12th Annual Wildlife Art Show; ‘Reflections of Nature’ May 6-8

FALLBROOK — The Art Center at Fallbrook will host “Reflections of Nature,” a national wildlife art show that will present work by internationally renowned Artist of the Year Lyn St. Claire of Victor, ID; Feature Artists Melanie Fain of Boerne, TX, and Susan Labouri of Big Bear Lake, CA; along with new works by 29 […]

FPUD Art Contest winners announced

FALLBROOK — The top three winners of the Fallbrook Public Utility District’s art contest for the 2006 “Water Conservation & Me” calendar were named at the April 25 board meeting. They included Sairy Contreras, La Paloma Elementary, Ms. Just’s class; Tatiana Raster, St. Peter’s Catholic School, Mr. Wortman’s class; and Illiana Arias, La Paloma Elementary, […]

Rosie the Riveter

Who was Rosie the Riveter? Why do Americans everywhere claim her as their own? Why did California’s First Lady, Maria Shriver, recently include a life-sized statue of Rosie the Riveter at the entrance of the new California State History Museum’s exhibit in Sacramento featuring California’s Remarkable Women? Why does that statue strongly resemble a Fallbrook […]

Ratnavira’s ‘Jewel of Brazil’ chosen by National Geographic Society

A bronze sculpture created by Fallbrook artist Gamini Ratnavira has been selected as one of the top five bronze sculptures for the National Geographic Society exhibit. The Hyacinth Macaw “Jewel of Brazil” was Ratnavira’s first bronze done at the Fallbrook foundry Artworks of Fallbrook. Ratnavira hit a grand slam, as it was chosen as one […]

Local printmakers to exhibit at San Diego Central Library

Members of The North County Printmakers, newly headquartered at The Art Studios of Fallbrook, 310 E. Alvarado St., will be exhibiting their work at the San Diego Central Library, located at 820 E Street, downtown San Diego, May 7 through August 7. Those exhibiting will be Meg Elliott-Behle, Caroline Shine Benkendorf, Nick Capaci, Ellen Davis, […]

Children’s art featured in May

 FALLBROOK — Two exhibits of children’s art will be featured during the month of May in Fallbrook. The children, recipients of Fallbrook Art Association’s “Mary La Hue Art Assist Program,” attend Mary Fay Pendleton Elementary School on the Marine base and La Paloma and Live Oak elementary schools in Fallbrook. Forty-two pieces will be selected for the FAA’s […]

‘ArtWalk’ to include Fallbrook artists

SAN DIEGO — ArtWalk 2005 will take place April 23 & 24 from noon to 6 p.m. in San Diego’s historic Little Italy. This is ArtWalk’s 21st year, where hundreds of artists show and sell their work. This year will also feature five stages with ongoing performers, fine eateries and art projects for kids. Roland […]

Art education focus of Gourd Festival

The Ninth Annual International Gourd Art Festival, happening June 25 and 26 at the Welburn Gourd Farm in north San Diego County, is bringing in master gourd art teachers from around the world to teach gourd art classes June 23 and 24, the two days preceding the big annual festival. “We’ve seen a huge increase […]

Art Center offers outstanding lineup of shows

The Art Center at Fallbrook will have an outstanding lineup of notable shows over the next few months. A venue proud of its range and versatility, the Art Center showcases local, national and international talent. Come to the center, located at 103 S. Main (At Alvarado St.), and enjoy the experience! The Art of the […]

Nature Festival slated for April 24

FALLBROOK — Come celebrate nature on Sunday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hidden Forest Art Gallery and Nature Center. Nature-oriented wares will be offered in addition to conservation and awareness programs. We will also have an educational animal show by Wild Wonders from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Admission is free […]