Central San Diego, the newest panoramic landscape painting by local artist Amanda Kachadoorian, places viewers on the northwest side of Coronado island looking westward to the ocean under a stormy sky. Point Loma is shown in the background as it’s earliest inhabitants knew it, covered in local oak and pine trees. Moving across the San … Continue reading Central San Diego: a Complicated History composed in plants
I was thrilled to see so many people at the opening of Illumination: 21st Century Interactions with Art, Science, and Technology. For this show, under the direction of curator Chi Essary, sixteen San Diego artists produced work after teaming up with scientists and technologists from seven major research institutions: La Jolla Institute for Immunology, Qualcomm … Continue reading Illumination at SDAI
Melissa Walter has talked at length about the effect of science and her work as a graphic designer on her fine art practice and, unsurprisingly, those two sides of her life have been cast as opposing instead of intertwined. When one seeks to know the unknown, grasp the ungraspable, and name the unnamed, it is rarely seen as an artist’s quest.