: Overview January 2023 Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Shellie Zhang: What We Bring and Leave at ICA San Diego North - Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Colorful mural is a holiday gift to Encinitas Encinitas Advocate and Picked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt, photos by Maurice Hewitt.
Lift the Sky at Front Porch Gallery Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer


California Creative Corp in San Diego A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer

Patric Stillman at Studio Door has announced his 2023 artists and it is fun to see them in a quick slide show . There is a special exhibition to introduce these REPRESENTING ARTISTS. . More info: Patric@TheStudioDoor.com 619-994-2263.

The UCSD Craft Center welcomes Michele Murphy , a talented and experienced jeweler as one of their newest instructors this quarter. Take a look at the jewelry making classes for more information.

The first listed Valentine’s Day themed event - Sophies Art Gallery presents Gotta' Have Heart: Farm Fresh with mosaic heart plaques and mosaic barnyard animal portraits. Reception February 10, 5-8PM and showing until March 19 th. More info Wendy Morris 619-593-2205

The Japanese Friendship Garden reminds us this is the year of the Rabbit. They will be holding a Setsubun to banish the evil and welcome Spring with good fortune on Feb 3 from 10am to 4 pm. Guests can make special oni masks, as well as lots of other activities, games and food.

Emerald C Gallery is offering a Kintsugi ceramic repair class (the Japanese tradition of honoring a flaw) on Sat. Jan 28 from 10 to 2:30 (1331 Orange Avenue Coronado, CA 92118). They also have a Live Music + Wine & Paint every Wed & Sat Night.

We are so impressed with Medium Photo . scott b. davis tells us they increased Size Matters exhibition with the $1000 Purchase Award, expanded the 2023 scholarships for Black Artists and artists living in Mexico's border states, raised more than $1000 to support Ukrainian photographers, began a partnership with Digital Gym for regular film screenings about photographers, live streamed all of their 2022 artist talks, available on our YouTube channel and welcomed their 200th member to their membership program.

Contemporary Perspectives in Fiber Arts features impressively creative selections by 22 regional artists from California showcasing multi-disciplines such as weaving, basketry, sculpture, quilting, felting, knitting and wearables. William D. Cannon Gallery at Dove Library Complex until March 18 (1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, 92011)

A Map Project is 60 Artists / 60 Maps for a fundraising auction on Feb 4 to support the youth education programming at Earthlab in Southeast San Diego organized by City Gallery SD City College . The exhibition runs Jan 26 to Feb 4. More info: Terri Hughes-Oelrich 619-277-0132

We did not know that classes start every 6 weeks at Art Academy of San Diego . Check the website or contact Stuart Burton for more info 619-231-3900

COTA announced their STEAM Two-day training on Saturday, Feb 25 and March 4, 2023 at UC San Diego Park & Market building in Downtown San Diego. This is aimed K through 5th Grade Educators (but all grade level teachers are welcome) from 9 to 3:30.

Escondido Arts Partnership presents the Wood: A Furniture Show XIII on view until Feb 24 th. Curated by Brian and Nancy Murphy of Murphy's Fine Woodworking.

Fallbrook Art Center presents The New York 155th Annual American Watercolor Society's Travel Exhibition themed An Artful Home as well as Barbara Marks: The Art of Life Lines both beginning on Feb 11.

The UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts is pleased to announce that Ceres Madoo will be the Longenecker-Roth Artist in Residenc e in the Fall of 2023. Ceres Madoo is a Los Angeles based mixed media artist, who describes herself as a mix of a mix. West Indian, American, Black, Indian, Jewish and Mormon.

Rancho Baja Art is offering a Baja California Native Paipai and Kumiai Arts Retreat – Pottery Making, Basket Weaving, Horses, and Wine from Mar 28 - Apr 04 2023. Lots of other workshops including a plein air painting weekend with Jeff Yeomans April 13 to 16.

San Diego Museum Council's Museum Month is back in February with more than 60 museums participating by giving 50% off admissions.

Looking forward to Oceanside Museum of Art exhibitions: Ethan Chan: Selections From The Closets Of The People That I Love... (wearable art made from condiment packages and Quinton Mccurine : Materialing making oil paint live and breathe, both Jan 14–April 30, Memory Is A Verb : Exploring Time And Transience 11 women photographers Jan 28–May 14, Robert Xavier Burden: Relics larger than life childhood Feb 18 to June 8 and Melissa Meier: Becoming Nature sculptural clothing hybrids Mar 11–June 25. Oceanside Museum of Art: Overview January 2023Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer

The Children’s Museum in downtown is celebrating its 40th anniversary in San Diego and 15th year as The New Children's Museum . Congratulations!

