Artcetera

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 participating galleries. At 5 p.m., the city of Laguna Beach presents a reception and awards ceremony for the Juried Fine Art Exhibition adjudicated by the exhibition director at the Festival of Arts, Martin Betz. The reception and show is at City Hall, 505 Forest Ave.

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

http://www.lagunaartmuseum.org

Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Open until 9 p.m. during First Thursdays Art Walk. Admission is $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students and active military. Children younger than 12 are admitted for free. The museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days. Free admission on First Thursdays Art Walk nights.

Current show:

Opening Sunday: Concurrent exhibitions: John Paul Jones; E. Roscoe Shrader; Sean Duffy: "Searcher"; and "Masterstrokes, Selections from the Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. Signature Members."

Special events:

7 to 9 p.m. Saturday: Opening night reception for the four fall 2010 exhibitions. Museum members get in free, admission for non-members is $20 pre-sale and $25 at the door. Cash bar, appetizers, music and the opportunity to meet and mingle with artists and curators and to see the exhibitions before they open to the public Sunday. Tickets can be bought online or by calling.

LAGUNA CANYON

GALLERIES

Laguna Canyon Artists

3251 Laguna Canyon Road

http://www.LagunaCanyonArtists.com

*Laguna College of Art & Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-6000

http://www.lagunacollege.edu

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission free.

November: Fairhaven Alumni exhibition.

Stara d' Arts Gallery/Showroom

3305 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-9800

http://www.staradarts.com

Hand-picked artifacts from around the globe.

NORTH COAST

HIGHWAY GALLERIES

484 North Gallery

484 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-4578

Open noon to 6 p.m. daily

Original paintings and vintage prints

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Reception for "Sea Dreams," a new exhibit of abstract paintings by Jean Fitch Jones, along with artwork by Melody Owens, Trevor Paul, Karen Petty, Renuka Pillai and Deborah Sussex.

*210 AR4T — Artists Republic for Tomorrow

210 N. Coast Hwy.

Ar4t.com

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

"Straight To the Head": solo show from Jackson Hole, Wyo., artist Mike Parillo.

*Edenhurst Gallery

305 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-9222

http://www.edenhurstgallery.com

One of California's premiere dealers in historic Early California paintings, celebrating its 25th year. Guy Rose, Joseph Kleitsch, William Wendt, Granville Redmond, Edgar Payne, Maynard Dixon and Maurice Braun, as well as fine contemporary California Art Club artists.

*Sue Greenwood Fine Art

330 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-0669

suegreenwoodfineart.com

Closing Sunday: Dana DeKalb, solo exhibition.

*JoAnneArtman Gallery

326 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 510-5481

http://www.joannartmangallery.com

"Women on the Verge" featuring work by Jane Richlovsky, Laura Ross-Paul and Brooke Shaden.

*Marion Meyer Contemporary Art

354 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5442

http://www.marionmeyergallery.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Reception for "Side by Side," premiering original works by Chiyomi Taneike Longo and Al Longo in a two artist show.

*Sandstone Gallery

384A N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-6775

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

http://www.sandstonegallery.com

Opening Wednesday : "Darkness into Light," by painter and collage artist Marge Chapman and "Looking Outward, Looking Inward" by Dave Fox. Also exhibiting are local contemporary artists Jennifer Griffiths, KL Heagen, Howard Hitchcock, Sunny Kim, Anne Moore, Marjorie Sanders, Sheryl Sauer and Lynn Welker. Meet the artists from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Schaar Art Studio

305 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-7289

Call for appointment

http://www.schaargalleries.com

*Studio 7 Gallery

384 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-1080

http://www.studio7gallery.com

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

Art Walk reception 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Party with award winning plein air artists giving oil painting demonstrations plus live music.

*Whelan Galleries

353 N. Coast Hwy. No. A

(949) 494-5076

http://www.whelanartgalleries.com

Showcasing original fine art oil paintings and rare classic book cover illustrations created by internationally known artist, Patrick Whelan. Sculpture by Leon Richman.

DOWNTOWN LAGUNA GALLERIES

*Art Cube Gallery

266 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8800

http://www.artcubegallery.com

November: Featuring new work by Vladimir Cora.

Peter Blake Gallery

435 Ocean Ave.

(949) 376-9994

peterblakegallery.com

Closing reception 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 7: "Introductions: Three Emerging Artists," Stephanie Bachiero, Steve Burtch and Victor Kreiden.

Coffin/Fulton Fine Art

301 Forest Ave. (upstairs)

(949) 497-2214

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

DeBilzan Gallery

224 Forest Ave.

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

Featuring works by abstract expressionist William DeBilzan.

