Old gold mines surround the hills of Menifee Valley

Old gold mines surround the hills of Menifee Valley

Most residents of Menifee know that the city’s namesake is a gold miner, Luther Menifee Wilson, who used his middle name when he filed his claim at the patent office in San Diego County in 1880. His mining district and the many other mines and mining districts in the area will be the subject of […]

Children’s art instructor “Mrs. G” honored

Children’s art instructor “Mrs. G” honored

Nicole Greenberg recalls being fascinated with visual arts in her youth. Today she enjoys introducing art to young children. “Mrs. G” as the children like to call her, especially cherishes that magic moment when their minds realize the possibilities of creativity and accomplishment through color and composition. Because of her efforts and dedication to youth, Greenberg […]

South honored by fellow artists in Menifee

South honored by fellow artists in Menifee

Take a look at Menifee’s art movement. The city enjoys its successful and active Arts Council. Look closer. You now see people, the volunteers that make it happen. One such volunteer is Carol South, who is being honored by the art organization for the leadership role she played. Traditionally, art organizations are volunteer-based. They are […]

Photographer Ron Ciamaga honored by Arts Council Menifee for artwork

Photographer Ron Ciamaga honored by Arts Council Menifee for artwork

Whenever we stroll through an art gallery contemplating each framed piece, we find ourselves wondering where the artist’s inspiration came from.  Artists find that their portraits are an expressive way to communicate their inner soul. Similarly, it seems that many photographers possess the ability to capture alluring images that are so much more than a snapshot. […]

Menifee dentist receives honor for art of dance

The house lights darken, the room quiets, and suddenly the spotlight illuminates two graceful figures that begin to glide across the floor in unison. Such was the scene at last year’s “Menifee’s Got Talent” show hosted by Arts Council Menifee. The featured dance performance was done by Dr. Ruth Bol and her partner. Bol’s performance […]

Wood working artist selected for Artist of the Month

Wood working artist selected for Artist of the Month

When we think of an artist we envision a painter with a brush and palette, splashing colors onto a canvas. But those who have recently visited Arts Council Menifee’s gallery at the Kay Ceniceros Center have discovered an interesting and creative artist who is showing his “wood intarsia” pieces. David Ruch’s original artistic passion was […]