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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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SDVAN Monthly Message for March 2022
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Arts and Culture Center for Encinitas A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer. Conceptual image of a yarn bombed arts and cultue center in encinitas by Patricia Frischer

Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,  

I’m not an easy person to live with. Because, you know, I’m married to my work, in a way. But your partner, your wife or spouse, is completely understanding that you need to do that or to be the person you want to be. And that’s an incredible gift. William Fisk

Our banner this month is in support of Hector Villegas , the Business of Art Scholarship recipients who will be featured at Mission Fed ArtWalk . Art Unites is honored to present The Business of Art Seminar in collaboration with Sparks Gallery and hosted by Blanca Lucia Bergman on Wed, Feb 23, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with special guests : Lourdes Araiza photography , T. Jay Santa Ana graphic design and marketing , Yvette Roman art curation, and Shaun Cassidy art consulting. (This seminar is sold out, but a waiting list is available.) More info: Blanca Luci Bergman Read full article: Hector Villegas is the recipient of the Business of Art Scholarship

Art Reports by or about SDVAN
Hector Villegas is the recipient of the Business of Art Scholarship Picked RAW Peeled Intro by Patricia Frischer and text by Blanca Lucia Bergman
Rosemary KimBal: Zen Explored at the Cardiff by the Sea Library
Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
The Ethics of Engagement: A Conversation with Aruna D’Souza and Zoë Charlton facilitated by Andrea Chung
Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
Ingram Ober and Marisol Rendón Ober start process for new art work at Beyer Park San Ysidro
Picked Ripe by Patricia Frischer
Live Interview with Wang Qingsong: Social Mobility at the San Diego Museum of Art
Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer


Read the entire  RAW column  for Feb, 2022

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

Are you looking to develop your arts writing? Is there a San Diego artist whose work you'd love to explore? Apply for the HereIn Writers Workshop with Editor Elizabeth Rooklidge to develop short features (approximately 500 words plus image descriptions) that will be published in HereIn Journal during Fall/Winter 2022. Each participant will receive a $50 honorarium, paid upon publication. Applications due April 1. To learn more and apply .

The California State Library is pleased to announce funding for the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program , whose purpose is to ensure that the events surrounding the exclusion, forced removal, and internment of Japanese Americans during World War II are remembered so that they are never repeated against any American. Deadline: April 25, 2022.

A good time to join OMA Artist Alliance (AA) to be eligible to be included in the Sparks Gallery OMA Artist Alliance show Dreams and Daylight . Deadline is March 1 for a show from April 30 through July 3.

Renewal
at the Front Porch Gallery in Carlsbad is also OMA AA members showing from March 13 to May 4. More info: artistalliance@oma-online.org

Lipstick and Rouge is the theme of the next call for artist by Art on 30 th. Work is due by March 11 th for a show from March 19th - April 15 th. Jurors are the art collectors Tom & Pam Parker.  

If your organization is not already involved with summer camps program this year with your own Level Up funding, then you can be part of a collaborative effort organized by Visual and Performing Arts VAPA camp program of San Diego Unified School District. They will list you as a partner in their grant application. More info: Michael Angelo Camacho VAPA Foundation 619. 565.8301

Surfing Madonna Oceans Project now has an Artist Awards Program to help financial struggles caused by the pandemic. They are distributing five $500 Artist Awards in 2022 and want these awards to go to under-served communities. This is not restricted to North County but you do have to be a SD resident. Send 5 examples of your work, an artist statement, links to your website and how the $500 will help you to Cathy Carey.

Surfing Madonna Oceans Project Inspirations Juried Show has just been announced as well from April 1 - April 29, 2022. Applications due March 30 with a reception Fri April 1, 6 - 8pm at the La Playa Gallery. Juried by Cathy Carey and Vaughn Woods (La Playa Gallery) with $650 in cash awards. More info: Cathy Carey 760-877-0869​

Designing Creative Futures is a new job-training program initiated by California Lawyers for the Arts , in partnership with the City of San Diego, for formerly incarcerated residents who are interested in careers in the arts. Online applications for paid, part-time internships during spring 2022 with San Diego arts organizations can be found H ERE. 

