(This was the was the first newsletter published in 2020. Because of COVID -19 everything came to a screeching halt. Every show below was postponed, rescheduled or ended early. Carte Blanche had just opened about 2 weeks before we got the stay home orders. Its been a wild ride but I thought it would be nice to share this anyway. ) Kate
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Welcome to my new newsletter for 2020. Since my Instagram was hacked I needed to step up my game, make a new site and start using multiple ways to reach my followers.
Looking back at 2019, I realize what a great year it was growing as an artist. This includes selling over 50 original paintings. What I learned is that art is different for each individual and that I cannot ever convince someone into liking a certain style. That is up to you. I have newfound confidence to continue exploring what interests me most, and I also encourage all my followers and collectors to do the same. Find what you love and start your own collection.
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"Observe from Afar" by Kate Joiner
Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) is proud to announce its fourth biennial juried Artist Alliance members’ exhibition. This exhibition will feature a cross-section of the most noteworthy artwork from the museum’s talented Artist Alliance members. An integral part of OMA’s mission is supporting local and regional artists.
Sip, nosh, and mingle with artists and fellow art lovers as OMA celebrates the opening of three exhibitions including Artist Alliance 2019 Biennial, Sidewalk Activism, and Griselda Rosas: Regata Abscisa. Members at the President’s Circle and above are invited at 5:00pm for the VIP hour.
I would LOVE to see you there to celebrate with me. Plan for a fun night of art art art. If you can't make it to the reception, the art will be up through May of 2020. There are so many great artists in the show.
What: ARTIST ALLIANCE 2019 BIENNIAL
Juried By: Bob Pincus and Maria Mingalone
When: DECEMBER 21, 2019–MAY 31, 2020
Where: OMA Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside
Reception: Saturday, February 15th 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
As serendipity might have it, on the same street as Oceanside Museum, one of San Diego's most anticipated restaurants for 2020 has included several pieces of my artwork in their gorgeous new location. Working closely with designer Laurel Evans Smith of Crows Perspective was a true joy. Her ability to have faith in me to complete the many artworks needed was a true success. I was incredibly happy as she let "me be me" as we collaborated and transformed her vision onto canvas.
The proprietors, brothers Brandon Ross and Ryan Ross are branching off from their parents’ Old Town restaurant business to open their own project with their wives, Carte Blanche Bistro & Bar in Oceanside. The siblings’ parents, Chuck and Gail Ross, took over and revitalized Fiesta de Reyes and the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Old Town. Carte Blanche will be a French-inspired Mexican bistro overseen by executive chef Alex Carballo. Some of the 160-seat, 4,300-square-foot restaurant’s dishes will include carne asada tartare, prickly pear ceviche, duck confit street tacos, chile verde moule frites and quinoa negra with beet and ricotta hummus.
What: CARTE BLANCHE OPENING, Oceanside
When: February 2020, DATE: TBD
Where: 339 N. Cleveland St., Oceanside. 92054
Upcoming Shows for
February and March 2020
Sunny Creek Studios in San Marcos and Encinitas
Come meet me anytime by sending a request by email. I am available to anyone who is interested in talking about the work.
What: Selected paintings by Kate Joiner
When: Feb 3rd thru April 30th, 2020
Where: Charity Wings Art Wall @ Urge Gastro Pub
255 Redel Rd #4347, San Marcos, CA 92078
What: Selected Coastal inspired paintings by
Kate Joiner/Sunny Creek Studios
When: March 2nd thru March 31st 2020
Where: Pannikin Coffee House
510 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
My coastal work is also available as original and in print reproductions in my Etsy store and on view Instagram @Sunny_Creek_Studios
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March 28th : Art Auction
Oceanside Museum of Art
Above: "Happy Ending", Kate Joiner 36 x 36 in: Bidding starts at roughly $ 550
The Artwork Over 100 works by notable artists will be up for bidding during this fun and festive event that is equal parts auction and party. OMA’s Art Auction promises artwork that is lively—sometimes edgy, sometimes traditional, frequently unexpected—but never ordinary. This is an exceptional opportunity to collect pieces from prominent Southern California artists in price ranges that are approachable for collectors at any level. It’s a great opportunity to add exceptional art for both aspiring and established collectors. VIP Experience The VIP experience gets the party started. VIP benefits include a preview reception from 6:00–7:00pm with complimentary cocktails, elevated hors d’ oeuvres, and priority checkout and artwork wrapping. VIP guests will also have an exclusive “buy it now” option to acquire their favorite pieces before the auction opens to general admission. The Party General admission guests will enjoy an artful evening surrounded by a rare gathering of notable artists and their work. Whether or not you plan to take home a new piece of art, the night will be full of good friends, good music, and amazing art to appreciate and enjoy—plus food, beer, wine, cocktails, and a gift bag full of surprises.
What: Oceanside Museum of Art
When: March 28th 6:00pm to 9:30 PM
Tickets: $50/ $ 125
Where: OMA Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside
Below: "Remains to be Seen" 50 x 60", Kate Joiner Bidding starts roughly at $ 800.
Become a Collector
Upcoming auction where there will be over 100 items from notable artists
and bidding starts at 1/3 the price.
Additional selected coastal and figurative work are available at Seahive Marketplace in South Oceanside. If you haven't been here yet, take an afternoon to grab a cup of coffee and plan on spending a few good hours perusing all of the vintage and hand crafted item. It's amazing.
What: Seahive Marketplace:
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 10AM - 5PM
Where: 1555 SOUTH COAST HIGHWAY OCEANSIDE, CA, 92054
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