A Brush with Art
The word “courage” doesn’t typically come to mind in relation to artists.
Ocean Knoll Elementary School is a center for creativity in our community.
Jim McConlogue captures the essence of the California landscape in his paintings.
The Arts Alive 2012 banner auction scheduled for May 20 is rapidly approaching.
Dody Crawford turns everything she touches into a work of art. She brings her exceptional artistic talents and love of organization, balance, composition and calm to her work as Executive Director of Downtown Encinitas Mainstreet Association.“An artist creates a pleasing visual order out of materials at hand,” Dody explains. “I love to create visual displays [...]
Local artist Fred Caldwell is about as native as a Leucadian can be. He’s also about as creative as they come. Beginning as a first grader at Pacific View Elementary School, Fred was already hooked on art. At 10 he turned “pro” when a Del Mar couple purchased one of his seascapes for $1. He’s [...]
A long-awaited dream of Jim Gilliam, Arts Administrator for the City of Encinitas, is soon to come true. The First Annual Encinitas Arts Festival will become reality on May 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center.
The task of getting to know Arts Alive banner artists in order to represent them to the public is proving to be an extreme pleasure.Their stories never fail to fascinate, as was confirmed by a recent meeting with Arts Alive banner artists Rasim and Humeyra Konyar.
As human beings we meet, spend time together, experience life together, and sometimes part ways. If we’re fortunate our lives reconnect at some point. When that occurs, our friendships seem to resume where we left off.Two North County artists, Valerie Sorrells and Marjorie Fox, recently experienced such a reconnection after three decades of separation.