Archive for June, 2011

Summer Pays the Bills

Though the sun has recently only made mid day appearances, Summer has arrived in the Carlsbad Village The local streets animate with flip flops and foreign accents. The beaches are pricked with brightly colored umbrellas and local merchants entice vacationers with new products, tasty appetizers and a slew of eye catching promotions. As a local, […]

Missing and Remembering Stad

David Stadnyk July 15, 1980- June 27, 2002

Snyder Project: Oceanside Museum of Art

Fans of all ages came together in a wall to wall celebration of the Beatles during the June 17th, “Art After Dark” event at the Oceanside Museum of Art. Guests enjoyed a wide range of entertainment including the live music of Help, the premiere Beatles tribute band of North County, crafting zones, beer courtesy of […]


Happy Father’s Day. We miss you!!! Love, your artist

Beatles Tribute: Oceanside Museum of Art

WHAT: Art After Dark Beatles tribute celebration WHERE: Oceanside Museum of Art (map) WHEN: Friday, June 17th at 7-10PM Help collage a giant portrait of John Lennon with Bryan Snyder!  

Doodle’s Urban Bath: Limited Illustration

click to enlarge Doodle’s Urban Bath by Bryan Snyder • Water color and pencil illustration • Limited of only 50 pieces of art • 12in. x 9in. on 140 lb. water color paper • Signed and numbered by the artist • Accompanied by Certificate of Authenticity Price: $50 There was no printer or giclee reproduction […]

Creepin’ on Ideas

Creating art is not simple. First you must be trained, whether self taught or through apprenticeship, in your chosen medium. You must understand your tools and be able to use them to build, break and modify your chosen canvas. An interest in past masters and a chronological awareness of art history can only help and […]

Life’s a BITCH

Cardiff is not the only beach side community with a piece of art turned canvas. Though ephemeral with a short life span unlike the permanent Cardiff Kook, the Carlsbad Beach Fest sculpture by Archisand was altered receiving dozens of grins and finger pointing. Subsequent artist unknown. Click HERE for photos of the original sculpture!

‘Doodle’ by Snyder Opening Reception

Thank you to all who came out for the opening reception of ‘Doodle’, the first public showing of Doodle paintings and Snyder’s first art show outside of his signature “drip” technique in 3 years. Congratulations to the Doodle searchers who used the clues available during the show to find the 6 hidden Doodles in the […]

Carlsbad Beach Fest 2011

Carlsbad is known for providing a variety of enjoyable experiences including the shady village streets, the colorful flower fields and a dominant extreme sport culture, but the most popular way to spend a hot Summer day in Carlsbad has always be a day at the beach. Saturday June 4th was no exception as large crowds […]

‘Doodle’ Solo show by Bryan Snyder

“I seek the fine line that divides childhood from adulthood and I attempt to blur it with creativity.” WHAT: Bryan Snyder’s Doodle Solo Art Show WHEN: Sat. June 4th 6-10PM WHERE: Salon 580 in the Carlsbad Village (map) WHY: Snyder’s first public showing of Doodle paintings In addition to 20+ paintings, 6 Doodle paintings are […]

Hide and Go Seek with Doodle

Doodle invites you to a friendly game of Hide and Go Seek in the Carlsbad Village. Doodle dares you to try to find him. He knows the village well and warns you that his hiding spots are nearly impossible to find, but to make things interesting, he has supplied some clues… How the Hunt for […]

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