Dorland Mountain Arts Colony hosting annual summer picnic

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony friends, associate artists and board of directors are opening the colony to the public Sunday, June 11, for their annual summer picnic from 4 to 7 p.m. The arts colony, located at 36701 Highway 79 South outside Temecula’s wine country, is a residency program for local, national and international artists, writers, […]

Murrieta Arts council to host Forum for the Arts

Peter Thorwarth Special to Valley News Do you feel Murrieta needs more art, music, theater, dance etc? The Murrieta Arts Council agrees and invites you to share your ideas at its upcoming Forum for the Arts. This free Forum will be Monday, May 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Murrieta Library. Join in conversation with local people […]

Hemet Valley Art Association chooses winners in Art for Youth competition

Hemet Valley Art Association chooses winners in Art for Youth competition

HEMET – High School students throughout the Hemet and San Jacinto valleys competed in the second annual Art for Youth competition. The art competition was open to all high school students throughout the valley. Students entered original works of art in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pencil, ink or pastel. Each high school was able to submit […]

Santa Rosa Academy passes visual arts test with flying colors

Santa Rosa Academy passes visual arts test with flying colors

Victor Miller Special to Valley News The second annual Santa Rosa Academy “Visual Arts Exhibit” was held April 7 through April 21 as the Menifee charter school showcased artwork from over 300 elementary and high school students. The artistic mediums included crochet and sewing, graphic design, photography and traditional painting; they were displayed in a professional-like setting. […]

Junior Art of the Avocado winners announced

Junior Art of the Avocado winners announced

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce office was a happy place as the artists who participated in the inaugural Junior Art of the Avocado competition waited to hear the results at the awards reception, April 12. The judges for the competition had been chosen from the local business community and had cast their ballots […]

Local sculptor debuts newest work

Local sculptor debuts newest work

DE LUZ – Nationally recognized sculptor and De Luz resident Austin Casson has recently installed two life-sized horse sculptures in La Cresta in Murrieta. One of Casson’s bronze eagles was presented to President George H.W. Bush by Howie Long. Five of his works are installed in the world golf hall of fame and the permanent […]

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