Gallery gets hopping after dark

Friday nights in downtown San Luis Obispo are not just for bar hopping. Once a month, ARTS Obispo organizes “Art After Dark” — happening this Friday 6-9 p.m. — where local venues open their doors late and share art, giving the…

Floral photography exhibition gets extended viewing opportunity

The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden (SLOBG) is extending viewing for local artist Sabrina Rouse’s “Circle of Life,” a photographic collection of the life cycle of flowers. The floral art exhibition, held in SLOBG’s Oak Glen Pavilion, opens Thursday and…

Central Coast artist paints out of 'plein air'

San Luis Obispo local artist Dotty Hawthorne sets up her easel, pastels and a shade umbrella on a cliffside overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This is where she spends hours on the Central Coast creating her artwork. Hawthorne will show her latest art…

Art After Dark returns to downtown SLO this Friday

ARTS Obispo organizes Art After Dark, an art walk through local businesses and galleries from 6 to 9 p.m. on the first Friday of every month.

Art and design seniors showcase work at Linnaea’s Cafe

Graduating art and design seniors Julia Reid, Karolin Ivarsson and Lana Dow will put on their senior art showcase at Linnaea’s Café Friday evening.

Art Center hosts “primitive” collection

Central Coast artist David Settino Scott’s work is on display at the San Luis Obispo Art Center through the end of February.

Locally grown plants aid in local recovery

Growing Grounds Downtown, a plant shop nestled in downtown San Luis Obispo, is Transitions Mental Health Association’s program that sells plants from two local farms.Clients work at the store and farms and benefit from horticultural therapy.