RAW: Natural Born Artists presents Signature
Article by Natalie Neece
On April 20th, 2016, RAW Natural Born Artists presented their Signature festival at the House of Blues San Diego. The show showcased amazing artists from performers to make-up artists. Signature featured fashion designers Anna K Designs and CPC Swimwear. Guests jammed out to live music of DJ Effren Villan, Kingdom of Lights, Skyler Lutes and Tina Demmitt. Highlights of the evening include the mesmerizing Diana Follegati & Divas Dance Company, and The Flying Ballerinas as they glided across the stage. Pop-up visual art and photo galleries featured new works by Vanessa Eagerton, Mateo Vega, and Cassandra Schramm. One unique artist was Toni Burrell and Miss. T. Makeup who dolled up models to be living sculptures.
RAW is an indie arts organization specializing in spotlighting local emerging talent in 65 cities worldwide. San Diego is a cultural hotspot for creatives. Many are seemingly hidden in the sunny city yet by bringing them together in a meticulously curated showcase, they’ve created a multi-disciplinary event, with something magical for every art lover. Drawing over 1000 guests and garnering exposure for over 60 boundary pushing artists, this healthy mix of new-school art influencers, brand new talent, collectors and fashion-forward provocateurs, promises an underground experience akin to none.
For a listing of all artist at Signature and for RAW’s upcoming shows please visit their website at www.RAWartists.org/SanDiego/Signature