Friday, October 5, 2012

Haunted Images at CSUSM Art Gallery

On exhibit now at the CSUSM Art Gallery located in the Village Shops of Old California Restaurant Row!  1080 San Marcos Blvd, Ste 185.

This exhibit features paintings and mixed media art by Visual Art students from California State University San Marcos.

Artists are:
  •  Sean Boyd
  • Jennie Lynn Grunstad
  • Ariene Reese.
Exhibit opened Friday, Oct. 5.
Gallery Hours are Friday and Saturday nights from 5-8pm and on Artwalk Sunday, 10/5 from 1-5pm.

Featured artists will be onsite during the Artwalk and then again during the Closing Reception on 10/27.

San Marcos ALIVE Artwalk

The City of San Marcos and the San Marcos Arts Council will be presenting the San Marcos Alive Artwalk at Old California Restaurant Row, 1020 West San Marcos Blvd. on Sunday, November 4 from 10 am to 4 pm.
This year’s art celebration will include a Chalk Art Competition featuring professional as well as amateur chalk artists.  Children will also be invited to create their own chalk masterpieces.
  The event will also feature fine arts, a craft fair, a children’s craft fair, a community art mural and more than 20 hands-on art projects. Entertainment will include performances by local schools and dance studios.  Clint Perry and the Boo Hoo Crew will be the headliner on the children’s stage.  This year’s event will also include student art shows. There is no charge for admission or parking. For more information, call (760) 744-9000 or visit

Sunday Artwalk with a Halloween Twist

Old California Restaurant Row is gearing up to host its next ArtWalk & Car Show on Sunday, October 7 from 1 to 5 p.m.  Each month continues to grow with more artists and more visitors.  October will feature free children’s Halloween themed crafts hosted by the San Marcos Arts Council and original works on sale by approx 80 local artists and craftsmen! Be sure to bring your children and check out the fun festivities and artists who will be dressed in costume. Stop in the CSUSM Art Gallery at Old California Restaurant Row and see Haunting Images from VPA Majors featuring work (painting and sculptural installations) by Ariene Reese, Jennie Grunstad, and Sean Boyd. 

You can also have your photo taken with a zombie by local photographer Faith Hark!

Held on the first Sunday of each month near the Village Shops at Old California Restaurant Row, “ArtWalk” is a free and lively experience for the community to enjoy and appreciate the arts. This October, enjoy music by Kinetic, (Indie-Jazz-Blues). 

Admission is free and open to the public. Special offers on dining and entertainment will be available at many Old California Restaurant Row businesses. For more information, contact Marilyn Huerta at 760-271-6795.