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Artist Interview: 8/31/2009  

Dave Adey

Between working in graphic design, teaching at Point Loma Nazarene University, and remodeling his own home Dave Adey is an expert craftsman in many realms. Dave works exhaustively to create polished, well-built pieces using unique processes. His expertise in odd and unknown systems remind us of an interesting aspect of humanity: our ability to develop detailed understandings and trained skills, both intentionally and unintentionally. His meticulously and seamlessly crafted work demonstrates a commitment to understanding surroundings through dedicated study and practice. Read More...

Show Preview: 7/6/2009  

Mike Maxwell : Par for the Course

Mike Maxwell's life is pretty routine: wake up, take Crystal to work, build new birch panels, take petey on a walk and then paint all evening. But this year he's added a new step to the program, documentation. Mike has been photographing every step of his process, from concept to finished product, and using his Flickr page to provide an inside look to his fans. I can't speak for everyone, but this strategy has engaged me to the point of road-tripping up to SF for his next opening, Until The Whistle Blows @ The Shooting Gallery July 11th. Read More...

Online Literary Journal: 7/1/2009  

The Latent Print Wants You!

Aside from May-Grey/June-Gloom and dangerously poor bike lanes, all I'm usually left hankering after in San Diego is an opaque literary community. For sometime now, I've known of some dear souls out there, faithfully penning works of worthy regard; however inaccessible by way of lousy exposure. If only there was some collective platform on which those satellite San Diegans could present their written work! Well, imagine my contentment when, whilst selecting some jukebox jams at Turf Club (with which to mourn/toast my very sudden unemployment), I came across a flier announcing open submissions for an online literary and arts journal, The Latent Print. Read More...

Artist Interview: 6/15/2009  

The Sculptures of DJ Brelje

On a quiet Sunday afternoon amongst rows of warehouse buildings in Mira Mesa, DJ Brelje is the only person we've bumped into for miles. Locked away in his live/work space, DJ is hard at work trying to find a cure for his insatiable need to create. Read More...

Artist Interview: 6/1/2009  

The Multi-Dimensional Austin McCormick

There is an interesting grey area that lies between the worlds of fine art and illustration. While illustration must communicate an idea and tell a story, fine art must ask questions and challenge the history that precedes it. The art of Austin McCormick successfully straddles both worlds. His work is sensitive, fresh and exhibits a massive amount of skill. Austin seamlessly works in painting, printmaking, drawing and sculpture while maintaining a unique voice no matter the medium Read More...