If you’ve strolled through Old Encinitas recently, chances are you’ve noticed the newest additions to the city’s outdoor art.
The posting reads simply: “Bergen, A. Paul 01/06/1939 ~ 07/06/2013 ENCINITAS — Born in Wasco, Calif., A. Paul Bergen was an accomplished singer, musician, artist, and writer, with an MA in Philosophy of Religion from USC. He passed away peacefully with his wife, Linda, and daughter, Shani, by his side.”
There are those who were lucky to be born Italian, those of us “Italian by choice,” and those who simply appreciate the art and culture of Italy.
San Diego surf artist Bryan Helfand has every reason to be stoked. Although he has been seriously painting for only seven years, his is the only surf art mural in the corporate headquarters of Facebook, the social media giant located in Menlo Park, Calif.
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.
Carlsbad artist Rita Pacheco knows the pure joy of experiencing nature while responding to it from direct observation.
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.
They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. San Diego artist Michael Carini has triumphed over adversity as he makes giving back to the community his top priority.