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Friday Night Liberty on February 6!

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A Friday Night Liberty-
San Diego's Biggest Gallery Walk

So Say We All is Back!

Barracks 17: Studio C and So Say We All!
Studio C — opens White Canvases: preludes. See the artsits work and Meet the Artist.

So Say We All returns to Friday Night Liberty on February 6th with a revue of some the best true stories to grace the page and stage, along with the people who told them! Funny, brave, honest, live, and 100% real. You just might walk away wanting to do it yourself, and they'll let you. Check them out at www.sosayweallonline.com for a preview! 6-8PM

        Barracks 19 – Artist Studios and Galleries!

        Lovejoy Studios- Barracks 19

        Atelier de Voyages ––Artist Adele Richert presents  Windows and Doors, a glimpse into the past with an exhibit of pen and ink drawings of 19th and early 20th century homes in Alameda and Oakland California. Meet the Artist!

        Debby Winklea and Sara Heckman--Studio 204 –– Come by to see recently completed pieces and meet the artists, Debby Winklea and Sara Heckman. Meet the Artists!

        Bravo School of ArtStudio 206 –– Gift Certificates also available for art classes for yourself, your family and friends. Shop original and support an artist. Please join us and bring your friends. 5 - 9pm

        June Rubin Studio/Gallery —Studio 214- Upstairs! “Amore” - June Rubin original watercolors, photography and collages to delight you and your sweetheart!!!
        Hands-On Fun- "Make your Own Collage Valentine" with artist June Rubin!!!
        All ages welcome!!! FREE!!!!
        Meet the Artist from 5-8PM

        La Onda Arte Latino — Ground Floor- An exhibit of Colombian artists "Colombia es Arte" to go along with our Celebration of art and culture from Colombia at FNL. Humming Birds by Colombian artist Nelson Ortega Toscano. Dia de los Muertos/Jazz by Baja artist Francisco Cabello.

        Lovejoy Creations Studio — will be hosting a themed reception. Featuring her marine themed paintings, She is inviting the yacht & marina community to a "Meet & Greet" the Artist reception. Lovejoy is offering her artwork and commission services to this community. Food and beverages will be provided. Meet the Artist!

        M Fischbeck Studio/Gallery — Studio 213-For the Love of Art.  Artwork by Peggy Fischbeck.  Floral arrangements by Petals on the Point.  Community painting: Picasso's The Lovers

        Mod-Est Studio/Gallery — Ground Floor- Kevin Winger relies on spontaneous expression, generous amounts of textured oil paint and warm, reflective metal leaf in his paintings. His work is driven by an intuitive process, embracing fluid movement and bold colors in a lavish and joyful manner. He creates stunning surfaces for you to enjoy. Meet the Artist!

        Chi Chocolat — Stop by for a great selection of artisan chocolate made onsite— the perfect compliment to any romantic meal! Watch for the opening soon of our new expanded café.

      Seven Stitches — Stop by and pick a birthstone, a combination of prayer beads Or a one of a kind Mala – Make your gift personal and full of meaning. Ethnic Jewelry with a conscious and a traveled feel…Offering Men’s and woman’s Bracelets, Necklaces and Earrings. Sample sale bin prices start at $10.

Building 201: Solare Ristorante and Galleries

    Martha Pace Swift Gallery From the Hands of Helpers: The Expressive Arts Institute Student and Graduate Show. For 15 years the Expressive Arts Institute has been turning out therapists and educators skilled in helping other’s create art for change and growth. For 10 years, those students and graduates have also had a chance to exhibit their own creative work. A celebration of the creative process, the show features ceramics and mosaic, book arts and paintings. While the art is often quite high skilled, the message is simple. Art belongs to each of us, and making our own images helps the world make sense.

    Expressive Arts Institute Second Floor Valentine Mail Art session facilitated by Therese Rossi, a writer and visual artist passionate about mail art and the intimacy and power of slow mail to connect us. Participants create a mixed media Valentine's Day card which is left behind after completion. The cards will be randomly addressed from addresses of each participant, then stamped and mailed. Each participant will receive a random Valentine's Day card in the mail. Great fun and no experience needed! 5-8 p.m.

    Dinner at Solare Ristorante

    Solare Ristorante Dine at Solare before or after you enjoy your tour around NTC at Liberty Station’s popular gallery walk. Solare’s is an authentic Southern Italian restaurant with a focus on farm-to-table ingredients and dishes. The Executive Chef, Accursio, was just named San Diego’s Best Chef and Solare was also named San Diego’s Best Italian Restaurant. You will love the food, dining in their eclectic rooms or just hang out for a drink at the full bar or patio.

     

Exhibit Now Open! Building 201 Gallery

See sample menus, original recipes that fed thousands and learn why the best time of a sailor’s day was Chow Time!

