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Art Walk

Join member galleries from 6 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month for a festive cultural evening. The next Art Walk is Thursday. Asterisk [*] denotes the participating galleries.

Dedicated shuttle service starts at 6:15 p.m. from the Laguna Art Museum at North Coast Highway and Cliff Drive, and Bluebird Center, 1590 S. Coast Hwy. Shuttles run until 8:45 p.m.

First Thursdays Art Walk is funded by member galleries, lodging establishments and the city. For more information, call (949) 683-6871, or visit http://www.firstthursdaysartwalk.com.

*Laguna Art Museum

307 Cliff Drive

(949) 494-8971


Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors, students and active military. Children younger than 12 are admitted for free. The museum is closed on the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days.

Through Jan. 20: Two new exhibits, watercolors by "Timothy J. Clark" and "ex·pose: Macha Suzuki," sculptures by the artist, will be on display.



Laguna Canyon Artists

3251 Laguna Canyon Road


*Laguna College of Art & Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-6000


Nov. 12 through Dec. 13: "Jerome Witkin: Drawings," an exhibit of the artist's intimate figure studies and portraits.


CES Contemporary

480 Ocean Ave.

(949) 370-0554


Open Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment.

Specializing in local and international emerging contemporary art

Through Sunday: "Continue To Continue," an exhibit featuring 18 local and international artists.

Through Dec. 2: "Reckless Optimism," by Mike Parillo, which includes 16 of his new works. Opening night is from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10.

*[seven-degrees] gallery

891 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-1555


Southern California Artists Assn.

3251 Laguna Canyon Road F3

(949) 715-6767




484 North Gallery

484 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-4578

Open noon to 6 p.m. daily

"Personalities," featuring paintings by Steve Felix, is on display through Jan. 31. A Meet the Artist party will take place on from 6 to 10 p.m. on Dec. 6.

Artists and musicians are welcome to bring an easel and instruments to paint, sculpt and play music on the first Sunday of the month.

*AR4T Space— Artists Republic for Tomorrow

210 N. Coast Hwy.

Winter hours: 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday


Multimedia gallery featuring fine art from the world of youth culture.

Introducing "The Garage," an edgy exhibition with new work by Brennan Coyle and Electric Coffin Supply Co.


*Edenhurst Gallery

305 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-9222


Dealers in historic Early California paintings, including the work of Guy Rose, Joseph Kleitsch, William Wendt, Granville Redmond, Edgar Payne, Maynard Dixon and Maurice Braun, as well as contemporary and early California Art Club artists.

Gallery McCollum

206 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-4027


The George Gallery

354 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-4377

Jan. 3 through Feb. 28: "Gravity's Elbow," an exhibit by New York-based artists Theresa Hackett and Jill Levine.

*Sue Greenwood Fine Art

330 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-0669


New artwork from Andy Burgess, Jason Kowalski, Robert LaDuke and Francis Livingston.

Hobrecht Sports Art

350 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 945-3283

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday


JoAnne Artman Gallery

326 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 510-5481


Through Friday: "Romancing Imagination," new works by Peregrine Heathcote. Artist reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4. RSVP by Oct. 1 to (949) 510-5481.

Through Dec. 31: "Behind the Lens" exhibition, featuring work by photographer Brooke Shaden and digital fine artist J.T. Burke.


*Laguna North Gallery

376 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4324


Landscapes, seascapes, still lifes and plein air by award-winning artists Kirsten Anderson, Storm Case, Jean Choi, Patti Cliffton, Kevin Davidson, Laurie Downey, Julie Christiansen-Dull, Kathy Esnard, Christine Hooker, Margaret Jamison, Linda Johnson, Pam Panattoni, Elaine Ruettiger and Albert Stanchfield.

*Lu Martin Galleries

372 N. Coast Hwy.

Open daily

(949) 494-8074


January, February, March: Continuing exhibition of Zen-inspired paintings by Canadian artist Martin Beaupre, local artist David Palmer's unique "Fallen Heroes" series of portraits painted on bullet casings, and other fine paintings of various styles by regional and international artists. Artists in attendance during First Thursdays Art Walk.

