Archive for January, 2011

Cannon Gallery 2011 Jurried Biennial

A wide collection of abstract and conceptual art pieces were the focus as art enthusiasts browsed  during the opening night reception of the William D. Cannon Art Gallery’s 2011 Juried Biennial art exhibition on January 29th. The theme of the show definitely seemed to be abstract and conceptual. Large pieces with solid smears of colorful […]

HELLO TROUBLE tonight @ Hensley’s

WHAT: Hello Trouble WHEN: Sat. January 29th @ 8:30PM WHERE: Hensley’s Flying Elephant (map) WHY: North County’s best vintage country music! New Hello Trouble t shirts will be available for only $10! Shirts in all sizes and in both male and female styles.

Susanna Kurner of Hello Trouble

Where were you born? Where do you currently live and where have you lived in the past? I was born in Mission Viejo, CA and I currently live with my sister and my nephew in South Oceanside. My father was in the Marine Corps, so we lived in North Florida and Northern Virginia also. I […]

Banksy film at Snyder Art

WHAT: Exit Through the Gift Shop Documentary Showing WHEN: Thurs. January 27th @ 6:30pm & 8:30pm WHERE: Snyder Art and Design (map) Click HERE for more info on Banksy! This is an all ages event and it is FREE. Come early for complimentary popcorn and refreshments!

Art by Candlelight and Art Walk

WHAT: Art by Candlelight, Village Art Walk and Documentary at Snyder Art WHERE: Carlsbad Village WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 27th starting a 6PM The New Village Arts Foundry presents Art by Candlelight, an exhibition featuring Foundry photographic artists Serena Lissy, Ben Swanson and Jeff Vycital, as well as the 16 artists-in-residence. There will be a “Create […]

Local Art Show ToGo in a Box

On January 15th, local artists Matty Davis and Steve Peek filled Surf Ride’s over-sized van with art, parked it in the driveway of a Cherry Street residence and invited neighbors and friends to their 2nd mobile group art show titled “Driveway to the Danger Zone.” The house, which is also Matty’s residence, filled fast with […]

Jumpin’ Jim Uke at Giacoletti Music

An artistic community is strengthened through events, workshops and public demonstrations. Interest in life-long learning begins with the desire to expand one’s knowledge. Once you have found your artistic outlet, you begin to seek a mentor, someone capable of assisting your development to the next level. A healthy and nourishing community will offer venues and […]

It never gets old

click on all images to enlarge The sky, orchestrated by the sun, erupts in dramatic fashion as colors of the inner dwellings of a volcano reflect on the faces of all its spectators. The glistening ripples of dusk glass animate upon a main stage and the troubles of the day momentarily vanish into dark shadows. […]

Doodle of the Week 1/15

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The Calendar Experiment

The Calendar Experiment, a public installation experiment by Bryan Snyder, was implemented in the local streets as a way to analyze the relationship between the public and their surroundings when altered by free product. The experiment was located at the park at Highway 101 and Pine Avenue the first week in January of 2010. Aim: […]

Call for Entries: Bird House Auction

WHAT: Call for Artist to submit Bird Houses DEADLINE: January 15th, 2011 WHERE: Buena Vista Audubon Society Nature Center (MAP) WHY: All proceeds benefits help fund the BVAS Download a registration form at!

Carl’s Favorites: Best of 2010

10. LOST: Borrego Springs 9. The State of the Village 8. The Golden Carl Winner is… 7. Carlsbad’s First Art Show Created by YOU!!! 6. The Informed Voter 5. Carl’s Bad Dream 4. Urban Paddle Boarding: Part 2 3. The Road to Snyder Art 2. The Last Polar Bear 1. Artistic Observations: Ireland

Happy New Year

Hope your tomorrow is brighter than your yesterday… Happy New Year from Snyder Art!

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