Arts Alive Banner Unveiling March 5th 2017
Each year the Arts Alive Encinitas exhibit features 101 local artist creations in a fantastic display of color on the lamp posts along a 6 mile stretch of historic Coast Highway 101 in Leucadia, Encinitas and Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. See the 2017 banners for the first time at the unveiling and place your starting bids on your favorite ones!
The Leichtag Commons is home to Coastal Roots Farm, a non-proft farm and community education center. Take advantage of a farm tour during your visit for the unveiling and make sure to buy some beautiful produce at the ‘Pay What You Can Farm Stand’ open from 10 am -3 pm on event day.
All guests will need to register on this link so if you plan to invite friends, make sure they have registered prior to March 5th. You will not be able to register friends on their behalf.
Enter The Leichtag Commons from Saxony Road and parking attendants will direct you to either the upper or lower lot on the right side of the driveway.
Janet Lawless Christ & Co. is the generous 2017 sponsor of Leucadia’s banners and public art for the whole community to enjoy. Janet and her team are top producing realtors for Coldwell Banker Previews specializing in representing buyers and sellers alike throughout San Diego North County coastal real estate. Janet is ranked in the top 1% internationally for the Coldwell Banker Presidential Premiere and has consistently been recognized as the number one real estate agent with the highest individual property sales production for the San Diego and Temecula Valley Region.
Janet is also a contributing artist to the 2017 Arts Alive Program. Look for her beautiful piece entitled ‘Peace on the Beach’ that will be hanging in downtown Encinitas this spring. Hansen’s Surfboards, The Coast News Group and Cardiff Seaside Market are also generous sponsors of this beloved program!
Auction Date 2017 TBD
2017 Leucadia Banner Artists:
Through an intertwined series of traveling and coincidence Isaac Mitchell now finds himself living in Leucadia, the town he was born but never grew up. He is a New England trained designer that after graduation spent 4 years traveling to 30 some countries and spent a year sailing a low horseshoe across the Atlantic back to the States. Inspired by travel, the ocean, nature and the community here in Southern California. He is now the Creative Director of Owl House Creative agency in Leucadia.
Garit Imhoff is is working graphic artist, musician, teacher and professional entertainer for for about fifty years and a resident of Leucadia for the last thirty. He is currently a docent at the Oceanside Museum of Art and performs as a Artist/ Teacher for the Center for World Music. He can found most Sundays at the Leucadia Farmers Market painting faces and twisting balloons for the community. His African inspired group, Zimbeat, plays shows around town.
2017 is Judy Mock’s eighth wonderful year painting banners as a part of Encinitas Art Alive 101.When she’s not painting banners as a member of COAL Gallery she feels privileged to be able to sell her cards and artwork in front of the Carlsbad Resort Hotel on weekends. Her favorite media is watercolor. Judy also work in oils and acrylics. Her email is email@example.com
Casey Gomez is a self taught artist from Southern California, Casey Gomez takes an organic approach to pen & ink. Specializing in clean, repetitive lines influenced by ancient art forms such as sacred geometry and mandalas. Each piece drawn without a sketch or plan, letting the design evolve from a felt sense to a tangible image.
Dustin Ortiz is an artist and designer from the small, coastal town of Encinitas located in Southern California. Known as a melting pot for surfers, skateboarders and creatives alike, Encinitas has been fundamental in the development of his work. Dustin’s professional life has taken him to many corners of the world and it is through those experiences–and his hometown influences–that his art is inspired.
Over the past 15 years Dustin has contributed work as a graphic designer for brands such as Nixon, adidas Skateboarding, Park City, GoldCoast and Yes. Snowboards, among others. Dustin currently lives in Encinitas, CA with his wife and 2 dogs.
Janice Erickson Nolan
Arts Alive is one of our most beloved public art projects in the City of Encinitas. The Leucadia Main Street is proud to participate every year and showcase some of our most inspired artists! To view the banners after mid-March 2017 visit www.artsaliveencinitas.com