Poetry & Art Series
Poetry & Art Series 2014 on Friday, Feb. 21 – People’s Choice Poem Performance Award (Cash Prize) with features Jerrica Escoto and Gill Sotu. This social, fun, lyrical and interactive arts and culture experience takes place in the Museum of the Living Artist, 1439 El Prado, Balboa Park and is open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for snacks and music, and the show starts at 7 p.m. Members are free, $5 at the door or bring wine or snacks to share and get in free. This event is co-sponsored by Poetry International.
San Diego Art Institute Appoints Ginger Shulick Porcella as New Executive Director
Porcella to Lead with Expertise in Curating and Arts Administration
San Diego (January 1, 2014) – The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) today names Ginger Shulick Porcella as its new Executive Director. Porcella comes to SDAI with wide-ranging experience in arts administration and exhibit curation. She previously served as the Executive Director of Art Connects New York, where she facilitated twenty-two contemporary art exhibitions annually and was responsible for the administration and fiscal management of the organization, leading successful fundraising efforts that increased the organizational budget each fiscal year.
In addition, Porcella is the Founder and Director of Big Deal Arts, an organization that provides comprehensive services to artists and arts organizations with a specialization in strategic planning, artist marketing and branding, portfolio development, curatorial consulting, and grantwriting.
For those of you who have the new Windows 8 tablets our very own Roark Dority has designed a free app to view the current Regional and 1 Foot Shows on your Windows 8 device. In addition those artists who are in the current Regional or 1 Foot Show will also have a link to their artist profile page.
You can search for the app in the Windows Store directly from your device under "Art Gallery SDAI" or use the following link: http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/art-gallery-sdai/26fc5494-db0f-44b6-a2bd-b65a786083c3
Youth Art Gallery
Carver Elementary School
- Reception: March 7, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Artists, Studen Artists,& Guest Arrive; Hors d'oeuvres
Certificates & Special Awards Presented
Gallery Open to View Youth Exhibition, Regional & One-Foot
SDAI's most visible activity focuses on showcasing the work of San Diego emerging area visual artists through a program of over 30 juried shows a year, (regular show, "One-Foot" show, special outreach shows, youth art & others). Different art professionals are selected as jurors for each show assuring exhibitions of high quality and great variety. Jurors' Choice and Honorable Mention certificates are awarded at monthly public receptions.
Donate / Become a Member
Your donation today will help continue our 50-year tradition of keeping art alive. Your help supports programs for artists and art lovers at SDAI.
One Year Membership to the San Diego Art Institute's "Museum of the Living Artist" starts at just $50. Includes: free admission, newsletter subscription, advance notice: receptions, classes, special events, and discounts - bus trips, lectures, classes, etc.