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May 11 2016


Amandalynn: Seasons of Change is now live!

Please join us this Saturday from 6-10pm for the opening reception and mural unveiling with Amandalynn.
We will have live music, Open Studios, Stone Beer, and BK Cellars Wine.

"Summer Light"

"ArtHatch Mural Installation"

April 5 2016


Casey Weldon: Stray Voltage is now live!

Please join us this Saturday from 6-10pm for the opening reception featuring all new works by Casey Weldon.
We will have live music, Open Studios, Stone Beer, and BK Cellars Wine.

Also, check out the incredibly well written feature in Beautiful Bizarre magazine and Hi-Fructose.

Casey Weldon
"Midnight Flower"

March 9 2016


Kelly Vivanco: Tendrils is now live!

Hope to see you on Saturday for one of our all time favorites artists - Kelly Vivanco in person!
Please join us for the opening reception with Kelly this Saturday from 6-10.
We will have live music, Open Studios, Stone Beer, and BK Cellars Wine.

Kelly Vivanco
"Thinking Tree"

February 10 2016


Michael Aaron Williams: Nature | Nurture exhibit is now live!

Michael's technique of painting with coffee on antique ledger paper from the late 1800s to early 1900s is a must see in person. Please join us for the opening reception with Michael this Saturday from 6-10. We will have live music, Open Studios, Stone Beer, and BK Cellars Wine.

Michael Aaron Williams

January 25 2016


2016 LA Art Show

Distinction Gallery Artist Lineup:
Jon Jaylo, Paul Normansell, Gabe Leonard, Pamela Wilson, Ram Mallari Jr., Scott Rohlfs,
Jana Brike, Heather McKey, Linda Herzog, Kari-Lise Alexander, Casey Weldon, Kelly Vivanco,
Virginie Mazureau, Amanda Lynn, Victor Roman, Michael Aaron Williams, and Bryan Steward.

Distinction Gallery is one of 5 galleries listed as booths to check out according to LA Canvas Magazine
Check out the Top 5 write-up here: 5 Booths to Check Out at This Year's LA Art Show

Scott Rohlfs

January 7 2016


Bidding is ON! The 5th Annual Art-A-Thon is now live!

27 Artist created 108 works of art during the ultimate test of creative endurance. All works start at $50 to benefit ArtHatch's teen program. Join us at the reception this Sat Jan 9 to meet the artists and enjoy live music, Open Studios, Stone Beer, BK Cellars Wine, and delicious treats from Jimbo's...Naturally!

Victor Roman
"Miss Matthews"

January 2 2016


Art-A-Thon is here!

Our 5th Annual Art-A-Thon is happening now! 27 artists creating for 24 hours straight! Come watch them work through noon tomorrow or around the world
Check out the live video feed here:

Kelly Vivanco
"Quokka Solved It"

December 23 2015


2016 LA Art Show

We are so excited to be participating in the 2016 LA Art Show. This exquisite beauty is one of two large scale paintings we will have on display by the marvelous Jon Jaylo.

Jon Jaylo
"Minsan Aawitin Nila Ang Mga Kanta Tungkol Sa Atin"
(Someday They Will Sing Songs About Us)"

December 9 2015


Virginie Mazureau's Free Souls exhibit is now live!

Please enjoy these beautiful works and the opening reception with Virginie this Saturday from 6-10. We will have live music, Open Studios, Stone Beer, BK Cellars Wine, and delicious treats from EscoGelato .

Virginie Mazureau

November 10 2015


Prints on Wood Group Show is now live!

We are pleased to be partnering with Prints on Wood for this spectacular
group show just in time for holiday shopping!

50+ Limited Edition Prints starting at just $73!

Join us for the opening reception this Saturday at the gallery where some
of the artists will be in attendence. Also enjoy Live Music, Open Studios,
Stone Beer, and local wine from BK Cellars.

Also check out the Prints on Wood show feature in Beautiful Bizarre magazine.

Kelly Vivanco
"Jeweled Bird"

October 6 2015


Gabe Leonard: No More Bullshit is now live!

So honored to have Gabe Leonard back for his 3rd solo show. All purchases between now and opening reception night will be personalized on the back by Gabe Leonard.

Join us for live music, Open Studios, Stone Beer, and Wiens Family Cellars Wine.

Gabe Leonard
"Into The Wind"

September 9 2015


Jon Jaylo: As The Moon Draws Water is now live!

