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SDVAN Monthly Message for Jan 2022
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

To succeed, break your ego. Takashi Murakami

Our annual State of the Arts 2022: Hurry up and Slow Down is the A+Art Blog by Patricia Frischer and is a summary and comment about the county and state support of the arts.

Our banner this month is in support of PHES Gallery Impermanence (2633 State Street, Carlsbad, 92008) which is on view until Feb 13 and features Michelle Kurtis Cole; glass sculptor, Andres Amador; a Northern California landscape artist, Wendy Maruyama ; woodworker, educator, furniture maker, and designer, and Kathi McCord ; printmaker, illustrator, and a professor of art and film. More info: Ellen 760-696-3022. Read our report: PHES Gallery Impermanence; Sparkling like a Star in our hand and Melting like a Snowflake Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer  

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

PHES Gallery Impermanence; Sparkling like a Star in our hand and Melting like a Snowflake Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
2021 Cannon Gallery Invitational Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
For art-lovers this holiday season, there’s no place like OMA Picked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt. Photos by Maurice Hewitt 
Another Covid-time Christmas Brightened by Lighthearted Neighborhood Art Picked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt. Photos by Maurice Hewitt 
Buddhist Monks and Mixed Media Artists Reflect on Impermanence at PHES Gallery Picked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt. Photos by Maurice Hewitt
Dark Side of Fashion Sustainability with Tara King-Haagen Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Many Fingers Touch Your Heart: Women’s Woven Voices at Front Porch Gallery Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
The Story of the Chinese Cultural Revolution Told Through Ceramics Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
 

Read the entire  RAW column  for December 2021

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

The San Diego Visual Arts Network and Mission Federal ArtWalk  are pleased to offer The Business of Art Scholarship for the annual Mission Fed ArtWalk event in Little Italy on April 30 and May 1, 2022. The scholarship will be awarded to one emerging visual artist who has a body of work to be shown and sold at Mission Fed ArtWalk. This year the award will be arranged by Art Unites and supported with a reception on March 23, 6-7:30 pm at Sparks Gallery . To apply for The Business of Art Scholarship, kindly fill out this two-page application and submit it along with five photographs of five artworks created by you to mailto:blancaluciabergman@gmail.com by 5:00 pm, Jan. 31, 2022. Applications will be reviewed by The Business of Art Scholarship partners and one scholarship recipient will be announced early in 2022. For more info: Blanca Lucia Bergman .

In the continued fight against racism, the Women Soaring Project (WSP) has chosen to focus on the theme of Women Antiracists for its upcoming Spring 2022 art exhibit. Deadline Dec 31, 2021. All art submissions will be displayed in WSP\'s virtual gallery. The three top artworks will be awarded a $500 honorarium to speak at an online artist talk made possible by the MiraCosta College Foundation. More info: Jackie Lo 6266175483

8th Annual The Crow Show (March 3 - 31, 2022) produced by The Studio Door continues to be the most popular visual arts exhibit bringing artists from across the nation to celebrate the Crow. The reality is the crow is a highly intelligent bird capable of social interactions. Entry Deadline: 2/1/22More info: Patric Stillman 619-255-2867

Also at Studio Door: PROUD+ is the fifth national exhibition of LGBTQIA+ visual arts running from June 4 - July 30, 2022 Submission Deadline: May 1, 2022

Art Produce is making their annual call for 2022 Artist in Residence . Applications are now being accepted with a submission deadline of Sunday, January 16th.

Bread and Salt also have an Artist in Residence program. Applications are due by Dec 31 st.

You have until the end of the year to apply for a William Male Foundation grant ($1000- $5000) for individual artists. They do applications twice a year.

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:

THE NEW NORMAL COOKBOOK , our holiday gift to you with thanks for supporting the San Diego Visual Arts Network with Illustrated recipes by artists supporting SDVAN. The holiday joy should be continued year round. We are thankful that the arts are coming back strong. Enjoy your free copy of THE NEW NORMAL COOKBOOK , and do support SDVAN with your tax deductible end of year donations.

Only a few more weeks to see the San Diego Art Prize 2021   presented by  San Diego Visual Arts Network and curated by Chi Essary at  Bread and Salt extended to Sat Jan 8th! with Beliz Iristay Perry Vasquez , PANCA Hugo Crosthwaite (1955 Julian Avenue, 92113). Beautiful full color catalog free while stocks last. Dedicated to the memory of SD Art Prize Committee member  Larry Baza .

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SDVAN Monthly Message for February, 2022
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Gator Aid : An upcycle rescue story A+Art Blog by Patricia Frischer

Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

Getting started as an artist is wildly unsustainable unless you already have a financial cushion, which might come from a trust fund or sex work or a rich spouse. Molly Crabapple

Art Reports by or about SDVAN
Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Trifecta: Art, Science, Patron at La Jolla Historical Society Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer Big Moments in the Arts 2021, KPBS by Julia Dixon Evens

Our banner is in support of Immerse the exhibition celebration at Oceanside Museum of Art on Sat, Feb 12 from 5:30-7:00pm plus afterparty (members free, visitors $10) to celebrate three new exhibitions: 2022  Artist Alliance Biennial juried by Alessandra Moctez u ma until May 1, Don Bartletti: Elusive Moments–Enduring Stories from Jan. 22 - May 1, 2022 and Oceanside Unfiltered curated by Zach Cordner Feb. 12 - May 29.

