Art beat: September gallery and exhibit openings


Gallery and exhibit openings in San Diego during the month of September include Beyond the Age of Reason, Butterfly Dreams, and the 21st annual Galaxy of Glass.

9.1-10.31: Beyond the Age of Reason

An examination of how faith and contemporary life come together, and how rituals and traditional symbols find their way into popular culture.

San Diego Art Institute, 1439 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.236.0011,

9.1-1.13.19: The Steel Goddess: Works by Faiya Fredman, 1998-2018

With inspiration from life cycles, nature, ancient astronomy and archaeological artifacts, artist Faiya Fredman experiments with new technology and unconventional materials.

Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, 760.435.3720,

9.2-22: Out of the Box, an Art Exhibition

Award-winning artist Daniel Foster juries this experimental cash award exhibition, featuring nearly 100 original and ready-to-hang paintings.

San Diego Watercolor Society, 2825 Dewey Rd., Bldg. 202, Liberty Station, 619.876.4550,

9.7: Butterfly Dreams

Artist June Rubin takes the butterflies from her imagination and places them on canvas.

June Rubin Studio/Gallery, 2690 Historic Decatur Rd., Barracks 19, No. 214, Liberty Station, 858.229.4571,

9.8-10.6: Ross Jaylo: Blinding Darkness

An exploration and expression of love on canvas, separate from societal norms and expectations around age, race, gender, class or faith.

Distinction Gallery, 317 E. Grand Ave., Escondido, 760.707.2770,

9.9-10.21: 21st annual Galaxy of Glass

More than 20 regional artists have created fine art in the form of glass pieces — including sculptures, jewelry, vases — with a specific point of view, use of technique and design.

Fallbrook Art Center, 103 S. Main Ave., Fallbrook, 760.728.1414,

9.14-30: Art Glass Association of Southern California’s 37th annual Members’ Exhibition

Categories for prizes include vessels, sculpture, wall art, wearable art, novice and mixed media, along with special categories for coatings and emerging artist.

Spanish Village Art Center, 1770 Village Place, Studio 25, Balboa Park, 619.702.8006,

9.15-10.7: Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection

A reportedly rare collection of the collaborative works of original etchings, tapestries and watercolors by Salvador Dali and Pierre Argillet, accompanied by Madame Christine Argillet, the daughter of Dali’s publisher and confidante.

Meyer Fine Art Inc., 2400 Kettner Blvd., Ste. 104, Little Italy, 619.358.9512,

9.20-2.3.19: Being Here With You/Estando Aqui Contigo: 42 Artists From San Diego and Tijuana

Artists address the continued artistic exchange between the two cities while also asking questions through their work about issues that include colonialism, the border, feminist and queer politics, public space and public memory, and housing and homelessness.

MCASD Downtown, 1100 and 1001 Kettner Blvd., downtown, 858.454.3541,