Curated Content (Spring 2020)
SPRING INSPIRATIONS As Spring approaches, creativity abounds. At Sparks Gallery, we are busy preparing the shows and events for the year ahead. Inspired by projects from local artists, our Gaslamp neighbors, and our team’s current interests, we have curated our latest inspirations to share with you. COMMUNITY Half of the eight Mission Federal Artwalk 2020 Featured Artists are also […]
Duke Windsor Gold Leaf Workshop (postponed)
Please check back for a new date for this event, which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 6:30 – 8:30 PM Back by popular demand, we will be offering another gold leaf workshop this Spring. We will explore the process of gilding in gold leaf with artist Duke Windsor, whose work is on […]
Contemporary Cake Walk / Sparks Gallery 5 Year Anniversary
In celebration of the gallery’s Five-Year Anniversary, we will host live art and food performances by a selection of talented local artists on February 29, 2020 from 6-9pm. Inspired by our Contemporary Still Life exhibit, four Sparks Gallery artists will each be hand-embellishing a cake that will be served that same evening. The cakes will […]
Duke Windsor Gold Leaf Workshop
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6 – 8 PM Join us as we explore the process of gilding in gold leaf with artist Duke Windsor, whose solo show will be on view at the gallery from December 1, 2019 – March 1, 2020. Ticket Price: $45
Uptown Meets Downtown Artist Talk
Join us for an evening of inspiration with the artists exhibited in “Uptown Meets Downtown”. Artists of THE STUDIO DOOR will discuss how the Roaring Twenties inspired their pieces for the show, as well as their techniques and visions for their art in 2020. FREE / Open to the Public
Facebook Live Artist Interviews with 2019 Gallery Selections Artists
Please mark your calendars for Aug 21st and September 4th to join us on Facebook as we interview some our artists featured in the upcoming Gallery Selections exhibition. The live interviews are scheduled for 1-2pm on both dates.
Sparks Gallery at KAABOO 2019
Sparks Gallery is pleased to participate again at KAABOO this year. Please join us at KAABOO Del Mar for music, food, and spectacular art from September 13th through 15th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Tickets required via https://www.kaaboodelmar.com/get-yours
An Evening with ManRabbit
An Evening with ManRabbit Thursday, April 11, 2019 6-8PM Free to attend. Join us for an evening of conversation with the powerful duo that is ManRabbit as they discuss their process and inspiration behind their work. ManRabbit is a collaboration by San Diego artists Lee Selman and Carla Naden. The two female artists work together […]
The Powerful Women Behind ManRabbit
As background to their current exhibition, Sweating Glitter, we ask the creative minds of ManRabbit, Lee Selman and Carla Naden, about their work and their creative process. Read on to find out more about this dynamic duo.
Harmony – Meet the Artists
Sparks Gallery’s newest exhibition, Harmony, is a collection of works which celebrate movement, music, and dance. We asked each artist what the concept “Harmony” means to them, and how their artwork reflected this theme. Read on to find out how music and movement serve as a source of inspiration for these artists.