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Monday, July 15, 2019

Exploring the Abstract, Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild, July 23 - October 22 - RSF Library

July 23 - October 22
Exploring the Abstract

A new exhibit, departing from realism and painting what you do not see, can be a visual experience and challenge for some artists. The views of these artists will reflect an opportunity to be completely creative, expressive and imaginative. Don't miss it at the  Rancho Santa Fe Library17040 Avenida de Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA  9206. Free to the public.

For information contact Cheryl Ehlers, Publicity at or 760-519-1551.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

BUMMERFEST - July 13th, Live Bands and Art Presentation By Local Teens

Support our Youth and our future "entrepreneurs".

They have pulled together the BUMMERFEST filled with with art and bands. The students have done a "fantastic" job for a pop-up in a blink of an eye. Go team!!!

Wow a fun evening. located at: 1167 Solana Dr,  Del Mar, CA 92014,  2pm - 8pm, 

Admission is $8 at the door.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Summer ARTSPLASH 19' - Coastal Artist, Reception August

Coastal Artists will exhibit "Summer ArtSplash 19"  artworks from August 1- August 31 at La Vida Del Mar.

 A reception for the artists will be held on Friday, August 2 from 4:30 to 6 pm, with refreshments and music. 

The exhibit is free and open to the public daily from 11 am to 8 pm. La Vida Del Mar is located at 850 Del Mar Downs Road, Solana Beach 92075, two blocks east of the Coast Road, and half a block north of Via de la Valle. 

For more information, visit, and/or

Surf Art: The Aloha Spirit - Reception June 23 at Front Porch Gallery

Public Reception: Sunday, June 23, Noon - 2pm.
Live Music, Refreshments, Meet the Artists.

Wade Koniakowsky will be there along with Tim Bessell, Kevin Anderson, Jim Phillips, James Daigh.Letty Nowak, Angela Jackson and there will also be a special display of Mike Doyle’s work.

Front Porch Gallery is located at: 2903 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA.

Please feel free to forward this invitation and bring your friends and families.

Best, Bob Coletti,
Curated by Bob Coletti / Front Porch Gallery Associate


Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Art Opening Carlsbad, ORGANIC GROWTH, Taylor Gallegos, June 14th

Taylor Gallegos presents, "Organic Growth", June 14, 7-10 pm to be held at Woven We Are (A great yoga studio), 2607 State St., Carlsbad, CA 92008.There will be 25 framed originals, a limited edition print series, all inclusive art projects for adults and kids, live music, a spoken word performance, and a food truck. 

Click here to visit the FB event page. Also, visit the show online, the entire show will be displayed in the "Organic Growth" photo gallery on my @tgfineart page as of Friday afternoon. You can click here to visit it on Friday afternoon.

If you're in the area, come on over and bring some friends! 

Taylor Gallegos Fine Art  |  @TGFineArt  |  855.619.6196  |  San Diego, CA

LeucadiaART WALK ~ Application Open

The 2019 LeucadiART Walk Application is still open

Early applications are open for our 15th Annual LeucadiART Walk on Sunday August 25, 2019.

Thank you to all who have participated in the past, we look forward to another successful year in 2019.

The LeucadiART Walk is a must-attend event in
San Diego drawing 8,000 people to Leucadia for the day to purchase art, experience creativity first hand and enjoy performing arts. This event is free and open to the public.  As media reach through the Leucadia 101 is growing, so is event exposure.

Please click here: to go directly to the online booth application. The application deadline closes on August 15th. We only accept a maximum of 101 fine artists into this juried show. 

If you have questions please contact the Leucadia 101 Main Street office by emailing or by phone (760) 436-2320.

Annika Walden
Executive Director
Leucadia 101 Main Street Association

Monday, May 27, 2019

Everyone is Welcome to the Opening Art Reception, June 1, 6-9pm at the Encinitas Community Center

The exhibit is up and we are looking forward to seeing  you.  If you are not able to attend the opening reception, Saturday, June 1, 2019, 6-9pm. Here is a peek of the art on exhibit by Cheryl. The exhibit will be up until July 16, 2019, and proceeds will support the efforts of The Ocean Agency and Exposure Film Labs.

Art, music by three local groups playing all evening, refreshments, no host wine, and a Free opportunity drawing.  The City of Encinitas and the Encinitas Friends of the Arts.  Hosted by Artists, Cheryl Ehlers, Barbara Murray and Armida Flores.

Location: Encinitas Community Center at 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr., Encinitas, 92024

For additional details contact Cheryl Ehlers at 760-519-1551 or email to

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Join Us for"Spring ArtFling '19", Coastal Artists, Reception June 9, 2-4:30pm

"Spring ArtFling '19"

The Coastal Artists will exhibit artworks at the Carmel Valley Library from May 1 through June 30.

