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Saturday, August 31, 2013

HURRY- September Call for Artists in North County, San Diego, CA - No Fees

Hi All,

Short and Sweet:

September has many opportunities both for individuals and for groups to apply for possible exhibitions with Jazzercise and the City of Encinitas.

Deadlines are:  SEPTEMBER 15 and SEPTEMBER 30th. Take a look, please read the submission instructions and see if you fit.  Any questions please contact me at

For All Artists: 

1)  "Zoonitias" - Deadline is September 15th
2)  "Jazzercise" - Deadline is September 15th
3)  "City of Encinitas" - Call for Artists - Deadline is September 15th - and link is to 
        there  online applications.

Application / Opportunities are located at

Questions please email Cheryl Ehlers


For San Dieguito Art Guild Artists: Deadline:  September 15, 2013.

If we do not get enough member participation, we cannot apply and this represents a very poor showing for our art organization.  We need your creative spirit!

You have already been notified via email  with (2) opportunities:
"Plein Air Our Way" and "Abstraction " (2) separate Call for Artists.  

If you have not open your email, it is about the only way to communicate and get the ball rolling in our busy structured lives and keep the lines open.So take a gamble, open this free exhibit opportunity.

Questions please email Cheryl Ehlers at

Hope to hear from you all.


Friday, August 30, 2013

US Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Exposition - Labor Day Weekend- San Diego

Hundreds of thousands have come each year to see master-class sculptors build beautiful 3-dimensional works of art. Now many of the world's finest artists will come to create the most amazing sculptures ever. And they'll do it on a unique site with our beautiful bay on the West and downtown's sandcastles in the sky on the East. Just 2 blocks North lie the world's tall ships in all their majesty, and out on the bay, the ships sail with full regalia and recreate cannon battles of yore.

It's a 4-day extravaganza for the whole family.

Join everyone, Labor Day Weekend, August 30- September 2, 2013, 9am - 7pm for an incredible U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge.

Located at the B St. cruise ship terminal, 1140 Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA.

Sans Sculpture, bands, sandbox rides for kids, and hundreds of 3D artists.

Use the coupons for discounts.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

New Reception for the Etch & Sketch - Extended Solo Exhibit with Howard Purnell at DEMA and First Street Gallery

"Etch and Scratch" extended... at DEMA and First Street Gallery, Encinitas.    A solo exhibit, featuring the art of Howard Purnell. “Etch and Sketch” is the first solo show for Howard and will feature 30+ etchings, 15+ scratch boards and numerous linoleum cuts. Howard is a fourth generation artist from his mother’s side. He has been a printmaker for over 30 years and winning multiple awards. His love of the ocean and surfing, the outdoors and wildlife, are very much reflected in his imagery. 
Located at 818 and 820 S. Coast Hwy. 101, in the D.E.M.A. Building and  First Street Gallery.  A reception will be held this Saturday, September 28th from 5 to 8 P.M.. Come to the reception, Howard looks forward to meeting new people whom enjoy art.     Enjoy and  support your fellow artist.     
The show runs through October 2013.   

You can reach Howard at or First Street Gallery at

Sunday, August 25, 2013


Hello Everyone,
Jazzercise has now confirmed the dates for the entries and exhibition.They are as follows:

Submission’s Due:  September 15, 2013

Artwork Selection/Artist Notification:  October 4, 2013

Artwork Pick-up old exhibit art and /Drop-off new art:  Week of October 14th

Lease End Date:  April 15, 2014

You can apply at:   (if you have not already completed). 

Please read the instructions and return to me by the deadline at

Good luck to you all!

Cheryl Ehlers
Jazzercise Art Coordinator
(760) 519-519-1551

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Silent Beauty marches in California 100th Womens Suffrage Parade, Balboa Park, August 2013


2011-08-25 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Canvas:  Silent Beauty bu artists Cheryl Ehlers, photography courtesy of Steve Deck. 
WASHINGTON - One hundred years ago this Sunday, more than 5,000 women marched in Washington for voting rights. The 1913 women's suffrage parade was a turning point in the fight for women to win the right to vote, leading eventually to the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment. 

