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SDVAN Monthly Message for Jan 2020
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,  

“Great art picks up where nature ends.” Marc Chagall  

Our banner this month is in support of the Artist Salon sponsored by The Encinitas Friends of the Arts’ Artist Collective. Sat. Jan 11, 2 to 4 pm. The Eco-Visionairies will be a discussion that asked, “How can you use your art to advance solutions for environmental concerns?” This discussion will be moderated by Ellen Speert and held at her California Center for Creative Renewal, (1905 Crest Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024) RSVP for free tickets.


Art Reports by or about SDVAN
Tiny Canvases: The Art of the Nail at OMA Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
Stitched Together: Visions hosts 5 eye-catching exhibits at Liberty Station La Jolla Light by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt
Every picture tells a story: See Judy Tuwaletstiwa at Lux Art Institute La Jolla Light by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt
Sensuality - Objects of Beauty at the IN Gallery Picked Raw Peeled by Patricia Frischer
State of the Arts California, 2020
A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer

Thanks to those who gave in our once a year donation campaign. ($25) Lori Escalera. Your donation make possible our brand new bi-monthly events digest emails, our new ongoing events feature page and the rolling upcoming events on our home page. We want to thank all the organizations that list events on our calendar year long. We appreciate donations of any amount and your name appears for a year on our current donation page and all donation over $25 go on our permanent sponsor page.  

We celebrated with a large group at our annual SDVAN Annual 2019 Holiday Potluck Lunch on Tues, Dec 10, with an array of wonderful food (artist are the best cooks!) and the ever popular Jewelry and Accessories swap exchange.

Read the entire RAW column forJan, 2020

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

You can apply now for the Studio Door/San Diego Visual Arts Network Business of Art Scholarship for mentoring and a free booth at the Mission Federal Art Walk in April. Click here to download application. Due by Feb 1, 2010.

The Studio Door
has also announced its judges for 2020 juried shows. You can enter your submissions on CaFé.  The Crow Show:  Judy Gradwohl, President and CEO of The NAT • San Diego Natural History Museum, 50 To Watch: Megan Pogue, Executive Director of Timken Museum of Art and PROUD+Hunter O’Hanian, Executive Director of Stonewall National Museum & Archives  (Fort Lauderdale & Wilton Manors, FL)

Fallbrook Art Center is making a call for artists with the theme Reflections of nature wildlife and landscape show. The artists are limited to 20 with an exhibition date of May 2&3, 2020. More info: Kimber Petralito 760 728 1414

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN  

On a personal note: I want to wish you all the happiest of New Year greetings. Every holiday season brings joy and a refreshing period where we can reboot, recharge and maybe even re-invent ourselves. We are looking for events in February, March, May and June to support in 2020. I hope you will contact me and let me know of any new directions that interest you.

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SDVAN Monthly Message for February, 2020
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,


Chiachio and Giannone at Lux Art Institute: Painting with Needles and Thread

 There is life ln movement, death in stagnation. I approach every painting with the idea that I want that painting to continuously move. Tim Yanke  

Our banner this month is in support of the Chicano/a/x Printmaking: Making Prints and Making History at the SDSU Downtown Gallery (725 West Broadway, SD, 92101) from Feb 8 to April 5. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the SDSU Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies and art activism. Opening reception Feb 20 at 5pm. More info: Chantel Paul 619-501-6370.

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystems at California Center for the Arts Museum Escondido Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Eco-Visionaries EFA Artist Salon Jan 2020 Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Chiachio and Giannone at Lux Art Institute: Painting with Needles and Thread Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer  

Read the entire RAW column to get the latest gossip and tidbits.

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

Yes, you still have time to spread the word about the Business of Art Scholarship produced by Studio Art and Sponsored by the SDVAN for the 36th Annual Mission Federal Artwalk [April 25 and 26, 2020]. Applications due Feb 1.

