The Arts District at Liberty Station’s Ingram Plaza will transform into a sea of colors as local artists display artwork of all mediums
East County News Service
July 7, 2018 (San Diego) – ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will return to Ingram Plaza for its 13th year on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 in the Arts District at Liberty Station. The free event’s 2018 theme “Connecting Creative Communities” embodies ArtWalk’s mission to bring San Diego together to enjoy art and cultural expression all weekend long. In addition to thousands of works of art, attendees can also expect food, wine and beer, live entertainment and interactive art projects. East County artists include clay artist Cindy Teyro, photographer Amir Barlev, jewelry artist Bette Barnett and abstract artist Theresa Vandenberg Donche.
“ArtWalk @ Liberty Station returns to the heart of Liberty Station’s Arts District to celebrate San Diego’s local artistic talent as well as national and international artists for its 13th straight year,” said Sandi Cottrell, ArtWalk San Diego director. “It’s important to bring the community together to appreciate art, while offering artists a platform to share their passion. Attendees will also be able to experience the feeling of buying original pieces of art as well as creating art through interactive experiences to connect with their inner artist in a variety of fun artsy activities.”
Artwork from over 200 international, national and local San Diego artists will surround the picturesque Ingram Plaza rose garden where attendees can view and purchase every medium of art including painting, sculpture, glass work, fine jewelry, photography and more. The festival will also include live music; KidsWalk, an interactive art area for families; street food options and a wine and beer pavilion benefitting ArtReach, a nonprofit that has provided free art classes to over 20,000 students who wouldn’t normally have access to art programs in San Diego County.
ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will be held at Liberty Station’s Ingram Plaza, 2751 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA 92106.The fine art festival will run from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on August 11 and 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on August 12 and attendance is free. More information on ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will be released in the upcoming weeks. For more information on ArtWalk and its programs, please visit www.artwalksandiego.org/libertystation.
About ArtWalk @ Liberty Station
ArtWalk @ Liberty Station is a two-day outdoor fine art event and the sister festival to Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy—San Diego’s original outdoor fine art festival. ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will run from Saturday, August 12 to Sunday, August 13 and will feature over 200 local, regional and international professional artists. ArtWalk @ Liberty Station offers collectable and approachable art from a variety of mediums, such as glass work, jewelry, sculptures, oil painting, photography, metal work, wood work and much more.
For more information on ArtWalk @ Liberty Station, please visit www.artwalksandiego.org/libertystation. Become a fan at Facebook.com/ArtWalkSD or follow us @ArtWalkSD for updates.
ARTS DISTRICT LIBERTY STATION
ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station is San Diego’s largest Arts & Dining District located in 38 historic buildings at the former Naval Training Center in the Liberty Station neighborhood of Point Loma. With 28 park-like acres, the ARTS DISTRICT is home to nearly 120 museums and galleries, artist studios, dance companies, educational groups, multidisciplinary arts, fine dining, creative retail and other organizations that showcase San Diego’s creative community and provide innovative experiences for residents and visitors. The campus also features venues for indoor or outdoor events, festivals, seminars, retreats and meetings. We invite you to wander, explore and enjoy.
The NTC Foundation was established in 2000 by the City of San Diego as a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation to enrich the lives of San Diegans by renovating 26 historic buildings at the former Naval Training Center to create, facilitate and operate a broad-based complex focused on experiencing the arts, culture, and creativity that are the hallmark of the San Diego region.
The artists from East County are:
Clay artist Cindy Teyro - http://www.teyroscollection.com
Photographer Amir Barlev
Jewelry artist Bette Barnett - http://studiomigoto.com
Abstract artist Theresa Vandenberg Donche - http://theresavandenbergdonche.com