Monday, April 12, 2021

Artist Profile: Michael Ives (video)

We have sorely missed them during the pandemic: The 4th of July Parade… Concerts in the Park… Halloween on Orange Avenue… Ice skating at the Del…

These are iconic events that bring us together as a community and help define who we are. Like a visual historian, artist Michael Ives captures and memorializes these gatherings in a playful way that brings joy to our hearts.

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In this Artist Profile by Brad Willis, Michael turns his talents towards the Coronado Flower Show, the unfolding of spring, and the hope that soon we will be able to return to our community traditions:

To see more of the Coronado Collection of Michael’s art, visit:

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Brad Willis
Brad Willis
Brad Willis is an author and retired network news foreign correspondent who has worked in Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa, Latin America and Asia. He has received national and international awards for compassionate journalism and for his war coverage. Brad is longtime Coronado resident who also Commissioner of Public Art for the City of Coronado. Send news tips or story ideas to:
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