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ADELMAN FINE ART
Shop original paintings, limited edition prints, sculpture, artisanal jewelry and more-all created by local and national artists and designers-at this contemporary boutique and art gallery in the heart of Little Italy 's design district.
1980 Kettner Blvd., #40, Little Italy, 619.354.5969, adelmanfine art.com
ART & FRAMES BY WOOD GALLERY
This quaint Coronado gallery is stocked with a vast variety of both traditional and contemporary artwork by local, national and international artists-including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glass works and much more-plus hand-signed lithographs by 20th-century master artists such as Chagall, Picasso and Matisse. It's a treasure trove for art lovers.
936 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.435.5212, artcoronado.com
THE ART OF TIM CANTOR
At age 15, Tim Cantor saw one of his paintings placed in the White House. He has been featured in the world’s most prestigious art venues, and recently went on tour with rock band Imagine Dragons, who featured his work on their Smoke + Mirrors album cover and in music videos. His gallery shows his darkly ethereal oil paintings and limited-edition prints.
527 Fourth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter, 619.235.6990, timcantor.com
CHUCK JONES STUDIO GALLERY
The work of world-renowned animator Chuck Jones has been viewed and valued by many generations enjoying Saturday morning cartoons, and is now on view in the Gaslamp. The Gallery features work by Jones, the Oscar-winning creator of such memorable characters as Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Marvin the Martian and Pepe le Pew, as well as images from San Diego’s very own beloved Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel.
232 Fifth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter, 619.294.9880, chuckjones.com
LIK FINE ART LA JOLLA
This upscale gallery in the heart of La Jolla emanates a certain peaceful vibe, lined with world-renowned photographer Peter Lik’s luxury, landscape and fine art photography. The La Jolla locale is one of 18 Lik galleries throughout the U.S. and abroad, but the pieces here are rare, exquisite and one of a kind.
1205 Prospect St., La Jolla, 828.200.0990, lik.com
Gallery owner Lorna York presides over this contemporary warehouse-turned-art space, which features works by emerging, mid-career and established international artists working in a range of media. The gallery (relocated from La Jolla) is named for York’s daughter, Madison.
320 S. Cedros Ave., #200, Solana Beach, 858.523.9155, madisongalleries.com
Since 1981, Mark Quint has been known as one of the most influential gallerists in town, and his opening parties are legendary. People still talk about the time, years ago, that he let an artist shove a telephone pole through the front door, two walls and a back office. Ryan McGinness, Robert Irwin, Kim MacConnel and Roy McMakin are among the many big names the acclaimed gallery represents.
5171 Santa Fe St., San Diego, 858.454.3409, quintgallery.com
The modern gallery, which originally started as a bookstore, showcases artists from across the globe. Styles include neo-contemporary, illustrative, graphic design, pop surrealist, street art and lowbrow works. Owned by Don Hollis and Dylan Jones features monthlong exhibits and hosts special events.
2479 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy, 619.459.2332, subtextgallery.com