The Fallbrook Library is making a call for artists for their Earth Day Exhibition from March 14 through May 1. There will be an artist reception on April 24 and take-down on May 2.The deadline for submission is February 2, 2020. For more info: lmiller007@live.com

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN  

On a personal note: I am looking forward to Illumination: 21st Century Interactions with Art + Science + Technology at the San Diego Art Institute (1439 EL Prado, SD 92101) from Feb 8 to May 3, 2020. Curated by Chi Essary. More info: Jacqueline Silverman 619.236.0011 FREE ADMISSION, Tuesday- Sunday 12-5pm

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SDVAN Monthly Message for March 2020
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The Role of the Arts in Defining Democracy A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer

Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it. Anthony Burgess

Our banner this month is in support of 20/20: Twenty Women of Vision at the newFresh Paint Gallery(1020-B Prospect Street, La Jolla 92037). In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, this show, a year in the making, will feature twenty women artists from the San Diego area who call themselves TWA (The Women Artists). All the work is 20” by 20” and a diverse offering in terms of price, media and subject matter. Each artist has cast her vision – of the future, past or present. The opening reception is March 7 from 6 to 8 pm. For more info: Deborah Williams 808.772.1384 Artist in the banner left to right: Julia San Roman, Maite Agahnia, Susan Darnall, Ellen Dieter, Brenda York, Alison Haley Paul, Lisa Bebe. Other artists include: Bronle Crosby, Christine Schwimmer, Diana Carey, Diane Hall, Gail Titus, Gillian Moss, Julia C R Gray, Kathleen Kane-Murrell, Kathy McChesney, Lori Mitchell, Manuelita Brown, Nadine Baurin, Theresa Vandenberg Donche

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

Christine Oatman at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Illumination: 21st Century Interactions with Art + Science + Technology at the San Diego Art InstitutePicked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Art, science and technology converge in San Diego Art Institute’s ‘Illumination’ exhibit La Jolla Light by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt
Oceanside Museum of Art: Sidewalk Activism, Griselda Rosas: Regata Abscisa, Artist Alliance 2019 Biennial Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Argentinian artists stitch their world together at Lux Encinitas Advocate by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt

Read the entire RAW column for Jan 2020

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

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is launching its very first national billboard competition with the theme of “The Joy of Being Outside.” The printed mural will be displayed on a 20’ x 16’ canvas on the Museum’s building facing Grape Day Park and the Center for the Arts in Escondido. The top 10 artworks selected by the jury will be open to a public vote to select the final 2 artworks that will be displayed for six months and each receive a $500 cash prize. The deadline is March 27. For more info: JulietteB@sdcdm.org 760.233.7755, ext. 1003.

Art San Diego is now offering individual artist space in The (Solo) Project, a fair within a far. Prices start at $1695 and applications are now open for both The (Solo) Project Pavilion and the Art Gallery Pavilion.  

You have until May 1 to enter Front Porch Gallery’s National Juried Exhibition open to artists over 18. Juror: Maria Mingalone, Exec Dir Oceanside Museum of Art. Front Porch is a non-profit art gallery and community resource in Carlsbad.Prospectus or contact Julie Weaverling 760-795-6120

The Porto Vista Hotel Arts Program is pleased to announce an open call for Vend Arts an art exhibition space inside the hotel vending machine. This year the theme is Earth Day for this project of 1805 Gallery. Deadline is March 20. For more info: Lauren Siry 619.888.8288

With kindest regards,

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN  

On a personal note:  
I hope to see you at the Cannon Art Gallery forFrayed Edgeswith Bhavna Mehta, Irma Sophia Poeter and Michelle Montjoy opening Sat Feb 29 from 5 to 7 but with panel discussions and artists workshops through May 24 th.

Sat March 14 is another Artist Salon as part of the Encinitas Friends of the Arts Artist Collective. Limited numbers of tickets are available for this free event Art Criticism for the emerging artist in the 21st century at the studio of Portia La Touche and the topic is Art Criticism. More info: Angela Jackson. There is no such thing as bad publicity?!?

