Art Talks

Expand Your Knowledge Base at Art San Diego

Art San Diego features an impressive array of specially curated Art Talks, offering you an inside look at the artistic experience by way of panel discussions, conversations, and provocative artistic discourse with leading artists, curators, designers, and art-industry professionals.

2018 Art Talks

Here’s a look at the inspiring and thought-provoking talks by international artists and industry experts at Art San Diego 2018:

All Art Talks are scheduled for the Art Talk Area.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

3:00 p.m.: ART TALK: ON THE HORIZON IN TODAY’S ART WORLD

Building an art collection always presents questions about what’s happening in the art world—whether it’s about trends, color palettes, or types of art to collect, we all have questions. Join three industry pros who curate diverse collections: Yubal Marquez Fleites, Dorothy Willetts, and Christopher Mercier, as they discuss today’s art scene, top trends, and collectible artists.

 

5:30 p.m.: ART TALK: ARTISTIC DIFFERENTIATION—TAKING A STAND IN THE ART WORLD

In just five key questions, we’ll uncover the strategies and secrets behind the successful careers of the three artists on our panel: Chuck Thomas, Tom Liguori, and Red Wolf. Divergent in their mediums, but clear on their path as artists—we’ll explore their stories of realizing art as a career and goals for the future. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about these award-winning, in-demand artists.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

2:00 p.m.: ART TALK: CREATIVITY AND SUCCESS, AN ARTIST PANEL DISCUSSION

Ever wonder how artists get their start? No one has the same story, but they all have passion in what inspires them and the medium that tells the story of their inspirations. Julie Schumer, Hillary Metz, and Kate Taylor—three dynamic artists with wildly different backgrounds, share their amazing journeys to becoming successful career studio artists.

 

View the full show schedule, and plan your weekend at Art San Diego 2018.

2017 Art Talks

Here’s a look at the inspiring and thought-provoking talks by international artists and industry experts you can look forward to at Art San Diego 2017.

Metamorphosis of the Migrant Era

After you’ve taken in the conceptual creations of multidisciplinary artist José Hugo Sánchez’s Art Lab, come listen to him explore the interface of migration, hybrid identities, globalization, and new technologies; the value of crossing borders and how to do so in larger social spheres; and how to bridge new collaborations and transgress what keeps us apart.

The Art of Collecting

Whether you’ve always wanted to collect art but don’t know where to start or you’re ready to take your gallery wall to the next level, get guidance and tips from Patric Stillman, Director at The Studio Door, and Alexander Salazar, Owner of Alexander Salazar Fine Art. They will discuss how to begin and build a successful art collection.

On the Horizon in the Art World

Now that you know how to build an art collection, join Artblend Owner and Director Michael Joseph and Arte Collective Owner and Curator Yubal Marquez Fleites as they discuss today’s art scene, top trends, and collectible artists.

Painting with Passion

Ever wonder how artists get their start? No one has the same story, but they all have passion. Michael Carini, D. Arthur Wilson, and James Paterson, three dynamic artists with wildly different backgrounds, share their amazing journeys to becoming career studio artists.

Presenting Sponsor

UBS

Lead Media Sponsor

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Collectors' Night Sponsor

Ranch & Coast Magazine

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Location

Del Mar Fairgrounds - Wyland Center
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014

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