Category Archives: Balboa Park

Art Alive 2017

  This year’s Art Alive at the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park was fantastic. The  event combines floral creativity and the SDMART’s collection in a very colorful way.

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Margaret Kyle Roxburgh

Here are a few of Margaret’s pastels circa 1915. As an early San Diego artist, Balboa Park was one of her favorite subjects, and I’ll post more of her “Lily Ponds” art later this year. Her Color Charm Studios was listed in the … Continue reading

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Marston Point in winter

8″ x 10″ oil on panel. A view of the Marston Point area in Balboa Park near Sixth Avenue. I’m looking forward to painting in oils more in the coming months. Working in water colors on paper for the last year has been fun, but there’s just … Continue reading

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Stairway at Casa del Prado

“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” ~E.B. White    

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Quilts and Color

@ San Diego Museum of Art, Now through September 05, 2016 San Diego Museum of Art presents Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  This exhibit celebrates the vibrant color palette and inventive designs found in the outstanding array … Continue reading

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Animal Sculptures of Arthur Putnam

What a fantastic exhibit “Ferocious Bronze” is, many of the pieces are indeed ferocious, but there are others that depict a sense of calm and quiet strength. I’m so happy that the San Diego Zoo’s Centennial inspired this great exhibit. ER … Continue reading

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Art Alive @ SDMART Balboa Park

  Spring in San Diego brings us, Art Alive at The San Diego Museum of Art. In its 34th year, the Museum’s signature fundraiser and annual floral exhibition features more than 100 exquisite floral interpretations of works of famous works of art and a … Continue reading

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