Welcome new First Thursdays Art Walk members:
Sonia & Co. – 305 N. Coast Hwy.
Debilzan Gallery – 224 Forest Avenue
Nat Geo Fine Art – 218 Forest Avenue
Ning Zhou Gallery – 357 S. Coast Hwy.
McKibben Gallery – 540 S. Coast Hwy.
Nuance Home + Lifestyle – 1200 S. Coast Hwy.
Sheila Olsen Gallery – 784 S. Coast Hwy.
The Vintage Poster – 1492 S. Coast Hwy.
Townley Gallery International – 266 Forest Avenue
Whitney Gallery – 305 Forest Avenue
Free trolley service for art walk starts at 6:30 pm and ends at 9:30 pm. Trolleys begin at the Laguna Art Museum (north) and Bluebird Canyon Road (south). The trolley route runs as far north as Viejo Street, up Laguna Canyon Road as far as Canyon Acres, and south to Bluebird Canyon Road. Map
Metered parking is available along Coast Hwy. and a few blocks inland on either side of the street and is free after 7:00 pm. If you prefer, you may park in the residential area located 2-3 blocks inland from Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach City Hall
CAP (Community Art Project) is hosting an exhibition at City Hall, with a reception from 5 – 6 on July 6. The exhibition is called “ENCORE” and is an invitation show featuring past CAP artists, who have either exhibited in the CAP Gallery or collaborated with CAP on public art.
City of Laguna Beach
505 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
2 Different Mediums
2 First Thursday Art Walk – Laguna Beach ReceptionsRenee Bangerter – With a keen interest in birds and their habitat, Renee pays close attention to detail in her work. Using oils, she creates stunning pieces tht reflect their natureal color and life-like surrounds, just as you would see them in real life.Sallie-Anne Swift – Expressing her passion for the ocean, Swift takes these pieces way beyond what you would call “routine” to creat these unique 3D abstracts with bold texture, balance, harmony, depth, and movement… they are everything the ocean should be.
Avran Fine Art
Avran Fine Art distinguishes itself among the vibrant art scene in Laguna Beach by offering its clients a unique perspective on contemporary art.
The gallery exhibits museum-quality glass, original paintings, and sculptures from a select group of artists: László Lukácsi, Péter Borkovics, Latchezar Boyadjiev, Christopher Jeffries, Steve Perrault, Father Bill Moore, Pan QiQun, James Leonard, Jennyfer Stratman, Pat McNabb Martin, Andy Baird, & more.
Avran Fine Art is celebrating its 5th Year Anniversary this October with an All Artists Reception!
Date: October 7th, 2017
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM
Avran Fine Art
540 South Coast Highway, Suite 104+106
Laguna Beach CA, 92651
+1 949 494 0900
Email: Info@AvranArt.com or Margo@AvranArt.com
Twitter & Instagram: @AvranFineArt
Open every day from 11:00-7:00 PM
Dawson Cole Fine Art
Dawson Cole Fine Art Presents American Masters: Exploring Portraiture in American Art
326 Glenneyre Street
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
+1 949 497 4988
BFA All Majors Summer Exhibition 2017
July 6-August 25, 2017
Reception: July 6th, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Laguna College of Art + Design’s (LCAD) BFA All Majors Summer Exhibition, 2017 is an exhibition of original works of art from some of LCAD’s many talented undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students. This annual summer exhibition is comprised of a wide range of mediums, expressions and techniques that are representative of LCAD BFA programs in Animation, Drawing & Painting, Game Art, Graphic Design + Digital Media, and Illustration and of LCAD’s Post-Baccalaureate Drawing and Painting certificate program.
Image: Donna Ballard, Beyond Mucha, Watercolor & gouache over ink, 27.5” x 33”, 2017
374 Ocean Ave
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
ADMISSION IS ALWAYS FREE
11AM – 4PM, Wednesday through Sunday
Closed Monday and Tuesday
Laguna Presbyterian Church, at the corner of Forest and 2nd St. in downtown Laguna Beach, is enjoying and celebrating our 100th anniversary, “Celebrating God’s Faithfulness.” Our Art Walk exhibit will feature Historic photos and homage to Anna A. Hills, our Matriarch and the Founding Artist of “The Art Association” at the Laguna Museum of Art.
Laguna Presbyterian Church
415 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA
Las Laguna Gallery
Spectacular – All Media Exhibition
July 6 to July 29, 2017
Artist Reception: Thursday July 6 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Striking, picturesque, eye-catching, breathtaking, arresting, and glorious; these are just some of the words viewers are sure to use when viewing this exhibition. This July, Las Laguna Gallery is pleased to present Spectacular: An All Media Art Exhibition.
The submission process and competition for the artists began in November 2016 and concluded on June 12, 2017. There was no theme for this art competition and the gallery accepted art which was abstract or representative in form for possible selection for this art exhibition.
