March Art Shows

3.2-28: "March Goes Round"
San Diego Watercolor Society
2825 Dewey Rd., Ste. 105, Liberty Station
619.876.4550, sdws.org
National Watercolor Society president Ken Goldman drops into his local chapter as a juror of this month's Member's Show, putting his own renowned works on display.

 

3.2-4.11: "David Bowie Art Tribute"
Mike Hess Brewing
3812 Grim Ave., North Park
619-255-7136, artbykami.com
The brewery displays artwork commemorating and celebrating the late music icon's contributions to music, performance and fashion.

 

3.5-16: "Venus"
La Bodega Gallery & Studio
2196 Logan Ave., Barrio Logan
619-255-7036, instagram.com/labodegagallery
It's ladies night at La Bodega as the gallery kicks off Women's History Month with works by roughly 100 female artists from around the globe.

 

3.5-27: "Skullture"
TPG2
1475 University Ave., Hillcrest
858.354.6294, tpg2.net
This group exhibition features paintings, illustrations and sculptures that channel the far-ranging symbolisms of the skull.

 

3.5-TBD: "Cannibals: Myth & Reality"
San Diego Museum of Man
1350 El Prado, Balboa Park
619.239.2001, museumofman.org
Get a taste of cannibalism in this long-term exhibit, offering surprising insight into those with appetites for their same species.

 

3.12-4.3: "The Scaffolding Effect" by Matthew Acgolicol
Thumbprint Gallery
920 Kline St., La Jolla
858.354.6294, thumbprintgallerysd.com
Read between the lines of Michael Agcolicol's prints, which are adorned with wavy, floral patterns and influenced by the artist's culturally diverse upbringing in Hawaii.

 

3.12-4.17: "Sacrifices/Souvenier," by Geoffrey Cunningham
Art Produce Gallery
3139 University Ave., North Park
619.584.4448, artproduce.org
The Oceanside-based painter and photographer's newest installation presents ordered chaos in black and white, portraying how the intertwined complexities of life don't always lead to resolution.

 

3.17-5.29: "I Want The Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story"
New Americans Museum
2825 Dewey Rd., Ste. 102, Liberty Station
619.756.7707, newamericansmuseum.org
The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center's traveling exhibit examines how Asian Pacific Americans have influenced and been influenced by U.S. history.

 

3.18-7.4: Do Ho Suh
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD)
1001 Kettner Blvd., Downtown
858.454.3541, mcasd.org
Take a tour of Do Ho Suh's New York apartment as MCASD is transformed into a maze-like installation of the artist's living quarters, fashioned with fabric swaths and stainless steel.

 

3.19-4.30: "Gods of Suburbia," by Dina Goldstein
Madison Art Gallery
1055 Wall St., Ste. 100, La Jolla
858.459.0836, madisongalleries.com
Dina Goldstein's latest photographic series analyzes religious faith in a contemporary context, placing archetypes such as Satan, Buddha and Darwin in environments driven by consumerism and greed.

 

3.19-9.5: "Whales: Giants of the Deep"
San Diego Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado, Balboa Park
619.232.3821, sdnhm.org
Sperm whale skeletons, whalebone treasures, a blue whale heart replica and other interactivities bring the world of whales to the surface. Dive in!

 

3.26-5.28: Margaret Griffith
Lux Art Institute
1550 S. El Camino Real, Encinitas
760.436.6611, luxartinstitute.org
Reinterpret the concept of a gate as artist Margaret Griffith twists and billows pieces of hand- drawn paper and water-jet-cut metal into large-scale sculptures representing impermanence.

 

3.26-10.11: "Ferocious Bronze," by Arthur Putnam
The San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA)
1450 El Prado, Balboa Park
619.232.7931, sdmart.org
See 28 wildlife sculptures by Arthur Putnam (1873- 1930), a celebrated California sculptor who created works using the lost-wax bronze-casting process.

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