We are so incredibly ecstatic for the opening reception of Jon Jaylo's "As The Moon Draws Water" this Saturday at the gallery. Meet Jon in person and enjoy Live Music, Open Studios, Stone Beer, Wiens Family Cellars Wine, and a book signing at 8pm. Books are available for $40 and include all works from the show and an essay by renown art critic, Robert Pincus.

Also featured in Hi-Fructose magazine.

Jon Jaylo
"As If You Can Kill Time"

July 23 2015


Immortalized VIP Pre-Party Tickets now available!

Purchase your VIP Pre-Party tickets in advance HERE.

Our Pre-party VIP ticket includes food from Vinz Wine Bar, wine courtesy of Vinz Wine Bar, goodies courtesy of EscoGelato, and beer courtesy of Stone Brewery.

This is our biggest event of the year!

July 22 2015


Immortalized PinUp Contest!

Are you going to our big Car Show event on Friday, Aug 7? Well don't miss the pinup contest. Come dressed Pin-up for a chance to win $500 in prizes from Pinup Culture and Belgium Lion Photography. Judging at 8pm.

July 8 2015


11th Annual Studio Artist Exhibition: "Superheroes, Graphic Novels, and Pop Culture" is now live!

Check out what our studio artists created for this "Comic-Con" influenced show!

Jennifer Anichowski
"Boba Fett"

July 7 2015


Superhero Costume Contest!

Come to our Studio Artist Exhibition reception on July 11 dressed in your best Superhero costume for a chance to win a Mary Poppins signed, limited edition print by Michael Miller or a gift certificate courtesy of The Grand Tea Room. Awards at 8pm by silent vote.

June 10 2015


Paul Normansell: Eye of the Beholder is now live!

So excited to host Paul's first U.S. exhibition. Come meet Paul in person at the reception. Also check out Paul's features in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, JuxtapozMagazine, and a special blog post from Rock 105.3 North County Rock N Roll Art Show.

Paul Normansell
"Pleasure Seeker"

May 5 2015


Denise Bledsoe's exhibit Woolgathering is now live!

We are proud to announce Denise's second solo show with the gallery. Join us on Sat. May 9 for the opening reception with Denise, Live Music by Eric Brinker, Stone Beer, Wine, and Open Studios.

Denise Bledsoe

April 8 2015


The Nightmare in Wonderland, Part II is now live!

This is the third installment of a 4-part series curated by Italian artist Ixie Darkonn. To learn more about the project please check out the PROJECT VIDEO.

Yoko d'Holbachie
"Girl in the River"

March 13 2015


Scott Rohlfs: In Vogue is now live!

Also check out the awesome write up on Scott in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

Scott Rohlfs
"Parallel Lines"

February 11 2015


Kari-Lise Alexander: Inflorescence is now live!

To see an in depth look at the artist check out Kari-Lise's feature in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine and her documentary Overlooked Details: An Artist's Journey from Scott R. Wilson.

Kari-Lise Alexander
"Fauna Flora"

January 7 2015


Let the bidding begin! The 4th Annual Art-A-Thon is now live!

75+ works all starting at $50 to benefit ArtHatch's teen program. See what happens when over 25 artists create for 24 hours!

Cameron Canales

December 10 2014


Heather McKey's exhibit Wonderbirds is now live!

Heather spent over a year creating these little masterpieces that are a must see in person to truly appreciate.

Heather McKey
"When Sparks Fly"

December 3 2014

Gallery Exclusive

New Gabe Leonard Johnny Cash Limited Edition only available at Distinction Gallery.

Click HERE to purchase now!

Gabe Leonard
"Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down"

November 14 2014


Welcome our new Featured Artist Virginie Mazureau

Stop by the gallery to see her amazing works!

Virginie Mazureau
"Petits bavardages (Small Chattering)"

November 8 2014


"A Few Small Nips" A tribute to Frida Kahlo
curated by June Leeloo on display through Dec 6.

October 7 2014


Caia Koopman: Figments is now live!

Click here to check out Caia's feature in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine

Caia Koopman
"Avian Blues"

September 25 2014


Gabe Leonard App now available
on iTunes!

September 24 2014


Gabe Leonard App now available
on Google Play!

September 10 2014


We are honored to announce the debut solo show Between Two Points by Victor Roman

Join us at the reception to meet Victor and enjoy live music, beer, & wine.

Victor Roman
"Spirit Guide"

August 8 2014


Immortalized Art auction is Live!
Auction ends Saturday 9/6/14 at 2PM PST!

July 28 2014


Immortalized 2014 Tickets - Click here!

Click HERE to purchase tickets to our biggest event of the year!

July 25 2014



Are you going to our big Car Show event on Friday, Aug 8? Well don't miss the pinup contest. If you want to compete there is no sign up necessary. Judging begins at 8pm.