We received 206 entries from 10 different countries from around the world, including Australia, Canada, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Spain, and the United Kingdom. In addition to international submissions, the gallery received entries from 32 different states.
From the entries, the gallery selected 25 works from 16 different artists. The works selected are sure to be labeled diverse, engaging and spectacular.
“This First Thursday July 6th, Miche McClendon Jewelry presents the Luna Collection: unique pieces from hand forged hair sticks to large collar necklaces inspired by ancient metal designs of the moon. Stop by for refreshments and one of a kind wearable art.”
The Signature Gallery
This ArtWalk, look into the beautiful, surreal world of painter Reid Richardson. Painting with immaculate precision, Reid uses both a palette knife and a brush to get the ultra fine details in each of the pieces that truly make his work a collection of poetic visions. Join The Signature Gallery for the Reid Richardson Show on Thursday, July 6, from 6pm – 9pm.
Yuri Kuznetzov is the Cove Gallery’s featured “Artist of the Month” for July 2017.
About the Artist
Yuri Kuznetsov currently living in Orange County, CA. Born 1961 in Russia, he graduated 1986 from the highly acclaimed and renowned Mukhina Art Academy in Saint Petersburg. From 1990 through 1998 Yuri toured Russia and Germany exhibiting his art with the “Guild of Beautiful, a group of young professional artists and poets from Sochi. In 1998 Yuri competed in the “People to People International Art Ambassador Program”. As a winner of the competition, Yuri was invited to the United States to Northridge University in California. Since then, Yuri has been living in Orange County, CA continuing his colorful and whimsical paintings for patrons of his art. He uses acrylic and oil on canvas.
Yuri participated in around one hundred exhibitions in Sochi, Moscow, Germany, Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Aspen, Telluride and Santa Fe. His works are in private collections throughout the world, including Sweden, Great Britain, Holland, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, New Zealand, Finland, USA and more.
Along with the Cove Gallery, Yuri’s works are on display in La playa Gallery, La Jolla, CA, Celebration Fine Are Gallery, San Diego, CA, CFA Gallery, La Jolla, CA and Santa Fe Experts, Santa Fe, NM. Yuri was accepted as a new artist for Art-A –Fair 2016, Laguna Beach, CA.
Come meet Yuri in person at the July Laguna First Thursday Art Walk Reception on Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 6 – 9 pm in the Cove Gallery.
1550 S. Coast Highway, Suite 103
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
+1 949 715 7149
Discover Emerging Artists Showcase
La Bottega Dell’Acquaforte
La Bottega will present the work by Mexican Contemporary painter – Jazzamoart (born Francisco Javier Vázques Estupiñán in Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico). Jazzamoart took his professional name from his dual passions of jazz and art. He is a representative of the generation of the 50’s of Mexican contemporary painting, with dozens of national and international awards, considered by specialized critics as a prolific and versatile artist in constant evolution.
The Redfern Gallery
The Redfern Gallery Presents, Coastal Colors, a collection of contemporary artists; Gregory Hull, John Cosby and Kevin Macpherson. Their works bring into focus the ever-changing light and color of the day. Join us on Thursday, July 6th for a summer season of exquisite art. Featured painting: Evening Glow by Gregory Hull, oil, 25 x 32 inches
Sheila Olsen Gallery
Laguna Art Museum
Phil Dike: At the Edge of the Sea is the first comprehensive museum exhibition in over forty years of works by this prominent member of the California regionalist movement, and Ben Messick: Memories of Los Angeles presents drawings, lithographs, and three of the artist’s finest paintings.
Observations, mixed media paintings on paper and canvas by Dominique McKenziewill be featured in the Front Gallery along with Stream of Consciousness, abstract expressionist oil paintings on canvas by Jong Roin the Skylight Gallery.
Exhibiting artists are Scottie Flamm, Susan Gale, Ann Kim, Sunny Kim, Dominique McKenzie, Anne Moore, Hyatt Moore, Marie-Pierre Philippe, Jong Ro, and Lynn Welker. Meet the artists during the Art Walk on Thursday, July 6, 6-9 pm. Complimentary refreshments offered. SGL, located at 384-A N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA, is opened daily from 12-5 and by appointment.
Studio 7 Gallery
The Gallery houses award-winning artists who feature plein air seascapes, landscapes, and figures. The Gallery is unique in that the artists retain 100% of their commissions, without any markup to the gallery , which means every purchase made at Studio 7 Gallery is truly going to support working, local artists.
Royal Hawaiian | RoyalHawaiianLB.com
Thursday, July 7 – Einstein Brown 6pm-9pm
View July’s complete schedule of entertainment here
Art A Fair | Art-A-Fair.com
Billabong Laguna | billabong.us.com
City of Laguna Beach | LagunaBeachCity.gov
Laguna Board of Realtors | LagunaBoardofRealtors.com