Artistic Resurgence: Artist Alliance At Ashton Gallery

Artist Alliance at Ashton Gallery

january 6–26, 2023

Juried By Vallo Riberto
Exhibition Reception January 6, 4:00-6:00pm

OMA's Artist Alliance is thrilled to present 46 artworks in their fifth annual exhibition at Ashton Gallery in North Park San Diego. Selected by juror Vallo Riberto, many of the artworks are loosely themed to the title, Artistic Resurgence, exploring an upwelling, rebounding, triumphant revitalization of creativity and artistic expression.

Ashton Gallery @ Art on 30th is an integral part of the vibrant North Park Arts and Culture District of San Diego. Established in 2015 by Kate Ashton, the gallery hosts monthly juried exhibitions, in addition to offering art classes, working studio space, and professional development for artists. The gallery represents professional local artists specializing in contemporary art.

Juror and Curator Vallo Riberto’s foundation of knowledge is in studio arts and art history. He began studies at the Art Students League, New York City, followed by Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, Pratt Graphic Art Center, New York City, Yale Graduate School for Art and Architecture, and a special studies program with architect, Charles Moore in 1967-69. His interviews, reviews and publications include Newsweek magazine, Look magazine, the Village Voice newspaper, Graphic Arts Magazine, Yale Review, Mountain Eagle Press, The Ravenna Art Review, San Diego Union Tribune, City Beat, San Diego Visual Arts Network, and the Southwestern College Newspaper. 

Curatorial Credits include Don Bachardy: Hollywood, Paintings and Drawings at Southwestern College in 2015; John Dillemuth: Gomos and Contraptions at Oceanside Museum of Art in 2016; Rule 42: Stretched Language at Bonita Museum in 2021; Roberto Salas: Old World/New World in 2022; and Listening to the Unheard, Drawing the Unseen: Drawings by John Halaka, currently at Oceanside Museum of Art.  

He is formerly the Chair of the Contemporary Art Committee, a support group of the San Diego Museum of Art and was the Director/Instructor at Southwestern College Art Gallery, 1997-2021.


Saturday, January 6, 4:00-6:00pm



If you are interested in purchasing artwork from this exhibition, please contact Ashton Gallery. Contact information below.



4434 30th St.
San Diego, CA 92116

(619) 894-9009

closed Sundays

Artwork pictured at the top of the page, left to right: Aazam Irilian, Lumina; Rachelle Farber, Bursting with Joy (detail); Rich Sheaffer, Kenosha: A Moment of Silence, Please. And Now??? (V2) (detail); John Linthurst, Summer Before COVID (detail); Barbara DiFrancia, Memories That Linger (detail).

Comments are closed.

  • Get art delivered to your inbox.
    Make your inbox the intersection of Southern California art and everyday. Receive news on our exhibitions, events, and art.
    Thank you for subscribing!