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Artist makes Seuss-inspired sculpture for La Jollan Audrey Geisel

This ‘green egg and ham’ is a hollowed out egg and shell, covered in sea glass. Ashley Mackin

Pacific Beach native James Burns, drawing from a longtime love of the work of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel), has a gift for Geisel’s widow, Audrey.

La Jolla Community Foundation to award $20,000 in grants for arts, sciences


Deadline to express interest in applying for a grant is June 23.

‘Channeling’ the Author: Typewriter Performance Art exhibit opens at MCASD

Tim Youd retypes Raymond Chandler’s ‘Farewell, My Lovely’ at the Santa Monica pier — 292 pages on an Underwood Noiseless. January 2014. Eric Minh Swensonh

Tim Youd has undertaken the task of retyping 100 classic novels over five years, using the same make and model typewriter as the author did. He stages his durational performances at locations integral to the plot of the novel or pertinent to the author’s life.

Perfect Execution: U-T San Diego cartoonist’s delightfully grim, new book piques Hollywood’s interest

Unicorn Exexutions

An agent was able to market Breen’s new book as a film, with Universal Studios winning a bidding war with four other studios.

Right on the Button: La Jolla collector delights in offbeat hobby

Buttons-19th century buttons

California State Button Society to showcase thousands of rare, vintage buttons May 17-18 at Town and Country Hotel in Mission Valley.

Four evening lectures in La Jolla to explore state of ‘art’

Derrick Cartwright

Art history lecturer Derrick Cartwright, Ph.D. will host a four- part series to explore, “What’s wrong with this picture? Some problems of art in our time,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 13, 20, 27 and June 3 at Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St.

Village Garden Club of La Jolla struts its stuff at ‘Expressions in Art and Flowers’ show


The Village Garden Club of La Jolla presented its 12th annual “Expressions in Art and Flowers” event and featured 38 botanical arrangements by club members who drew their inspiration from 38 works of art created by artists in the club.

San Diego Art Prize winners feted at Athenaeum reception in La Jolla

Athenaeum Art Prize 4-24-14-Patricia-Marianela

Crowds of artists and art-lovers gathered at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library on April 4, 2014 for the opening of a show of works by the winners of the 2013 San Diego Art Prize: established artists James Hubbell and Debby and Larry Kline, as well as emerging artists Brennan Hubbell and James Enos.

Two exhibitions to open at La Jolla’s Athenaeum Friday

"An Offering on the Hi' by Valerie Hastie.

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau’s remark could well apply to the photography of Jan Staller.

‘Eye-inspired’ art contest in La Jolla open to young designers

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) invites artists (25 years and younger) to submit works in any medium inspired by the human eye for a chance to win $500 in Blick Art Materials, a docent-led tour of any 2014 exhibition and a year- long museum membership.

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