lajollafestivalofthearts

La Jolla Festival Of The Arts is an annual weekend long event that opened yesterday! TAE has never been and was excited to take part in the collective works of many Southern California artists. The proceeds from this event Benefit San Diegans with Disabilities, so it was nice to be able to enjoy some art and support a good cause. Out of the 200 booths I found a handful of artist works to be very impressive. Read more to see what I mean…

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This art was donated by Christoper Konecki and is going to be raffled off at the end of the event. Christoper is a local San Diego artist and one of my favorites! He has inspired many shows, his most recent being Warehouse 1425.

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These sculptures are creatively humorous, giving a dark yet lively feel. The one on the right Paula calls “Pot Head”. She mentioned that she work in layers and keeps firing each piece until the texture is perfect. I LOVE her work!

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I have never seen anything like this and was pleasantly surprised. This style is called “PhotoArts” and a mixture of shadow boxing, collage, painting, and photography. VERY COOL! Phil Smith’s booth is definitely a TAE favorite at this art festival.

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This girl has a talent for color pallets! I couldn’t help but stop and appreciate the vivid colors of these abstract natural landscapes painted in oils.

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Dominique Blanchard uses untraditional mixed mediums to create these masterpieces. He told me that he creates the colorful vibrant look with copper patina treatment and acrylic paint. He creates the texture through sculpting past, wood, and canvas!

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Thanks for reading!!

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