Kevin Inman's "Dumpsters at at Sunset Cliffs Parking Area," 2016.

Part 1 of 2 Voyeurism—intense looking—and insurrection are key ingredients that succeed in the current “2015 San Diego Art Prize” exhibition at La Jolla’s Athenaeum Music & Arts Library. The awardees of the 2015 San Diego Visual Arts Network’s (SDVAN) arts prize were Wendy Maruyama and Roy McMakin, who are both artists/furniture makers. Maruyama’s work…

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Logan Heights was awash with art lovers during a large neighborhood open house for the newly completed Athenaeum Art Center that opened to the public on Saturday, February 6th, 2016. The center is the new offsite campus for the Athenaeum Music & Art Library’s respected art school, which also still holds classes at their La…

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Do words have fixed meaning or are they arbitrary? The artist Allison Wiese poses this question by creating illuminating signage in her solo-exhibition “Speaking Otherwise” at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla. Read more…

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  Artworks influenced by medical research and inspired by a concern for our water supply can either quench or parch a viewer’s intellectual thirst. In her current exhibition What Comes to Mind: Nature-Human Nature and Visual Translation at La Jolla’s Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, artist Joyce Cutler-Shaw contends with disparate issues such as death,…

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