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New Arts Center Provides Creative Space In Southeast San Diego
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Credit: Kim Phillips-Pea / Kali Artists Konnect Arts and Culture Center
When the pandemic started, artists had to reconcile with the fact that their ability to publicly display their creative endeavors in-person would all but disappear. Now, with galleries and museums reopening, many in the arts world are rejoicing.
However, there are still a number of neglected communities in San Diego that suffer from a distinct lack of creative spaces. In a story first covered by the San Diego Union-Tribune, one Southeast San Diego resident sought to remedy that problem by opening the Kali Artists Konnect Arts and Culture Center in Chollas View.
Kim Phillips-Pea, president of the Southeast Art Team, collaborated with a property owner of a vacant one story residential building to turn the space into a creative oasis for artists in the area.
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