Encinitas Friends of the Arts will present a concert featuring the internationally renowned Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra on Sunday, March 1, 3:00 p.m., at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024. “This is our third year to bring this remarkable orchestra to Encinitas and we expect another sold out performance,” said Encinitas Friends of the Arts President Naimeh Woodward. To purchase tickets, visit: www.encinitasarts.org/calendar. More info: Encinitasarts@gmail.com

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SDVAN Monthly Message for April 2020
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,  

Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self. Jean-Luc Godard  

Remember when Corona was a Cigar or a Beer Private Musing A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer  

Our banner this month is in support of our encouragement for everyone to stay home but still be virtually connected to the arts. Our thank to Irene de Watteville for her image from Ludicrous Tales: A Topsy Turvy Quartet at Mesa College Gallery 

We are delighted to say that a number of venues are putting up online images of their exhibitions so the work can be viewed even if we can’t attend during this time of cancellations and postponement. This is a vital way to stay in touch with the San Diego Art Scene.

We encourage venues to post image and installation shots as well as arrange online streaming and videos. IN THE FUTURE: PLEASE LIST THESE LINKS AS EVENTS ON SDVAN SO THAT THEY APPEAR ON OUR EVENTS CALENDAR. Let’s keep the momentum we have established going. Here are some of the links we have received at this time.

Art Reports by or about SDVAN – this will be the last of these reports for the duration except for live streaming events.
San Diego Visual Arts Videos for March Picked RAW Peeled compiled by Patricia Frischer
Go ‘back to school’ with Ms. Oatman’s art exhibit at La Jolla’s Athenaeum Music & Arts Library La Jolla Light by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt
Meet the Bead Man of Encinitas Encinitas Advocate by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt
Edges Frayed: Bhavna Mehta, Michelle Montjoy, Irma Sofia Poeter at Cannon Art Gallery Carlsbad Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Griselda Rosas at Lux Art Institute until March 14thPicked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
Constance White at The Residency Project in Pasadena A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer

Read the entire RAW column for March 2020

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

Vista Public ArtsCommission is making a call to artists for theGolden Visions Senior Art Exhibition at the Civic Gallery. The submission deadline is April 20 for the exhibition from May 11 to June 17. For more info: 760-639-6151 or vistapublicart@cityofvista.com

Jazzercise is making a call for abstract and eclectic 2-D art for a lease program. The deadline is April 7. For more info: Cheryl Ehlers Art 760-519-1551

With kindest regards,

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN  

On a personal note: We are all more and more aware of the crisis of the coronavirus. We urge you all to stay home if you are sick or not.

Our ownSan Diego Art Prize 2020 at Athenaeum Music & Arts Library coming up with an opening onFriday, May 8 and showing until Sat, July 3, 2020 might have to be postponed or canceled. It has only women finalist: Alanna AiritamKaori FukuyamaGriselda Rosasand Melissa Walter. Watch this space for further news.

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SDVAN Monthly Message for May 2020
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,  

Art is good when it springs from necessity. This kind of origin is the guarantee of its value; there is no other. Neal Cassady  

Our banner above is a thank you to all those who have washed their hands and helped to flatten the curve. Image by Patricia Frischer from the Handwashing Award series.  

On the lighter side, here are a few of my favorite links:
Best yoga practice
Dance challenge
DIY facemask

We are seeing delays and cancellation in many, many events. For example, for San Diego Art Prize 2020  with Alanna Airitam , Kaori FukuyamaGriselda Rosasand Melissa Walter. at the Athenaeum opening in May has been delayed until the fall. MDFerreraat theMission Fed ArtWalk 2020 in Little Italy the Business Art Scholarship recipient with mentorship by Patric Stillman from The Studio Door has also been rescheduled to the fall.

We continue to encourage everyone to list their virtual events on the SDVAN calendar. Please check the RAW column for lots of news about COVID-19 resources and opportunities.

The third installment of the A+Art Blog is now available which are my personal musings on isolation Remember when Corona was a Cigar or a Beer PART 3.

New Virtual links for visual arts:

Ongoing links to Museums' virtual online websites

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

The Photographers Eye Gallery in Escondido is making a call for photographs for their on-line juried exhibition Living and Photographing in the time of COVID-19. They will be donating funds to a worldwide organization fighting COVID-19. For more info: Donna Cosentino 7604843951

We love the San Diego Museum of Art’s At Home Challenge . Find an image in the museum collection and reproduce it using items and people in your own home. Instagram #sdmaathomechallenge. The Getty has also encouraged a similar project.

