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2014-15 Exhibitions

2015 Invitational

Nov. 22, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
Reception: Saturday, Nov. 21 from 5-7 p.m.Abstract Painting of Fistfight Over Cubism

The Cannon Art Gallery’s seventh Invitational exhibition will feature the work of five artists - selected by Curator Karen McGuire from the 2015 Juried Biennial. The Invitational exhibition alternates every other year with the Juried Biennial to showcase and present in greater depth the work of San Diego County artists. Featured artists are Dan Adams, David Hewitt, Michelle Montjoy, Leslie Nemour and Peggy Wiedemann.

Food For Thought: A Celebration of Food in Art

Food for Thought Painting

Sept. 6 - Nov. 8, 2015
Reception: Saturday, Sept. 5, 5-7 p.m.

Food For Thought explores the use of food as both conceptual and formal tool in contemporary art. The works in this group exhibition explore how artists take the historical tradition of still life painting into new realms by using food as primary subject matter. Featured artists: TR Colletta, Einar and Jamex de la Torre, Irene de Watteville, Sienna Degovia, Anthony Enyedy, Daryl Gortner, Alex Gross, Raul Guerrero, Kenny Harris, F. Scott Hess, Pamela Michelle Johnson, Laurie Hogin, Lori Larusso, Dave Lefner, Mark Licari, Jean Lowe, Nikki Moore, Betsy Schulz, Laura Swytak, Robert Townsend and Jean Wells.

Drawn: West Coast Drawing

June 28 - August 16, 2015
Rose and Gold Painting

West Coast Drawing, founded in 2003, celebrates a group of artists on the California coast who work in drawing media and highlights the importance of drawing: its diversity, its technical challenges, and its standard-bearing excellence in the arts. Group members offer each other mutual inspiration while engaging in a vigorous dialogue on the evolving nature of drawing. This group exhibition showcases the many ways contemporary artists continue to explore the drawing medium.

On Your Own Time: The National Arts Program at CarlsbadAbstract Painting of Bus

May 28 - June 14, 2015

The eighth National Arts Program exhibition and art contest is co-sponsored by the National Arts Program and the City of Carlsbad. Participants are City of Carlsbad employees and their relatives. You’ll be delighted to see the high caliber of work in this unique community exhibition.

Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic

Feb. 22 - May 17, 2015


Photographs from National Geographic will take visitors on a visual journey through variations on the universal theme of beauty. More than 50 images from National Geographic’s image collection will highlight everything from stunning landscapes and magnificent wildlife to captivating people and picturesque locales.