‘Masters of Photography: The Garner Collection’

Visual art

On view through a series of rooms at San Diego Museum of Art, the “Masters of Photography” exhibition features dozens of iconic works of photography, plus lesser known works by pivotal photographers from the 20th century through the present day. These works are all on loan from local collectors Cam and Wanda Garner, and Cam even has a piece on view in the exhibition. The work is divided into three thematic sections, with standouts from Brett Weston, Minor White, Berenice Abbott, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange and Flor Garduño.

Details: On view through Feb. 21, 2022. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. SDMA, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park. $8-20.

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Courtesy of the artist and Quint Gallery / photo by Jeff McLane

Mara de Luca’s “Western
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An annual fundraiser that benefits students and faculty in the School of Art and Design returns to East Carolina University this week.

The holiday art show is scheduled for today and Saturday in the Gray Gallery in ECU’s Jenkins Fine Arts Center. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the School of Art and Design, which held a preview event Thursday night for members.

Artwork from undergraduate and graduate students as well as art and design faculty members will be available for purchase. Items will include:

  • Jewelry — earrings, necklaces, brooches.
  • Sculpture — ceramic, glass, metal, mixed media.
  • Prints — digital and handmade items ranging from letterpress to anime/manga style images to landscapes, portraits and imagined scenes.
  • Paintings — large and small, landscapes, abstract to figurative.
  • Photography — black and white, color, landscapes, portraiture and
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‘Untitled 2021: A Photographic Exhibition’

Visual art, Photography

American Photographic Artists (APA) is a national organization for professional photographers and the San Diego chapter is hosting their annual competition show on Friday. There are 21 finalists (which you can preview here), and a jury will select three winners. This is a one-night-only exhibition, so don’t miss it.

Some standouts from the finalists’ works are by Marina Griffin, David Fouts, Liana Grigoryan, Beto Soto, Sean Horton, Jim Esposito (above) and Jennifer Rubin but every single piece is fantastic and unique.

A portion of the entry proceeds will benefit local youth photography nonprofit Outside the Lens.

Details: Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 from 6-9 p.m. Bread and Salt, 1955 Julian Ave., Logan Heights. Free

2021 Cannon Invitational

Visual art

The City of Carlsbad’s William D. Cannon Gallery will open the ninth edition of their invitational, with artists selected from their

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A variety of arts events are making their return in Indianapolis as the pandemic subsides.

Events taking place Saturday and Sunday include:

  • Photographer Ben Rose will present his pop-up exhibition, “The Double Wedding,” at the Black-n-Brown Soulidarity Festival on Saturday.
  • The One Man Shakespeare Festival continues with “Breakneck Julius Caesar” on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Learn more and get tickets here.
  • A PATTERN Magazine block party in Broad Ripple celebrating their new space, called Paradox. It begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. You can buy tickets here.
  • An adapted version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed by the Ballet INitiative at Carmel’s Cat Theater. Tickets can be purchased here for Saturday’s performance at 7 p.m. and Sunday’s performance at 2 p.m.
  • Grammy Award-winning singer Aaron Sheehan and lyre player Nigel North are performing two concerts at the Indiana History Center on Sunday. More information and tickets
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