ArtHatch, founded in 2004, is a volunteer-run, nonprofit art center located in downtown Escondido. This 7000-square-foot space hosts over 50 emerging artists.
The center is geared toward young artists (teen through college) and offers free supplies and studio space to budding artists in exchange for volunteer work. The point is to foster creativity in youth.
ArtHatch has ongoing exhibitions and offers classes to the public.
Friday, August 12, 6:00 p.m.
ExhibitsA Studio Artists Exhibition featuring the collective art of their in-house ArtHatch Studio Artists. Highlighting a wide range of work from original paintings, photography, and other mixed media, this exhibit is a representation of the broad spectrum of current local San Diego artists. Side-by-side emerging and accomplished artists come together to present their artistic voices and inspirations, giving rise to a diverse and creative show representing over 30 artists total. The exhibition runs July 9 to August 6.
Immortalized: Sometimes Beauty Never Fades
Sixth annual art exhibit devoted to hot rods and customs of distinction. This event is an art auction charity benefit that will feature a group of nationally recognized artists where all artworks will be auctioned off starting at only $100. Gallery proceeds will go to Distinction's annual art scholarship donation for Palomar College students in honor of Charles "Chuck" Leslie Walker. A special lineup of custom cars, including cars built by Hot Rods and Custom Stuff and Super Rides by Jordan will be hand selected by Chick Koszis and displayed in front of the gallery. The overall event will run in conjunction with Escondido's "Cruisin’ Grand" which will have a line-up of the finest and most unique customs and hot rods. Exhibit runs August 12 to September 3.
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- "2014 Guide to the Arts in San Diego" · Feb. 12, 2014