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  • Shirley Jo Wann Calvert

    Updated Oct 12, 2023

    Shirley Jo Wann Calvert passed away Aug. 4, 2023, at Vineyard Place in Murrieta, California from complications of Dementia. She was born Nov. 15, 1934, in Canton, Texas and grew up on a farm about 60 miles south of Dallas, Texas in a little hamlet called Myrtle Springs. There was a gas station, a market, and a little park. Everyone worked on the farm as soon as they were old enough. Some jobs, such as quilting, were fun for all. Her favorite quilt patterns were the “Little D...

  • FRHD to hold family health festival

    Updated Sep 13, 2023

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) presents its first-ever Eye on Health Youth Festival to the community on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Community Health & Wellness Center at 1636 East Mission Road. The event brings together healthcare providers, community leaders, and families for a day of engagement, education, and fun. This event is free to the public and all ages can participate in the screenings. The following services will be available during the event: • Free vision scr...

  • Watercolorist Shafer Garcia to demonstrate at FAA meeting

    Updated Sep 6, 2023

    FALLBROOK – On Sept. 16, Fallbrook Artists Association (FAA) welcomes Helen Shafer Garcia to its monthly meeting where she will be demonstrating watercolor collage techniques. Shafer Garcia is a painter, mixed media, book arts, ceramics artist and award winning illustrator. Her watercolor illustrations have graced the cover of brochures, garden articles and advertisements of numerous international resorts and magazines for more than 35 years. She holds a BA degree in Fine A...

  • Open Studio Art Tour to raise funds for art education

    Updated Aug 31, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Artists Association will be hosting a brand new event, the FAA Open Studio Art Tour, Sept. 30. This event will be a fun and friendly opportunity to visit and talk with real working artists in their home studios and learn what inspires them, as well as the techniques and styles of many different professional artists and art educators. A wide array of art will be shown including sculpture, watercolor, oil painting, works of plein-air artists, pastel, and collage to name a few. The studio tour will f...

  • How Laura DuPre has spearheaded bilingualism in classrooms

    Updated Aug 18, 2023

    Katelynn Abrams Village News Intern After 44 years, Fallbrook resident Laura DuPre has retired from teaching, but she isn't stepping down from her role in the community or advocating for bilingualism and multiculturalism, which have always been important to her. DuPre knew in the second grade that she wanted to be a teacher. She was attending a Spanish speaking elementary school in Acapulco, Mexico where she would teach English to the other children. She stood in front of the...

  • FAA presents two donor awards

    Updated Jun 23, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Art Association chose two paintings for its 2023 donor awards at the San Diego County Fair, Fine Arts division. Each artist will receive $50 plus a 1-1/2 year membership in the association. The total value of each person's award is $150. The winning paintings are Lilly Szusc's "Community at Work," entered in the "Fair Theme-Get Out There" category and Rick Lepire's "Banje Beach," entered in the "Acrylic - Representational, Landscapes" category. S...

  • Freaney and Friends concert to feature Kirichenko

    Updated Jun 14, 2023

    FALLBROOK – The Freaney and Friends free June concert will be held Tuesday, June 27 at 1 p.m. in the Community Room at the library and will feature celebrated Ukrainian pianist Dmitry Kirichenko. Kirichenko began his musical education under the Soviet system which selected only the best and most talented students for artistic study. At the age of 17 he was accepted into the Stolyarsky School of Music. His determination and brilliant artistic ability earned him recognition and acceptance into one of the higher education i...

  • Cline awarded FAA scholarship

    Updated May 31, 2023

    Karen Langer Baker, right, presents Bridget Cline with a scholarship from the Fallbrook Art Association at Fallbrook High School's 2023 Senior Scholarship and Awards Ceremony at the Bob Burton Center. After a family trip to Italy and other nearby European countries this summer, Cline will attend Mira Costa College, spending the spring semester in Italy. After two years, she will transfer to UC Santa Barbara to continue her studies in architecture and museum curating. Village...

