Twenty-Twenty: a Year of Transformation

  • What this is

    Exhibitions are public displays of art and design curated by a local gallery, museum, or organization.

  • When & Where

    • Sep 9: 6-9pm

    1301 Market St
    San Diego, CA 92101
  • Tags

    Design = Connection, Transformation
    Discipline Experience, Graphic
Twenty-Twenty: a Year of Transformation

We asked the San Diego community to share their stories of 2020 with us. Through photographs and artwork, we created the Twenty-Twenty SD project to tell the local narrative from the perspective of 50+ San Diego community members.

  • Covid Testing by Kimberly Gilroy
  • RBG by Reva Green
  • North Park by Jennifer Rubin
  • BLM by Robert Tardio

For San Diego Design Week, the project has been curated into an installation at the Quartyard to share what has been seen, heard, and felt over the course of the year throughout San Diego. Attendees will get to enjoy a self-guided exhibition, while experiencing one of Quartyard's musical events, and get creative at an arts and crafts table provided by Alfa Charlie.

Proceeds will go back to the creative community and support David's Harp Foundation and The One Club SD.

With sponsorship by Neyenesch

About the hosts

Alfa Charlie

Alfa Charlie is a branding studio focused on strategic design, founded on the idea that design has the power to shape the world we live in. It’s the studio’s goal to create connections between people, brands, and the planet — and through branding, they do just that.


Quartyard is an urban park and event venue constructed from repurposed shipping containers in the East Village neighborhood of Downtown San Diego It’s home to an eatery, dog run, full-service beer garden, event venue, art space, and coffee shop. Through the years, it has remained in line with its original goal of activating vacant urban land into a vibrant outdoor community space. Open seven days a week, Quartyard plays host to a number of cultural events, outdoor concerts, private events, street markets, and community activities. Its utilization of sustainable and innovative design offers guests a unique outdoor experience unlike any other.