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Sketch Night

Free / Open to the Public / No RSVP Required
TURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 6-8 PM

In celebration of our “minis / A Group Show” exhibition we’re hosting a night of live music and creativity.

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Visual Artists and Galleries Partnership Lecture at the Studio Door

Sparks Gallery, Alexander Salazar Fine Art, Art Produce and The Studio Door are known for showcasing some of San Diego’s prominent visual artists. Though each gallery takes a different approach to how they operate their galleries, the owners and staff have come together to showcase gallery arts through a variety of programs in August at The Studio Door [3750 30th Street, North Park]. Continue reading

Artist Talk: Allied Craftsmen on Modern Weaving

Allied Craftsmen: Modern Weaving Panel
FREE / Open to the Public / No RSVP Required
THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 6:30-8 PM

Join artists Charlotte Bird, Arline Fisch, Polly Jacobs Giacchina, and Kathy Nida as they discuss modern weaving, specifically as it relates to their works on display in our current group show: “Allied Craftsmen: Material Obsessions” and each artist’s unique approach to their craft.

Refreshments served at 6:30 pm

Talk will begin promptly at 6:45 pm

Parking is available at the Park It On Market parking structure at 614 Market St (and 7th Ave) for $1 per hour

Sparks Gallery Summer Bazaar

Join us on Saturday, May 13th from 11am – 5pm for a one day only Summer Bazaar at Sparks Gallery featuring new jewelry & small works by local artists. Just in time for Mother’s Day and graduation gift shopping.
 
Special features include Palm Readings by represented artist Alexander Arshansky & exclusive offers on delicious eats at Cafe Sevilla & Cute Cakes – our neighbors in the Gaslamp.
 
Free event – No RSVP required.
Vendors:
 
Plus all new pieces from Erin FaderSeth Papac, LOA Designs, and limited edition silk scarves by artist Anna Van Fleet.
 
DATE: Saturday, May 13th
TIME: 11am – 5pm
LOCATION: Sparks Gallery
Parking:
Parking is available at Park It On Market on 7th & Market for $1 per hour.

Wine & Paint with Artists Hill&Stump

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Artist Talk: Edge of the Ocean / A Group Show

FREE / Open to the Public / No RSVP Required
THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 6:30-8 PM

Artists Evgeniya Golik (Evgola), Brennan Hubbell, Alex Miller, and Christina Ilene Thomas from our current group show: “Edge of the Ocean / A Group Show” will speak about their works on display in the gallery and discuss their process and inspiration.

Refreshments served at 6:30 pm

Talk will begin promptly at 6:45 pm

Parking: Parking is available at the Park It On Market parking structure at 614 Market St (and 7th Ave) for $1 per hour

Artist Talk: Edge of the Ocean / A Group Show

FREE / Open to the Public / No RSVP Required
THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 6:30-8 PM

Artists Michael Carini, Michelle Kurtis Cole, and Brady Willmott from our current group show: “Edge of the Ocean / A Group Show” will speak about their works on display in the gallery and discuss their process and inspiration.

Refreshments served at 6:30 pm

Talk will begin promptly at 6:45 pm

Parking: Parking is available at the Park It On Market parking structure at 614 Market St (and 7th Ave) for $1 per hour

Open House Pop Up + Architectural Tour

Please join us during the annual San Diego Open House architectural tours on March 25, 12-4pm to learn more about the history of the gallery building and peruse some of our featured vendors. FREE and open to the public.

Wine will be available to purchase for $5 per glass, proceeds to benefit ArtReach.

// Featuring local & handmade accessories and art from:

Briar & The Rose

Lee Sie

Jon Barnes

Penny Sparkle Designs

Vika Artisan Boutique

 

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Artist Talk: Li Huai / Artist as Producer

FREE / Open to the Public / No RSVP Required

THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 6:30-8 PM 

Artist as Producer

This talk will cover many angles related to aesthetic, social, political and economic issues. As part of the talk, artist Li Huai will demonstrate Chinese calligraphy as a part of her artistic background and current teaching – linking everything back to areas of increasing public interest.

Visitors to the gallery will be able to speak with the artist and ask questions about the collection of works which will be on display at Sparks Gallery as part of the exhibition “You Fascinate Me!” from March 11 – June 11th, 2017.

Works include Chinese ink & acrylic on paper, acrylic on canvas, and 24 karat gold leaf covered birchwood “religious icon” panels, handcrafted using 13th century techniques.

 

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Sparks Gallery Two Year Anniversary Celebration

FREE / Open to the Public / RSVP Mandatory

FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 6-9 PM

Please join us to celebrate Sparks Gallery’s Two Year Anniversary with wine, small bites, performances, and music. Free to attend but RSVP is mandatory for this event.

RSVP’s must be submitted by 5pm on March 3rd

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Artist Talk: Animalia / A Group Show

FREE / Open to the Public / No RSVP Required

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 6-8 PM

Artists Heather Lenefsky, Marissa Quinn, Lee Sie, Barbara Stanley and Lee Selman (Manrabbit) from our current group show: “Animalia / A Group Show” will speak about their works on display in the gallery and discuss their process and inspiration.

Refreshments served at 6:30 pm

Talk will begin promptly at 6:45 pm

Parking: Parking is available at the Park It On Market parking structure at 614 Market St (and 7th Ave) for $1 per hour