Attention Museums: $50 million in funding now available through the California Natural Resources Agency who are now accepting proposals for the California Museum Grant Program . The deadline to apply is March 11, 2022. More info here

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:
We are so happy to see the COVID numbers coming down across the county. I actually attended a board meeting in person this month and although most of our reporting is of virtual events, we do have more and more plans to get out and about. We hope to see many of you at the reception for HectorVillegas, Business of Art Scholarship recipient on March 23 at Sparks Gallery.

A huge relief that the Encinitas City Council voted to make the Pacific View property into an Arts and Culture Center for Encinitas finally. A whole team was rallied to push this through. The art center will serve the entire community surrounding the five districts and will use the arts to help (for example) ecology, veterans, elderly and the young through arts education while helping to build Encinitas as a recognized Arts District.

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

the hidden harmoney is better than the obvious. Alexander Pope  

What a month. The Art Reach Vinyl record charity auction is our featured banner. We announced the SD Art Prize recipients for 2022, and the Business of Art Scholarship winner is having his reception at Sparks Gallery, and there is a call for donations for the Patti’s Spirit Lives which we are supporting. But that is just the beginning. Check out all the details, read the reports on or about SDVAN, and look at the new crop of opportunities plus we are bringing back the SDVAN Art Resource feature

Our banner is in support of Art Reach Art Education Charity Art Auction of 100 vinyl records will be on display at Mission Fed ArtWalk  in Little Italy on April 30th and May 1st, 2022. Left to right: Norm Daniels, Trevor Coopersmith, MDFerrera, Jennifer Luce, Patricia Frischer, Rebekah Garza, Kate Joiner. More info: anna@artreachsandiego.org 

We are excited to announced the 2022 SD Art Prize recipients. Congratulations to Alida Cervantes , Angélica Escoto , Carlos Castro Arias and Cognate Collective . This year a panel of four national and international curators, - Jovanna Venegas, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Marcela Guerrero, Assistant Curator at Whitney Museum, New York, Amy Galpin, Chief Curator, Frost Art Museum, Florida and José Springer, Independent Curator, Mexico City & Vienna, Austria. These artists will be exhibiting at Central Library Art Gallery Sat, Sept. 17, 2022 to Jan. 7th, 2023 and Art San Diego Sept. 9-11th, 2022.

Remember Hector Villegas,  Business of Art Scholarship recipient at Mission Fed ArtWalk from April 30 and May 1, 2022 in Little Italy,The Business of Art Scholarship Reception for Hector Villegas is on March 23, 6-7:30 pm at Sparks Gallery ( 530 Sixth Avenue, SD 92101). Both are produced by Art Unites in collaboration with SDVAN. RSVP required for reception: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-business-of-art-scholarship-reception-tickets-294790525397

We are so pleased to hear of the Patti’s Spirit Lives! 40 Year Art Retrospective at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Balboa Park on view from April 28 th to May 1st. This is not only a celebration of .Patti Cooprider’s birthday and her life (1940-2021), but also a chance to see 250 of her 500 works, none of which are for sale, but all to be given to those who support with a donation to the Patti’s Spirit Lives! KidsArtEd Fund . If you believe in Patti Cooprider dream “Every child in the world should experience creation & love of art.” then make a minimum $250 donation and join the VIP Donor reception on April 27 th from 5 to 7 pm. For more info: Coop Cooprider 858.731.9635


Art Resource Focus ReNewed:
CoTA (Collaborations: Teachers and Artists) by Marisa Cooper, Executive Director

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

Border artists bring home 2022 San Diego Art Prize, chosen by world-renowned jury,, KPBS by Julia Dixon Evans, March 2022
See It Now: A Better World at Visions Art MuseumPicked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt. Photos by Maurice Hewitt.
No More Boring Art Lectures: Bhavna MehtaPicked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer Monet to Matisse: Impressionist Masterpieces from the Bemberg FoundationPicked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Amy Franceschini and the Future Farmer Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Militarized Desert: Life and Death in the Mojave at Mesa College Gallery Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Minerva Cuevas: Dark Matter at ICA NorthPicked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Beach art: Here today, gone tomorrowEncinitas Advocate
by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt
Reimagined: The Artist's Book at William D. Cannon Gallery, Carlsbad
Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
CoTA (Collaborations: Teachers and Artists) by Marisa Cooper, Executive Director
Art Resource Focus