July 9 2014


ArtHatch 10th Annual Studio Artists Exhibition
now on view!

View and purchase works from both mid career and emerging artists. Lots of talent!

Elena Karavodin

June 12 2014


Our 10 Year Anniversary Show is live!

Caia Koopman

May 7 2014


Linda Herzog's "Beyond Reality Lies Reason" is here!

You must see these amazing pieces in person to truly appreciate them.

Linda Herzog
"A Monty Ridd Day"

April 21 2014


Casey Weldon: Subnatural is now live!

Also catch Casey's feature in June's issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine

Casey Weldon

March 6 2014


We are excited to announce Kelly Vivanco's
solo show Curious Gardens is now live!

Kelly Vivanco
"Swan Boat"

February 6 2014


January 8 2014


ArtHatch's 3rd Annual Art-A-Thon
bidding is ON!!

See what happens when 20+ local artists create for 24 hours straight to raise money for ArtHatch's Teen Program.

If you would like to make a donation to this awesome program.. simply click here.

Lindy Ivey
"Got Your Back"

December 4 2013


November 5 2013


"Put A Bird On It"
curated by Aaron Jasinski now live!

Roland Tamayo
"Say Cheese and Look at the Birdie"

October 7 2013


Gabe Leonard: LUCK now live!

Who has their bags packed for Vegas? Join us at SHe by Morton's for the unveiling of Gabe Leonard's newest series "LUCK". ?Saturday October 12th, 3720 Las Vegas Blvd, Suite 260, Las Vegas NV 89109.

Below is a sneak peak at one his originals...

Gabe Leonard
"An Educated Guess"

September 18 2013


Gabe Leonard: LUCK

Distinction Gallery is excited to present LUCK, a new collection of paintings focusing on the thrill of fate, chance and fortune by artist Gabe Leonard to be unveiled at SHe by Morton's in Las Vegas.

Click here for the event page.

August 10 2013


IMMORTALIZED: Hot Rods, Pin Ups, Body Art

Thank you to everyone who came out last night and to all of you who helped make it possible! Bidding will continue through Sept 7th.

Special thanks to Natalia Fabia for judging the show and presenting awards.

Scott Rohlfs "Gear Head" was awarded "Most Eye-Popping"

Scott Rohlfs
"Gear Head"

Sharif Carter's "Tease Pin Up" was awarded "Best in Show"

Sharif Carter
"Tease Pin Up"

July 9 2013


ArtHatch 9th Annual Studio Artists

9th Annual Studio Artists Exhibition now live. All works priced $100-$620, lots of incredible works by emerging artists.

Here is a sneak peak by Jennifer Anichowski.

Jennifer Anichowski
"Red Sky in Morning"

June 19 2013


Gabe Leonard "LUCK"

Brand new paintings, sketches, and giclees to be unveiled in Las Vegas, NV October 12, 2013. Check back soon for more details.

June 4 2013


Nicole Waszak: Dreaming in the Hippodrome

Nicole Waszak "Dreaming in the Hippodrome" is now live and looks great! This piece sold to a very lovable celebrity. Be sure to come see the show before Jul 6.

Nicole Waszak
"48 Months (Elephants)"

May 14 2013


Brand new Scott Rohlfs available.

For those of you lacking space this one is just 24 x 24 framed.

Scott Rohlfs
"Misguided Ghosts"

April 26 2013


Join us this weekend at Mission Federal Artwalk

We will be in booth number 569-571 on Date between State and Columbia. We will have lots of amazing treasures, many brand new. April 27-28, 11-6pm.

Linda Herzog
"Sir Muzzleson"

April 10 2013


The Prodigy Show: Hipstamatic Addict Insane now live

Join us Saturday April 13th at ArtHatch Gallery and Arts Complex for fine art, open artist studios, live music by Celeste Barbier, and Stone Beer (21+). 6-10 pm at 317 E Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025

Eric Reed
1st Place

April 3 2013

Artists News

Gabe Leonard featured at Distinction Gallery

After presenting the R rated Artist proof of "Double Fist" to new collector Quentin Tarantino, Gabe continues to break records as an emerging artist.

March 31 2013


More About Us

Distinction Gallery features cutting edge artwork by emerging and mid career artists with a focus on highly detailed paintings.

March 19 2013


We are so excited to launch our new website designed by Sharif Carter of IMANDESIGN.

Please browse through and see all of the new goodies and features. Missing our studio artists? They are all now on ArtHatch website. New website and feature artist pages coming soon!