In 2023 MCASD will reimagine its programming for the downtown space. They are arranging collaborations with La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls (WOW) Festival, World Design Capital San Diego Tijuana 2024 (WDC 2024) and Blindspot Collective. They will share the exhibit space as a premier venue to spotlight regional design as part of the prestigious, year-long slate of programming and events.

There is a virtual workshop to help with county grants on Feb 2 at 12:30. They will go over grants for which your organization may be available, including the Community Enhancement Program, Neighborhood Reinvestment Program and the Community Enhancement (American Rescue Plan Act) ARPA funds. County Staff will also be present to answer questions on the process and walk you through the requirements.

The Commission for Arts and Culture for the City of San Diego is conducting a survey of employers and workers in the creative jobs and industries in San Diego County that make up the Creative Economy. They define the Creative Economy as the non-profit and for-profit businesses and individuals involved in producing cultural, artistic and design goods or services, and intellectual property. We have taken this survey and hope you will as well.

The San Diego Museum of Art  has appointed a new Associate Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Rachel Jans . With more than 10 years of experience, Jans joins the institution from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where she served as Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture.

Congratulation to San Diego’s Leah Goodwin , who is one of the four new appointments made by Governor Gavin Newsom to the California Arts Council.

We truly hope this passes in the state budget this year: $100 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund —or roughly $200 per 12th grade student enrolled in California public schools—to enable local educational agencies to provide high school seniors with access to cultural enrichment experiences across the state by facilitating museum visits, access to theatrical performances, or other participation in extracurricular art enrichment activities.

A note for any of you who are a Cultural institutions/arts organizations affected by the flooding; you can call the National Heritage Responders hotline: 202.661.8068. Plus, members of the public who have questions about saving family heirlooms can email the National Heritage Responders at NHRpublichelpline@culturalheritage.org . and   HENTF’s Save Your Family Treasures guidance is available at https://www.fema.gov/assistance/save-family-treasures .

 

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

Vanguard Culture is making an Open Call for Visual & Performing Artists for ENVZN23 is a one-of-a-kind visual and performing arts festival in Logan Heights on September 2, 2023 from 5:00pm – 10:00 p.m. It aims to spark increased cultural tourism (5,000 design professionals, art patrons, and other culture-seekers) for our region and highlight the virtuosity of its creative sector. Deadline March 1. For more info: Susanna H. Peredo 619-829-7561

Through Far South/Border North: Artists and Cultural Practitioners in Community , this partnership will develop opportunities for artists/practitioners and build the infrastructure for creatives to contribute to social justice, public health, energy-water-climate, and civic engagement with $4,750, 000 in funding to share with Imperial Valley. More information for artists will be available when the California Creative Corp Program portal goes live for Individual artists on Feb 15th. The second phase for Nonprofits organization will launch in May, 2023. The San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture is the administering organization but grant submissions will be facilitated by the San Diego Regional Arts and Culture Coalition. Read this month’s A+ Blog with more details.

Encinitas City Council is making a call for Community Grant Program (CGP) applications in the arts: visual art, performing arts, arts education, literary arts, etc., with a deadline Mon, Feb. 27, 2023 via email to  CGP@EncinitasCA.gov . There is a Grant Applicant Workshop on Tue, Jan 31. 4-5 pm via virtual teleconference.

Vista Public Arts Commission announces the 2023 Kites Over Vista. The submission deadline is Fri, Feb 10 and you can click here for the call to Artists.


Also, in Vista - The Vista Branch Library (700 Eucalyptus Avenue Vista 92084) encourages local artist to display their original 2D works of art with the community at the library. Email submission for review: vistalibrary@sdcounty.ca.gov

Submissions for the 17th annual Juried Youth Exhibition are now open at the Museum of Photographic Arts. This year’s theme is Exploration with a deadline of May 8. Check out the link to see last year’s show and get information on how to submit.

Alessandra Colfi, the Expressive Arts Therapist , invites you to create art feathers out of cardstock to express gratitude in a UCSD Health Art Collaboration project Gratitude Feathers Together as Majestic Wings. Cancer Patients and supporters preferred but all can participate. For more info: acolfi@health.ucsd.edu 8587355708

The San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild is holding its 2023 Online Spring Exhibition which is open to members and non-members from Feb 15 to April 15. Deadline to enter is Wed., Jan.18. The juror isHugh M. Davies, Ph.D., Director Emeritus Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

There is an open call to artists for Casa Familiar's 16th Annual Dia De La Mujer Exhibition at The FRONT Arte y Cultura. The theme is Womxn, Words & Weaving and is curated by Katie Ruiz. Deadline for entry Fri, Feb 3rd showing from March 4 to May 5.

Have you got tidbits or other bits of gossip that you want to broadcast. Contact info@sdvisualarts.net

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Patric Stillman at Studio Door has announced his 2023 artists and it is fun to see them in a quick slide show . There is a special exhibition to introduce these REPRESENTING ARTISTS. . More info: Patric@TheStudioDoor.com 619-994-2263.