A reception will be held for the artists and visitors are welcome to join us on Sunday, June 9th,2 to 4:30 pm. Located at 3919 Townsgate Drive, one block south of Delmar Highlands Plaza corner of Delmar Heights Road & El Camino Real.  We hope to see you there!

For more information visit website or call the library at 858-552-1668.. The Library is open daily.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Hypnotic Movements, Chasing Coral, Reception June 1, 6-9pm

Hello All,

I hope to see you at Art Night Encinitas on June 1, 6-9pm for my exhibition Hypnotic Movements for an evening of art, music, fun and surprises. Free to the public, the Encinitas city galleries are open Saturday evening for the public to meet the artists 

I will be exhibiting and supporting a very special cause, saving the coral reefs. The artwork presented has been a 1 1/2 project, so join me as I support my sponsors effort through art. 

The Ocean Agency and the amazing Exposure Film Labs.  Enjoy this short video that is filled with educational information.  Visit the trail Chasing Coral at  You'll come to understand so much more.

See you there.  Visit my website Cheryl Ehlers Art and remember to checkout your evites.  Let me know if you have questions, email to:

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Pieces of Jazz. Great time had by all, Cheryl Ehlers, April 18, 7:30pm.

Thank you to Ruth Jameson, the Board Members of OCAF, and O'side Bakery for hosting a fantastic reception. A special appreciation goes out to all friends, and clients for your support. So many people I have not seen in awhile, "thanks" for stopping by. Kudos to the bakery, your service was incredible, and the food was amazing,  Your very talented chef's. The musician were fun, and exciting and enjoyed by all. What a wonderful event! 

If you missed the exhibit, it will be up until June, 2019, so stop in and have breakfast or lunch!  You WILL be pleasantly surprised at the menu and atmosphere! I highly recommend O'side Bakery located at 3815 Mission Avenue, Suite 101 in Oceanside.

Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation

Music performed by highly regarded pianist, RobertParker, piano and guitarist,
 Wolf Marshall and accomplished singer Steff.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Artists Sign up now - Mission Federal ArtWalk


Artist applications continue to fill our inboxes for all three of our festivals in 2019. If you're a fine artist and you're considering applying, please do so early, as all three shows are on track to sell out!

Call to Artists
Artist applications are currently being accepted for all three festivals for both new and returning artists. Fine art artists are encouraged to apply here!

Our April festival, Mission Federal ArtWalk, celebrates 35 years in 2019, so don't miss this massive celebration of art and culture in San Diego filling 16 blocks of the Little Italy district with art, music, dance, spoken word performances and interactive art activities. There are still spaces remaining but they won't last long, so apply today!

Each of these festivals has its own unique palette of visual and performing arts and activities, and each offers a distinctive atmosphere & venue. Mark your calendar and plan to attend these unforgettable events. Once you visit our festivals, you’ll want to come each year to add to your art collection!

Save the dates!
April 27 & 28 -- Mission Fed ArtWalk, Little Italy
August 10 & 11 -- ArtWalk @ Liberty Station
September 21 & 22 -- ArtWalk Carlsbad

Learn more about all 3 events:

San Diego Fair Open for Exhibition Art Applications

Exhibition of Fine Art 

We are looking forward to some pretty “oz-some” artwork in the Fine Art Exhibit. The Fair theme this year is “Oz-some,” inspired by L. Frank Baum’s classical tale The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Even more exciting, $19,000 in cash and donated awards will be given as prizes.

To register your entries follow these 3 easy steps:
Take a digital picture of your art, either with a digital camera or smart phone.
Go to the Fine Art Webpage and click “enter now” to register your art.
Upload your digital images when prompted by the online registration process.

Need Help Entering?

We will be offering Digital Image Upload Support on Tuesday, April 9. 

Please call and make an appointment to bring your unframed artwork to the San Diego County Fair Entry Office (858-792-4207), where we will assist you with entering your art.

The entry materials are available online HERE
Please read the entry materials before entering

If you have any questions, please call the entry office at (858) 792-4207 or email

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

2019 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour

2019 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour
May 11 and 12, from 10am to 4pm each day

Tickets are $30 and will be available early April both at the Off Track Gallery and on-line.

Eight North County homes and gardens will showcase an assortment of fascinating artists’ studios with more than 30 artists selling unique locally made art including paintings, ceramics, glass,gourd art, fiber arts, photography, jewelry, and much more.

Homes are located within the South Carlsbad and Encinitas area.
Complimentary refreshments provided by the artists are served at every home.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Front Porch Gallery, 2019 Annual Juried Exhibition Deadline April 1, 2019

Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA

2019 Annual Juried Exhibition
Deadline April 1, 2019

Exhibit: April 28 – June 15, 2019

Our annual juried exhibition offers a look into the work of some of today’s most inspired contemporary artists with expressions across all mediums. If you would like to submit artwork for this juried exhibition, please see the prospectus or,wp-content,uploads,sites,48,2019,02,Prospectus-Juried-Exhibit-2019-a.pdf