Due to COVID-19, public gatherings are on hold at The Studio Door until it is safe to do so.  Meanwhile please visit the gallery, the studio artists and shop our online Art Shop.  Looking forward to resuming art workshops, concerts and more.

In action.

The Studio Door is committed to showcasing visual arts. Our calling is to create opportunities for San Diego’s dedicated artists as well as bring much needed attention to the region’s place in the larger arts community.

Specialty programming to return as soon as we can safely gather

Uptown After Hours – Each month the gallery hosts local jazz musicians.  2020 program includes Peter Sprague , Christopher Holiday, Rob Thorson & Victor Baker, Mikan Zlatkovich), Gilbert Castellanos, Paul Combs & Melanie Grenell, Robert Dove, Irving Flores, Matt Hall and Charlie Arbelaez.

Artist Almanac – Eight weeks of  essential workshops, classes and presentations by San Diego’s Art Authorities.  2019’s premiere almanac included collaborations with Michael James Rocha [San Diego Union Tribune], Larry Baza [California Arts Council], Kris Finch, Theresa Vandenberg Donche, Chris Padilla, Crisinda Lyons, Katya Mezhova and Maxx Moses.  

Creative InnerView – Art Guide San Diego, Dusty Dawn Productions and The Studio Door concluded its first season of 13 arts interviews with support from studio artists Holly Jane Sutor and Chris Smith.  Season One highlights include Qais Al-Sindy, Randall Christopher, Eleanor Greer, Alessandra Moctezuma, Lauren Siry, Optimus Volts and Melissa Walter.  Watch the current season on Youtube now.

Hillcrest Art Stumble – Artists, organizations and businesses in Hillcrest are celebrating the arts with the premiere of this community program.

Other recent programs have included nude figure drawing workshop, The Sand Box drag instruction & show, Cancer Survivor’s Art Group, Neighborhood Mixers, Artist Talks, Printmaking Workshop, Mural Workshop, “Make Me An Offer” alley art sale, Concierge Industry Mixer, Business of Art Scholarship, Art Organizations Retreats and Studio Artist Receptions.