There is a huge crop of OPPORTUNITIES (click to see a list of all current opportunities listed on SDVAN)

Remember to apply for The Business of Art Scholarship , kindly fill out this  two-page application  and submit it along with five photographs of five artworks created by you to  mailto:blancaluciabergman@gmail.com  by 5:00 pm, Jan. 31, 2022. Applications will be reviewed by The Business of Art Scholarship partners and one scholarship recipient will be announced early February. For more info:  Blanca Lucia Bergman . The  San Diego Visual Arts Network  and  Mission Federal ArtWalk   are pleased to offer  The Business of Art Scholarship  for the annual Mission Fed ArtWalk event in Little Italy on April 30 and May 1, 2022. The scholarship will be awarded to one emerging visual artist who has a body of work to be shown and sold at Mission Fed ArtWalk. This year the award will be arranged by  Art Unites  and supported with a reception on Wed. March 23, 6-7:30 pm at  Sparks Gallery.   There will be a one night workshop on showing your work at ArtWalk at the Sparks Gallery on Wed. Feb 23 from 6-7:30 with special guests: expertise in photography Beto Soto, art portfolio design Nazanin Amiri Meers, marketing and graphic design T. Jay Santa Ana, and art curation Yvette Roman Bañuelos. Applicants will have first choice in this limited seating event.

Big shoes to fill from this tiny lady, as the Athenaeum announces that Erika Torri will be retiring at the end of the year. We are heartened to hear that there will be a world-wide search for her replacement, but even then, she is really going to be missed. We are happy to report, she will be staying on the SD Art Prize committee.

The City of Encinitas is looking for a ¾ part time arts assistant especially with local knowledge of the music scene but with experience in arts administration. For more info: arts@encinitasca.gov 760-633-2746  

San Diego Unified School District is looking for a full-time high school art teach er for Lincoln High. The actual start date is January 24, so they are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. This is a mid-year start due to a retirement. SDUSD has great benefits and the rewards of teaching art to students is immense! A California Teaching Credential in Visual Arts is required. For info: Russ Sperling 858-256-2700

The ArtReach upcycled Charity Art Auction this year wants you to turn your eyes and ears to vinyl records. They have 100 records to transform into 100 individual works of art. Participating artists will be featured on their social media channels and all 100 records will be exhibited in person for 100,000 art lovers at  Mission Fed ArtWalk  in Little Italy on April 30th and May 1st, 2022 with 25% of the sales prices going to the artists. Apply online by January 31 st

Kandace Crystal , Community Engagement and Partnerships Manager at San Diego Repertory Theatre is looking for artists to showcase in the Lyceum Gallery Space .  They are always looking for local artists and arts organizations to exhibit visual art that encourages dialogue and engagement around the REP mission or the themes of the plays on their stages . They are looking for African, Chinese, comic book style, and/or urban art for February.  For more info Kandace or click here .

Gallery 21 at Spanish Village Art Center is making a call for artists for its 46th Annual Small Image Show . $30 for 1-2 entries. $10 per entry thereafter up to 8 entries. Submission by Jan 15. Show Jan 28 to Feb 27. More info: Rosa Ruiz 619-987-7824

To celebrate the 2nd month of the year 2022 Ashton Gallery at Art on 30 th is making a call for artists for a work with two elements. The juror for the show is Chris Eckhert (art collector). There is an entry fee 2 pieces for $35 and up to 4 pieces for $45. Entries until Feb 4 for a show Feb12th - March 11 th. More info: arton30th@gmail.com

To work in museums or arts organizations or to learn how to curate your own exhibition you need the special skills taught starting Jan 31 at Mesa Collage from 9:00 am - 3:20 pm. You can complete the Museum Studies Certificate in three semesters, or earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Fine Arts - Museum Studies Emphasis.

Time to apply to two of the three SD Art Walks in 2022. Mission Fed April 30th & May 1 st and Liberty Station August 6th & 7 th. And Carlsbad will be back this year in the fall.

Liberty Station Arts District has space available starting June 1 including Barracks 2 first floor at 3,670 RSF or second floor at 5,502 RSF.   They also have Dance, Music, and Instructional studios available for lease.  More info: Alan Ziter

The CA Arts Council grant cycle begins on Jan 91. This includes: Arts & Cultural Organizations General Operating Relief - Up to $30K, Cultural Pathways - Up to $30K for two years for communities of color, recent immigrant and refugee communities, or tribal groups, Impact Projects - Up to $20K for collaborative projects for small organizations, JUMP StArts - Up to $50K for young people impacted by the justice system, Reentry Through the Arts - Up to $50K for arts projects for return residents who have experienced incarceration, State-Local Partners - Up to $60K for general operating support and technical assistance for county- designated local arts agencies plus State-Local Partner Mentorship.

With kindest regards,

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN
patricia@sdvisualarts.net 760.943.0148

On a personal note:

I hope you enjoyed my road kill rescue story Gator Aid. Not only do I remind you to upcycle as well as recycle but I also encourage to look around you and be spontaneous to get as much creativity and joy as you can out of life.

We are so grateful to Sparks Gallery for stepping forward to host not only the recipient of the Business of Art Scholarship (produced by ArtUnites as a program of San Diego Visual Arts Network and Mission Fed ArtWalk) but also a workshop coming up on Feb 23 on the Business of Art with special emphasis on showing at one of the 3 ArtWalks in San Diego County.

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