Here are some of the resources for the arts during COVID-19

With kindest regards,

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN  

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SDVAN Monthly Message for June 2020
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,  

Can we uninstall 2020 and reinstall it again?... I think it has a virus ...

Our banner is in support of the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culturecall for artist county wide for a purchase award for existing art.The deadline for submission for artist is July 13, 2020. This initiative is made possible by the monetary portion of a gift from Thomas O. Rasmussen. Please check out the Request for Proposals (RFP) before you complete the Online Application Form. . A total of $500,000 has been allocated for the project and prices are expected to range between $500 to $25,000 and this is for existing art works up to 250 inches.

We are pleased to announce that the San Diego Art Prize 2020 will now be held from Sept 5 to Oct 24 at Bread and Salt. Alanna Airitam , Kaori FukuyamaGriselda Rosasand Melissa Walterconstitute this year’s artist which for the first time ever are all women! Please note: Social distancing and timed entry might be enforced to assure safety of those attending. Words of support from Julia Dixon Evans, Editor/Producer Arts Calendar, KPBS for Alanna Airitam, Christine E. Jones, Chief of Civic Art Strategies, The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture for Kaori Fukuyama, Maria Mingalone, Executive Director, Oceanside Museum of Art for Griselda Rosas, and  Susana Smith Bautista , Ph.D., Museum Advisor, Los Angeles for Melissa Walter. Meet the Women of the SD Art Prize, by Julia Evans Dixon KPBS News

New Virtual Art Events:

 Comic Con Museum Sense of Wonder Virtual Tour
The San Diego Museum Of Art Artists Guild 2020 Membership Exhibition at the Lyceum
La Caja Galeria Expanded Space corazón de maíz in TJ
9 th Annual Fallbrook Artist Guild exhibition
Liberty Station Virtual Live First Friday – June 5
Curator’s Corner from the Timkin with Derrick Cartwright
James Hubbell’s Father's Day Open House Tour at Ilan-Lael June 20/21 $4.99 before May 31 (normally $50)
Abstracts / A Group Show at Sparks Gallery
RAMSan Diego Art Institute’s Regional Artists Market for functional art
New Children’s Museum weekly Coloring and Activity Pages
Becky Guttin, shares her mother and grandmother's stories for The New American Museum
UCSD Graduate 2020 online gallery
 

Make sur and read our RAW column with the who, what and where for June 2020 plus check out these new OPPORTUNITIES (click to see a list of all current opportunities listed on SDVAN)

The Studio Door (3867 Fourth Avenue in Hillcrest) has studio spaces now available for rent. Preference will be for arts organizations that find themselves in need for a space, but individual spaces are also available. They have a very active set of programs including lesson, seminars and panels as well the gallery space for a variety of show including 50 to Watch and the annual Crow Show. For more info contact Patric Stillman 619-255-2867

The San Diego Arts + Culture Challenge administered by San Diego County Regional Arts and Culture Coalitionis now accepting applications from non-profit arts organizations. There are very specific requirements for this $250,000 fund. You have to have a full-time employee, a budget between $150,000 to $1.5 million and to have already gotten a grant from CAC, County Supervisors Civic Improvement Funds or the SD Commission for Arts and Culture. The amounts of grants are only $1500 to $10,000 but every little bit helps the art organizations.

Although Individual artists are left out of this funding above but is a purchase award available to ALL artists in the county administered by the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture. The deadline for submission for artist is July 13, 2020. This initiative is made possible by the monetary portion of a gift from Thomas O. Rasmussen. Please check out the Request for Proposals (RFP) before you complete the Online Application Form. A total of $500,000 has been allocated for the project and prices are expected to range between $500 to $25,000 and this is for existing art works up to 250 inches

Through the new San Diego County COVID-19 Small Business and Nonprofit Loan Program (SBNLP), The San Diego Foundation will provide interest-free loans to nonprofits located anywhere in San Diego County, particularly for those providing front-line care to affected communities, with a preference for those serving communities that are disproportionately affected by this global pandemic and its economic consequences.

