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.
I used to make jewelry for fun until I was encouraged by my peers and husband to look into doing it as a full time career. It was a daunting decision as I was working for a commercial real estate firm at the time and that job had much more security. Read more>>
My photography passion grew and grew. ultimately leading to purchasing a full frame canon camera and a new lens. I had many friends tell me to get into photography as a business and I am so glad that I listened. So here I am now, capturing memories of my children as they grow, and also for other families as well. Read more>>
I began teaching art with first grade teachers and their students and summer camp kids, creating large and small public art pieces made with paint and collected beach trash. This work lasted for 5 or 6 years along with my studio painting, which is now my primary focus. Read more>>
I love hanging out with other artists Sharing challenges of the art community is far from the business world of advertising and marketing from which I came I graduated Pratt institute and received amasters degree in art from Adelphi University. Read more>>
As far as the vision I have as an artist, I attribute them to my forbearers and the love they had for their art, craft and raw talents. I now know this with all of my heart and give thanks to my ancestors every time I paint, for without these gifts, I would be nobody. Read more>>
Kym De Los Reyes
I was that creative kid, always dancing, painting and drawing my surroundings and recording the world as I saw it. Art was my first love. Read more>>
Karrie Jackson’s current artwork highlights the vibrant beach culture and landscape of Coronado Island. Ms. Jackson completed her undergraduate training at California College of the Arts, San Francisco, With Distinction; Read more>>