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Del Mar artist donates sculpture to Carmel Valley clinic

“Infinite” 2014 by Maidy Morhous

Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley is slowly turning into an art gallery thanks to Maidy Morhous.

The Del Mar artist recently donated a bronze sculpture to the Scripps Foundation, and it was installed at the local clinic. The abstract piece is the second piece she has given to the foundation since she launched “Art For Us” in 2010.

‘Demonstration on the Art of Print Making’ to be held at art lecture in Del Mar

Wood block printer Angelika Villagrana and Printmaker Raymond Brownfield will give a talk and demonstrate the art and technique of woodcut and hand-pulled prints on Monday, Jan. 27. The lecture meeting will be held in St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Parish Hall, Del Mar, 15th & Maiden Lane (across from the Del Mar Plaza). Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Free for San Diego Museum of Art, North County Chapter members and first-time guests. $5 for others. Information: 760-704-6436.

Del Mar Rector’s paintings grace national publication

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Paige Blair, the rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, is known around the church campus for her paintings (technically called “writings”) of religious icons. But now, her icons — a precise but meditative method of portraying religious images — are getting a much wider audience. During 2014, Blair’s icons will be featured on all four covers of Forward Day by Day, a quarterly publication of daily meditations, which has been published by the Episcopal Church since 1935 (the first cover is pictured above).

Del Mar Heights School connects students with artists

Del Mar Heights sixth graders (l-r) Hank, Julian, Lina, and Cleo. Sixth-grade students explored the creative process of Dragan Radoicic, a local architect, engineer and artist who uses ground-controlled flying machines to create stunning films for both artistic and professional purposes. Courtesy photo

Students at Del Mar Heights Elementary School are learning about the work of professional artists through a new program at their school.

Exhibit by French artist opens in Carmel Valley

Munro Gallery invites the public to view nearly a dozen of Chourlet’s paintings at Munro Gallery

The French artist recently made her American debut at a showing/reception at Art & Framing by Munro Gallery in Carmel Valley

French artist to make American debut at Carmel Valley gallery

Randy Gray, general manager of Art & Framing by Munro Gallery, with paintings by French artist Céline Chourlet. Photo/Kristina Houck

French artist Céline Chourlet will finally make her American debut at a Dec. 18 showing at Art & Framing by Munro Gallery in Carmel Valley.

Art exhibit by Joshua Serafin featured at Solana Beach City Hall Gallery

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Solana Beach City Hall Gallery is hosting an art exhibit now through Jan. 2, 2014 featuring the unique reverse oil on recycled glass oil painter Joshua Serafin. A reception will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 5-8 p.m.

Del Mar Art Center to hold ‘Red Tag’ sale

The artists of the Del Mar Art Center are holding their first annual “Red Tag” sale Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. -6 p.m. Come and get some great finds at great prices right in time for Christmas!

Del Mar artist selected for membership in National Association of Women Artists, Inc.

Fine artist Karla Leopold. Photo/Diane Y. Welch

The National Association of Women Artists, Inc. has selected Del Mar fine artist Karla Leopold to be inducted into its historic membership on Nov. 21 in New York.

Del Mar Pines student designs bracelet to raise funds for school and to raise awareness on the importance of recycling

Del Mar Pines 6th grader Paige Macdonald is proof that one person can make a difference. Paige started a recycling program at Del Mar Pines last year and has not only raised awareness of the importance of recycling but has also raised over $500 for the school with the enthusiastic support of the DMP students and staff.

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