Archive for September, 2011

Hello Trouble at Hensley’s

WHAT: Vintage Country Band HELLO TROUBLE WHERE: Hensley’s Flying Elephant (map) WHEN: Saturday Oct. 1st 8:30PM See you there!

NEW VIDEO: “A Welcoming Fall”

While painting the mural, an elderly lady approached me and told me how she and her husband just returned from Europe where they noticed large amounts of murals all over the countries they visited. She continued to tell me how beautiful they were and how much they added to the urban landscape. She thanked me […]

A Welcoming Fall: Limited Edition Art

“A Welcoming Fall” limited edition Doodle Illustration by Bryan Snyder

Carlsbad Art Splash 2011

The block of Armada Drive above the Carlsbad Flower Fields and overlooking the Pacific Ocean was swept and prepped. The long asphalt awaited color chalk, music, food stands and hundreds of spectators as the 2 day Carlsbad Art Splash kicked off and ran through Sept. 24-25. Morning drizzle dampened the Saturday morning air as early […]

8th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival

WHAT: Carlsbad Music Festival WHERE: Various location in the Carlsbad Village WHEN: September 23-25 The 8th annual Carlsbad Music Festival will take place in the charming seaside Village of Carlsbad from Friday-Sunday, September 23-25, 2011. This year’s Festival will feature the Calder Quartet, My Brightest Diamond, Build, several composers-in-residence, and many more exciting artists. All […]

Carlsbad Art Splash this weekend

WHAT: Carlsbad Art Splash WHERE: Armada Drive in Carlsbad (map) WHEN: Sat. and Sun. Sept. 24-25 ArtSplash is a FREE, two-day, non-profit, family event that promotes and benefits arts within the community. ArtSplash is a community-wide partnership of organizations and businesses working together to establish an Annual Family Event showcasing North County. See you there!

Art Show at Revolution Salon

WHAT: Beer Tears Group Art Show WHERE: Revolution Salon and Boutique in Carlsbad Village (map) WHEN: Saturday Sept. 24, 6-9pm Drink and appetizers courtesy of Revolution Salon and the artists. Music provided by DJ Lexicon Devil. See you there!

LIVE Mural and Raffle: Carlsbad Village

Bryan Snyder would like to invite you to watch the creative process of his newest Doodle themed mural titled “A Welcoming Fall”. The mural celebrates the first day of Autumn. WIN A LIMITED EDITION DOODLE • Take a photo of the mural being painted • Upload the photo to the ‘Snyder Art and Design’ Facebook […]

The Scenic Detour

Days tumble away while you complain that there is not enough time to get everything done. Seconds are saved by trading in outdated phones for hyper connectivity. A stroll through the video store in your pajamas takes too long so you stream instead and social interactions in the classroom don’t fit in with your schedule […]

…and it’s all worth it!

Even the most traditional life is somewhat of a balancing act, but the life of an artist dedicated to their passion is a balancing act high above a smoldering smorgasbord of gears, grease and steam… …and it’s all worth it! What hardships do you endure to keep true to your passions?

Reaching Your Creative Threshold

The formation of a new idea begins during a quiet night on the couch or over a cup of coffee at your favorite cafe. It come to you during a Summer day on the beach or while daydreaming under the steady stream of your morning shower. It tumbles into your mind while staring at a […]

THOM PAIN community project @ NVA

WHAT: THOM PAIN based community collage WHERE: New Village Arts Theatre (map) WHEN: 9/10/11-10/2/11 (the run of the play) There are currently 50 bees buzzing in the Carlsbad Village. Snyder Art and the New Village Arts Theatre invites you to find one of the 50 bees, detach it from its village location, bring it to […]

LIVE painting/ art show: Rhino Art

WHAT: Barrel Crash Art Show WHERE: Rhino Art in Encinitas (map) WHEN: Saturday Sept. 10th 7pm-10 A variety of artists will be live painting on steel barrels during the day. The art show reception begins at 7pm.

A Summertime Surprise

During Summer the waves are usually small, hopefully warm and sometimes red. Swells rarely crash upon our beaches in any height worth surfing and mid day chop is common. A refreshing dunk is threatenned by the omnipresent stingray and thick beds of sand crabs crowd the shoreline. During the first week of September a storm […]

A Swell of a Ride at Tamarack

The projected surf forecast of 6-9ft. waves sent surfers, photographers and ocean admirers to the coast as the slightly walled swell that originated off the coast of New Zealand crashed upon the Carlsbad beaches. Though long time Carlsbad resident Dave Jones stood out in the Tamarack lineup by plucking large set waves and styling long […]

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