San Diego has always had an artistic soul. The culture and heritage of our city, like most great cities, owes a tremendous debt to the arts community. Supporting local art is something we care deeply about and we’d like to do everything we can to help the local arts community thrive. Unfortunately, too often media attention is monopolized by corporate interests and tabloid gossip – but culture doesn’t come from a focus on celebrity breakups it comes from a focus on the arts.
Below, you’ll find some incredible artists and creative professionals from in and around Coronado Island that we hope you will check out, follow and support.
Kristian De Laurentis
We made some of the coolest banners together, many of which still grace my garage walls. I studied Graphic Design and graduated from San Diego State University in 2011. I worked in a few print shops around San Diego and ultimately decided that working for myself was the best fit. Read more>>
Jean Pierre Marques
I have always been drawn to color, combining bright colors with dark ones, warm with cool, and to the beauty and wonder of nature. Before I start any project I do a special ritual, I breathe and meditate to empty my mind. When I paint, draw and do my arts, I am in a deep state of awareness, in another world, another dimension. Read more>>
I travel the world teaching…children, adults, whoever wants to listen. My main genre is contemporary…but I often train in hip-hop. Now, I work at the world-famous Millennium dance complex in LA, Movement Lifestyle in LA and Broadway Dance Center in NYC… Read more>>