Art Beat

12/2-31: “Illumin Art”

San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS)
2825 Dewey Rd., Ste. 105, Liberty Station
This SDWS show spotlights artwork by water- colorists from around the world, including celebrated San Diego artist Shuang Li.

12.5-27: “Fragments” by JC Carino

1475 University Ave., Hillcrest
San Diego graphic artist JC Carino presents recent works reflecting a degree of abstractionism.

12/5-13: Athenaeum Annual Student Exhibition

Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Ave., Logan Heights
Students from Athenaeum’s School of the Arts present works they created in the classroom throughout 2015.

12/10-1/10: “Push Play” by Pauline Cuevas

Hammond’s Gourmet Ice Cream
3077 University Ave., North Park
See Pauline Cuevas’ paintings depicting Southern California’s skater and punk lifestyles in the artist’s first solo show.

12/12-1/2: “Free Souls” by Virginie Mazureau

Distinction Gallery
317 E Grand Ave., Escondido
Having recently relocated from France to Carlsbad, artist Virginie Mazureau shares 15 fantastical mixed- media paintings in her debut solo exhibition in the U.S.

12/12-1/3: “Soul Seed” by Nonie Cruzado

Thumbprint Gallery
920 Kline St., La Jolla
Local artist Nonie Cruzado presents a visual diary of his life experiences in this solo show of his recent works in oil, acrylic and ink.

12/12-2/27: “Pages”

JDC Fine Art
2400 Kettner Blvd., Ste. 208, Downtown
Four artists - Ian van Coller, Jennifer Greenburg, Guillermo Srodek- Hart and Paul Turounet - present themselves as open books, displaying tomes featuring their artwork.

12/22: “Deck the Walls: A Custom Skate Deck Show”

BASIC Urban Kitchen + Bar
410 10th Ave., East Village
La Jolla’s Thumbprint brings an exhibition of artsy skateboard decks to East Village for the holidays.