Front Porch Gallery promotes organizations and programs that create art. We welcome those in search of a venue that will help create more vibrant, vital communities by sharing our experiences though artistic expressions. Innovative partnerships include:
EXPERIENCE & INSPIRATION: Art Creates Community
In partnership with The Kenneth A. Picerne Foundation, an exploration of visual, literary and performing art works created throughthe Foundation's Senior Artist Project Grant. The exhibit, Experience & Inspiration: Art Creates Community, showcased paintings, music, poetry, writings, mixed media and more created by underserved groups, such as at-risk children, low income seniors, disabled Veterans and victims of domestic violence. All participants were mentored by accomplished older adult artists. www.picernefoundation.org
EVERYONE HAS A STORY TO SHARE:
An Intergenerational Story-Sharing Project
StoryArts, Inc. coordinated the collaboration between a meaningful story from a senior’s life and its visualization by local youths who created unique, handcrafted books that brought each tale to life.
THE CONTEMPORARY SCROLL: Visual Explorations
This exhibit originally curated by the San Diego Art Institute, featured contemporary artistic visions and interpretations of the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls
YOU ARE WHAT YOU READ
Hand-made, original books of graphics and text by members of San Diego Book Arts.
THE ARTISTIC & AUTISTIC ABILITIES OF MARK RIMLANDD
A celebration of art facilitated by Sophie’s Gallery.