Arts Alive Banners

Art banner auction creates excitement and raises funds

Art banner auction creates excitement and raises funds

ENCINITAS — Bids were flying fast and furious at the 13th annual Arts Alive banner auction on May 20. 

Artists prove to be as varied as the artworks they create

Artists prove to be as varied as the artworks they create

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.

Council OKs Houlihan’s image on banners

Council OKs Houlihan’s image on banners

ENCINITAS — Under threat of litigation, the City Council voted 4-1 to permit organizers of the Arts Alive program to submit a new application that would allow for the image of late Councilwoman Maggie Houlihan to be unmasked from the back of the 101 banners currently hanging from city light posts.Ian Thompson, Houlihan’s widower, told […]

Highly anticipated banners unveiled at annual event

Highly anticipated banners unveiled at annual event

ENCINITAS — An unprecedented number of people packed the old Cabo Grill as it was once again transformed into an art gallery with original banners lining the walls and railings during the 13th annual Arts Alive banner unveiling ceremony Feb. 3.Artists joined friends, family and art enthusiasts for the ceremony. The first glimpse at the […]