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ArtBeat on Main Street to Close

By   /  December 29, 2016  /  Local  /  4 Comments

Sad news.  The building is in escrow and the new owner wants to gut the building and turn it into a restaurant.  Having ArtBeat in downtown Vista is important and we hope we can find a new location in Historical Vista.  We heard a rumor tonight that they may go into the Dura Paint location.

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Love Locks installed Today

By   /  September 2, 2016  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Ally Art Man has company Allie Art Lady and Love Locks. Do Not miss 3rd Annual Alley festival in downtown Historic Vista 10 AM to 10 PM tomorrow Saturday, September 3. The parade starts at 11 AM and Ally Art Man and Alley Art Lady will be married at 4 PM come on down bring […]

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City of Vista Features ArtBeat Exhibit – Opening Reception August 9

By   /  August 8, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA …   ArtBeat on Main Street’s “Vista’s Creative Vibe” fine art exhibit at the City of Vista Civic Center, 220 Civic Center Drive, will be unveiled at a special Opening Reception on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 3:30-5:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public. City officials and staff, ArtBeat owner […]

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Student Watercolor Show at Rancho Buena Vista Adobe

By   /  June 16, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

                          Students of watercolor artist Tom Tiedeman are currently displaying their art work, along with the watercolor paintings of professional artist Tom Tiedeman, at the Adobe Gallery located as part of The Rancho Buena Vista Adobe. The Adobe is located at 640 Alta […]

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Sculptor Ricardo Breceda Reception Well Attended

By   /  June 13, 2016  /  Local  /  2 Comments

By Amanda Esquibel…Sunday June 12, Ricardo Breceda and his daughter, Lianna, were both being recognized for their artwork in creating metal sculptures. This event was held at the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens from 2 to 3pm for the public meet and greet, plus it extended until 5pm for those who wanted to attend the private […]

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Public Arts Commission Meeting Tonight – June 7, 2016

By   /  June 6, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

The purpose of the Public Arts Commission is to reflect the diverse nature of the City’s population, history, and growth through the public display of art; cultivate audiences for public art; consider ways in which public art can play a role in achieving other community building goals and objectives; foster sponsorship and stewardship of public […]

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Roundabout Sculpture Artist

By   /  June 2, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

In July 2015, a Call to Artists was issued for an art installation at the Paseo Santa Fe Roundabout. The City received nine submittals by six artists before the September 28, 2015 deadline. On October 6, 2015, the Public Arts Commission reviewed the submitted designs and selected “Prima Vista” as the winning design. “Prima Vista” […]

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New Kites Over Vista Part 1

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  Local  /  2 Comments

There are eight new Kites Over Vista. Here are four, we will feature the others on Friday.

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Paseo Santa Fe Roundabout “Prima Vista”

By   /  May 6, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

  The newly installed roundabout at Eucalyptus and South Santa Fe was designed to include a public art component. In July 2015, a Call to Artists was issued for an art installation at the Paseo Santa Fe Roundabout. The City received nine submittals by six artists before the September 28, 2015 deadline. On October 6, […]

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New Kites Over Vista Installed Today

By   /  May 5, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Today the Vista skies are with be filled with new Kites. The pictures below are a rendering of the actual kites that will be installed by the City of Vista. Come by this weekend and scout around and take pictures of our new Kites Over Vista.

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Art Thriving In Downtown Vista

By   /  March 7, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Art  thriving in downtown Vista thanks to the dedicated volunteers of the Vista Art Foundation!  Over 40 artists from as far away as Ventura, participated in a Pop Up art show last Saturday exhibiting over 120 pieces of art.  Almost 25% of the unique works of art found a new home that night.   This event brought […]

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“Watercolors” Exhibition On View Through March 3rd

By   /  February 11, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – “Watercolors,” an exhibition of paintings by Vista artist Charles Henry Rouse, will be on display through March 3 at the Civic Gallery located within the Vista Civic Center. Admission is free and the gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm and every other Friday from 7:30 am […]

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The Secret Garden at Alamosa Park Elementary

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Local  /  No Comments

Since arriving in Vista back in 2003 we have made many new friends. We tend to be drawn to people that are making a difference in the community. One of our new friends does a lot to make Vista the lovely place we now call home. I’m referring to Nancy B. Jones but thousands here […]

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ArtSplash 2015 A September to Remember

By   /  September 15, 2015  /  North County  /  No Comments

3D Chalk Art, a Community Parade, More Fresh Fun and Fab Faves Will Make ArtSplash 2015 A September to Remember!  Carlsbad, CA …  The 13th annual ArtSplash Chalk Art and Entertainment Festival dives onto Armada Drive in Carlsbad on September 26 (10-6) and 27 (10-5), 2015. Event-goers will enjoy free parking and free admission to a […]

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2nd Annual Alley Art Festival Saturday, September 5th

By   /  September 4, 2015  /  Local  /  No Comments

 September 5th, 2015 – TIME:  11 am to 9 pm Historic Downtown Vista, Indiana Street, Hanes Place and Alley Art Man Way The Alley Art Festival is coming to town on Saturday, September 5th in Historic Downtown Vista.  It will kick off with an expressive and creative procession that is geared to make you smile!  Who […]

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Alley Art Man Gets His Own Way

By   /  August 24, 2015  /  Local  /  No Comments

On August 4th, 2015 the Vista City Council unanimously passed a resolution to officially name an alley in Historic Downtown Vista.  

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Vista Happenings in Pictures Aug 11

By   /  August 10, 2015  /  Local  /  No Comments

Enjoying some tasty pancakes and helping to raise the necessary funds needed to keep the Boys and Girls Club sports programs affordable for all kids. It was a great success. Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America. They recently moved their manufacturing facility from Escondido to Vista with a […]

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San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

By   /  August 10, 2015  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum celebrates cultures and community with the 2015 Escondido Roots Series – August program celebrates China, August 15 Escondido, CA. –  San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) is excited to announce the third year of the Escondido Roots Series. This series is part of the Museum’s mission to celebrate and educate children […]

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Water Color Exhibition at Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery

By   /  August 4, 2015  /  Local  /  No Comments

Carolyn, is an extremely artistic, creative person. I am proud to brag about her and her latest artistic success, being selected to display her work at the Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery for the month of August. Throughout the 40 plus years I have been with her, I have seen her work in a variety […]

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Vista Happenings in Pictures

By   /  July 30, 2015  /  Local  /  No Comments

There is always activity in Vista, check out what’s going on in our picture gallery. If you would have pictures that you would like to submit, please e-mail them to info@thevistapress.com in an attachment.

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