Read the entire  RAW column  for March, 2022

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

ArtsBusXpress is looking for a new Executive Director who will be responsible for management of this non-profit organization including all fundraising activities, hiring and training staff, implementing the vision for the organization. This is a part time position to start at approx. 30 hours a week and $45 an hour. More info: Ted Pena

The San Diego International Airport is looking for a new Airport Arts Coordinator. This position will report to the Senior Manager, SAN Arts Program and will provide curatorial, administrative, design, and project management including curating and coordinating assigned performing arts and visual arts programs. Info: Katie Norman 6194002881

Front Porch Gallery is making a call for artists for its 2022 Juried Exhibition that start in mid-July. The juror is Donna Wilson, past president of the National Watercolor Society, and there is prize money. $35 for 3 entries with submission deadline is May 30. More info: Julie Weaverling

The new Southeastern Live Well Center (corner of Euclid Avenue & Market Street) is seeking applications from artists with artwork in a wide variety of mediums for existing and commissioned artwork. Proposed art locations include the outdoor main entry plaza, meditation garden, corridors, waiting and conference rooms, and family play area. This call for art from $400 to $50,000 has an application deadline of April 25. Questions: Leah Goodwin

Share Your Message of ONENESS , unity, and love in a project which will be launched in Encinitas during the Arts Night in May. This is a collaborative community project and they are looking for 1100 messages by March 31 st. Each message will be included on an origami paper flower and attached to a large Oneness sculpture. You can use the link or email your message to Soori McEachern .

Art San Diego is back! After a three-year hiatus, we couldn't be more excited and this time there are two fairs under one roof. One is the Art San Diego Gallery Pavilion well-established galleries, art publishers, and artist collectives. and the other is the (SOLO) Pavilion for independent artists and designers. Apply now: the fair is Sept 9 -11 and we hope to see you there.

ArtBusXpress has received a $40,000 grant from The Conrad PREBYS Foundation specifically to hire their first Executive Director to continue their transition from an all-volunteer board to a volunteer board/paid staff organization. Contact Ted Pena for a position description and more info.

ICA San Diego is making a call for both professional and amateur artists to make proposals for their ValiseProject. These are educational art bases learning projects that fit into a suitcase which travels to schools and can be explored by students. This project was one of the first of Lux Institute before they even had a building. Now that Lux is ICASD North, we are delighted to see this project being refreshed. The main theme for this submission due March 21 st is climate equity but includes environmental, mass consumption and climate change issues.

As part of Arts, Culture & Creativity Month promoted by Californian for the Arts, there is an open call for art in their Arts Work Showcase with awards. Choose one of these subjects, Art Works: To Heal, to build community to Advance Social Justice to Empower Youth and to Create Jobs. Submissions will be hosted on their web site and $100 awards will those chosen to be used in social media campaigns. Plus 4 - $250 award, one each Friday for randomly chosen works. Submission close March 31

28th Annual Mission Trails Regional Park Photo Contest is back after 2 years and no entry fee. Contest entries accepted until April 1. Awards reception: June 5, 2022, 2-4 PM at the MTRP Visitor Center. Photo submissions are for the first time  online .

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

On a personal note: Art is springing up everywhere and SDVAN is in high gear. Please enjoy all the April events especially those listed on our site.

