With a rich and diverse history, San Bernardino has the potential to regain its vibrancy and strength. What began as a personal response to tragedy has evolved into showcasing the city’s landscape in a positive light. The images in this exhibition, and forthcoming book, portray the artist’s view of San Bernardino - confirming that beauty exists here, if you slow down and look for it.
Text by Michael Hardison.
Stop by the Garcia Center for the Arts at 536 W 11th St San Bernardino, CA to view this great new collection of photographs on display until October 31, 2018. Opening reception is this weekend, August 17th at 6pm in the auditorium.
ARTS RESOURCING: GATHERING AND CULTIVATING OUR COMMUNITIES:
Are you a visual, performing or literary artist, arts organizer, arts administrator, or community or civic leader in San Bernardino County? Join us for an inspiring day highlighting how artists, municipalities, and organizations from across the county have integrated arts and culture initiatives into a sustainable, community-based approach. This conference will provide an opportunity to network and share your own work and contribute to this evolving county-wide arts dialogue. Afternoon sessions include professional practice workshops and discussions on important topics in the expanding fields of art and creative practices.
Registration is $30 for members, $60 for non-members and includes lunch!
When you click through to register you will be invited to join other arts and cultural experiences pre-and-post conference. These additional experiences are fundraisers for Arts Connection programming so please spread the word about the Sound Bath and A-Z west tour. These experiences can be booked separately from the conference registration.
A LAUNCH LA OPEN CALL GROUP EXHIBITION @The Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles
August 17 to August 30, 2018
An intersection occurs when two or more paths cross: where cultures, histories, ambitions or chance converge, creating defining moments of decision, denial or opportunity. For some, the paths are riddled with obstacles or even blocked, while the way is smoothed for others. The opportunity is fleeting for some, but can last a lifetime for others. “Intersection” is a call to artists who respond to these diverging and converging courses in their work. This exhibition aims to brings together artists from across Southern California whose practices express components of intersectionality, privilege, choices, culture, chance, or events.
LAUNCH LA, in partnership with The Korean Cultural Center, invites all Southern California visual artists to submit work for a juried exhibition and competition at The Korean Cultural Center, 5505 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, August 17 to August 30, 2018.
Call for artists is open!
Over $300,000+ in awards to artists!
MEDIA RELEASE – JULY 2, 2018
Fifty-eight artists have been selected to display their artwork in the juried exhibition for the sixth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition in September in Twentynine Palms, CA.
WHEN: Sunday, August 5th, 2018
TIME: 1pm-3pm (arrive early to check in @ 12:30pm)
WHERE: Riverside City College
HG 102- Huntley Gym Dance Studio
4800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
From left, Dawn Davis, Ann Van Haney and Miri Hunter. Miri's band, Hunter and The Wick'd played, and the group talked to folks about FRINGE.
The Founder s of Hi-Desert FRINGE were out in the community at the 29Palms Farmers Market last weekend, talking about the inaugural event this August! Have your heard about this great new community event? Artist Applications will be accepted until June 20, 2018 - all info is online at: hidesertfringe.org
“Rock On! … through … up … over” is the theme for the next Art in Public Places exhibition for July 7 to September 28 at Twentynine Palms Visitor Center Art Gallery and Chamber of Commerce, 73484 29 Palms Hwy. in downtown Twentynine Palms.
Desert artists are invited to submit an original piece of art for possible inclusion in the group exhibition. Artwork will be received at the visitor center gallery on In/Out day, Friday, June 29, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Artists unable to make this time can request an alternate delivery time by calling (760) 367-3445 any weekday prior to In/Out day.
Entries due by June 22nd
Download the entry form here: