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Chicano Park Mural Remembers Anastasio Hernandez Rojas

May 29
By Beth Accomando

Ten years ago San Diego resident Anastasio Hernandez Rojas was brutally beaten and shot with a Taser by border agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. He died two days later. Now a mural at Chicano Park pays tribute to his memory and to the continued battle for justice.

San Diego band The Donkeys will perform a virtu...

San Diego Virtual Weekend Events: Seaport Sessions, Drive-Up Art and Experimental Music

May 21
By Julia Dixon Evans, Maureen Cavanaugh

This weekend's virtual arts and culture offerings include Seaport Sessions, a live music and art pop-up festival, your last chance to see artist Michelle Montjoy's installation through Lux Art Institute's front windows and a curated experimental music session.

In a May 2020 art work in progress by Nassem Na...

The Vinyl-Wrapped Worlds Of Artist Nassem Navab

May 21
By Julia Dixon Evans

One artist explores the way generational trauma shapes the domestic lives of children of immigrants — in an artist residency entirely encapsulated by a pandemic

San Diego visual artist Mary Jhun is pictured w...

5 San Diego Artists To Follow On Instagram Right Now

May 20
By Julia Dixon Evans

Some talented San Diegans to follow right now to get you through quarantine with a little inspiration.

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Immersive Art In A No-Touch World

April 2
By Julia Dixon Evans

A San Diego artist finds creative ways to transform an immersive exhibition into remotely accessible work

Bob Matheny, Untitled (from The Personification...

Remembering Iconic San Diego Artist Bob Matheny

May 14
By Julia Dixon Evans

One of the most legendary and influential leaders of San Diego's midcentury contemporary art scene has passed away at the age of 91

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Meet The Women Of The San Diego Art Prize

May 14
By Julia Dixon Evans

Four emerging San Diego artists — Alanna Airitam, Kaori Fukuyama, Griselda Rosas, and Melissa Walter — are celebrated by the San Diego Art Prize

Visual Artist Melissa Walter Makes Sense Of The Stars

May 14
By Julia Dixon Evans

Local artist Melissa Walter infuses astrophysics with her mastery of light, shadow and materials

A Native Poppy arrangement is pictured in an un...

San Diego Top Mother's Day Weekend Events: From Opera To Cartooning To Nature Mandalas To Brunch

May 7
By Julia Dixon Evans

Looking for a few ways to infuse art and culture into your pandemic weekend and Mother's Day?

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San Diego's Best Practice Gallery Turns To The USPS

May 7
By Julia Dixon Evans

Art by Mas G, C. Tsui and Ellie Vanden Busch originally planned to open at Barrio Logan gallery will continue across lo-fi and virtual platforms

Remember events? A New Narrative storytelling s...

Bread And Salt: Supporting Each Other To Support The Arts

April 23
By Julia Dixon Evans

Five days a week of artist interviews and a new online art shop are ways the art space is adapting to the coronavirus pandemic — and hoping to survive.

Sugardale's founder Trista Roland works on a pa...

The Future Of Style: Slow Fashion Plus ... Merch Tees?

April 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

San Diego pattern designer Trista Roland considers the quarantine's potential impacts on style

A floral designer interprets Diego Rivera's

A Virtual 'Art Alive' Lives On At San Diego Museum Of Art

April 15
By Julia Dixon Evans

SDMA's must-see annual floral design event weekend was briefly canceled, but has found a place online

San Diego-based artist Rizzhel Javier's handmad...

Local Artists Find Healing And Community In Mass Producing Masks

April 8
By Julia Dixon Evans

'I just need to do this because people are gonna die,' said Cataphant, one of many San Diego artists making masks to donate during the coronavirus pandemic

The La Jolla Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Poti...

San Diego Arts And Artists Go Digital During Coronavirus Closures

March 18
By Brooke Ruth, Julia Dixon Evans, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego artists, art museums, galleries and performing arts groups are finding ways to still share their art while traditional spaces and gatherings are canceled.

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