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(619) 696-1416
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101


Matching collectors with inspirational artwork, so each space can tell a story.

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Sparks Gallery showcases accessible, affordable, and purposeful contemporary art and jewelry that is locally made. All artworks are original works that range from budget friendly to investment pieces, with prices listed in our shop. With a focus on surreal and impressionistic artwork, the gallery curates towards emotive works with strong narratives, in themes ranging from portraiture and figurative to landscape and conceptual. We love to match clients with artwork that speaks to their hearts.

If you are looking for a particular size, color, or theme of artwork, we are also happy to source pieces for you, or the artists may create a custom piece just for you.

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Parking is most available at the "Park it on Market" lot between 6&7th on Market Street, or "6th&K Parkade" at 6th & K streets. We also recommend booking ahead using

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Sonya Sparks at Sparks Gallery – Art Curation – photo credit @createwithgusto

Sonya Sparks is the owner and chief curator at Sparks Gallery. Sonya studied art in conjunction with obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the University of San Diego. With over 10 years of curatorial experience, Sonya has curated exhibitions for multiple organizations, including, but not limited to: the Oceanside Museum of Art Artist Alliance, Allied Craftsmen of San Diego, Cannon Art Gallery (Carlsbad, CA), and the Escondido Arts Partnership.


Event Calendar

Save the Dates:

August 13 - October 15, 2023

Annalise Neil – Solo Exhibition, “Relational Gradient”
Reception August 13

October 22 - December 30, 2023

Stefanie Bales – Solo Exhibition, “Amor Terrae: Letters to the Wild”
Reception October 22

January 7 - March 3, 2024

Tiffany Bociek – Solo Exhibition: Enduring Exuberance
Reception January 13

March 9 - April 28, 2024

Monty Montgomery – Solo Exhibition
Reception March 23

May 4 - June 30, 2024

Evgeniya Golik – Solo Exhibition
Reception May 4

Aug 11 - Oct 13, 2024

Faya Fredman – Solo Exhibition
Reception Aug 11

Oct 20 - Dec 30, 2024

Julia San Roman – Solo Exhibition
Reception Oct 20

Upcoming Exhibitions


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Sparks Gallery represents contemporary artwork and jewelry by artists living in San Diego and Southern California. The Gallery serves as a premier San Diego event venue in the Gaslamp Quarter, offering art exhibitions, art workshops, seminars and private events. The gallery is also available for filming and commercial shoots and offers art both for purchase or for rent. Please inquire for your interests or project.