Cal Poly University is hosting its first Art Galley of the new school year, "Photography now" , which exhibits modern photography with a vintage twist and highlights the work of nine San Jose State photographers, most of whom attended galleries opening.
The artwork is a mix of old photography that dates back to the infancy days of before the civil war to more modern images that we're used to today.
Ears on Art's Crissa Hewitt is in Pietrasanta, Italy for conversations with two, life-time marble workers. Pietrasanta has been a center for marble for 400 years and her two guests have been marble craftsmen since their early teens, dedicating their work to bringing to life stone, employing the creative concepts of classical and contemporary artists. She’ll share her thoughts on the town and the workers.
The world-famous Red Violin arrived on the Central Coast this week and will remain through the weekend.
Internationally recognized violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn is the instrument's owner. She's in San Luis Obispo for a series of appearances, including opening night for the San Luis Obispo Symphony on Saturday.
We’ll learn about San Luis Obispo’s annual sidewalk chalk art festival held in Mission Plaza. Long known as the I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival… this year it has a new name Via Dei Colori. We’ll hear a bit about its history and also how local architects and children benefit from the event.
The photo gracing the Pinnacles National Park Facebook Page and 2015 Season Pass was taken by Central Coast resident Jason Hickman.
The Paso Robles photographer joins KCBX News Director Randol White to share a bit about how he took the contest-winning photo and offer tips for amateur nature photographers on how to capture just the right shot—even using the camera on your smartphone.
Hear part two of an Ears On Art rebroadcast conversation with identical twin artists, painter Jerome Witkin and photographer Joel Peter Witkin. Their current exhibit in Los Angeles has drawn international attention, and has been extended through August at the Jack Rutberg Gallery.
Steven DeLuque and Crissa Hewitt continue their conversation with Gary Dwyer, an artist of many interests and skills. For years he taught Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly and was fascinated by the links between sculpture and designing landscapes. Dwyer is also a photographer, whose work has been published in numerous magazines. He will have a photography exhibit at the San Luis Obispo Museum of art in July and August.
Crissa Hewitt and Steven deLuque visit with two artists from The Cutting Edge Fiber Arts Group of the Central Coast, who work with non-traditional and innovative techniques and materials to create art quilts and fiber art that transcend functional craft into the realm of fine art. The group's exhibit "Fabrications II" is at Studios on the Park in Paso Robles through May 18th.
The land is purchased, and the designs are drawn for a Youth Arts Academy on the Central Coast. Marisa Waddell talks with the academy's CEO, Nikolai Alexandrov about his vision and the timeline for the school's opening.