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Veronica Bruce Woodward Solo Show Video

Veronica Bruce Woodward Solo Show Video

Click the video to view the walk-through of Veronica Bruce Woodward’s Solo Show, “Revisions” at Sparks Gallery, led by owner and curator Sonya Sparks. In her solo show REVISIONS at Sparks Gallery, Veronica Bruce Woodward carries her past forward by directly incorporating fragments of her older paintings into her new work. Laying down her paintbrush […]

Museum of Mayhem at San Diego Comic Con 2019

Museum of Mayhem at San Diego Comic Con 2019

Sparks Gallery transformed into “The Museum of Mayhem” in a total takeover during Comic Con 2019. The theme of this event was centered around Borderlands 3, a “shooter-looter” game with a huge fan base. Inside, a haircutting station allowed fans to get the logo of the game cut into their hair, and outside, a beverage […]

Styled Shoot: Bride and Groom at Sparks Gallery

Styled Shoot: Bride and Groom at Sparks Gallery

Adorned with elegant floral arrangements, linens, and vintage furniture rentals provided by Platinum Event Rentals, the gallery transformed into an ornate and polished photography set. The couple posed together over a wedding cake provided by Sweet Cheeks Baking Company. They also posed for photos along the second story mezzanine and the front and sides of […]

Best Cocktail Bars in San Diego, CA [2021]

Best Cocktail Bars in San Diego

San Diego is one of the finest places on the West Coast (and maybe the world) to enjoy a cocktail in a hip new bar. The Gaslamp Quarter offers an incredible selection of bars and watering holes with expert mixologists. If you’re looking for a speakeasy old-fashioned or a new modern concoction, San Diego will […]

Best Brunch Spots in the Gaslamp Quarter

Best Brunch San Diego

Who doesn’t like a good brunch? While the Gaslamp Quarter is full of booming nightlife, there are some hidden gems tucked away throughout the diverse neighborhood that are fabulous for brunch. There’s no lack of options when it comes to eating brunch in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. Sparks Gallery would like to present what […]

Gaslamp Quarter San Diego Events Calendar [2021]

Gas Lamp Quarter

Gaslamp District, by Artist Lee Sie The Gaslamp Quarter is the heart of downtown San Diego. Dining, shops, and local favorites showcase what San Diego has to offer. This area of town is also one of the safest. The crime rate is fourteen percent lower than the national average, making for a great nightlife. Its […]

How to Coordinate with Event Vendors

Woman Serving Appetizers

When planning an event, whether it be a wedding or a business meeting, there can be an overwhelming number of vendors to choose from. Coordinating these vendors can be a massive part of your event planning. Sparks Gallery offers this guide for helpful tips to coordinate best with your event vendors.  Before you dig into the […]

Impact Events Real Estate Investing Seminar

Sparks Gallery Sign in Fall

Impact Events hosted a two day seminar in real estate investing. Chairs were provided by Raphael’s party rentals, arranged theatre-style facing a guest lecturer who used a projector and projection screen provided by the gallery. On the morning of day one, fruit and small pastries were arranged by Eco Catering. Mid-day, a lunch buffet of […]

UC Berkeley Architectural & Environmental Planning Corporate Reception

Sparks Gallery Sign at Dusk

The Architectural & Environmental Planning department at UC Berkeley hosted an event in the gallery to celebrate the department’s achievements in relation to an environmental conference held at the San Diego Convention Center. Upon arrival, the guests greeted one another and enjoyed tray-passed hors d’oeuvres. The bar served a custom beverage package highlighting a Cedar […]

INSTALLATION: Requiem For (Our) Mother Natures

INSTALLATION: Requiem For (Our) Mother Natures

Created by Siobhán Arnold and Meagan Shein, the minds behind SIEN COLLECTIVE, Requiem for (our) Mother Natures is a new installation at Sparks Gallery consisting of 200 flowers hand sewn from found/recycled clear plastic meticulously hung into a cloud shaped form. Each flower is approximately 12” x 12”x 12” and is suspended by multicolored thread […]