Art

Artist working on follow up to Surfing Madonna mosaic

Artist working on follow up to Surfing Madonna mosaic

ENCINITAS — Soon, a spot in North County will be graced with a Surfing Madonna companion piece. Exactly where is anyone’s guess.

Art, plantings aim to mitigate visual impact of I-5 widening

Art, plantings aim to mitigate visual impact of I-5 widening

ENCINITAS — The city’s Arts Commission will further look into attaching artwork to retaining walls and other structures that are part of the planned Interstate 5 widening.

Brush with Art: Art and Architecture merge in creations of Donn Angel Pérez

Brush with Art: Art and Architecture merge in creations of Donn Angel Pérez

The 2014 Arts Alive banner season is off to an impressive start.

Festivals, schools awarded city art grants

CARLSBAD — Eighteen different nonprofits and schools were awarded a combined $25,000 for classroom instruments, youth theater productions, and art festivals from Carlsbad’s annual Community Arts Grants.

LeucadiArt Walk

LeucadiArt Walk

Art showcase rises from the dead

Art showcase rises from the dead

ENCINITAS — During the week, Mickey Strider produces award-winning television and web campaigns for clients that include Asics running shoes, Newcastle Brown Ale, Wild Turkey bourbon and PF Chang’s.

Sea Wolf brings feeling of ‘home’ to The Belly Up

Sea Wolf brings feeling of ‘home’ to The Belly Up

SOLANA BEACH — Alex Brown Church, the man behind Sea Wolf, has come full circle — in more ways than one.

First Fridays seek to bring community together

First Fridays seek to bring community together

CARLSBAD — The New Village Arts Foundry Studios will begin its summerlong First Fridays at the Foundry, which includes art for sale, a hands-on craft, live music and refreshments June 7.

Faces of Surfing exhibit opens at Encinitas Library

Faces of Surfing exhibit opens at Encinitas Library

ENCINITAS — If Letty Nowak’s father was still alive, he’d be proud and maybe just a bit envious of his daughter.

Carlsbad is seeing the painting on the wall with rise in street art works

Carlsbad is seeing the painting on the wall with rise in street art works

CARLSBAD — The downtown Village area of Carlsbad has seen an uptick in street art over the past few months, possibly due to a new book on a famous British street artist.