Museums, Studios, & Galleries
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Anneville Studio - Barracks 15
Anneville Studio is the professional home of metalsmith, educator and photographer Anne Wolf. Anne's work has been shown internationally. As a successful custom mokume-gane wedding and commitment ring business - her rings now adorn the hands of couples all over San Diego and the U.S. Anne uses all recycled metals and conflict-free diamonds in her designs. Stop by Anneville Studio for a ring design consultation, to shop for traditionally hand-fabricated sterling silver and mokume-gane jewelry, or to sign up for small-scale jewelry classes.
Atelier de Voyages - Barracks 15
Atelier de Voyages (“workshop of journeys”) represents the next step in artist Adele Richert’s own creative journey. The artist paints still life and en plein air landscapes in oil on canvas or canvas board. Her wildlife art is created using pen and ink, graphite and mixed media. Wearable art is designed from lovely gemstones, many of which have mystical, or healing, properties.
Ballast Point Gallery - Barracks 14
Ballast Point Gallery offers multi-cultural experiences in the arts for children and adults. The gallery features new exhibits each month, art classes and culturally diverse music and dance performances.
Bravo School of Art - Barracks 19
In Bravo's studio classroom, students are encouraged to color outside the box and escape the daily grind by getting creative. Guided by one of our 20 instructors, choose from over 50 different hands-on art, craft and home decorating classes, workshops and summer camps for adults and children to explore creativity. Mosaic, Digital Photography, Collage, Mixed Media, Book Arts, Drawing, Painting, Watercolor, Acrylics, Oils, Weaving, Basketry, Jewelry, Printmaking and more. All skill levels are invited to attend. No previous art training is required. There is something for everyone in this safe, supportive and fun studio environment.
Casa Valencia Baja Galeria - Barracks 16
Casa Valencia Galeria Baja represents an array of artists, from Mexico. Celebrating diverse disciplines of art with new exhibits each month, lectures, and workshops, Casa Valencia Galeria Baja brings the best of Mexico to our front door.
Cindy Parsley Studio+Gallery- Barracks 15
Cindy Parsley’s Studio + Gallery explores uplifting, bold, colorful and vibrant paintings, using a blend of acrylic and mixed media techniques. Her images draw inspiration from the meaning and heart of people, nature and movement. From realism to abstractions her playful curiosity uncovers and connects with one’s soul.
FlightPath Press - Barracks 15
Chelsea Herman, artist and proprietor of FlightPath Press, specializes in fine press, limited edition artist's books. Her work references imagery from geology, archeology, and nature to explore relationships between language, memory, and the way bodies of knowledge change over time. Individualized instruction is available at FlightPath Press including classes in drawing, printmaking, and the book arts. Classes are limited to three people and can be scheduled by appointment.
Emily E. Halpern- Barracks 15
Emily Halpern's paintings map her inner world and express an emotional landscape of dreams and fears. They are a diary of fragments from dreams, incidents from daily life, and internal monologues that ground the work in a personal mythology. Strong undercurrents of emotion combine with murky narratives of danger, loss and destruction and reflect a disjointed sense of unease in an unpredictable world. The main source of the work, however, is drawn from opening the locked door of the unconscious through processes inspired by Sigmund Freud, Carl Gustav Jung and Surrealism.
Jeweliany Jewelry – Barracks 15
Jeweliany is the result of years of metal smith study and artistic creation. With consideration for renewable resources and eco friendly manufacturing practices, Jeweliany jewelry conveys an expression from the heart, mind and soul of the creator to the wearer. Julie Simpson is most satisfied when sharing her distinct designs with individuals that wear and make each piece their own.
June Rubin - Barracks 19
June Rubin has achieved recognition as an artist, illustrator, art director and teacher. Her experience in art comes naturally, she was raised by an artist mother who began giving docent tours at the la Jolla Museum of contemporary Art when June was a child. As staff artist at the San Diego Children’s Museum she taught art to young people and directed public murals working with elementary students. Ms. Rubin now enjoys expressing herself through painting, mixed media, and photography.
Karen Kohlberg - Barracks 19
A San Diego resident for 20 years and with a cross-cultural upbringing, artist Karen Kohlberg has developed a strong interest in all cultures globally and it is expressed in her direct, emotional, passionate and bold works of art. The commitment to inspire, inform and transcend the experience of human suffering fuels her work.
Laurie Kmen - Barracks 15
Laurie Kmen is a mixed media artist with a focus on handmade paper and painting in water media. She teaches workshops on mixed media painting techniques, book-binding and papermaking using plant fibers and recycled materials. Further information can be found on her website.
La Onda Arte Latino - Barracks 19
After years of Curating art exhibits for the San Diego Latino Film Festival, San Diego Repertory Theater and various galleries and events in L.A. and San Diego “La Onda Arte Latino” has found a home at NTC/Liberty Station. Along with Claudia Zepeda of “Indigenous wear” and Joni Nunez of “La Chica Boutique” Andy Gonzalez will be bringing Chicano/Latino Artists and Artisans from L.A., San Diego, Baja and other cool places. Our Gallery will feature fine art, jewelry, designer clothing and one of a kind art gifts that you won’t find anywhere else.
M. Fischbeck Studio/Gallery - Barracks 19
Peggy Fischbeck has been drawing or painting since childhood and studied a variety of art education programs throughout her school years leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art. Her canvases range from scenes of coastal California to European forests. Her paintings are a rich journal of her travels and her oils retain the influence of Impressionism, but stand on their own in their focused compositions and expertly colored interpretations.
