Art

  • Rancho Santa Fe photographer creates illusion of painting in new photography exhibit

    Rancho Santa Fe photographer creates illusion of painting in new photography exhibit

    French Polynesian seascapes come to life in Bill Rastetter’s newest art exhibit titled: Equatorial Sea: Water and Light, A Study of Color. The unique photographs of the sea and the sky after sunset were taken on the equator, on a small atoll named Tetiaroa. Rastetter’s artwork is currently on display...

  • Novel brings World War II-era London into sharp reality for readers

    Novel brings World War II-era London into sharp reality for readers

    Growing up in London, Chris Cleave watched movies about World War II featuring heroic, square-jawed British characters. But as he conducted research for a novel set during the London Blitz of 1940-41, he realized the movies had gotten quite a bit wrong. “They were scared at first,” he said of his...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild to hold exhibit and reception March 30

    Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild to hold exhibit and reception March 30

    The Rancho Santa Art Guild recently announced it will hold art exhibits in the RSF Library every two months during 2017. It is a wonderful opportunity for the artists to gather and exhibit their art for the local residents. The first evening reception will be held Thursday, March 30, 5-7 p.m....

  • 'Dodge City' author to speak at Rancho Santa Fe Library March 13

    'Dodge City' author to speak at Rancho Santa Fe Library March 13

    Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson are two of the most famous names from the history of the American West. As lawmen and adventurers, they sought to bring a measure of order to frontier towns known for chaos and killings. A new book, “Dodge City,” tells the story of how Earp and Masterson met and put...

  • Rancho Santa Fe School to create strategic plan for arts program

    Rancho Santa Fe School to create strategic plan for arts program

    The Rancho Santa Fe School District will move forward on developing a strategic plan for enriching its visual and performing arts curriculum, approving a contract with independent consultant Ashley Adams at its March 2 meeting. The RSF School District board unanimously approved a $9,000 contract...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club to host Members Annual Art Expo

    Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club to host Members Annual Art Expo

    The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club invites the community to attend the Members Annual Art Expo from 2-5 p.m. Sept. 12 and 1-4 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Garden Club. The exhibition will feature a variety of art by members and a raffle of local art. The club invites all artistically inclined members to...

  • Rancho Santa Fe artist Connie McCoy showing at Encinitas gallery

    Rancho Santa Fe artist Connie McCoy is exhibiting her work at the Encinitas Community Center Gallery through Sept. 3. “The Joy of the Journey” is a one-woman show of about 30 fine-art paintings that show the evolution of McCoy’s style. McCoy said her passage from realism to abstraction in oils...

  • Art for Barks teams up with San Diego Humane Society on ‘Art to the Rescue’

    Art for Barks teams up with San Diego Humane Society on ‘Art to the Rescue’

    Art for Barks, a San Diego-based nonprofit animal charity, announced recently the launch of “Art to the Rescue,” a new initiative created in partnership with San Diego Humane Society. As part of the program, Art for Barks will secure and bring San Diego artists to San Diego Humane Society year-round...

  • After 30 years, local author celebrates ‘overnight’ success

    Michelle Gable is nothing if not determined. She started writing in the fourth grade and saw her first book, “A Paris Apartment,” debut just shy of her 40th birthday — and it went on to become a national best-seller, something rare for a new author. Gable, who grew up in Del Mar and graduated from...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club seeking art from members for annual expo Sept. 12-13

    The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club is putting out a call for exhibitors for its annual Art Expo, scheduled for Sept. 12-13. The annual Art Expo invites RSF Garden Club members to exhibit a variety of their art and creativity for the whole community to enjoy: sculpture, jewelry, clay, carving, paintings,...

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