Professional Artist Retreat Weekend, at San Diego Artist Retreat, Fallbrook, CA

Professional Artist Workshop Weekend: July 14 – 15, 2018

San Diego Artist Retreat and The Studio Door present Artist Retreat Weekend – Creativity, 2D/3D, and Commerce • Saturday 9 AM – 8 PM • Sunday 9 AM – 2:30 PM At the San Diego Artist Retreat located in the countryside of beautiful Fallbrook, California. Workshop: Creativity, 2D/3D, Commerce Sponsors: San Diego Artist Retreat and […]

Past Press links

Group seeks to drive North County’s economy through arts Seaside Courier by Ruarri Serpa Arts community seeking a voice Union Tribune by Edward Sifuentes North County Arts Network (NCAN) Arts and Economic Development SDVAN A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer  North County Arts Network meeting at CCAE in Escondido SDVAN A+ Art Blog by Patricia Frischer  Why does San […]

How the County Supes Candidates Would Approach Arts Funding.

·   Here is a must read article in Voice of San Diego by Kinsee Morlan Culture Report: How the County Supes Candidates Would Approach Arts Funding. https://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/arts/culture-report-how-the-county-supes-candidates-would-approach-arts-funding/ As many of you know we advocate for a San Diego County Arts Council and our pilot program for that is www. sdnan.org

New Village Arts and Kristianne Kurner awarded $50,000!

New Village Arts is thrilled to announce that Executive Artistic Director Kristianne Kurner is one of four recipients of the 2018 Clare Rose Sabbatical Award from Fieldstone Leadership Network! With the aim of increasing the capacity of nonprofit organizations by offering time for the leader to replenish his or her energy while providing opportunities for others […]


WASHINGTON —  An emerging body of evidence suggests that integrating STEMM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine) with the humanities and arts in higher education is associated with positive learning outcomes that may help students enter the workforce, live enriched lives, and become active and informed citizens, says a new report from the National Academies of […]

Public art policies: best practices

Public art policies: best practices. Here are links to some of the art policies in North County, including info from Americans for the Arts on Best Practices for Public Art and an example from the City of San Diego and the City of Pasadena. Here is a link to the Carlsbad Public Art Policy from […]

Patricia Frischer on SDVoyager

Image by Fritzie Urquhart Patricia Frischer of San Diego Visual Arts Network speaks about herself and the future of NCAN in an interview on SDVoyager We need a countywide arts council which advocates for arts and culture on all level or business and government. The first steps to re-forming an arts council was the development […]

2018 Looking North: Seek to be Found…did you miss it? Here is the report.

  by Patricia Frischer  Networking Event Looking North: Seek to be Found at the Museum of Making Music  Monday, April 9, 2018   This was a chance to network with both performing and visual arts resources, get updates about NCAN activities and learn about how to spread the word about events and projects. Brigid Parsons and Carolyn […]

2015 NCAN Networking Event

Read also on Picked RAW Peeled blog North County Arts Network meeting at CCAE in Escondido The second of four 2015 North County Arts Network (NCAN) meetings was held on April 16 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido ( 340 North Escondido Boulevard, Escondido, CA 92025 ). The honorary NCAN host was Jerry Van Leeuwen, the Executive […]