*Quorum Art Gallery

374 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4422


The Quorum Art Gallery is a cooperative association of 12 local artists and a guest artist, which allows us to provide our guests with diverse styles and an impressive collection of fine art paintings.

"Aspen Glow on the Minarets" by Mike Kinney is featured.

*S Cube Gallery

346 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-8800

* Sandstone Gallery

384A N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-6775

Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Monday and Tuesday by appointment.


Through Monday Dec. 3: "Mindscapes: North by Northwest," mixed-media work by Mada Leach, and "Imagined Narratives," the abstract landscapes of Lynn Welker. Other artists featured are Anne Marie deJony, KL Heagen, Howard Hitchcock, Sunny Kim, Anne Moore and Stephanie Paige. Meet the artists from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1.

Schaar Art Studio

305 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-7289

Call for appointment


*Studio 7 Gallery—North

384 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-8291

Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily


Live guitar music and oil painting demonstrations by award-winning plein air artists during First Thursday's Art Walk.

Annette Wimmer Fine Art

238 N. Coast Hwy.


(949) 494-3700

Len Wood's Indian Territory Inc.

305-D N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5747



*Art Cube Gallery

266 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8800


Through November: "Concise Actions," paintings by Michael Kessler.

BC Space Gallery

235 Forest Ave.

(949) 497-1880


Gallery open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment.

Peter Blake Gallery

435 Ocean Ave.

(949) 376-9994


Ed Moses and Jimi Gleason.

City Hall Gallery

505 Forest Ave.

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Coffin/Fulton Fine Art

301 Forest Ave. (upstairs)

(949) 497-2214

Figurative and landscape work by A. Jane Fulton and Lesanne Coffin.

*Dawson Cole Fine Art

326 Glenneyre St.

(949) 497-4988


Artists include Chuck Close, Donald Sultan, Richard MacDonald, Jian Wang and James Galindo.

DeBilzan Gallery

224 Forest Ave.

(949) 494-2406 or (727) 804-7649

Fingerhut Gallery

210A Forest Ave.

(949) 376-6410

Artwork by contemporary and 20th-century artists.

Forest and Ocean Gallery

480 Ocean Ave. Suite B

(949) 371-3313


11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday


Gallery Q at the Susi Q

380 Third St.

(949) 497-244, Ext. 6

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Green Cube Gallery

264 Forest Ave.

(949) 494-1550


Kimerlee Curyl works depicting wild mustangs.

Kush Fine Art

265 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8017


Featuring original oils, limited edition giclees on canvas and sculptures by Vladimir Kush and eight other artists.

Laguna Art Group

570 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1860


A website that features various artwork.

Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art

611 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-9604


The gallery was created by two gallery owners/gallery directors to bring contemporary work of the highest quality to downtown Laguna Beach from emerging to mid-career to internationally recognized artists.

Clark Little Gallery

550 S. Coast Hwy.


Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Featuring surfing photography by Clark Little.

The Lobby Gallery

Hotel Laguna

425 S. Coast Hwy.

(714) 787-4583


Pacific Edge Gallery

540 S. Coast Hwy., No. 112

(949) 494-0491

Through Dec. 3: "On Location in England and Provence," featuring more than 40 new oils painted on location in Europe by Maria Bertran.


The Signature Gallery Laguna

220 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-4244


Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Showcasing artwork by Charles H. Pabst, Cara Pabst Moran, Jenny Simon and Sue Averell, sculptures by Kira, and fountains by Wolfgang Vaatz.

Swenson Fine Art

460 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-1122


*Townley Gallery

570 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1860


Through December: "The Celebrating 40 Years Show," mediums and subjects from the past 40 years of work by Shane Townley.

Village Gallery

502 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-3552


Viszolay Gallery

577 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-0951

Oil paintings and reproductions of Hawaii, Laguna Beach, Catalina and other Southern California scenes by artist-in-residence Walter Viszolay.

Wassmann Fine Arts Studio

419 Ocean Ave.

(949) 291-6718


Dec. 8: Ukrainian photographer Elena Northroup shows a selection of images taken on hikes along the West Coast from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wells Fargo Bank

260 Ocean Ave.

(949) 494-1145

Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Whitney Gallery

305 Forest Ave.

(949) 497-4322

Open daily.




