Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Sparks Gallery
About
Sparks Gallery's posts

Post has attachment
This week we are featuring Sparks Gallery staff member Barry Wilson. If you see Barry at an event, please say hello!

Barry received his B.S., M.S., and PhD. degrees in the biological sciences and immunology from the University of Illinois. After Eighteen years as a scientist and educator in cancer research at The Scripps Research Institute, University of Michigan Medical School and Hybritech, Inc., Barry obtained a law degree from University of San Diego and worked as a patent attorney in various law firms (until 2013). Barry is the President and co-owner of a real-estate investment company which owns the Sterling Hardware Building (Sparks Gallery), among others. After his role as a co-general contractor for the adaptive reuse of the property into an art gallery, Barry continues to manage the property and volunteers at the gallery.
Photo

Post has attachment
This week we are featuring Sparks Gallery Event Planner Magda Johnson. If you see Magda at an event, please say hello!

As our event planner, Magdalena is responsible for planning and executing workshops and events at the gallery. Magdalena has 10+ years of experience working in the event industry, from catering to conventions and business networking events, music events and festivals. She also has experience in sales and marketing. Personally, Magdalena is on a continuous quest of exploring herself as an artist, from painting to jewelry making, singing and dancing.
Photo

Post has attachment
This week we are featuring Sparks Gallery staff member Emily Knapp. If you see Emily at an event, please say hello!

In over a decade working in advertising and marketing in NYC Emily Knapp helped global brands fight malaria, handcraft small batch whiskey, launch first generation technology products, and bring manufacturing at scale back to America. After spending 2016 traveling the country with her husband, Knapp recently settled in San Diego where she plans to channel her talent for building brands into supporting and promoting Sparks Gallery's many talented artists.
Photo

Post has attachment
Wishing everyone a safe and wonderful Independence Day. Sparks Gallery will be closed today and will reopen tomorrow at 12pm. #fourthofjuly #summerinsandiego #GaslampSD #downtownSD

Image,"Metropolis Night" by Lee Sie. For more, http://buff.ly/2ujVUY6
Photo

Post has attachment
Have you met our gallery staff at one of our openings or events? This week we are featuring staff member Jessica Amaya, our Marketing Director. If you see Jessica at an event, please say hello!

Jessica Amaya is the Marketing Manager at Sparks Gallery. Hailing from Los Angeles, Jessica was a Founding Volunteer at LA Plaza de Cultura y Arts in Los Angeles and also worked for the Los Angeles Art Show. She has been a guest speaker for the AjA Project program at Barrio Logan College Institute for under-served children in San Diego and was selected to join the Steering Committee for Rising Arts Leaders of San Diego in 2016.

Jessica received a B.A. in Global Humanities with a Minor in Educational Technology from San Diego State University. She worked in human resources management for several prominent companies in Los Angeles and the San Diego area prior to her transition into the arts.
Photo

Post has attachment
Last days to see the Li Huai's exhibition "You Fascinate Me." This wonderful exhibition will end this Sunday, June11th.

Post has attachment
Join Sparks Gallery this Thursday, June 8, 2017 6:30pm-8:30pm as we join Chadwin Scott and the rest of the Opulence Salon team to celebrate the the grand opening of the salon's new location in La Jolla.

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks, art, music and special giveaways every 30 minutes.

Selected works from our recent "Edge of the Ocean" exhibition will be on view at the salon through the end of July. More information about the event , click on the FB event page

Post has attachment
SG will be closed this weekend. We will reopen on Monday during our regular hours.

Mark your calendars for the opening of "minis / A Group Show" on Saturday, June 27, 2017 at 6pm. Free to attend - RSVP required via http://buff.ly/2qJObAl.

Post has attachment
Thank you to Southern California Homes for the wonderful write-up about the gallery

Post has attachment
This Saturday, May 13th, during our Summer Bazaar, Dixon Rand from Dixon Rand Apparel & Accessories will be doing a live demonstration of chain stitch embroidery using a vintage Singer sewing machine. Shop new jewelry & small works by local artists. Exclusive offers from our neighbors CuteCakes and Cafe Sevilla.

Free event - no RSVP required. http://buff.ly/2pYtkLT
Photo
Wait while more posts are being loaded