The streets of the Carlsbad Village have seen a variety of community projects by Carlsbad artist Bryan Snyder over the past 6 years including scavenger hunts, collage projects, public interaction art shows and many other art happenings, but Carlsbad is not the only place Snyder takes his community building ideas. On the weekend of May [...]
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The Sunset Strip animated with vegan supporters and beer drinkers as the 4th Annual Vegan Beer and Food festival kicked off at the The Roxy on Saturday May 4th in The Roxy Sunset Strip parking lot. Festival attendees enjoyed samples of beer from the nearly 2 dozen exhibiting micro breweries. Vegan food was offered through [...]
What inspired this mural? How did you chose the words? This mural was commissioned by New Village Arts and the Carlsbad Charitable Foundation to celebrate the vibrant and growing art community in Carlsbad. The piece is a reflection on the growing creative community of Carlsbad. A nameless brick mason hunched over, hard at work creating [...]
WHAT: Win an original Doodle painting by Snyder Art WHERE: Carlsbad Village WHEN: Sunday April 7 @8AM Take a photo of 1 of the 5 signs placed in the Carlsbad Village and tag @SNYDERART on Instagram to be automatically entered to win an original Doodle painting by Carlsbad Village Artist Bryan Snyder. The winner will [...]
This Carlsbad Village wall has quickly become a street art hot spot housing a select collection of artwork that have also been popping up around the local streets. Much like the popular ‘Pinball Paste’ previously posted, this floating bottle boasts some talented traditional painting technique and renderings. Is there an underground art scene developing in [...]
Carlsbad invites visiting families with fair weather and beach side accommodations. Retirees find quiet neighborhoods to count the minutes of the day and a new hairdo can be curled at any of the 1 millions village salons. The Carlsbad decision makers tend to keep things conservative, but a new explosion of creativity has been seeping [...]
The Carlsbad Village has seen an increased amount of murals in the past couple years. Some consist of the traditional San Diego themed waves, dolphins and sunsets, but occasionally a new collection of color turns heads with imagery that has to be seen to believe. At first glance the sight of a surfing pig painted [...]
Many ask how I get my ideas and my methods when it comes to transferring that intial idea into a finished piece of art. Each project travels through the same stages: Initial brainstorming, detailed illustration, mural creation, documentation. Every project, whether a painting, an installation or a mural, begins with an initial onslaught of ideas [...]
Bryan Snyder has just completed his largest mural to date titled ‘Happy Birthday Doodle -The Mayans’ and is celebrating by giving away one original Doodle illustration of the the Mayan themed design. HOW IT WORKS 1. Visit Snyder Art’s facebook page and ‘LIKE’ the page. 2. Find the photo of Snyder’s finished mural of Doodle [...]
Click all photos to enlarge! The warm air greeted my bearded face and shaggy hair as I drove the empty early morning streets in route to the Wynwood Art District of Miami. The opening days of Art Basel, the nation’s biggest contemporary art fair, and the additional satellite fairs, were only days away, but an [...]
Simple living, organic gardening and a love for the ocean are all visible in the brightly painted canvases of Carlsbad based artist Lauren Tannehill. Click HERE to read the FULL INTERVIEW and to view her art.
Much like I have done for the past 10 years, I planned to arrive in a foreign country with a bag loaded with artwork and art supplies. Each piece of art was created in advance to gift to the urban environment of my future destination. The art supplies would be used in a similar fashion [...]
FREE Limited Edition Carlsbad Village Farmers’ Market bags are now available with artwork design donated from Snyder Art. To get your bag, visit the Carlsbad Village Urban Place located at 530-A Grand Ave. in the Carlsbad Village. Join their email list and receive your free bag. These bags are entirely FREE thanks to the Carlsbad [...]
click to enlarge photos Whether a scribble on a wall or an elaborate composition of color, shapes and text, visual creativity put in public places without permission has been considered vandalism since the early inception of graffiti dating back decades. Today, artists of all ages have continued to use the urban environment, but the face-covering [...]
click photos to enlarge All photos taken by Snyder Art on September 23, 2012.
The ASP World Championship Tour crashed onto the Southern California coast this week under a cloudless sky for the Hurley Pro at Lower’s Trestles. The world’s best professional surfers hacked into and flew above 3-4 ft. waves as the highly engaged crowd cheered, enjoyed Acai Bowls, listened to rambles by surf commentator Dave Stansfield, got [...]
Snyder continues his fascination with Doodle, a mischievous yet innocent character who Snyder first began drawing during his preteen years and has recently introduced into his professional art. Through Doodle, Snyder probes the long forgotten remembrances of your early forgotten years. Where Pop Art included imagery from popular culture, Snyder’s Reminiscence Pop Art includes popular [...]
Do you pick up on your surroundings? When walking through the Carlsbad Village, do you spot the creative? If so, you may have been finding brightly decorated beach rocks all around our local streets. Along with painted designs and glued decorations, the number 10 is included on each rock. What is the significance of all [...]
Carlsbad Village local artist Bryan Snyder teamed up with another Village business and created a window mural of a couple of his signature Doodle’s advocating local shopping during last weekend’s Art in the Village Street Fair. Thanks Skylar’s Home and Patio for your support of local art!
WHAT: Solo Doodle Art Show and Art hunt by Snyder WHEN: Sat. Aug. 4th all day WHERE: Vinaka Cafe in the Carlsbad Village (map) BONUS: Hello Trouble will be playing at Coyote Bar downstairs: 3pm-5:30 Clues leading to hidden art available at 9am!