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6.1 “Artist as Producer: An Artist Talk by Huai Li” SPARKS GALLERY 530 Sixth Ave., Gaslamp 619.696.1416, sparksgallery.com UC San Diego visual art lecturer Huai Li will discuss and demonstrate the sweeping lines and artistry of Chinese calligraphy from 6:30 to 8 p.m., presenting Chinese ink and acrylic on paper, acrylic on canvas and 24-karat-gold-leaf-covered Birchwood “religious icon” panels that use 13th-century techniques.
6.2-25 “PROUD” THE STUDIO DOOR 3750 30th St., North Park 619.255.4920, thestudiodoor.com Leading into the San Diego Pride events next month, LGBTQ artists present their contemporary works to celebrate diversity and pride. CLOCKWISE (from top left): “All That Grandeur” by Huai Li; “Untitled Lamps” courtesy of Neugerriemschneider, Berlin; work by Pablo Llana; work by Patrick Brown.
6.10-8.5 “New Contemporaries of the SD Art Prize” BASILEIE + CM CURATORIAL 2070 Logan Avenue, Barrio Logan 858.361.9052, basile-ie.com and cmartino.com Barrio Logan artists who’ve been nominated for this year’s San Diego Art Prize have their work on display in this show, which includes pieces made from recycled junk-food wrappers and large-format textile art.
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6.12-8.5 Jorge Pardo LUX ART INSTITUTE 1550 S. El Camino Real, Encinitas, 760.436.6611, luxartinstitute.org Havana-born artist Jorge Pardo has been recognized as a MacArthur “genius” and once spent six years designing a utopian compound in the depths of the Yucatan jungle. This summer, he’ll work a five-day residence at Lux, followed by an exhibition of his vibrant, genre-defying artworks. >>>