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Artist Khalid Alkaaby Sees the Light

Artist Khalid Alkaaby Sees the Light

San Diego U-T

August 2022

“For me, this was like an awakening of how important it is that we connect to each other and to be kind,” Alkaaby says. “I thought that this is what we really need — that hope, and that’s what this exhibition is about. The journey of light.”

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A Convoluted Rollercoaster Ride: Sterling Hardware Building

A Convoluted Rollercoaster Ride: Sterling Hardware Building

The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation

June 2022

"From the first sale in 1867 of Lot I on Block 083/96, from Alonzo Horton to Jacob Lehr for $150, this modest property has been a whirlwind of activity. To say that numerous and complicated title transfers are recorded would be an understatement...The Sparks Gallery, present day owners, now call this well-traveled building their home. The spacious gallery features original contemporary artwork, jewelry and vintage collectibles, and additionally serves as a venue for art shows and events."

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Paint It Snack: Local Artist Duke Windsor Creates Enticing Hamburger Still Lifes…

Paint It Snack: Local Artist Duke Windsor Creates Enticing Hamburger Still Lifes…

San Diego Magazine

June 2022

"Inspired by the Dutch masters whose paintings he used to walk by while working at the Timken and Mingei museums, Windsor uses acrylics and the classic technique of gold leaf gilding to create still lifes that are as accomplished as they are enticing."

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Duke Windsor in Cuisine Noir

Duke Windsor’s Paintings of Juicy Burgers Inspire More Than Hunger

Cuisine Noir

April 2022

"Windsor believes art has no limitations and the burgers were a different type of still life food painting. He sees it as a “tongue and cheek” painting since burgers have changed from being simple and ordinary to upscale food."

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Charlene Mosley: Painter Channels Her Unique American Journey Into a Solo Exhibition at Sparks Gallery

Charlene Mosley: Painter Channels Her Unique American Journey Into a Solo Exhibition at Sparks Gallery

San Diego Union Tribune

March 2022

"It's about pollinators both in the literal and symbolic sense," Mosley says. "It's about focusing more on the things that are so little and we think are fragile, but that are so important to everything else."

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