Aaron Chang is an award winning, internationally acclaimed artist whose work has been published all over the world in hundreds of books and magazines. Aaron Chang was voted “Best Artist” the last five years in a row by Ranch and Coast Magazine readers, and was named by the San Diego Tourism Authority the last three years as San Diego’s “Ambassador of the Arts
Located in the heart of Solana Beach along scenic Highway 101, Big Fish Tattoo is a premier tattoo studio dedicated to producing only the highest quality of tattoos.
Christine Finkelson Fine Art Photography is a working artist studio and boutique gallery which opened in 2018. The gallery features Christine’s diverse contemporary fine art photography which is printed by the artist on site. Throughout the year the gallery will also feature guest artists. She is inspired by her international travels, all traditions of art – film, literature, sculpture, painting and of course from all the amazing photographers from the past to the present. Christine is in private and corporate collections. In 2017 the Andaz Hotel, in downtown San Diego, licensed two of her photographs to create a large mural in their primary event space. She served on the boards of the San Diego Museum of Art Artist’s Guild and the Del Mar Art Center as both an artist and board director.
Christine is originally from New York City where she studied at the International Center for Photography, the premier school and photography museum in Manhattan. She moved to San Diego from New York City in 2012.
The David Alan Collection is a distinctive furniture and accessories gallery dedicated to creating and building beautiful, modern, heirloom-quality furniture and acquiring one-of-a kind antiques and artifacts.
Our esthetic style and diverse collection is wide ranging and includes our signature, one-of-a kind, single piece slab tables, as well as contemporary furniture made from reclaimed wood, exotic hardwoods, and other rare materials. On-site, we also feature an exquisite collection of primitive art, village folk art, Japanese antiques, and rustic furniture.
Our team is committed to providing outstanding service and a unique buying experience in an environment where nothing is mass produced. We enjoy presenting these exceptional treasures and sharing stories about the works we offer.
With thousands of rare, extraordinary pieces to choose from and a knowledgeable team that has a deep passion for art and design, The David Alan Collection offers a unique way to express yourself while adding character and soul to your home.
Del Mar Photographics located in the heart of San Diego, serving the county and the world at large.
A professional Portrait & Commercial photography company based in Del Mar creating images for families of all sizes, nudes, boudoir, maternity, newborns and corporate clients alike.
Working as a professional photographer for more than 25 years, I have had the opportunity to hang out of airplanes, climb to the top of the Golden Gate and meet some really great people…When at a shoot I like to focus on each individual, to connect like a friend and capture images that are natural feeling, authentic and timeless. I also value working closely with my clients, incorporating their ideas because I believe that great creativity often is the result of team effort.
Member: PPA – Professional Photographers of America
EC Gallery was founded on the premise that the art is discovery for everyone. It is with that philosophy that has brought EC Gallery such tremendous success with a loyal customer base that continues to grow as we approach our 20th anniversary. Each of our galleries has been designed in detail to give our valued collectors an experience unlike any other gallery on the globe and we welcome you!
Gallery Bonuccelli is the fine art collection of travel photographer Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli and lifestyle photographer Remy Haynes. Bonuccelli has been the sole photographer for Rick Steves Europe for 20 years and a TV host of travel programs for Lonely Planet and BBC around the world. His photographs depict dynamic landscape and portraits from Tuscany, Cuba, Tibet, Latin America and 80+ countries around the globe. The gallery also features Remy's new line of apparel incorporating travel imagery from Bali and abroad. This dynamic duo has created an art space worth seeing.
Who we are
A husband and wife team who travel the world searching for unique one of a kind pieces, that are hand crafted and responsibly sourced from Indigenous regions and people of the world.
We design, build and handcraft our tables and lines one at a time out of high quality exotic and domestic woods.
We are not only creators of the rare and unique but curators of all the beauties the world and it’s people have to offer, please explore and enjoy.
– John and Brittany La Rue
To build and create amazing high quality pieces that inspire and promote your own desire for quality design, functionality, but also made with a purpose, that can be passed down for generations.
All our materials, designs, workmanship and items are sources from local emerging markets and family owned business making a huge impact not only for a family, but entire communities.
Sharing, growing and learning from each other in order to promulgate positive change in our world. Your purchase makes a difference.
– Thank you
Leaping Lotus first opened its doors in 2000, and in March of 2019 underwent a makeover to re-open its doors as Lotus. Lotus is not just a 14,000 square feet Specialty Gift Emporium, it’s an experience. It is full of local artisans, designers, and treasures from around the world. Not only do they promote the local business entrepreneur, but they focus on brands that are fair trade and ethically sourced. As you explore the modern warehouse you’ll find home decor, art, jewelry, apparel and everything in-between. Each individual space represents a local business that you are helping to support when you shop at Lotus. Follow their Instagram @LotusOnCedros for a chance to win gift cards or more in one of their monthly giveaways!
