ART WALK NEWS – MAY 2016

 

NORTH

 

Union 42×74  Oil on Canvas by Joshua Smith

Alice-Rice Gallery

Please join us in welcoming award winning Artist Joshua Smith to The Alice-Rice Gallery.Artist Reception Saturday May 21st – 6pm to 9pm.Live Band, Food & Drinks will be served.

 

Helen Lundeberg: A Retrospective

Laguna Art Museum is proud to be organizing the first comprehensive exhibition of the work of a key figure in twentieth-century California art, Helen Lundeberg (1908-1999).

Frederick Hammersley: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection

The museum’s collection is rich in drawings and prints by the renowned Los Angeles modernist Frederick Hammersley (1919-2009). This is largely thanks to the donation of thirty-eight of his works on paper by the Frederick Hammersley Foundation in 2014. The works range from casual studies from life to carefully composed abstractions. Hammersley was part of the same artistic circle as Helen Lundeberg, and the museum’s large-scale retrospective of Lundeberg’s work provides an opportune moment to show for the first time the bulk of its Hammersley holdings.

The exhibition will be shown on the museum’s upper level. Support for the exhibition was generously provided by the Frederick Hammersley Foundation.

City Life, Los Angeles: 1930s to 1950s

Beginning in the 1930s, many American artists turned their attention to scenes of everyday life, which they rendered in a realistic style. Often their paintings celebrated the development of the modern city and its hustle-bustle of activity. This exhibition focuses on urban scenes by the group of artists—most members of the California Water Color Society—who were the leading proponents of “American Scene” painting in California.

   

Quorum Gallery

After 53 years, we have a new look…Please come celebrate with us May 5, from 3 pm to 9 pm as we show off our state of the art Gallery.  Meet and talk with the artists, as you enjoy wine and appetizers. Looking forward to seeing you!

 

Sandstone Gallery Laguna

MAY 3-30

Enter the Circle (First Journey), mixed media fire paintings on paper by Lawrence Terry will be featured in the Front Gallery along with Visions, abstract paintings on paper and canvas by Mada Leach, in the Skylight Gallery. Exhibiting artists are Cindy Beatteay, Ann Kim, Sunny Kim, Mada Leach, Anne Moore, Hyatt Moore, Jong Ro, Lawrence Terry, and Lynn Welker. Meet the artists during the Art Walk on Thursday, May 5, 6-9 pm. Complimentary refreshments offered. SGL, located at 384-A N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA, is opened daily from noon to 5 and by appointment. Closed Tues.

“Enter the Circle:Fire”  23×30 Fire with Mixed Media by Lawrence Terry

 

Studio 7 Gallery

Studio 7 gallery’s May’s featured artist Kathleen M Robison. Kathleen paints in a plein air impressionist style with loose brushwork and juicy paint. “Beautiful color and light inspire me the most.” Kathleen received BFA at CSUF and has been showing her work at Studio 7 Gallery in Laguna Beach since 2002.

 

Village Gallery

 

CENTRAL/DOWNTOWN

  

Avran Art + Design

Avran Art + Design 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 sculptures, original paintings, and a variety of sculptures from a select group of artists: Laszlo Lukacsi, Gyorgy Gaspar, Christopher Jeffries, Shayna Leib, Father Bill Moore, Pan QiQun, Stephanie Paige, Nina K. Cullen, Jennyfer Stratman, James C. Leonard, Steve Perrault, and more.

 

Laguna Presbytarian

Please join Laguna Presbytarian Church on Art Walk, Thursday, May 5th from 6pm – 9pm to stroll through their art exhibit in the garden and courtyard areas where the church’s legacy of appreciation and support of the arts and artists of Laguna, past and present, will be showcased.  Art on view by local artists and photographers.

 

SOUTH


Artist Eye Gallery

Artist Eye Gallery Celebrates 8th Anniversary
Art Walk Reception 6-9 p.m. Thursday, May 5th

The Artist Eye Gallery is proud to celebrate its eighth anniversary in Laguna Beach. In honor of this auspicious occasion, the gallery will host an anniversary celebration during First Thursdays Art Walk, from 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016.

The Artist Eye Gallery, located in the picturesque Hip District of Laguna Beach, displays a remarkable and beautiful collection of works by 16 of Southern California’s most prolific and talented world class artists. Allow yourself to be transported to the vibrant and eclectic world of original fine art through masterful paintings in watercolor, oil and acrylic; sculptures in bronze and stone; and stunning photography.

When you enter the gallery, you will experience art at its finest in an enjoyable atmosphere, and in the company of friendly and knowledgeable artist.

Every month during First Thursdays Art Walk, visitors to the gallery enjoy a unique opportunity to engage in conversations with artists who are more than happy to answer any questions about their individual artistic style, technique, inspiration and technical skill.  The ultimate goal of the gallery is to offer each customer a truly remarkable experience when it comes to purchasing art that speaks to them. Meeting the artists and discussing the creative process that brings their art to life, only adds to the value.

 

foaSouth

The foaSouth Gallery is sponsored by the Festival of Arts.  The current exhibit, Landscapes, presents Festival of Arts exhibitors, Scott Albert and Jeffery Horn. The two artists’ artworks that are represented in the Festival of Arts Permanent Art Collection are on view along with a range of current landscape paintings by each of these artists.

Landscapes, April 10-July 9

For additional information, please contact the Festival of Arts Public Relations Department, 949-494-1145

*Pictured – gallery visitor examines  Scott Albert’s watercolor, Boulders Below .

 

Cinco de Mayo by Millard Sheets

The Redfern Gallery

The Redfern Gallery presents “Cinco de Mayo” by Millard Sheets (1907-1989) along with works by the American Scene painters.  Additional paintings by Phil Dike, Emil Kosa, Jr. and Millard Sheets will be on display.  These artists followed the impressionists, often painting in watercolor, depicting everyday life from 1930s to 1960s.

 

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