Marching with the Art Miles Mural Project in Balboa Park, the canvas-Silent Beauty will be alongside at Balboa Park, before leaving for the United Nations in New York and onto Paris.

The march will go across the Laurel Street Bridge to the Spreckles Organ Pavilion. Stay for the free concert and picnic on the lawn.  March to the best of the Women Drummers of San Diego.

For information and to sign up contact the Women’s Museum of California 619 233-7963,

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Call for Mind, Body, Spirit Practitioners for Unity World Day of Prayer - Carlsbad, September 14, 2013

Christy Johnson is assisting in organizing a community event in Carlsbad Village for Saturday, 9/14/13 called Unity World Day of Prayer.
Looking for some Mind, Body, Spirit practitioners, services, products, etc. We need spiritual leaders, activity leaders, activity participants and vendors in these categories:
Any and all Spiritual Leaders, Laughter and other types of Yoga, QiGong, Tai Chi, Martial Arts
Drum / Music Circle leaders / participants, Sacred / Sufi Dancing participants, Holistic Health foods, products & services, Spiritually or Health-oriented crafters, Healing practitioners, bodyworkers, lightworkers
Sound healing / crystal bowls / gongs, Diet, Exercise, Education businesses, Natural Medicine & Dental, Holistic Pet products and Services, Green / Sustainability businesses, Agriculture, Locavore, Non-GMO, Organic businesses
Natural Beauty products and services, ...anything else that looks like it might fit!!

We have several levels of involvement and can send you Participant Info on request after we have determined how we might be able to utilize your talents at this event. Please respond to this email if you are interested with the following information:

Your Name
Your Passion / Product / Purpose
Your Email
Your Phone Number
Thanks so much!
Christy Johnson, Catalyst Christy Organizers

Call for Artists - Carlsbad ArtSplash Chalk Art and Entertainment Festival - Coming in September

September 28, 10 am-6 pm; September 29, 10 am-5 pm

The iconic ArtSplash chalk art and entertainment festival rolls into Carlsbad on September 28-29.Set against a scenic backdrop of the Pacific on Armada Drive, family-friendly ArtSplash offers free parking, free admission and free ‘n’ easy access to a multitude of  things to do, see and create, including chalk art, live music, street entertainment, fine art vendors, sand sculpting, artist-painted skateboard silent auction, fab food (including Saturday’s Taste@ArtSplash), a children’s area, and – new this year – a Sunday hot rods and muscle cars show plus pro skateboard demos throughout the weekend. Best of all, proceeds benefit arts and music programs in North County schools.
ArtSplash 2013: The Wheel Deal! *  * 760-436-2828

Exhibit Fee & Booth Details: Booth spaces are 10' x 10'. The exhibit fee for the weekend is $275.00. Payment must be received in full with application by September 1st, 2013.  After the cut-off date, a $50.00 fee will be charged for late entries. You will be responsible for supplying your own exhibit set up (a 10'x10' white booth). All artists will be responsible for delivery, handling, set up and removal of their displays and materials. Each approved vendor will receive two vendor passes. These passes will be sent upon your acceptance. NO FEES WILL BE REFUNDED AFTER APPROVAL OF APPLICATION.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Picked RAW Peeled: The Photography of Jeff Brosbe

Picked RAW Peeled: The Photography of Jeff Brosbe: by Joe Nalven San Diego is blessed to have many practicing artists.   A good number of San Diego artists exhibit in Balboa Park at ...

5th Dimension exhibit featured at "Cruising the Art Scene" August 22nd in Carlsbad

The 4th Thursday of August is fast approaching, and The Oceanside Art Gallery will open its special show 5th. Dimension, featuring new 3-dimensional metal sculptures by Paul Weber and 2-dimensional paintings by Carrie Ventola.Additional new works by Mary Villela, B.A Stuber, Kene Lohmann and Joe Villela will also be shown.
Live music, demos and libations!Come to see us, other Galleries and Shops at the Village Faire Mall at the Oceanside Art Gallery located at 300 Carlsbad Village Dr. S/103.