Dreher Gem Carving Dynasty From Germany To Exhibit In California‏


CARLSBAD–More than 20 intricately carved and lifelike animal sculptures by world-renowned gemstone carvers Gerd and Patrick Dreher will go on exhibit at GIA’s (Gemological Institute of America) world headquarters in Carlsbad beginning Feb. 19. The Dreher family, whose legacy dates back five generations, is part of the 600-year gemstone carving tradition in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, a […]

Oceanside Art Foundation Seeks Applicants For Days Of Art Show

OCEANSIDE–Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation is seeking visual artists and artisans for the 23nd annual Oceanside Days of Art. Oceanside Days of Art is a juried fine art festival featuring over 100 artists from Southern California networking and selling an array of unique artwork including paintings, sculptures, stained glass, ceramics, fine jewelry, photography and more. Activities […]

New Americans Museum Set To Open At NTC Liberty Station


SAN DIEGO–The New Americans Museum returns to its home at NTC at Liberty Station Arts and Culture District on January 17. Since its inception, the museum has established a track record of celebrating the contributions of America’s immigrant communities through educational programming, including an oral histories project, immigrant essays competition, forums, visual arts exhibitions and […]

New Artwork Selected For 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Artist Laurence Gartel's GRAMMY art.

SANTA MONICA–The Recording Academy has selected artist Laurence Gartel to create the official artwork for the 57th annual GRAMMY awards. The striking work features a life-sized version of the iconic GRAMMY statuette wrapped in the distinctive psychedelic imagery of the artist using vinyl, glitter and prismatic materials. The piece will be used to create the […]

Oceanside Art Walk Accepting Applications For Art Show


OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Art Walk committee is accepting applications from visual artists and live performers for the upcoming Art Walk event in February 2015. The event is open to any artists (sculpture, paintings, quilts, photography, etc.) live performers (jugglers, theatre, pantomime, spoken word, etc.), and musicians of any genre wishing to participate in the February 6 […]

Art Center To Open Two New Exhibits In January 2015

Contemporary Constructions - In The Studio

ESCONDIDO–There is plenty going on in San Diego’s art world — you just have to know where to look! At The Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, viewers can enjoy the return of singular contemporary art pieces with two concurrent exhibitions: Contemporary Constructions: Matthew & Iris Strauss Family Foundation and In the […]

Tony Roko West Coast Opening To Benefit The New Children’s Museum

Local gallery teams up with The New Children's Museum to Help Expose More Children to the Arts

DETROIT– Detroit artist Tony Roko’s West Coast Opening at Alexander Salazar’s gallery on November 20 will benefit The New Children’s Museum and help provide free access to the arts for the children of San Diego.  A percentage of sales will benefit the Museum’s Title 1 and other community access programs.   Tony Roko is gaining recognition […]

Fallbrook Art Association To Host Award-Winning Artist

FALLBROOK-The Fallbrook Art Association will feature award-winning artist Darlene Katz at its November meeting and workshop. Katz, who holds a doctorate in immunology, will discuss her art at the November 13 general meeting and November 16 workshop. She is active in California art guilds and galleries, and a member of Oil Painters of America, The […]

Pawn Trader Art Quintana Will Appraise Guests’ Fine Indian Jewelry

Santa Fe Market Jewelry

SAN DIEGO–Collectors of fine Native American jewelry, art, hand woven rugs and Pendleton blankets will enjoy an unforgettable weekend among some of the Southwest’s finest artists at Bazaar del Mundo’s Santa Fe Market, September 19 to 21 in Old Town. For the first time, and inspired by popular TV shows “Antiques Roadshow” and “Pawn Stars,” visitors […]

Photography Show Features Lighthouses Of The West Coast

SAN MARCOS–The San Marcos Community Services Rotating Gallery is currently hosting a photography exhibit which features historic lighthouses along the coast of California, Oregon and Washington. The show will run until September 30.  The photos were taken by local photographer Jerry Long and a brief story about each lighthouse is also posted. Free viewing is […]