March 23 - I hope you can attend the reception for Hector Villegas this Wednesday. Remember to RSVP at www.eventbrite.com/e/the-business-of-art-scholarship-reception-tickets-294790525397
April 5 - I can‘t wait for the re-opening of the MOCASD in La Jolla. I am planning to attend the ribbon cutting
April 28 th. - It will be poignant to see Patti Cooprider’s art on display at the ICA
April 29 – Bloom Bash at SDMA kicks off Arts Alive at SDMA
April 30 - Mission Fed ArtWalk starts and you can see Hector’s booth there and also two of my art works donated at the booth for ArtReach Vinyl Record Art Auction

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SDVAN Monthly Message for May 2022
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The San Diego Museum Art Arts Alive April 28-May 1

Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,

(…) this is what I’m trying to do with my painting: work within the tradition I inherited, but make moves that signal my difference from it. Njideka Akunyili Crosby

 Our banner this month is in support of Patti’s Spirit Lives! 40 Year Art Retrospective at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Balboa Park on view from April 28 th to May 1 st. A celebration of Patti Cooprider’s life (1940-2021), and a chance to support by donation to the Patti’s Spirit Lives! KidsArtEd Fund . A display of Patti’s greeting cards will also be on display. VIP Donor reception on April 27 th from 5 to 7 pm. ENTRY: $250 minimum donation or $250 ICA supporter members. For more info:Coop Cooprider 858.731.9635

Remember: Hector Villegas ,  Business of Art Scholarship  recipient at  Mission Fed ArtWalk  from April 30 and May 1, 2022 in Little Italy at booth 334 produced by  Art Unites and sponsored by SDVAN. More info: Blanca Lucia Bergman

And Remember: Art Reach Art Education Charity Art Auction of 100 vinyl records will be on display at Mission Fed ArtWalk  in Little Italy on April 30th and May 1st, 2022. View Auction Items and Bid online . More info: anna@artreachsandiego.org

Art Resource Focus
Compassionate Arts in Action (Artists, Teachers, Scientists, Families) by Kira Carrillo
Corser


A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer
How are the arts doing: Americans for the Arts Survey?

Art Reports by or about SDVAN
The Aging Magician Brings Multimedia Magic to San Diego Picked RAW Peeled by  Lonnie Burstein Hewitt 
Second Coming: MCASD now open in time for Easter Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Every Picture Tells a Story at Art Produce Gallery Picked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt

Surface Tension at ICA Central
Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Sparks Gallery and Bread and Salt March update plus a little vinyl record art Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Trip to the New Mingei Museum Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Art Prize boosts local artists , Union Tribune by Seth Combs
San Diego Visual Arts Network Awards Two SDSU Professors 2022 San Diego Art Prize
, by Allison Cone
SD Visual Arts Network Announces 2022 San Diego Art Prize Winners
, Most Article,
Xboxlivesscores and ArtPhoto , HeadWearHub
Professor Wins San Diego Art Prize , Get About Columbia

Read the entire  RAW column  for April, 2022

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

In partnership wiht the City of Encinitas, Encinitas Friends of the Arts announces Encinitas Art and Flea Market at the Pacific View Elementary school site on Saturday, July 23rd from 10 am to 3 pm. to support the activation of the Pacific View site as an art center. Vendor application   must be submitted no later than July 14th and will be on a first come first serve basis. More info: Cheryl .

RISE San Diego  and City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture are offering a Nonprofit Capacity Building Series: Seeking, Applying For, and Managing Arts Funding Opportunities . The application deadline is Thurs April 28, and the program is five 3 hour afternoon sessions and you need to attend all five from May to June 11. This will help not only with application to the City’s Commission but also to the California Arts Council.

CA Creative Corps ($55 million available)application is now open and due on May 19. Available subjects are (1) public health awareness messages to stop the spread of COVID-19; (2) public awareness related to water and energy conservation, climate mitigation, and emergency preparedness, relief, and recovery; (3) civic engagement, including election participation; and (4) social justice and community engagement. If you are looking for a non-profit to sponsor your project, please contact SDVAN as long as you are involving a visual arts component. Application links, guidelines, and more detailed program and timeline information can be found on the program’s webpage . Please note: TheGrants Overview Webinar is on May 3 at 11 am. Click here to register .

