Poway is painted with lots of art this week, including a monthlong juried art exhibit at the , aka POW!, who will host the Ramona Art Guild through Dec. 24.
More than 40 artists will be displaying through the nonprofit that provides Ramona opportunities to advance their knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts. This year’s show was juried by Pat Kelly, an artist herself, of Ramona. She currently teaches both plein air and still-life painting at the in La Jolla.
“Our Ramona Art Guild is thrilled to have been accepted to curate a second show at the Poway Center of Performing Arts,” said Susan Bainbridge. “It is one of the most beautiful venues for artists in San Diego to display their art.
“Hosting a show like this provides our Guild members an opportunity to advance their work by showing it alongside professionals from around San Diego County, and it is instructive as well,” said Bainbridge. “Members and the public are exposed to a variety of work that otherwise would not be available in our community.”
The Poway Center for the Performing Arts was designed to present fine arts, as well as performing arts and educational programming. The lobby of the center is the venue for the art exhibitions. A new exhibit opens monthly, ensuring a wide variety of styles and media from local and regional artists, as well as student art.
The opening reception was last Sunday and the exhibit runs through Dec. 23. Gallery hours for viewing are: Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Powegians have a chance to find the artist within themselves at Poway’s . There are two new programs for kids and adults—a Vacation Arts Camp, Dec. 19-23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and for adults, a Parents Night Out, Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays 6 p.m.
The Xpressive Arts Center is located in a charming historic building in Poway, 12257-B Old Pomerado Rd. Prices for the courses vary. For more information, call 858-679-ARTS (2787) or email email@example.com.
Do you have an art lover on your holiday shopping list? Look no further than POW! for holiday (arts) gift giving. Discount tickets are available through Dec. 16, using the code “HOLIDAY” when purchasing online at powayarts.org.
Gift givers can take $5 off several upcoming shows, including Crystal Gayle’s special Valentine's concert and the Orchestra Nova. For more details, visit powayarts.org or call 858-748-0505.