Nianda and Boyer have been screening The Nigga Project Experience and hosting community discussions at barbecue restaurants, hair salons, libraries and community centers throughout southeastern San Diego since the beginning of 2014.
Virginie Mazureau's studio, in a way, is like her paintings, which are fantastical scenes often depicting children surrounded by peculiar animals and an assortment of other unexpected and whimsical things.
Dana Springs, who twice in the past few years stepped out of her 12-year role as manager of the commission’s public-art program to serve as the commission’s interim director, was officially named the executive director in August.
In 2009, soon after Kickstarter first launched, artist Emily Grenader wanted to find out if the crowd-funding website could help artists. Back then, it had yet to become a bastion for creative types that it is today.
A few years ago, when CityBeat wrote about Neil Shigley and his "Invisible People" series of large-scale prints and drawings of local homeless folks, the artist and professor told us that the seven-year-long project would continue.