Art Reports by or about SDVAN: Local art reports by local art writers
Oceanside Museum of Art: Overview January 2023 Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Shellie Zhang: What We Bring and Leave at ICA San Diego North - Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Colorful mural is a holiday gift to Encinitas Encinitas Advocate and Picked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt, photos by Maurice Hewitt.
Lift the Sky at Front Porch Gallery Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer


California Creative Corp in San Diego A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer

Patric Stillman at Studio Door has announced his 2023 artists and it is fun to see them in a quick slide show . There is a special exhibition to introduce these REPRESENTING ARTISTS. . More info: Patric@TheStudioDoor.com 619-994-2263.

The UCSD Craft Center welcomes Michele Murphy , a talented and experienced jeweler as one of their newest instructors this quarter. Take a look at the jewelry making classes for more information.

The first listed Valentine’s Day themed event - Sophies Art Gallery presents Gotta' Have Heart: Farm Fresh with mosaic heart plaques and mosaic barnyard animal portraits. Reception February 10, 5-8PM and showing until March 19 th. More info Wendy Morris 619-593-2205

The Japanese Friendship Garden reminds us this is the year of the Rabbit. They will be holding a Setsubun to banish the evil and welcome Spring with good fortune on Feb 3 from 10am to 4 pm. Guests can make special oni masks, as well as lots of other activities, games and food.

Emerald C Gallery is offering a Kintsugi ceramic repair class (the Japanese tradition of honoring a flaw) on Sat. Jan 28 from 10 to 2:30 (1331 Orange Avenue Coronado, CA 92118). They also have a Live Music + Wine & Paint every Wed & Sat Night.

We are so impressed with Medium Photo . scott b. davis tells us they increased Size Matters exhibition with the $1000 Purchase Award, expanded the 2023 scholarships for Black Artists and artists living in Mexico's border states, raised more than $1000 to support Ukrainian photographers, began a partnership with Digital Gym for regular film screenings about photographers, live streamed all of their 2022 artist talks, available on our YouTube channel and welcomed their 200th member to their membership program.

Contemporary Perspectives in Fiber Arts features impressively creative selections by 22 regional artists from California showcasing multi-disciplines such as weaving, basketry, sculpture, quilting, felting, knitting and wearables. William D. Cannon Gallery at Dove Library Complex until March 18 (1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, 92011)

A Map Project is 60 Artists / 60 Maps for a fundraising auction on Feb 4 to support the youth education programming at Earthlab in Southeast San Diego organized by City Gallery SD City College . The exhibition runs Jan 26 to Feb 4. More info: Terri Hughes-Oelrich 619-277-0132

We did not know that classes start every 6 weeks at Art Academy of San Diego . Check the website or contact Stuart Burton for more info 619-231-3900

COTA announced their STEAM Two-day training on Saturday, Feb 25 and March 4, 2023 at UC San Diego Park & Market building in Downtown San Diego. This is aimed K through 5th Grade Educators (but all grade level teachers are welcome) from 9 to 3:30.

Escondido Arts Partnership presents the Wood: A Furniture Show XIII on view until Feb 24 th. Curated by Brian and Nancy Murphy of Murphy's Fine Woodworking.

Fallbrook Art Center presents The New York 155th Annual American Watercolor Society's Travel Exhibition themed An Artful Home as well as Barbara Marks: The Art of Life Lines both beginning on Feb 11.

The UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts is pleased to announce that Ceres Madoo will be the Longenecker-Roth Artist in Residenc e in the Fall of 2023. Ceres Madoo is a Los Angeles based mixed media artist, who describes herself as a mix of a mix. West Indian, American, Black, Indian, Jewish and Mormon.

Rancho Baja Art is offering a Baja California Native Paipai and Kumiai Arts Retreat – Pottery Making, Basket Weaving, Horses, and Wine from Mar 28 - Apr 04 2023. Lots of other workshops including a plein air painting weekend with Jeff Yeomans April 13 to 16.

San Diego Museum Council's Museum Month is back in February with more than 60 museums participating by giving 50% off admissions.

Looking forward to Oceanside Museum of Art exhibitions: Ethan Chan: Selections From The Closets Of The People That I Love... (wearable art made from condiment packages and Quinton Mccurine : Materialing making oil paint live and breathe, both Jan 14–April 30, Memory Is A Verb : Exploring Time And Transience 11 women photographers Jan 28–May 14, Robert Xavier Burden: Relics larger than life childhood Feb 18 to June 8 and Melissa Meier: Becoming Nature sculptural clothing hybrids Mar 11–June 25. Oceanside Museum of Art: Overview January 2023Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer

The Children’s Museum in downtown is celebrating its 40th anniversary in San Diego and 15th year as The New Children's Museum . Congratulations!

