ART @ PORTO VISTA HOTEL

The Porto Vista Hotel is a family owned and operated boutique hotel in Little Italy that welcomes all individuals seeking a unique experience of San Diego, California. After converting and expanding the original motel structure into a full service facility in 2008, the hotel now offers 191 guest rooms, a fitness room, spa pool, multiple rooftop venues, lounges, business kiosk, lobby art gallery and the GlassDoor restaurant on the 4th floor.  

In 2018, Porto Vista Hotel began working with 1805 Gallery Director Lauren Siry to launch an innovative art program that showcases contemporary local artists throughout the hotel, creatively activating unusual and unlikely spaces.  

The hotel features original works of art in each guest room and  rotating art exhibitions in the lobby, restaurant and elevator.  In April 2018 the hotel launched the Conveyor project, an annual exhibition series that transforms the hotel’s elevators into art exhibition sites highlighting the potential of art to transform everyday experiences. In celebration of the special projects and exhibitions, the hotel regularly hosts complimentary art receptions that are free and open to hotel guests and the public.

Porto Vista Hotel aims to engage arts and culture on a global scale with the launch of an international Curatorial and Artist Residency. The hotel invites international curators and artists to live and work on-site while engaging the local community.

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Commissions

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Site-Specific

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Elevators

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Exhibitions

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Suites

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Residencies

Curatorial Residency

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ARTIST RESIDENCY

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Lectures

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Films


Global & Local Support for art & Culture

While international artists and curators are invited to live on site developing their practice and engaging the community, local artists from the Southern California region are commissioned to create works of art throughout the hotel.  



PRESS

Elevating Art in an Actual Elevator   Learn more >

Elevating Art in an Actual Elevator

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THE BUZZ: CONVEYOR: AN ELEVATOR + ART   Learn more >

THE BUZZ: CONVEYOR: AN ELEVATOR + ART

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The Artist Unmasked Podcast | Interview with Art Program Curator Lauren Siry   Learn more >

The Artist Unmasked Podcast | Interview with Art Program Curator Lauren Siry

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