Archive for March, 2011

Benefit at Hensley’s

WHAT: Benefit for Aaron Shultz WHERE: Hensley’s Flying Elephant (map) WHEN: Thurs. March 31st 8PM WHY: To raise funds for the medical bills of Anthony Shultz An original Snyder Art painting will be available through auction.

Doodle FOUND at Carlsbad Mineral Water

Doodle has been found hiding at Carlsbad Mineral Water and Spa on the 101. Here are the clues that led to her finding: 1. No more news, she hides off the ground. 2. She stares at a path of beach rocks. 3. She is at her favorite watering hole. Congrats Mary and David for your […]

Finders Keepers…

A new Doodle hides in the Carlsbad Village streets! Find her and keep her… Click HERE for clues through out the day!

The Village adds ‘Experience’ to its Resume

click on all photos to enlarge The Carlsbad Village sidewalks remained densely cluttered and animated with smiles throughout the duration of the Thursdays on the Coast: The Experience on the evening of March 24th. After a short hiatus, the monthly art walk returned with experience gained from the introduction of the event last year. New […]

Art in Metaphor: Andrea Team

WHAT: Foundry featured artist Andrea Team WHERE: The NVA Foundry (map) WHEN: Opening Reception on March 24th 5:30pm In addition, view the artwork of 14 other local artists.

Thursdays on the Coast ‘The Experience’

WHAT: Thursdays on the Coast ‘The Experience’ WHEN: Monthly event begins Thurs. March 24th 5:30-8:30pm WHERE: The Carlsbad Village Click HERE for more info!

A Creative Community Gathering

The corner of State and Beech animated with creativity as local art and culture enthusiasts participated in a creative gathering organized by Snyder Art and hosted by Byrnes Furniture Restoration of UpState (North State Street). Through a wave of 30+ flyers put in the streets, all which Snyder promptly removed the day after the event, […]

Experience the World of SNYDER ART

Bryan Snyder, local artist and editor of, invites you to participate in a group painting event. Participants will collage within a design painted on a giant 8ft. x 8ft. canvas with magazine tear outs. The piece of art will be completed by Snyder in spray paint. The finished piece will be donated to any […]

Out From Under Ground 2

WHAT: Out From Underground 2: Street Art/Modern Pop WHERE: Mosaic Gallery and Wine Bar (MAP) WHEN: Sat. March 19th 6-10PM Click HERE for photos from the first show! Out From Under Ground premiered at Edgeware Gallery.

Irish Memories…

Get in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day by clicking the above links! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Summer in 99 days

Last Summer was not one to brag about, but the Summer of 2011 will be much better… right? It has to be after such a gloomy Summer of last. The water will be warm, the sun will shine bright and the streets will pulsate with new faces. Local businesses will be buzzing and barbecues will […]

Community Surges Onto Carlsbad Beach

A large crowd gathered at Frazee State Park in Carlsbad around 8am on Friday March 11 in hopes of experiencing the highly anticipated tsunami triggered by the ferocious earthquake centered under Japan late last night. Hours after a report of a 23ft. tsunami crashing upon the shore and surging into the cities and villages of […]

Snyder Art Murals: Got Walls?

A community with aspirations of being an art and culture minded collective is one which offers spaces for local artists to work and show. It has a well connected forum for community dialogue. It offers inspirational and comfortable communal venues for like minds to gather. It grows through local passion and is supported by the […]

Bending the Rules

The nomination of Banksy’s ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ has prompted a recent increase in interest in the creation and “planting” of street art pieces. Stickers clump among each other on walls and artistically altered pieces of paper decorate the back sides of electrical boxes and signage. Street art may have reached mainstream and a […]

Live Mural Painting: Paul Henry Furniture

WHAT: Live Mural painting by Bryan Snyder WHERE: Paul Henry Furniture (map) WHEN: Sun. March 6 @11AM Click HERE to see the design [VIDEO]

It’s Official: FAKESY in Oceanside

With a single email via his PR and authentication people, Banksy has “buffed” the relevance and importance of the mural located on the Bull Taco/Quiver Surfboards wall in Oceanside. Banksy may now be out of the picture, but the mural mystery continues with a new and potentially more interesting question: Who painted the mural at […]

Buena Vista Audubon Birdhouse Auction

On Febuary 26, nature and craft enthusiasts mingled amongst the stuffed local wildlife of the Nature Center located on the Coast Highway in Oceanside to support the Buena Vista Audubon Society’s inaugural Birdhouse Auction and Fundraiser. The excited crowd consisting of board members, locals artists, architecture students and families who all browsed the nearly 50 […]

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