Seth Combs has covered the San Diego arts and music scene for over a decade. He's also written for Spin, Zagat and The Hollywood Reporter. He likes dogs and comic books, but is pretty iffy on your band.
paintedmodel2
June 10 2015
At the moment, Lana Chromium is sworn to secrecy. When the body painter was asked about her recent participation as a contestant on the reality TV competition, Skin Wars, she could...
carlos_cisneros
June 2 2015
On a quaint, but otherwise gorgeous estate right off of Avenida Revolución in downtown Tijuana, Carlos Cisneros, who works under the name Elsoldelrac, spends most of his day in what appears to have...
pena_bordermural_5529
June 2 2015
Daniel Peña was in a rut. The Chula Vista-raised photographer and video artist had moved to Tijuana a year and a half ago, but quickly became depressed
odyssey
May 26 2015
The Artist Odyssey (TAO) founder Chris Fessenden is more than aware that, when it comes to video these days, a lot of people expect to get it for free
Lianne_RJ_Addison
May 26 2015
Burning ships. A fitting description considering the show the brothers are participating in, Conquest, Control, Confinement, will be the second to last show at A Ship in the Woods house
hipfriendsforweb
May 19 2015
I'm lucky in that I have friends spread throughout the world. I suppose I'm also lucky that said friends, for the most part, remain single and spawnless. So when they come to visit, I do feel it's my duty...
sarahfrontiera_ucsd_9268
May 19 2015
Merete Kjaer received her notice on April 15. The assistant director at the UC San Diego University Art Gallery is being let go, because, as she tells it, the visual arts faculty and the new dean of Arts...
sl1_fieldseminar
May 12 2015
To hear Grant Kester tell it, he's been planning this for decades. "I've been writing about various forms of activist and socially-based art forms for probably 25 years," says the UC San Diego professor...
noeforweb
May 12 2015
Noè Olivas has always had an interest in all things automotive. Way before becoming a full-time artist, he was considered a life as a mechanic. "I actually didn't want to go to college at...
arzu_portrait
May 5 2015
Arzu Ozkal's journey thus far has been one of artistic defiance. Most of her video work, graphic design and performance pieces have been decisive statements against male-centric totalitarianism and patriarchal...
Andrew_McNamara
April 27 2015
As almost any artist can attest, inspiration can strike at the most unexpected time. To hear La Mesa artist Andrew McNamara tell it, there was a time where he wasn't sure if he wanted to pursue...
April 27 2015
When the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this year's fellowship grants, three San Diego artists were on the list
Andrea_Chung
April 21 2015
Andrea Chung is used to the misconceptions by now. Take her name, for example. She admits that when people first meet her, they often think they'll be meeting someone who looks, well, more Asian.
Gletscher
April 14 2015
Die Einöde is rounded out by a nice rotating cast of bassists that includes Kenseth Thibideau (Sleeping People, Rumah Sakit), Brad Lee (The Album Leaf, Mr. Tube) and Tool's Paul D'Amour, but...
Keiko_Tanabe
April 14 2015
One particular standout of Art of the Park: 100 Years of Art in Balboa Park, and exhibition opening Friday, April 17, at the Marston House Museum & Gardens is a watercolor of the Marston House itself
Armando_Munoz
April 14 2015
Armando Muñoz Garcia has always had a reputation for doing what he wants. Back in 1987, Garcia, then an eager art student, approached the city of Tijuana about building a statue of a giant nude...
Brittany_Segal_1
April 7 2015
From a distance, it almost looks like Arabic or, perhaps, a unique style of calligraphy. Hieroglyphics? Wingdings? Artist Brittany Segal says there's little point in busting out Google Translate when...
Helen_Redman
April 6 2015
There are layers upon layers when it comes to the figurative works of Helen Redman. So many stories, so many voices.
KateAshton
March 31 2015
Walking through the front door, one immediately gets a sense of the historic nature of the Art on 30th building.
BrianGoeltzenleuchter
March 31 2015
When the San Diego Foundation announced the winners of its Creative Catalyst grants program this past January, Brian Goeltzenleuchter's project certainly looked and sounded interesting

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