Since 1955, the San Diego Art Institute has produced an international exhibition, drawing interest from artists all over the world. A different internationally known juror is invited for each exhibition, jurying the work electronically. Awards will be presented at SDAI's International Gala Celebration on April 18, 2015.
OPENS TO THE PUBLIC FRIDAY, MARCH 6TH
OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY, MARCH 13TH, 6PM-8PM
Curated by SDAI Curator-in-Residence Alex Young, Universal Dissolvent is an exhibition an in-progress archive showcasing artists whose work confronts the challenges of the Southern California megalopolis and address the spatial, historical, and social conditions of the region and its geopolitical 'centers': Los Angeles and San Diego/Tijuana.
SDAI currently operates out of an 8,000 square foot exhibition space in Balboa Park. SDAI showcases rotating exhibitions of artwork every four to six weeks—either a juried, themed or curated exhibition, as well as two solo artist exhibitions. We also host monthly exhibitions in our Young Artist Gallery, allowing us to acknowledge and showcase the work that is produced in tandem with our Youth Program Department. Additionally, SDAI hosts ongoing professional development lectures and workshops for artists, a semi-weekly life-drawing class open to the public, and a number of in-school arts education programs.
ARTWALK APRIL 25 & 26, 2015
San Diego Art Institute will be hosting a booth at the Mission Federal ArtWalk. We invite SDAI members to submit work for a chance to have your work sold in SDAI’s booth. Selected artists will receive 60% of the proceeds, with 40% supporting SDAI’s education, exhibition, and outreach programs.