American for the Arts Cares Act update webinar was very interesting. You might have to be a member to see it archived but this PDF gives lots of good statistics and links that are very useful.

ArtWalk is regrouping and putting in place a safe experience starting in August: ArtWalk @ Liberty Station - August 8 & 9, 2020, ArtWalk Carlsbad - September 26 & 27 and Mission Fed ArtWalk (New Dates) November 7 & 8, 2020 in San Diego's Little Italy. Applications are open at https://artwalksandiego.org/

The Athenaeum’s 29 th Annual Juried Exhibition will be held online this year from July 18 to August 29 th. One of the most prestigious juried shows in the San Diego/Tijuana region, selected artists will have their work exhibited in our online gallery and receive excellent exposure. The call for entries will open Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Deadline to submit is Wednesday, July 1, 2020There is no submission fee this year. Artists will be notified of jurying results via email after July 8, 2020.  Jurors: Joe Yorty, Creative Director, Best Practice, and Elizabeth Rooklidge, Independent Curator.

With kindest regards,

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN  

On a personal note: We are still on lock down and probably will remain so until proper testing and tracing has been put in place as we are in the at risk category. But we are thrilled to see so may precautions being taken to keep everyone safe. Please wear your masks, wash your hands and maintain social distancing, stay safe and healthy..

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SDVAN Monthly Message for July 2020
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,  

Art is an absolute mistress; she will not be coquetted with or slighted; she requires the most entire self-devotion, and she repays with grand triumphs. Charlotte Saunders Cushman  

Our banner this month is in support of local San Diego County Black Artists Matter. Sparks Gallery features Andrea Rushing, Duke Windsor, Manuelita Brown, Charlene MosleyandMichelle Kurtis Cole, (an African American, Native American, Scottish/Irish American!)Our own SD Art PrizeAlanna Airitamwill be showing with the other SD Art Prize artists at Bread and Salt on Sept 5 to Oct 24. Check out the three youtube videos put out by artist Chor Boogie.He is speaking his truth about his experiences with the police in San Diego.

We are so sorry to announce the passing of Tom Sergott, dear friend, suppoters and colleague.

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

The Power of Art A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer - This is a pictorial composition of the recent protest posters in memory of George Floyd.
It's Not Easy, Being Difficult A+Art blog by Patricia Frischer

Selected virtual events that may or may not still be archived in Spring 2020

Make sur and read our RAW column with the who, what and where for July 2020

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

The Athenaeum’s 29th Annual Juried Exhibition  will be held online this year from July 18 to August 29th. One of the most prestigious juried shows in the San Diego/Tijuana region, selected artists will have their work exhibited in our online gallery and receive excellent exposure. The call for entries deadline to submit is Wednesday, July 1, 2020There is no submission fee this year. Artists will be notified of jurying results via email after July 8, 2020.  Jurors: Joe Yorty, Creative Director, Best Practice, and Elizabeth Rooklidge, Independent Curator.

San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture  call for artists county wide for a purchase award for existing art. The deadline for submission for artist is July 13, 2020 for SD Practice. This initiative is made possible by the monetary portion of a gift from Thomas O. Rasmussen. Please check out the Request for Proposals (RFP) before you complete the Online Application Form. Park Social had a deadline of Mon, August 3, 2020, to provide public art services for a temporary public art initiative designed to commission local artists to produce thought-provoking, innovative projects for the City’s Park system. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Online Application Form.

Each year, the San Diego Tourism Marketing District (SDTMD) provides grants to tourism generating events and programs in the City of San Diego. For this year, both the arts and culture sector and the tourism industry must adjust to Covid-19 requirements and a projected reduction in long-distance travel to San Diego for the coming year. Please join the SDTMD at a virtual information workshop to learn about the application process and funding criteria as well as an introduction to the online submission system. Workshops dates July 13 from 10 to noon. and July 14 from 1 to 3. RSVP to SDTMD's Executive Director Colleen Anderson .