We work with small, cottage industries and family operated businesses in Nepal and India to create and offer unique hand-made environmentally-friendly clothing and hadicrafts.
Under the keen direction of owner Lorna York, this 4,000 square foot space represents artists who share her powerful and eloquent vision. Founded in 2001, Madison Gallery is committed to representing emerging, mid-career and established international artists who work in a range of media. Inspired by an earnest dedication and passion for art, the gallery consistently exhibits a high standard of contemporary art. Madison Gallery offers a complete range of services to both the lifelong collector and the first-time buyer, including in-home collection curatorial services, personal collection development and curating, on-site consultation, virtual previews, international sourcing, and worldwide shipping.
Wade Koniakowsky, one of the nation’s leading ocean-inspired artists, began painting at the age of six and started surfing before he was 12. By blending these two passions, he has gained worldwide recognition for his oil paintings of tropical interpretations. Wade’s work is currently showcased internationally as well as in 17 galleries extending from the East Coast to Hawaii.
The artist’s work has been featured in numerous publications including Graphis, Art Direction, Communication Arts, and Print. He has created art for the Rabbit Kekai World Long board Contest, Duke’s Oceanfest, the Women’s World Long board contest and the Molokai to Oahu World Paddleboard Championships.
Wade’s signature paintings can be seen in movies, television shows and international surf competitions such as The North Shore Vans Triple Crown. Wade has been a regular contributor of art for ROXY sponsored events. Additionally, his designs currently adorn the custom surfboards that decorate Billabong stores nationwide.
Collectors of Wade’s art include such notables as Joey Cabell, Dick Brewer, SuperBowl champ Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers who has over 2 dozen of Wade’s pieces, and Duke’s Restaurants (California and Hawaii).
With a formal background in advertising, Wade has served as Creative Director on campaigns for such Fortune 500 brands as Reebok, Microsoft and IBM. This 25-year commitment to the advertising industry led to more than 300 creative awards including recognition by the New York Art Director’s Club and the Los Angeles Advertising Club.
Wade is owner of the Ocean Art Gallery in the Solana Beach Cedros Design District.
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You'll find us on the north end of the exciting and eclectic Cedros Design District, where we've been since 1992.
We have a fantastic selection of fine art and prints and a vast array of beautiful frames to suit every style of artwork. With our on-site frame shop we strive to make our clients happy and help them enjoy their newly framed artwork.
We are conveniently located near the corner of Cedros Ave and Lomas Santa Fe, with parking behind the gallery.
Born and raised in Vienna, Austria to Bulgarian parents, I was exposed to the breathtaking richness of Viennese architecture, sculpture, art, and music.
Diversely inspired by a lifelong love of the arts, I explore my creative vision of life and use my intuition to translate images of my past and present. I moved to the United States at age 12 with a European influence that shaped me into an artist acutely in tuned with the beauty of everyday life.
I studied at the Atheneum School of the Arts in La Jolla, Watts Atelier in Encinitas, and the Losina Art Center in Point Loma. My solo shows have been at Graham Downs Architecture, Teknion in Los Angeles and Ray at Night. I exhibited in group shows at ArtSD17, Kettner Arts and the Losina Art Center. In 2008 and 2014, I participated in the juried show at the Atheneum in La Jolla.
Currently I am working on private commissions and preparing for my future shows.
Zone913, Inc. is an independent media and publishing company specializing in limited-edition Fine Art, unique books and one-of-a-kind collectibles. As a company, our intention is to delight and excite you with changing collections of brilliant photographs that distill the nature of the sea and beach into abstract Art, with historic photographs taken in the Maya Yucatán region of Mexico, and with drawings, collages, books and other creative works.
The name Zone913 comes from the ancient Maya concept that we humans live and create on this thin membrane that lies between the 13 layers of the bright Otherworld and the 9 levels of the dark Underworld. This symbolism is illustrated in the Maya pyramids in the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico and the Highlands of Guatemala.
To connect these three zones in contemporary terms, David Björkman's Minimalist painting illustrates the great contrast that forms the whole of the Universe. He says: "We humans inhabit this watery blue zone, this space to create, where we bring our visions to life between opposing forces, here painted in the symbolic red and green."
"Plus," he adds, "starting, maintaining and growing a small business is an experience that seems to encompass the whole of the 913 realms - both heaven and hell. A company's longevity should be measured in dog years."
Established in 1998, Zone913, Inc. aspires to bring you creative works that fill the heart and senses with joy.