Art Beat

By Sarah Pfledderer

8/1-31: "Burnt Toast"
TPG2 (Thumbprint Gallery 2)
1475 University Ave., Hillcrest
858.354.6294, tpg2.net
Three local artists - Eric Wixon, MR DVICE and Nick McPherson - collaborate on a group show, displaying new works alongside their existing indoor murals.

8/7-29 "Immortalized: The One That Got Away"
ArtHatch
317 E. Grand Ave., Escondido
760.781.5779, arthatch.org
At this fifth annual exhibition and charity art auction, more than 15 nationally recognized artists show pieces depicting hot rods and custom cars of distinction.

8/8: "Bloom" Figurative works by Bryan Tipton
Visual Shop
3770 30th St., North Park
619.501.5585, visualshopsd.com
In his debut solo show, Bryan Tipton uses multiple mediums - ballpoint pen sketches on wine labels, watercolor skulls on newspaper, oil paintings on canvases - to magnify the subtleties of everyday life.

8/8-9/6: "Reconfigured"
Thumbprint Gallery
920 Kline St., La Jolla
858.354.6294, thumbprintgallerysd.com
See new works by artists Kelly Vivanco, N.C. Winters and Tom Haubrick.

8/8-9/20: "Chula Vistan" by Anna Stump
Art Produce Gallery
3139 University Ave., North Park
619.584.4448, artproduce.org
Glimpse life in the South Bay through the eyes of Anna Stump, an artist who grew up in Chula Vista with an honor of Mexican culture and a wariness of venturing across the border.

8/12-17: "Sensation"
Mike Hess Brewing
3812 Grim Ave., North Park
619.255.7136, artbykami.com
Four painters present recent works on canvas inspired by Mexican culture, monsters and more.

8/15-11/1: "In the Abstract: Midcentury San Diego Painting and Sculpture"
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way, Oceanside
760.435.3720, oma-online.org
Paying homage to pioneers of abstractionism in the late 1940s to 1960s, this exhibit displays San Diego's earliest paintings, sculpture and other media that adopted the then-controversial style.

8/19-31: "Tattoo Art"
Mike Hess Brewing
3812 Grim Ave., North Park
619.255.7136, artbykami.com
A group of artists display their tattoo-centric works in mediums including ink on paper, photography and more.

8/22-1/3: "Baby Tattoo: Carnival of Astounding Art"
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way, Oceanside
760.435.3720, oma-online.org
Curated with chaos in mind, this exhibit showcases dozens of low brow, pop surrealist and pinup artists.

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