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Photo by Seth Combs

While new galleries come and go and Barrio Logan itself continues to go through rapid changes, the fact that Castañeda is a local to the neighborhood has likely helped Chicano Art Gallery thrive in an already popular arts district. more

Nov 29, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Seth Combs

Everyone should collect art, but for anyone who's thinking about collecting, there's something they should know: It's addictive. more

Nov 22, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

"This is my smallest truck," exclaims Jean Wells, referring to the giant, bright red Ford F-150 Raptor that's parked in front of her Miramar studio. more

Nov 22, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

Like many others facing the reality of a Trump presidency, Adam Powers is afraid. She's afraid for herself, friends in the LGBTQ community and other minorities. more

Nov 15, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

Sunny Rey isn't interested in being a stereotypical poet. The subtitle of her second collection of poetry pretty much says it all: Poetry and Advice from a Nobody . more

Nov 15, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Philipp Scholz Rittermann

The Murals of La Jolla project includes many Instagram-worthy backdrops. Started by the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library and the La Jolla Community Foundation, the project has grown to more than a dozen murals scattered throughout the seaside... more

Nov 8, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Seth Combs

The museum's latest exhibition, Night Stand: Bedside Imagining by the Feminist Image Group , forsakes the more abstract concepts of gender and, instead, seeks to explore the more tangible side of femininity. more

Nov 8, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo courtesy of the artist

When jewelry designer Monica Hui Hekman scheduled a gallery show at the Glashaus art space (1815-B Main St.) in Barrio Logan, she initially thought she would just be showcasing her wares. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Becky Cohen

Since beginning her career in the early '70s, Cutler-Shaw has used drawings and language as her primary mediums. She's perhaps best known for her 15-year project, The Messenger Cycle . more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Seth Combs

Most art patrons can be a little naïve to just how much work goes into staging seemingly simple exhibitions. Most take years of planning, months to curate and days, if not weeks, to properly stage. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

Halloween-themed art shows are starting to pop up this time of year, and while most of the artists in those shows are just dabbling in spooky scenes for that show, the artists below keep us scared all year round. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Seth Combs

On the surface, a list like this would seem to be better suited for the end of the year when nearly every arts publication posts those trite "Best" listicles. more

Oct 18, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Walter Briski Jr.

Photographer Marisa Scheinfeld has had the cops called on her a number of times over the last few years. She all but admits to being a perpetual trespasser while working on her recently released book, The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remain... more

Oct 11, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Seth Combs

With a name like On the Edge Art Collective, one might expect a posse of 20-something hipsters posted up in a Barrio Logan warehouse painting on discarded pieces of plywood. more

Oct 11, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo courtesy of MK Envision Galleries

MK Envision Galleries grand opening show on Friday, Oct. 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. will feature the work of three photographers. more

Oct 4, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Seth Combs

The work of local public artists Janne LaValle and Kathleen "Katy" Styzeleck is seemingly ubiquitous. The duo is responsible for at least four murals in East County, including the five-panel, eight-years-in-the-making "History of Lemon Grov... more

Oct 4, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Torrey Bailey

To be honest, I was beginning to think Rust Magic was never going to happen. In fact, it would have been a cruel twist of irony if local graffiti artist Saratoga Sake had never finished his new show at the Ice Gallery space (1955 Julian Ave... more

Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Photo by Torrey Bailey

Eva De Leon used to pick flowers in Mexico City with her sister (hence the name of the store), but says she really got her start when she did the flower arranging at her own wedding. more

Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Image courtesy of the artists

With help from Noë Olivas, Lopex is working on a new video project that explores the world of video dating that was popular in the '80s and '90s. more

Sep 20, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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Jasmine Fitzwilliam / Let's Frolic Together

Local artist Susie Ghahremani has done well with her Boygirlparty brand of merchandise. She’s developed a base of loyal customers who seemingly can’t get enough of cutesy animal characters that adorn everything from baby clothes to stationa... more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

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