  • Art Walk comes to downtown June 3

    Updated May 30, 2023

    FALLBROOK – In partnership with downtown business owners, Fallbrook Artists Association is sponsoring its first ever Fallbrook Art Walk, planned all day for Saturday, June 3 in downtown Fallbrook. The event will start at 10 a.m. with plein air painters on the sidewalks along Main Avenue, between Hawthorne and Alvarado streets. The FAA will have a Farmers Market booth, coordinated by Julie Compton with an art project for children. FAA sidewalk artists will be selling what t...

  • FAA offers pastel demo May 20, Art Walk June 2

    Updated May 19, 2023

    FALLBROOK – On May 20, Fallbrook Artists Association (FAA) welcomes Lisa Martin to its monthly general meeting. Martin is an artist living in Long Beach, California. She enjoys painting with oil, gouache, soft pastels, or watercolors. Her work is best described as post-impressionist or abstract/contemporary. Martin is a member of the Laguna Plein-Air Painters Association, the FAA, the Desert Art Center of Palm Springs, The California Art Club, and the California Art League. S...

  • FAA holds annual Plein Air Competition

    Updated May 10, 2023

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Art Association held its eighth annual Plein Air Competition April 29. Artists from all over Southern California came to paint Fallbrook. Many had participated in past competitions and, of course, many of the FAA’s regular plein air group were in attendance. Judging took place at Vince Ross Village Square, where the participants were greeted by FAA President Thom Lingle. The artists worked most of the day on their paintings, with a few completing two. Artists were given a map of Fallbrook at check in...

  • Ann Harris

    Updated May 10, 2023

    Ann Harris, 87, passed away peacefully April 11, 2023, surrounded by her loving children, Cindy and Steve. Ann was born June 30, 1935, to Elizabeth Adele and William Fluornoy in Los Angeles, California. After Ann graduated from Inglewood High School in 1953, she went on to study at El Camino Community College and then at Pepperdine University where she earned her teaching credential and a minor in Art. After graduating, she began her first year of teaching, kickstarting a 28 y...

  • Watercolor artist to demonstrate at FAA meeting

    Updated Apr 6, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Artists Association welcomes Barbara Parish who is a watercolor artist/teacher/author on April 15. Parish is a member of many professional watercolor societies and shows her work in several galleries around the county. She teaches watercolor techniques and the courage to paint. A demonstration of watercolor techniques will be shared the morning of April 15 at the FAA general meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. with Parish offering an artist's critique of m...

  • Fallbrook Arts pays tribute to Vince Ross

    Updated Mar 17, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Arts held a fundraising dinner at the Fallbrook Art Center on Feb. 8 to honor Vince Ross for his 47 years of volunteer service to the Fallbrook community. Jerri Patchett, president of the Fallbrook Arts Board, opened the program by saying that “The quality of life we enjoy in this Village is directly attributable to Vince's vision and the numerous projects he initiated that make Fallbrook a special place.” Ross founded and was president of the Fallbrook Advisory Council, later to become known as the F...

  • Koutsenko to demonstrate at FAA meeting

    Updated Mar 17, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Art Association welcomes Igor Koutsenko who will demonstrate his exquisite use of color and form in the use of oil for painting lovely florals, landscapes, or portraits, on March 18. Koutsenko immigrated to the United States in 1992, settling in Oklahoma City where he taught fine art at the University of Central Oklahoma. In 1995, he was granted permanent United States residency. In 1998, Koutsenko visited Southern California and was attracted by its beau...

  • Marlene Sheridan

    Updated Mar 16, 2023

    Marlene Sheridan, originally of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, passed away on Feb. 27 at the age of 88 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Before the onset of her symptoms, she was an active member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Parish and Fallbrook Art Association. Her art has been exhibited at the (former) French Gallery and the (former) Brandon Gallery. She is survived by her sister, Marynell Oechsner (Wyoming), her daughter and son-in-law Bronwen and Chris Southard,...

  • Pastel artist to demonstrate for FAA

    Updated Feb 9, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Art Association welcomes pastel artist Lyndelle Stonick on Feb. 18. She will demonstrate her exquisite use of color and light in the media of pastel. Stonick is a Fine Art honors graduate from CSUF. While studying for her Masters, Fidelity Arts of Beverly Hills purchased and sold an edition of her prints nationwide. She has been an exhibitor at the prestigious Laguna Beach Festival of Arts for seven years. Her work has been shown internationally, in prominent galleries as well as in art institutes and m...

