Brush with Art

Imagination at play in printmaker’s illustrations

Imagination at play in printmaker’s illustrations

What do Olive Oyl, a fox and the rainforest have in common?

Banner artist captures the spirit of Aloha

Banner artist captures the spirit of Aloha

Now in its 14th year, the Arts Alive banner exhibit has again brought 101 original banners painted by local artists to the light poles spanning the miles between Cardiff-by-the-Sea and La Costa Avenue in Leucadia. 

Artistic naturalist promotes preservation of Earth’s wonders

Artistic naturalist promotes preservation of Earth’s wonders

If there is hope of a sustainable future for our planet, Leucadia’s Renaissance man Sidney Wildesmith will surely be involved in its success. As artist, nature educator, friendly activist, musician and videographer, Wildesmith has dedicated his life to promoting the belief that peace is possible in a balanced and sustainable world.

Wisdom in nature has had ‘profound effect’ on Rebecca Bauer

Wisdom in nature has had ‘profound effect’ on Rebecca Bauer

Mixed media painter Rebecca Bauer says: “There is an absolute wisdom in nature that has always had a profound effect on me.”

Heritage and Challenge inspire glass artist

Heritage and Challenge inspire glass artist

Right and left brains are often worlds apart, but they have coexisted seamlessly for Cardiff studio glass artist Michelle Kurtis Cole in her careers as both engineer and artist. 

Talent, work ethic drives woodworker

Talent, work ethic drives woodworker

Thirty years have passed since highly regarded furniture artist Paul Henry opened his Carlsbad Village studio.

Art goes outdoors in new garden exhibit

Art goes outdoors in new garden exhibit

Horticulture and art have once again come together at the San Diego Botanic Garden for its fifth annual Sculpture in the Garden outdoor exhibition, on view now through April 15, 2013. 

Leucadia artist is sculptor of ‘tall’ tales

Leucadia artist is sculptor of ‘tall’ tales

Sculptor Cheryl Tall creates a magical world in which daydreams and the subconscious collide in figurative sculpture. 

Local artists bring style to the table

Local artists bring style to the table

The first annual Encinitas Foodie Fest is coming to Pacific Station on June 23. 

Banners help keep Houlihan in mind

Banners help keep Houlihan in mind

The Arts Alive 2012 banner auction scheduled for May 20 is rapidly approaching.