In addition to featuring individual artists, we are proud to also curate and promote group and theme exhibitions. A recurring gallery focus is senior art and interests, intergenerational projects and a professional, public venue for those whose art would not ordinarily be shared. Representative exhibits include:
Annual Juried Exhibition
Yearly competition showcasing the best of what San Diego County artists are currently creating. Features a wide variety of mediums such as painting, sculpture, mixed media, fiber art, photography, ceramics, basketry, mosaic, etc. This competitive exhibit is highly anticipated by artists as well as the community at large.
TURN, TURN, TURN: A Season Of Senior Art
This annual exhibit features the work of senior artists from Front Porch communities, local senior centers and other senior artists of all levels of artistic experience and abilities. A variety of creativity is expressed through painting, sculpture, needle work, and more.
Sargent Art Group: AGE OF WISDOM
How does the process of aging shape our perspective? At what point does experience turn into wisdom? And how does art help transmit this invisible inheritance to future generations? The artists explored passage of time, unwinding familial, professional and cultural histories through glass, sculpture, weaving, mixed media, photography, digital and painting.
Artists from Oceanside Museum of Art’s Artist Alliance explored the possibilities of “transcendence” in a unique juried exhibition. Through a range of mediums – from painting, photography, sculpture, mixed media, digital and more – taking the viewer on a provocative journey of wonder and imagination.
The Six-Word Story
The legend of “The Six-Word Story” claims Ernest Hemingway, while lunching with friends, made a bet he could craft a whole story in six words. He won that bet when he wrote, “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Our exhibit celebrated storytelling through photography accompanied by each artist’s six-word story.
When TERI met Sophie
Inspiring us through their soulful art, individuals with intellectual disabilities, working solo and in collaboration created paintings, mosaic, collage, cards, pottery, glass, weavings and jewelry. In cooperation with TERI, Inc. and Sophie’s Gallery, two San Diego programs with amazing arts programming for adults with intellectual disabilities.
PERSPECTIVES: The Berlin Wall
A commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall reflecting, through art, upon an enduring moment of the 20th century. An exhibit born of a tragic history, uplifts and illuminates a peak in humanity. This exhibit showcases mixed media, photography and sculpture–including actual pieces of the wall–from international artists currently residing in San Diego and Los Angeles.
SPIRAL BOUND: The Spiritual Journey of Aging
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, this exhibit features art exploring the physical, mental and spiritual issues of aging. Artists from across the country contributed works in a variety of genres.