The Gallery Building 202
New American’s Museum — Exhibition Viewing 5-8pm; Artist & Curator Talk 6-7pm

Women Who Create:
Artist & Curators Talk with Carolyn Castaño and Adriana Martinez Noriega
6-7pm

Exhibition viewing of: narratives of resilience : reimagining homeland
The weavings and mixed media works in this exhibition open windows into stories of displacement, resilience and eventual progress in small communities on the outskirts of Bogotá and Medellín, Colombia. Similar stories could be told in thousands of communities worldwide, including our own. The universal experience of modern times is that of desplazados, people displaced from rural life, usually by poverty, often by violence, struggling to create a new life in burgeoning cities. It happened throughout the 19th century, a massive movement that populated the United States, Canada, Australia and parts of Latin America. It continued in the 20th, with world wars adding to the pressures, and spread into Africa, Asia and Latin America, creating dozens of mega-cities. It shows no signs of abating in the 21st. We are, all of us, in some sense “desplazados” or their descendants.

    Mujeres Que Crean / Women Who Create - Medellín, Colombia: New Works in Mixed Media by Carolyn Castaño
    New Americans Museum- Building 202

    San Diego Watercolor Society — Will have its opening reception including live music, wine, and hors d’oeuvres. See Loving Brushful, Juror Joe Garcia.

    Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + TextilesSee three new exhibitos including: Expressions in Equality, Celebrating our diverse world; Inspired by the Siddis: Quilts by Margaret Fabrizio and Faces Visions Members’ Challenge

Barracks 14:Tea, Hands-On Art Making and Galleries

The Hot Spot — Will be open for creative fun for the whole family! Come in and choose from the huge selection of pottery; vases, mugs, kids items, dinnerware and more! Learn how to make a chunky candle with colorful wax, fragrances, and top it with bling!

Point Loma Tea — February is for Lovers! And your sweetheart will LOVE you for a gift of one of our Romance Teas! We’ll be sampling several on Friday night, and they are all on sale. Come listen to the passionate musical stylings of Joshua Taylor, and experience the artistry, and romance, of tea!
Just imagine the fragrance and taste of our Strawberry Rose Champagne tea, or our Chocolate Cupcake or Love Affair (think chocolate covered strawberries!) These and more are all 10% off, and we offer free gifting as well!

Portraits for AllLove San Diego/love the beach! Visit my studio and remind yourself why we are all living here !! Select from a great selection of original beach-themed paintings from California fine artist, Nancy Tokos. Easy ground floor location on the northend, Barracks 14 (next to Point Loma Tea & Stone Brewing). This is a Working Artist Studio. Follow the music as Josh, a terrific acoustic guitarist will be playing favorites. REMEMBER: you save $$$ when buying direct from the artist. Everybody loves a portrait !

    Barracks 15: Meet Artists Working in the Studios!

      Anneville Studios — Don’t miss our next Friday Night Liberty! In addition to our live jewelry demos, showing the work of Rhonda McCarty of La Luz Jewelry. Rhonda’s warm, textural, copper, brass and silver jewelry is imbued with a sense of other times, other planes of existence.

      Outside the LensTOWN SQUARES: a San Diego neighborhoods project.
      The sixth grade team at High Tech Middle worked to explore the amazingly diverse neighborhoods that make up San Diego and our High Tech Middle Community. HTM partnered with Outside the Lens to learn about photography as a way to see our neighborhoods with a new perspective and tell the stories of our communities.


      Yellow Book Road
      —Visit and shop for gifts for your favorite kids, toddlers and book lovers!

    Barracks 16: Galleries, Museums and Artist Studios

      Arte Toscana Antonio Bandini will show his new collection of small-sized watercolors entitled Passeggiata in Campagna (A Walk in the Countryside). These original paintings depict images of the past that are still present today in the Tuscan countryside. Original artwork by an Italian Artist -- What a perfect gift for the holidays! Meet the Artist!

      Casa Valencia Galeria Baja — Ground Floor-Now exhibition from contemporary artist Franco Méndez Calvillo. Mendez Calvillo is considered one of the best contemporary master of the Baja and Mexico. Meet the Artist

      Inspirations Gallery and San Diego Writers, InkPets on Parade, a group show. Meet the Artist!

      Women's Museum of California —Ground Floor- is proud to announce the Public Opening of our new exhibit Tears of War: The Many Faces of Refugee Women. This exhibit covers the impact on women who were forced to flee their homelands, leaving everything behind, to start anew in America. Their stories of building life in a strange and unknown culture are compelling and inspirational.

FREE Open Artist Studios,NTC at Liberty Station
Galleries and Performances
Every First Friday - Starting at 5pm
NTC @ Liberty Station
2640 Historic Decatur Road,
San Diego 92106

Friday Night Liberty is a monthly first Friday evening of FREE open artist studios, galleries and events throughout NTC at Liberty Station's Arts & Cultural District.  Free parking. Free Admission.  The Freedom to explore, wander and enjoy our growing cultural campus.

 

Friday Night Liberty Annual Sponsors:

Bank of America


Financial support for Friday Night Liberty is provided in part to the NTC Foundation by Bank of America,, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture, the County of San Diego and The Heller Foundation of San Diego