Clockwise (from top): Blue Dreams by Echo Lew; art piece by Wendy Maruyama; Dream Love by David Jester; La Tauromaquia by Pablo Picasso.
January gallery + exhibit openings BY LISA DEADERICK
1.9-2.10 WEST COAST DRAWING GROUP SHOW Ashton Gallery, 4434 30th St., North Park, 619.894.9009, ashtonartgallery.com
“The Boundless Line” is the theme to ring in 2018 during this annual show at Ashton Gallery to kick off the new year.
1.1-31 SPANISH MASTERS — PICASSO, DALI, MIRO Martin Lawrence Galleries La Jolla 1111 Prospect St., La Jolla 858.551.1122, martinlawrence.com
This exhibition highlights the depth and genius of three Spanish art masters: Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Joan Miro.
1.5-28 3-UP: ARTWORK BY CHAIRO, JESTER, MCLEISH The Studio Door, 3750 30th St., North Park 619.255.4920, thestudiodoor.com
Three local artists have their figurative artwork on literal display through January. 42
JANUARY 2018 @PACIFICSD
1.10 WILDLIFE PROTECTION WITH BIG LIFE FOUNDATION Oceanside Museum of Art 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside 760.435.3721, oma-online.org
This lecture explores the current state of animals threatened by poaching and illegal ivory trade, and artist Wendy Maruyama’s work to promote wildlife preservation in her exhibition The wildLIFE Project.