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SDVAN Monthly Message for Jan 2023
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

I realized that as simple as this notion sounds, there's actually a real challenge involved. Why? Because you have to risk failure and embarrassment to show who you are within the thing you're making. Howard Sherman 

Our banner is in support of Lift the Sky , a global art project inviting artists to answer the question, "What's your message to the world?". The installation will be multiple hanging panels at Front Porch Gallery . Open Sun, Jan 22, noon to 2 pm. Showing until March 25 th. (2903 Carlsbad Blvd. Carlsbad, 92008). More info: Julie Weaverling 760-795-6120 Art Resource Focus : Front Porch Gallery by Julie Weaverling

Remember: 2022   San Diego Art Prize    presented by  San Diego Visual Arts Network   celebrating this year's recipients    Alida Cervantes  Angélica Escoto  Carlos Castro Arias  and   Cognate Collective   at  Central Library Art Gallery   until Jan. 7th, 2023.

Remember: Patricia Frischer: In Record Time at the Cardiff by the Sea Library, until Jan 30,2023. (2081 Newcastle Ave, Cardiff, CA 92007)  


Art Reports by or about SDVAN: Local art reports by local art writers

The Stiletto Collection by Beth Smith at the Encinitas Community Center Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Let SDBG Light Up Your Life This Holiday Season Picked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt, photos by Maurice Hewitt
In Record Time for the Holidays Encinitas Advocate by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt, photos by Maurice Hewitt
Patricia Frischer: Following her impulses to create art and support for visual artists and their work People – San Diego Union Tribune by Lisa Deaderick
 

A+ Art Blog : State of the Arts 2023 by Patricia Frischer

Read the entire  RAW column  for Dec 2022

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

The San Diego Visual Arts Network and Mission Fed ArtWalk are pleased to offer The Business of Art Scholarship for the annual Mission Fed ArtWalk event in Little Italy on April 29 and 30 2023. The scholarship is for one emerging visual artist who has a body of work to be shown and sold at Mission Fed ArtWalk. An entire package of promotions is awarded to the winner. Applications due on Jan. 15 and recipient will be announced in early 2023. For more info: Sandi Cottrellscottrell@artwalksandiego.org

Lift the Sky , a global art project inviting artists to answer the question, "What's your message to the world?". The first installation will be multiple hanging panels at Front Porch Gallery but this is an ongoing project and you can still send in your 18” by 24” panel. More info: Julie Weaverling 760-795-6120

The Power of a Single Flower is a call for artists from the Museum of Photographic Art. The winning photograph will be featured on the cover of California Garden magazine, the longest continuously running horticulture publication in the Western United States. Contest Opens February 1, 2023 so save that date to enter.

The California Arts Council (CAC) has reopened three of its funding opportunities from its 2022 grant season, with applications now being accepted for the following three grant programs: Administering Organization – Individual Artists Fellowship , Creative Youth Development and Cultural Pathways – Technical Assistance . The deadline to apply for the second round for these funding opportunities is Jan. 26, 2023.

The County of San Diego is seeking youth ages 16-24 to join the Arts and Culture Commission . Please put “Arts and Culture Commission – Youth” where it asks “Name of Board, Committee, or Commission to Which You are Applying for Membership”. The deadline to apply is December 16th, and interviews will be scheduled for early January. For any questions, please email Giang Meyers .

Call for Artists for The Studio Door’s 9th The Crow Show 2023. This national exhibition runs from Feb 2 - March 10, 2023 and seeks artwork that represents the many faces of the Crow in reality and fantasy. The juror is Marie McGhee , Director of Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute. Also calling artists for Works of Excellence, 2023 which highlights some of the best mid-career and professional visual artists. This is a new take on our popular biennial event 50 To Watch, which was previously postponed due to COVID. Running from April 27 - May 27, 2023. The juror is Maria Mingalone , Executive Director of Oceanside Museum of Art. (Additional jurors to be announced). Deadline for both is Jan 3. More info: Patric Stillman 619-255-2867

And a heads up for the next The Studio Door’s PROUD+ 2023 , the sixth national exhibition of LGBTQIA+ visual arts running from June 29 - July 29, 2023. Show them what your Pride looks like. The juror is Jonathan D. Katz, Associate Professor of Practice, History of Art and Gender and Women’s Studies at University of Pennsylvania. Deadline is May 30 th. Also, fee to enter More info: Patric Stillman 619-255-2867

Mission Fed ArtWalk is making a call for artist for their vertical banners that are on the lampposts along the main streets of Little Italy. Submit a 30 by 48 inches high resolution image by January 15 th, 2023 which should represent ArtWalk. Work will be on display in March and April, and for some years, into May (controlled by the Little Italy Association). The winner gets a $100 discount off of their registration fee for the April event, plus media recognition Open only to artists registered for the upcoming Mission Fed 2023 art show. More info: sean@artwalksandiego.org


Art Produce's 2023 Artists in Residence program is now accepting application with a deadline of Sun, Jan. 8, Good news: there is no application fee.

You can see a list of Upcoming, Ongoing events and Virtual events are always listed on SDVAN and our App map .

With kindest regards,

Patricia Frischer
Founder/coordinator, SDVAN patricia@sdvisualarts.net 760.943.0148

On a personal note:

My sincere wishes for a Happy New Year full of health for everyone and recovery for those in need. It is not often that the last day of Hanukkah and Christmas fall on the same day and I am going to take that as a sign that all the religions of the world can come together for peace, tolerance and good will.

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SDVAN Monthly Message for February, 2023
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

I want to do more than just exist, to live happily and contented with a home, children, to do the same chores every day. I am an artist. I want to experience all what life has to offer and I have to do this for myself. - A year of quotes from Eva Hesse

Our banner is in support of Kira Carrillo Corser’s Wellness for Children Project is a rhymes for wellness book series designed to help kids 3 to 7 and their families cope with stress, illness, and anger includes books and videos, posters, huggable stuffed animals and more.   This brings 92 items together for the first time in one place with books just published through Compassionate Arts in Action. More info: WellnessforChildrenProject@gmail.com  


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

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.

You can see a list of Upcoming, Ongoing events and Virtual events are always listed on SDVAN and our App map .

With kindest regards,

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN patricia@sdvisualarts.net 760.943.0148

On a personal note:
Remember: Lift the Sky , a global art project inviting artists to answer the question, "What's your message to the world?". The installation is multiple hanging panels at Front Porch Gallery . Open Sun, Jan 22, noon to 2 pm. Showing until March 25 th. (2903 Carlsbad Blvd. Carlsbad, 92008). More info: Julie Weaverling 760-795-6120 Art Resource Focus : Front Porch Gallery by Julie Weaverling

Remember: Patricia Frischer: In Record Time at the Cardiff by the Sea Library, until Jan 30,2023. (2081 Newcastle Ave, Cardiff, CA 92007)

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SDVAN Monthly Message for March 2023
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SDVAN Monthly Message for April 2023
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SDVAN Monthly Message for May 2023
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SDVAN Monthly Message for June 2023
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SDVAN Monthly Message for July 2023
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SDVAN Monthly Message for August 2023
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SDVAN Monthly Message for September 2023
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SDVAN Monthly Message for October 2023
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SDVAN Monthly Message for November 2023
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SDVAN Monthly Message for December 2023
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