Talk + Panel
San Diego Practice Exhibition: Artist Talk

  • What this is

    Conversations that highlight how design shapes the region, with opportunities to learn from designers firsthand.

  • When & Where

    • Sep 12: 6-7:30pm

    1955 Julian Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92113
  • Tags

    Design = Activism, Equity, Balance, Play, Connection, Resilience, Education, Sustainability, Transformation
    Discipline Urban, Product, Sustainability, Research, Experience, Culinary, Craft, Audio, Architecture, Landscape, Interior, Industrial, Furniture, Graphic
Talk + Panel
San Diego Practice Exhibition: Artist Talk

Stop by Bread & Salt galleries for an artist talk to learn more about the San Diego Practice exhibition, featuring 50 artworks from local artists, all purchased by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture during the pandemic and co-produced with the San Diego Art Institute. Visit Bread & Salt each day during Design Week to view the gallery.

SD Practice is an example of what a city can do to support its artists in time of need. In 2021, the City of San Diego, through the initiative purchased 100 artworks from 89 San Diego area artists in support of the local arts ecosystem during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join for this discussion which will examine the role of institutions in collecting and exhibiting contemporary art, focusing on recent approaches and trends in art patronage, with a particular focus on the impact of SD Practice in supporting local artists. Jim Brown, owner of Bread & Salt, will moderate the discussion.

A livestream of the talk will be shared on YouTube: Bread & Salt San Diego.

Panelists include:

  • Anthony Graham, Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and Commission for Arts and Culture Public Art Committee member
  • Eun Jung Park, Assistant Professor, Art Department, Southwestern College and Commission for Arts and Culture Public Art Committee member
  • Gaidi Finnie, Executive Director, San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art
  • Alessandra Moctezuma, artist and Gallery Director/Professor, Fine Arts Department, Museum Studies at San Diego Mesa College

About the host

Bread and Salt

Bread & Salt is a 45,000 square-foot gallery and experimental center for the arts with strong community ties. Located 15 miles north of the U.S./Mexico border in San Diego, CA, Bread & Salt hosts original works by local and international artists, eclectic events, and a curated assemblage of artisans, educational entities, and non-profit tenants alongside a robust residency program and publishing house. It is comprised of multiple gallery, studio, and event spaces, and serves as a cultural hub and gathering place for the region’s creative community.