Bhavna Mehta is sharing a letter from her father in an installation. Everyone has a story to tell! Want to participate in New American Museum’s from Home's virtual programming? Send your videos, ideas or proposals to namvoices@namuseum.org.

There is a call for a professional artist or artist team for a 343 -foot-long mosaic at the Encinitas Blvd undercrossing . This project budget is $140,000. To submit an application, you must go through PlanetBids  and register as a vendor on that site. Proposals are due August 5

Mission Trails Regional Park Call for Artists closes on June 30, 2020 for the 2021 art exhibitions at the MTRP Visitor and Interpretive Center. Subject is interpretations of the natural world in an all wall-hung range of mediums. Artists can enter to have a solo exhibition or be included in a curated group show. Questions? Email Art Program Coordinator Vicky DeLong at vbde@cox.net.

CERF+ -- the Artists Safety Net is pleased to announce the launch of a COVID-19 Relief Grant program to provide financial assistance to artists working in craft disciplines who are facing dire circumstances from the COVID-19 crisis. You have two chances for $1000, one closing July 29 and the other Sept 9.

The Port of San Diego invites professional artists to submit their qualifications for two public art projects as part of its Percent for Art Program at 2 new public parks, Sweetwater Park and Harbor Park in the Chula Vista waterfront Applications for both projects close on Saturday, July 11, 2020.

Front Porch Juried Exhibition 2020 has extended submission deadline to June 28 to coincide with new dates August 9 - September 26. Maria Mingalone (OMA) is the juror.

With kindest regards,

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN  

On a personal note:

A belated Happy Father's Day to all you Dad and Dad-like mentors. We very much enjoyed the very professional and detailed virtual tour of James Hubbell home, studios and the Ilan-Lael Foundation. If you missed it this year, make sure and do an actual visit next Father's Day. 

Please wear your masks, wash your hands and maintain social distancing, stay safe and healthy.

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SDVAN Monthly Message for August 2020
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Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

 Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything. Eugène Delacroix

 Our banner this month is in support of Passport to Encinitas, a virtual presentation, on August 22nd starting at 5:00 pm presented by Encinitas Friends of the Arts.

In support of Black Lives Matter we now have 2 series of protest images: The Power of Art and The Power of Art: Part Two George Floyd both published on the A+ Art Blog. There is also a summary of 2020 Brain Candy: A Virtual Salon Series – The Curators put on by Vanguard Culture.with some of our local curators speaking about their jobs in this time of COVID-19

Virtual Events are now featured on our new Virtual Events Page

Make sur and read our RAW column with the who, what and where for August 2020

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

Art on 30 th is making a call for artist nationally for a show called At Midnight . Our old friend Daniel Foster is the juror for this Halloween exhibition with entries due by Sept 13.

The California Arts Council is seeking 10 Art and Culture Host Organizations ($35K grant) and Arts Administrators of Color Fellows ($50K stipend) for a fellowship. Evidently not many in San Diego County have applied and they want to spread to money around to all of California.

The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI ), partnering as an Administering Organization for the California Arts Council, announced theCalifornia Relief Fund for Artists and Cultural Practitioners. The individual relief grant program supports artists and cultural practitioners statewide who have been economically impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.The deadline is Aug 18 at 3 pm.

The Women’s Museum of California is asking you to write a letter thanking a suffragist for fighting for your right to vote! After all, we are celebrating the 100 anniversary of the vote.

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach Florida is holding a free webinar on selling your art online. This is part of their Institute for Cultural Advancement and is happening Aug 13 from 4 to 5 pm. Thanks to Lynnette Tessitori for letting us know.

Patricia Frischer
coordinator, SDVAN  

On a personal note:
I hope you are all inspired during this lock down time and making the best use of your creativity. I am making unique pop-up greeting cards to send to special friends and relative. When you care to send the very best, make it yourself! 

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SDVAN Monthly Message for September 2020
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SDVAN Monthly Message for October 2020
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SDVAN Monthly Message for November 2020
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SDVAN Monthly Message for December 2020
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