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We ask now for your end of year donations which are fully tax deductible and look forward to seeing all of your names on our 2012 Supporters list which is now posted.
We hope you will continue to support the San Diego Visual Arts Network which works so hard to support the entire visual arts community and showcase San Diego as a city of innovation and creativity. Please remember that SDVAN is a 100% volunteer organization with no bricks and mortar overheads and so all your donations go to our programming needs.
San Diego Visual Arts has positioned itself to be of optimum support for the visual arts community In 2013. The DNA of Creativity is one of the most inventive art and science collaborations for the STEAM initiative.(STEAM combines science, technology, engineering, art and math together). SD View Art Now,our smart phone app will pin points local arts events from the San Diego Visual Arts Network calendar on a GPS map identifying the viewers position. . Our calendar is free and accesses the events in our directory of over 2000 visual arts resources. Both of these projects are moving San Diego in the right direction for innovative economic growth..
We continue with our programs highlighting the best of the best with our SD Art Prizeand its mentoring program for emerging artist showcased in the New Contemporariesexhibitions. We have produced a variety of other programs including the 2012 Hats Off to Life shining a light on our retirement community, mentoring students in marketing with opportunities at the Mission Federal Art Walk as well as artist who not only demonstrate their skills but enable the large viewing audience to participate in a hands-on activity. We give featured event status to hundred of events a year, mention art professionals, art activist and art opportunities in our RAW column and post reports on dozens of art exhibitions in our Picked RAW Peeled blog.
Immense thanks to the following for 2012 donations to SDVAN:
Patricia and Coop Cooprider
Lily Jackson/Matthew Hohifeld
Susan Street Fine Art Gallery
Portia La Touche
Irene de Watteville
Jill Le Croissette
John Eger, Lionel Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communication and Public Policy at the School of Journalism and Media Studies, San Diego State University
Lynne Jennings - San Diego Guild of Puppetry
Synergy Art Foundation on behalf of Dennis Paul Batt