M. Straub Studio/Gallery - Barracks 19
Soft pastel takes on a whole new meaning in the hands of Artist Monique Straub. Vibrant and contemporary landscape, still life and floral paintings are her specialty. Her studio/gallery will focus attention on the renaissance of pastel and educate the public regarding the permanence and beauty of this centuries old medium.
Martha Pace Swift Gallery - Building 201
The Swift Gallery is located in Building 201 next to Solare Ristorante at 2820 Roosevelt Road. Curated by the Expressive Arts Institute (EAI), the gallery features four to five high quality exhibits of visual art annually, with a focus on San Diego and emerging California artists, but with an open call-for-submission process to allow for national and international perspectives. The gallery is designed as a “public space gallery” that is accessible and “part of the fabric” of a visit to NTC. Art will be displayed in the main foyer of Building 201, formerly a Navy administration building built in 1941 that features an expansive exhibit space and stairwell designed in the Art Moderne style of architecture with high walls and lots of natural light.
Mod-Est Studio Gallery - Barracks 19
Kevin Winger studied oil painting privately in Ojai, California under artist Sharon Butler, giving him an early competency with the medium. In his youth and into early adulthood, Kevin experimented with many artistic endeavors including photography, music and writing. In 2007 Kevin discarded all of his paintbrushes and embraced palette knives. Later that same year he broke from a representational style and embarked on a series of creative journeys within the medium, generating heavily textured panels that push the limits of two dimensional art. Through his exploration Kevin strives to achieve maximum saturation of color and rely on spontaneous expression to drive the evolution of his works.
Paul Dean Loft/Gallery - Barracks 15 Paul uses watercolor in its most serendipitous form; fascinated by the spontaneity of the media, he often lets the material itself provide the brushstroke. Taking the eye beyond every day perception, his palate is at times subtle, and at other times vibrant. Paul still works three days per week as a dermatology expert at Grossmont Dermatology. Paul Paul has studied watercolor for over 25 years with such well-known artists as Robert Landry, Frank Francese, Milfor Zornes, Ed Whitney, Tony van Hasselt, Tony Couch. His work can also viewed at his medical office, Espresso Mio Café, and online at Dean-Art.com.
Pantaleoni Photographer - Barracks 19
Photographer Chris Pantaleoni works with photo paper, canvas and aluminum as his Artistic Medium to record and show true images of nature, architecture and people both real and abstract. Chris has 40 plus years of photography to share and build appreciation of photography as an art.
PORTRAITS 4 ALL Fine Arts Gallery & Studio - Barracks 19
Everybody loves a portrait ! Each painting by fine artist, Nancy Tokos, begins with a pencil sketch, refining the details to resolve all details for a great likeness. The sketch can be either signed and framed or it can be the foundation for your oil painting. . Shop in Portraits4All Fine Arts Gallery & Studio in BARRACKS 19 on the 2nd floor. Shop online www.portraits4all.com Gift certificates available.
Pt. Loma Nazarene University - Art & Design Classroom – Building 176
The PLNU Department of Art and Design considers the visual arts to be an essential means of communicating societal values, images, beliefs, and identities. Its program builds on the university’s liberal arts foundation of general education. Studies in traditional, non-traditional, western, and nonwestern art forms encourage students to develop a broad understanding of the visual arts.
Rebecca Bauer Studio/Gallery - Barracks 14
Artist Rebecca Bauer creates large scale original paintings using a variety of mediums with an emphasis on painted collage elements. She strives to create a sense of depth and dimension to her work as she attempts to capture the essence of energy that is behind all life forces.
Ron's Shop - Barracks 15
Ron’s Shop exhibits an array of marquetry designs made by hand in my studio using the “chevalet de marqueterie”, a tool developed in Paris workshops in the mid-18th century. The chevalet allows for extremely precise and delicate cutting of veneers utilizing a saw blade that is about a tenth of a millimeter wide.
San Diego Watercolor Society - Building 202
San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) is a nonprofit, all volunteer, organization with more than 750 members. SDWS expands the appreciation of and involvement watermedia painting through instruction, exhibition, and community education. The large gallery is the showcase for artworks done by SDWS members. The gallery is open to the public and artwork is available for sale.
Sophie's Gallery & Gift Shop - Building 202
In the 1970s, St. Madeleine's Sophie's Center expanded its programs to offer its first art classes. With the first art classes, an untapped wealth of talent was revealed. Many students who had not been able to express themselves through traditional means were sharing their once hidden feelings through vibrant, original works of art on canvas, wood, glass and other media. To view art created by Sophie's artists visit the gallery located in the heart of the new arts district at NTC at Liberty Station in Building 202.
Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles- Building 202
Visions Art Museum is a not-for-profit international gallery and study center. Visitors may view and purchase art works representing the finest in contemporary quilt and fiber art. Five shows are presented each year that feature the work of local and international fiber artists. In addition to docent tours, classes and workshops in fiber arts are offered each month. The gallery shop features hand-dyed fabric and thread, silk scarves, fiber art design books, show catalogs, and fiber/quilt related gifts.
Women’s Museum of California - Barracks 16
Women’s Museum of California is one of only five Women’s Museums in the United States. It encompasses a museum, library, research archives, oral histories, events and a full spectrum of educational programs devoted to the history and accomplishments of women. The museum features a variety of changing exhibits and displays on women’s history, provides speakers for the community and provides education programs and traveling exhibits. The Women’s Museum of California provides space for exhibitions featuring professional women artists, film screenings and other collaborative projects.