Photography by Jack Foster Mancilla
Unveiling of Salazar Contemporary Gallery at Hotel Palomar San Diego
Thursday, March 29 at Hotel Palomar San Diego (5pm) Opening of art gallery, in partnership with Salazar Contemporary Art Palomar San Diego is the first Kimpton Hotel to debut an art gallery on its premises, with all hotel gallery proceeds donated to a local charitable partner. New artist collections will be unveiled at the gallery on a monthly basis, providing a space for local up-and-coming artists to showcase their latest work. The first artist to exhibit at the new gallery is Erik Skolberg (pictured), and proceeds from his art will benefit "It's All About the Kids," a non-profit organization designed to enhance the lives of less fortunate youth in San Diego. The funds received by the charity will support art classes, supplies and food for underprivileged kids from Christie's Place, Toussaint Academy and Storefront.The event featured live music performances from Grammy nominee, Sacha Boutros, and Palomar San Diego resident musician, Trent Hancock along with an array of small bites and beverages from Palomar San Diego's Saltbox Dining and Drinking.