  • FAA demo to use casein

    Updated Jan 7, 2023

    FALLBROOK – On Saturday, Jan.21, Fallbrook Art Association welcomes artist Krentz Johnson to their General Meeting for a painting demonstration using the media of casein. Johnson is a long-time artist who earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1978 at San Diego State University, earned degrees in New York, founded art galleries in San Diego and is presently a Courtroom Sketch Artist in San Diego area courts since 2003. Her work is shown in the Santa Ysabel Art Gallery, a...

  • Freaney and Friends offer free concert at the library

    Updated Dec 15, 2022

    FALLBROOK – The Freaney and Friends free Christmas recital will be Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 1 p.m. in the Community Room at the library. The concert will be Elegancia Doble with Naomi Hobbs and Yumiko Oya assisted by Ephraim Reitman on percussion. They will present a piano four hands program mix of holiday tunes along with classical favorites. Elegancia doble, as a duo, won the first prize at the 17th Japanese Musician's Association of California Piano competition in 2016. The p...

  • Garden club presents 'From Tin to Tinsel'

    Updated Dec 1, 2022

    FALLBROOK – All are welcome to attend the Fallbrook Garden Club's Dec. 13 general meeting and be dazzled by the guest speaker, David Root. His career as a floral designer was a natural outgrowth of his 11 years as a hair designer. In 1990, Root's creative instincts spontaneously led him to become one of the hundreds of volunteers, known as "petal pushers," who work on the spectacular floats in Pasadena's Rose Parade. Since that time, his talent and subsequent widespread recognit...

  • Art association meeting to feature award-winning artist

    Updated Nov 11, 2022

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Art Association welcomes artist Terry Chacon to their general meeting Saturday, Nov. 19, for a painting demonstration and workshop. Chacon is from Redlands and is an international award-winning artist. His artwork is in private collections in over 20 countries. She continues to sculpt in ceramic and bronze, designs jewelry in precious metal and paints commission pet portraits in her studio. Using her skills as an outdoor painter and studying the landscape on location, Chacon created many dog show sce...

  • D'Vine Path Art Studios to host "Launching Dreams" art gallery

    Updated Nov 3, 2022

    FALLBROOK – D’Vine Path Art Studios will be hosting an art gallery entitled “Launching Dreams” Nov. 12 from 1-4 p.m. featuring five artists. This event will mark the debut of the artists’ series, focusing on the different passions of each artist. They have been planning and creating these works for months and they are all passionate about showcasing their talents and the hard work put into each project. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at the gallery and attendees will have the opportunity to snack on homemade goods while the...

  • Fall Open Show winners announced

    Updated Nov 3, 2022

    FALLBROOK – In the Fallbrook Art Association's Fall Open Judged Show, Judge Toni Williams chose the pieces listed below for major awards. They, plus other award winning pieces, along with sunflower paintings that have been donated by many artists to raise money for the Ukrainians, can be seen at The Gallery at 300 N. Brandon St. (in Fallbrook's Old Town), Wednesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Nov. 19. Best of show: "Standing Art-Um," wood sculpture b...

  • Darkness and the night sky

    Updated Oct 17, 2022

    Mark DiVecchio Special to the Village News Introduction: The Fallbrook Beautification Alliance is inspired by the International Dark-Sky Association, the leading organization combating light pollution worldwide, to pursue certification for Fallbrook as an International Dark Sky Community. IDA is the recognized authority for night sky protection and has taken the lead in identifying and publicizing the negative impacts of artificial light at night on human health, wildlife and...

  • The Gallery is full of sunflower paintings

    Updated Oct 13, 2022

    FALLBROOK – On Sept. 24, Fallbrook Art Association opened its Gallery doors to the community for the fundraiser reception in support of the millions of refugees displaced by the war in Ukraine. It was a fantastic show of support with music, food and sunflower paintings, 65 in fact, donated by community members. Several were sold that day and many more will be available to buy at the Gallery through Oct 17. Monetary donations will be accepted and tee shirts in support of t...

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