Mission Fed ArtWalk, April 30 & May 1 , deploys more than 250 volunteers to produce San Diego’s largest and longest-running fine arts festival, taking place in Little Italy.  Sign up to volunteer for the festival and you’ll have an opportunity to assist artists, greet attendees, help with the live music stages, and more.  Be part of San Diego’s thriving arts and culture scene during April, Arts Culture and Creativity Month as designated by Californians for the Arts. For information, email Carmen

Oceanside Museum of Art is making a call for artist for a Veteran Art Exhibition: Pop Smoke which will be curated by Amber Zora. The exhibition's title is a military slang term referring to throwing smoke grenades as a means of cover or escape during battle but they are looking for pop art images that are playful, humorous, lighthearted, or ironic. This is a call to artists who have formerly served in the United States armed forces, currently living in Southern California Supported by The Veterans Art Project , and  Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission . The deadline to enter is Mon, May 23. Click here to submit .

Oceanside Museum of Art2022 Art Auction on June 25 and Pop-Up Exhibition from June 18 to July 30. This is a call to artists currently living in Southern California to support the museum and be seen by juror Huge Davies. The deadline to enter is Mon, April 25. Click here to submit . No Fee!

The Athenaeum 30TH Annual Juried Exhibition call for entries is now open with the Jurors: Anita Feldman, Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs and Education, San Diego Museum of Art and Marianela de la Hoz, Visual Artist .Submission Deadline: Fri, June 17 to show from July 30–Sept 3. Reception Fri. July 29, 6:30–8:30 PM

San Diego Public Library needs help designing their PRIDE 2022 commemorative library card. This contest is open to artists of all ages with a design that celebrates LGBTQ PRIDE. Visit a  library location  offering services for a submission form or print the form below. Grand Prize winner receives a $100 gift card and their design printed on our PRIDE library card!  Submit at the library or email scanned copy to  LGBTQIALibrary@sandiego.gov.

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

On a personal note: The San Diego Museum Art Arts Alive blooms again in a kaleidoscope of color this April 28-May 1, 2022. Talented floral designers inspired by the Museum collection, offer a brilliantly colored backdrop for a weekend of beloved traditions and art-inspired activities. Thurs, April 28 Art Alive 2022 Premiere Dinner from 6:30pm–11:30pm, Fri, April 29 is Members’ Preview from 8am –10am. and Bloom Bash from 7pm.–midnight, Art Alive Floral Exhibition Fri.10am–5:pm Sat/Sun 9am to 5pm, and Sat/Sun Garden of Activities from noon–4pm.. Hope to see some of you there.
April 28th. - It will be poignant to see Patti Cooprider’s art on display at the ICA
April 30 - Mission Fed ArtWalk starts and you can see Hector’s booth there and also two of my art works donated at the booth for ArtReach Vinyl Record Art Auction

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SDVAN Monthly Message for June 2022
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Art Resource Focus: Art Unites by Blanca Lucia Bergman

Dear SDVAN Visitors, Art Resources and Artists,  

Art is the loudest silence. Scream quietly. Aya

 Our banner this month is in support of Encinitas Friends of the Arts presents Passport to Persian Calligraphy Performance Art on Sat June 18th- 7 pm to 9:30 pm at the Encinitas Community Center. Music/Art performance by LA painter. Mohtadi Mirak with conceptual traditional dance by talented Kosar Abbasi , Sina Gharavi on tar and Amir Aghayi on santor. The audience will enjoy light refreshments and Persian sweets during intermission. All proceeds from this event will go toward public art and arts education in Encinitas. Tickets $40 to $50.

A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer
Support for the Arts at the County Level
Costumes and Scenery from the Ukraine for the Encinitas Ballet

Art Reports by or about SDVAN

Shinpei Takeda & James E. Watts and Oceanside Unfiltered Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Oneness at Encinitas Community Center Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Kinetics Art that Moves You at ARTS Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Patti’s Spirit Lives On Picked RAW Peeled by Lonnie Burstein Hewitt. Photos by Lonnie & Maurice Hewitt.
Bloom Bash opening for Arts Alive at SD Museum of Art
Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Hector Villegas, Business of Art Scholarship recipient and Art Reach Charity Auction Mission Fed ArtWalk April 30 and May 1, 2022
Picked RAW Peeled by Patricia Frischer
Meet Patricia Frischer Canvas Rebel
Professor Wins San Diego Art Prize, Get About Columbia