*Artist Eye Laguna Gallery

1294-A S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5898


A cooperative venture of 16 local artists in watercolor, oil, acrylic and mixed media, as well as photography and sculpture.

Avran Art + Design

540 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 106

(949) 494-0900


Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

Through Saturday: Recent paintings and limited-edition giclees by Southern California artist Robert Schaar will be featured at the newly-opened gallery, Avran Art + Design, from November 17 through December 1, 2012.

*Bluebird Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5377


Specializing in California plein air impressionist paintings. Featuring Felice Hrovat, Mark Cummings, Doug Stotts, William Dorsey, Joseph Aaron, George Gallo, Elaine Hughes, Stephen Schlanser, Mike Brennan and Renzi.

*La Bottega Dell'Acquaforte

1590 S. Coast Hwy.


(949) 497-6690

Coolsville – Roark's Studio Gallery

2894 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-2048


Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturday and Sunday by appointment.

Specializing in underwater photography, "Liquescent," of dancers and other subjects by Roark Gourley. Also contemporary paintings and sculpture by Roark and Michelle Gourley.

The Cottage Gallery

1524 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-8932


*Cove Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy. No. 8

(949) 494-1878


The Cove is an artist-owned gallery featuring artists specializing in plein air, landscapes, still life, portraits, classic figurative work, contemporary and abstracts, mixed media and Asian-influenced art.

DeMossa Gallery

1294-D S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-9229


Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

*DeRu's Fine Arts

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-3785


Floating Cloud Gallery

1999 S. Coast Hwy., Suite E

(949) 464-9300


The gallery features the unique work of Wai Sin Ton-Darbonne, a master of Chinese watercolor.

*FOA South

1006 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-1145

Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

Through Dec. 15: "Three Printmakers," which explores the art of printmaking, features Festival of Arts exhibitors Dirk Hagner, Mariko Ishii and Vinita Voogd.

Ivan Guaderrama Original Arts Gallery

1452 S. Coast Hwy.

(310) 383-5051


Mixed-media works by Ivan Guaderrama.

"Guardian Angels" exhibit is on now.

H Gallery

1294-B S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5578


Featuring a collection of 20th-century masters. Dali, Picasso, Miro, Vasarely, Erte, graphics and originals.

Joseph Wise Fine Art Gallery

1550 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7902

Presenting contemporary and modern art, indoor and outdoor serpentine stone sculptures and fine art photography of Laguna beaches. Always original, always unique.

Now showing pastels by Mary Aslin and paintings by Paula Ware.


Kuhnert's Art Gallery

1493 Glenneyre St.

(949) 494-0676

Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment


Featuring the original paintings, serigraphs, posters and digital prints of Manfred H. Kuhnert.


Lang Fine Art

The Art Center

1450 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-1397

McKibben Studios

540 South Coast Hwy. No. 110

(949) 715-4900

Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily


purelagunabeach gallery

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 315-5015


Featuring paintings by owner/artist Todd Kenyon and Mark Kerckhoff, and photography by Tom Lamb.

*The Redfern Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-3356

2nd location:

Montage Laguna Beach

30801 Coast Hwy.


Specializing in important historical American art. Now showing works by the early California impressionists Guy Rose, Edgar Payne, William Wendt and Granville Redmond, and contemporary painting virtuosos Kevin Macpherson, Grergory Hull and John Cosby, with sculpture by Carol Alleman and Mark Rossi.

*Salt Fine Art

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 3

(949) 715-5554


Specializing in Latin contemporary art including masters and emerging talent.

Through Monday: Exhibits by Ronald Moran and Priscilla Monge, two local artists who are transforming the gallery into two walk-through worlds.

Situ Art Gallery

1590 S. Coast Hwy. Suite #6

(949) 376-6703


Featuring fine contemporary art by Mian Situ, Andrew Peters, Ruo Li, Carole Cooke, Bi Wei Liang, Dan Goozee, Long Le, Lin Zheng and Ralph Oberg.

*Vladimir Sokolov Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-3633


*Studio 7 Gallery – South

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-0012


11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

*The Vintage Poster

1476 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7422


Antique WWI posters on display.

Watercolor Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 7

(949) 494-8838


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