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.
San Luis Obispo County is looking for its first-ever Poet Laureate. The position, as it currently stands, is a City of San Luis Obispo-based focus, but that will all change with the next two year term starting in 2015.
ARTS Obispo is in charge of the nomination process. Nominees must be a resident of the county, have a significant body of published and unpublished works, and the ability to represent the county at various events.
This month Ears on Art celebrates its 15th year on air. Steven deLuque and Crissa Hewitt celebrate by interviewing identical twin brothers Jerome and Joel Peter Witkin. The Witkins' first combined exhibit "Twin Visions" is on display at the Jack Rutberg Gallery in Los Angeles through May. Jerome is a painter; Joel is a photographer. At age 74 they are in full stride with careers that have earned them international recognition and inclusion in several museum collections.