Read the entire  RAW column  for May, 2022

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

Dallas-based artist,  Constance White   is inviting a small group of women of color to participate in an interdisciplinary social art project  on both Saturdays. May 28  and  June 4, 10am to 12pm  at  Art Produce . The process includes individual collage-making facilitated to confront negative stereotypes by questioning assumptions of dominant social ideologies. Based on personal stories, the process merges reality and imagination through the lenses of participants. This process is open to all skill levels. Participation is free. All supplies included. Participants must be available for both sessions. More info: art_profiler@me.com  

The City of San Diego is seeking applications for a Public Art Program Administrator to administer arts and culture funding, manage funding award agreements and payment processes, and provide analysis on technical assistance to incubate and build capacity of artists and arts and culture organizations. Salary $74,089.60 - $89,772.80 applications due June 6 th.

The City of Encinitas has released two artist opportunities: RFP for Public Outdoor Art Sculptures and RFQ For Mosaic Artist for El Portal Undercrossing . The deadline for questions (link found in documents) is June 1at 2pm and for submission is July 15, at 2pm.

Encinitas Flea & Art Market is now accepting vendor applications. In partnership with the City of Encinitas, Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) is pleased to hold this year's market at the Pacific View Elementary school site on Saturday, July 23rd from 10 am to 3 pm.  All proceeds will go to support the activation of the Pacific View site as an art center. Vendor deadline July 14th and will be on a first come first serve basis.

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library 30 th Annual Juried Show Open is making its call for entries. Exhibition dates are July 30–Sept 3, which opens on Fri, July 29. Deadline to enter if Fri. June 17. More info: Jocelyn Saucedo 858-454-5872

Applications are open for the 16th Annual LeucadiART Walk on Sunday, August 28. The application deadline is July 15. Only 101 artists will be accepted into this juried show. For more info: Leucadia 101 Mainstreet office info@leucadia101.com or 760-436-2320.

The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture in partnership with Mayor Todd Gloria's Office and the San Diego Workforce Partnership has opportunities for artist and employees at the Creative Industries Job Fair is on Thurs, May 26 th from 2 to 4:30. This is for job seekers ages 16 and older and held at City Heights/ Weingart Library Performance Annex at 3795 Fairmont Avenue, SD 92105. Employers can host a table. Register here at the event page For more info: Brett Kerr

Ashton Gallery and Art on 30 th is making a call for artist for Home Sweet Home . The juror is Nell Bartlett, President of the San Diego Watercolor Society and professional artist. Entry fee $35 to $45. Deadline to submit Fri. June 3. Opening reception is on Sat, June 11th, 4pm-8pm and the show runs to July 8

La Jolla Art Association founded in 1918 is inviting working artists in all media to apply for membership. Annual dues, gallery fees, and commissions on sales are quite reasonable. Applicants go through a jurying process.  For more info: Dana Levine

Remember the June 2 deadline for the $60 million one-time General Fund allocation for the California Arts Council to implement the California Creative Corps pilot program, a media, outreach, and engagement campaign designed to increase: (1) public health awareness messages to stop the spread of COVID-19; (2) public awareness related to water and energy conservation, climate mitigation, and emergency preparedness, relief, and recovery; (3) civic engagement, including election participation; and (4) social justice and community engagement.

Remember: The Athenaeum 30TH Annual Juried Exhibition call for entries is now open with the Jurors: Anita Feldman, Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs and Education, San Diego Museum of Art and Marianela de la Hoz, Visual Artist Submission Deadline: Fri, June 17 to show from July 30–Sept 3. Reception Fri. July 29, 6:30–8:30 PM

Remember: May 30 is the deadline for the Front Porch Annual Juried show.

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: I am looking forward to seeing the result of Constance White’s workshop at Art Produce.
If you are a woman of color, please look at the posting above for this

Opportunity.
Our thanks to all of you that celebrated Patti Cooprider’s Life at ICA, attended the Mission Fed ArtWalk and contributed to the art Reach Vinyl Record Art Auction.

If you have not done so, make sure and vote in the primary and also send a letter to your county Supervisors for supporting the arts. Support for the Arts at the County Level

Do you want to know more about Patricia Frischer? Meet Patricia Frischer Canvas Rebel

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