San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Art Shows Category

All about ART at the San Carlos Branch Library

Each month, the San Carlos Friends of the Library sponsors artists who show their works in the San Carlos Branch Library's Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery which may be entered through the double doors in the Children's area or the doors just inside the left side entrance to the library. The art takes many forms and is not limited to watercolor, oils or photography.  Admission is FREE to all Art shows and Receptions. A Reception for the Artist is usually held... Continue Reading >

2018 ART Show & Reception SCHEDULE

Listed receptions are held on the 3rd Saturday of the month, noon-2 pm, in the Library's Art Gallery.  Refreshments are served. January 8- February 1: (no reception): SewMates Quilters. Barbara Dixson, Sarah Esch, Gloria Henderson, Peggy Howe, Florence Kopf, Betty Leal, LaVera Oberle, Wanda Pasek, Jackie Renger, Barbra Shepard , Madeleine Strozier, Clairon Tade, Bobbi Tusinski, and Judy Wilson will be participating with hand crafted quilts depicting this year’s theme, “Nature and Wildlife.” February 6 - March 1: (reception 17th): Zandy Gilmaher, oils. She... Continue Reading >

JUNE 5-JULY 5: Ruth Benjamin

We are pleased to have Ruth Benjamin's art return to the San Carlos Branch Library from June 5-July 5.  She will be showing a selection of water color paintings using a variety of techniques.  A reception in her honor is scheduled for Saturday, June 16, noon-2 p.m., in the branch's Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery.  Refreshments will be served.  Click on June Artist, Ruth Benjamin Since her retirement from teaching special needs children and adults, Ruth, a... Continue Reading >

JULY 10-AUGUST 2: Ellen Parry

I can't wait to see more of Ellen Parry's beautiful oils depicting the landscapes of Northern Baja California. Her art exhibit which will be on display in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery of the San Carlos Branch Library, July 10-August 2.  Her Artist Reception will be held on Saturday, July 21, noon-2:00 p.m.  Click on July Artist Ellen Parry Ellen Parry enjoys landscape painting, whether done en plein air - on site - or in the studio.  The back country and... Continue Reading >

AUGUST 7-30: David Ege, SCBL Managing Librarian

We are pleased to spotlight, from August 7-30, in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery, "Grand Designs: Oodles of Doodles;" the art work of David Ege, our San Carlos Branch Managing Librarian.  David began trying to draw even before he could hold a pencil.  In school, he covered endless pages with doodles while ignoring the lessons being taught in other classes.  His favorite high school art teacher observed the drawings and was amazed by their complexity and intricacy.... Continue Reading >