May 14, 2017
The current group show at Sparks Gallery features artwork from 36 Southern California artists exploring their relationship with the San Diego coastline: capturing the feeling of the sand, water, wind, animal life and plant life, as well as the natural beauty of the shape & form of the edge of the ocean.
We asked each artist: “What captivates you most about the ocean? Is there a specific memory, mood, or experience of the ocean you want to convey through your work? How has living in the coastal community of Southern California influenced your artistic practice?”
Read on to learn about their inspiration and process.
Victor Angelo’s “Torrent”
May 6, 2017
Sparks Gallery sat down for an in-depth interview with Li Huai to discuss the artist’s solo show You Fascinate Me! – on view at Sparks Gallery in San Diego through June 11th. Watch this short interview filmed in the artist’s studio in La Jolla, and read on for in-depth thoughts direct from the artist on each of the three unique collections that comprise the exhibition – ALL THAT GRANDEUR, ALL THAT ROMANCE and ALL THAT RADIANCE.
Li Huai will be leading an artist talk at the gallery on June 1st, from 6:30pm – 8pm called “Artist as Producer” – the event is free and open to the public, no RSVP required.
February 15, 2017
The current group show at Sparks Gallery, “Southern California Sculpture” features artwork from 23 artists. SG asked the exhibiting sculptors “How has figurative sculpture evolved since you’ve been working in the medium? What developments are you most excited to see in the future?”
California Sculpture Academy Students with Brandon Roy and visiting educator Jorge Egea