In 2023 MCASD will reimagine its programming for the downtown space. They are arranging collaborations with La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls (WOW) Festival, World Design Capital San Diego Tijuana 2024 (WDC 2024) and Blindspot Collective. They will share the exhibit space as a premier venue to spotlight regional design as part of the prestigious, year-long slate of programming and events.

There is a virtual workshop to help with county grants on Feb 2 at 12:30. They will go over grants for which your organization may be available, including the Community Enhancement Program, Neighborhood Reinvestment Program and the Community Enhancement (American Rescue Plan Act) ARPA funds. County Staff will also be present to answer questions on the process and walk you through the requirements.

The Commission for Arts and Culture for the City of San Diego is conducting a survey of employers and workers in the creative jobs and industries in San Diego County that make up the Creative Economy. They define the Creative Economy as the non-profit and for-profit businesses and individuals involved in producing cultural, artistic and design goods or services, and intellectual property. We have taken this survey and hope you will as well.

The San Diego Museum of Art  has appointed a new Associate Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Rachel Jans . With more than 10 years of experience, Jans joins the institution from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where she served as Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture.

Congratulation to San Diego’s Leah Goodwin , who is one of the four new appointments made by Governor Gavin Newsom to the California Arts Council.

We truly hope this passes in the state budget this year: $100 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund —or roughly $200 per 12th grade student enrolled in California public schools—to enable local educational agencies to provide high school seniors with access to cultural enrichment experiences across the state by facilitating museum visits, access to theatrical performances, or other participation in extracurricular art enrichment activities.

A note for any of you who are a Cultural institutions/arts organizations affected by the flooding; you can call the National Heritage Responders hotline: 202.661.8068. Plus, members of the public who have questions about saving family heirlooms can email the National Heritage Responders at NHRpublichelpline@culturalheritage.org . and   HENTF’s Save Your Family Treasures guidance is available at https://www.fema.gov/assistance/save-family-treasures .

 

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

Vanguard Culture is making an Open Call for Visual & Performing Artists for ENVZN23 is a one-of-a-kind visual and performing arts festival in Logan Heights on September 2, 2023 from 5:00pm – 10:00 p.m. It aims to spark increased cultural tourism (5,000 design professionals, art patrons, and other culture-seekers) for our region and highlight the virtuosity of its creative sector. Deadline March 1. For more info: Susanna H. Peredo 619-829-7561

Through Far South/Border North: Artists and Cultural Practitioners in Community , this partnership will develop opportunities for artists/practitioners and build the infrastructure for creatives to contribute to social justice, public health, energy-water-climate, and civic engagement with $4,750, 000 in funding to share with Imperial Valley. More information for artists will be available when the California Creative Corp Program portal goes live for Individual artists on Feb 15th. The second phase for Nonprofits organization will launch in May, 2023. The San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture is the administering organization but grant submissions will be facilitated by the San Diego Regional Arts and Culture Coalition. Read this month’s A+ Blog with more details.

Encinitas City Council is making a call for Community Grant Program (CGP) applications in the arts: visual art, performing arts, arts education, literary arts, etc., with a deadline Mon, Feb. 27, 2023 via email to  CGP@EncinitasCA.gov . There is a Grant Applicant Workshop on Tue, Jan 31. 4-5 pm via virtual teleconference.

Vista Public Arts Commission announces the 2023 Kites Over Vista. The submission deadline is Fri, Feb 10 and you can click here for the call to Artists.


Also, in Vista - The Vista Branch Library (700 Eucalyptus Avenue Vista 92084) encourages local artist to display their original 2D works of art with the community at the library. Email submission for review: vistalibrary@sdcounty.ca.gov

Submissions for the 17th annual Juried Youth Exhibition are now open at the Museum of Photographic Arts. This year’s theme is Exploration with a deadline of May 8. Check out the link to see last year’s show and get information on how to submit.

Alessandra Colfi, the Expressive Arts Therapist , invites you to create art feathers out of cardstock to express gratitude in a UCSD Health Art Collaboration project Gratitude Feathers Together as Majestic Wings. Cancer Patients and supporters preferred but all can participate. For more info: acolfi@health.ucsd.edu 8587355708

The San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild is holding its 2023 Online Spring Exhibition which is open to members and non-members from Feb 15 to April 15. Deadline to enter is Wed., Jan.18. The juror isHugh M. Davies, Ph.D., Director Emeritus Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

There is an open call to artists for Casa Familiar's 16th Annual Dia De La Mujer Exhibition at The FRONT Arte y Cultura. The theme is Womxn, Words & Weaving and is curated by Katie Ruiz. Deadline for entry Fri, Feb 3rd showing from March 4 to May 5.

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