Brise Birdsong street art at Civita!

Look at all this fun Brise Birdsong (@breezy_bird) street art in Civita! I took these photos during my recent walk through the large Civita residential development in Mission Valley. Brise Birdsong is a local artist and illustrator whose street art can be seen all over San Diego. What you see here is a good example … Continue reading Brise Birdsong street art at Civita!

Museum’s environmental youth art, reimagined on the street!

The San Diego Museum of Art’s new exhibition Young Art 2021: My World, Our Planet has opened! At the title suggests, the museum’s biennial Youth Art exhibition has an environmental theme this year. Students from schools all around San Diego County have contributed. There’s a new twist this time, however! Professional artists, coordinated by Mindful … Continue reading Museum’s environmental youth art, reimagined on the street!

Four more Museum of Art utility boxes!

Look what I spotted this morning! Four more SDG&E utility boxes are now being painted just south of Balboa Park for the Young Art: Outside the Frame project of the San Diego Museum of Art! These four boxes are clustered together near the intersection of Park Boulevard and Russ Boulevard, west of San Diego High … Continue reading Four more Museum of Art utility boxes!

More cool new murals at Quartyard!

Quartyard, an urban park, eatery and event venue in downtown San Diego’s East Village, is constantly changing. As months and years roll by, cool new murals keep appearing! I wandered into Quartyard yesterday and saw a bunch of murals that were new to me. I learned most of these were painted this year. The artists … Continue reading More cool new murals at Quartyard!

More street art at Fenton Marketplace!

I was pulling into the parking lot at Fenton Marketplace in Mission Valley when I spied two large electrical boxes painted by local artist Brise Birdsong! In the past I’ve photographed other examples of Brise’s fun street art. You can recognize her work on a couple of boxes along nearby Fenton Parkway. See those here! … Continue reading More street art at Fenton Marketplace!

New muralist in San Diego makes her debut!

Today I met San Diego’s newest muralist! Mimi Gonzalez Martinez has painted a colorful mural for #theavenuemuralproject on University Avenue in City Heights. Please check out her new Instagram page! Guided by Carlos Quezada of Love City Heights, I was able to meet Mimi and enjoy her artwork during a tour of several new street … Continue reading New muralist in San Diego makes her debut!

A breezy bird begins a new box!

I was walking through downtown San Diego this morning when I spied someone painting a utility box at the corner of Seventh Avenue and B Street. It turns out the artist is Brise Birdsong, whose often humorous street art has appeared in a few of my past blog posts! For example here and here! Brise, … Continue reading A breezy bird begins a new box!

Photos of fun street art at Rio Vista!

This morning I jumped off the trolley at the Rio Vista station, which is located beside the San Diego River in the heart of Mission Valley. I knew I could find some fun street art at the Rio Vista shopping mall. I headed down a sidewalk and there it was! … I live in downtown … Continue reading Photos of fun street art at Rio Vista!

Funny beach street art in Mission Valley!

Four months ago I shared some colorful street art that I found on several electrical boxes in Mission Valley. You can revisit that blog post here. As you can see, one of the images was a sketch of a gull at a beach carrying away a bag of chips–a humorous work in progress. Well, that … Continue reading Funny beach street art in Mission Valley!