Fallbrook artists to participate in Steinbeck event

FALLBROOK — The work of many local artists will be featured at several venues in Fallbrook in March and April to coincide with the second annual Fallbrook Community Read. These events are part of a community-wide effort, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, to highlight a lifetime of achievements by John Steinbeck. Art Liaison Karen Langer Baker has coordinated these events, inviting […]

Call for artists

Oceanside Days of Art, a free community arts event sponsored by the Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation and the City of Oceanside, has announced a call for artists. All visual and performing artists are invited to submit an application to participate in the two-day fes tival, which is celebrating its 13th year and takes place April […]

Young artists’ work on display

The California Art Education Association (CAEA) and other Art Education Associations across the US have traditionally named March as Youth Art Month (YAM). Association members are encouraged to arrange for displays of children’s artwork in their communities to celebrate YAM. You may visit the children’s room of the Fallbrook Public Library during March to see […]

Plans for Arts in the Park underway

Celebrating the 12th year of Arts in the Park, the Rally for Children committee is planning the biggest, most exciting free family event ever for April 24. A model of community cooperation, Rally appreciates volunteers from Fallbrook Union Elementary School District and Fallbrook/Bonsall PTAs, Rotary clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, AAUW/AVID students, 4-H, Fallbrook Garden […]

Fallbrook Gourd Patch

The Fallbrook Gourd Patch opens its fourth annual “Gourd Pizzazz 2005” All-Gourd Show Tuesday, March 1, at the Artist’s Gallery, 121 W. Grand Ave., in Escondido. The gourd artist group, with members from San Diego and neighboring counties, has been meeting for the past five years in members’ homes, local libraries and gourd farms. The […]

Young artists impressive at Sullivan

BONSALL — Several young artists, students at Sullivan Middle School in Bonsall, produced some outstanding posters to promote reading during the school’s fourth annual Library Art Contest. School Librarian Diane Kennedy, the event organizer, said the entries could be any size and use any medium but had to have an image of a book and […]

‘Form and Freedom’ debuting at Pinnell Gallery

FALLBROOK — Thomas Jefferson’s quote, “The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time,” is a favorite of local Fallbrook artist Toni Inman, and this quote helped inspire the title of her one-woman show “Form and Freedom: The Nude Male — a Response to Censorship.” This small exhibition consists of drawings […]

Gourd Patch to meet Feb. 12

The Fallbrook Area Gourd Patch will hold its meeting Feb. 12 at the Valley Center Livery, 29200 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center. Ruth Phillips, a longtime member of the group, will share her expertise of gourd artistry as well as her gorgeous patina work on gourds. She has won many awards and ribbons in fairs […]

Volunteers needed for Art of the Flower festival

The Fallbrook Village Association is currently soliciting volunteers to help with the Art of the Flower festival scheduled for April 3. Volunteer duties include making phone calls to sponsors and participants, planning decorations and signs (posters, etc), and setting up committee the day of the festival. If you are interested in participating please contact Marlene […]

Youth Art Month show

The art works above are now on exhibit at the San Diego Art Institute in the Youth Art Month Show that is sponsored by the California Art Education Association (CAEA). This exhibit will run through Feb. 13th. The three students (pictured above) will receive their awards at a reception held Sunday, Feb. 13 from 2 […]