Fingerhut Gallery

210A Forest Ave.

(949) 376-6410

Artwork by current and 20th century masters.

*Clark Little Gallery

550 S. Coast Hwy.

http://www.clarklittlephotography.com

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.

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: During Art Walk, the photographer will present, "A Honu World, Sea Turtles by Clark Little."

Miranda Galleries

417 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-4491

http://www.mirandagalleries.com

Miranda Galleries features international and contemporary artwork from all over the world, including an extensive collection of sculpture, fine art glass and works on canvas, as well as paper.

Pacific Edge Gallery

540 S. Coast Hwy., No. 112

(949) 494-0491

"Abstract," landscapes by Laguna Beach resident Brenda Bredvik, on display through Nov. 19.

*Swenson Fine Art

460 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-1122

http://www.swensonfineart.com

Contemporary fine art gallery with a mixture of styles ranging from abstract to expressionism to realism. Also showcasing three-dimensional artists, working mainly in glass, wood and ceramic.

November: Group Exhibition.

*Townley Gallery

570 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1860

townleygallery.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception introducing sculptor Leon Leigh, who sculpts in the medium of welded steel and captures the alternative visions of the way people might think of or envision themselves in a fantasy form.

Viszolay Gallery

577 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-0951

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

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 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. All Member Exhibition sponsored by Community Art Project, in the second floor gallery through Nov. 23. Also, the Festival of Arts presents the top-scoring artists from the 2010 summer season in the third floor gallery, through Nov. 15.

Whitney Gallery

305 Forest Ave.

(949) 497-4322

Open daily.

http://www.marcwhitney.com

SOUTH COAST

HIGHWAY GALLERIES

*Artist Eye Laguna Gallery

1294-A S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5898

http://www.artisteyelagunagallery.com

Featuring the works of 18 award-winning Southern California artists.

*Bluebird Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5377

Specializing in California Impressionist paintings. Featuring work by Felice Hrovat, Mark Cummings, Doug Stotts, William Dorsey, Joseph Aaron, George Gallo, Elaine Hughes, Stephen Schlanser and Mike Brennan.

*La Bottega Dell'Acquaforte

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

http://www.italianetchings.com

(949) 497-6690

Presenting a large variety of original etchings by internationally recognized Italian artists including Faraoni, Cacciarini, Orselli, Zaliani, Ceschin, Zec, Piazza, Petro, etc. Sculptures by Marie-Pierre Philippe-Lohezic, Chris Schulz, Edward Eyth. Guest artists Carla Carli Mazzucato, Italy; and Boril Radoykov, Santa Fe, N.M.

*Larry Christy Studio Gallery

1496 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 463-4414

http://www.larrychristy.com

Featuring large field color abstract acrylics on canvas. Works matted on watercolor paper include seascapes, landscapes and figurative. Also featuring pen, charcoal and wash, and still-life drawings.

Coolsville – Roark's Studio Gallery

2894 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-2048

http://www.coolsville.com

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

Specializing in underwater photography, "Liquescent" (becoming liquid), of dancers and more, by Roark Gourley. Also contemporary paintings and sculpture by Roark and Michelle Gourley, featured in such collections as the Wynn Encore.

*The Cottage Gallery

1524 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-8932

New pieces offering a variety in composition, medium and style.

*Cove Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy. No. 8

(949) 494-1878

Opening Monday: "Enchantment 2010" by John Steenhoven. An artists' reception will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6.

*DeMossa Gallery

1294-D S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-9229

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

Paintings by Todd Willamson.

*DeRu's Fine Arts

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-3785

http://www.derusfinearts.com

"California Remembered:" Paintings featuring the natural beauty of our landscape.

Diana Ferrone Gallery

1999 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1842

http://www.dianaferrone.com

*Gallery H

1294-B S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5578

http://www.artsellers.com

An eclectic collection of both modern masters and local artists combined. Dali, Vasarely, Erte, Chagall, Miro, Otterbach, Metzger and Pike. Artwork changing monthly, so stop in and enjoy the visual feast of both color and talent.

Joseph Wise Fine Art Gallery

1550 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7902

Presenting dynamic contemporary and modern art, frescos and oil paintings; indoor and outdoor serpentine stone sculpture. Commissioned creations available for corporate and residential venues.

Kuhnert's Art Gallery

1493 Glenneyre St.

(949) 494-0676

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

http://www.kuhnertsartgallery.com

http://www.manfredkuhnert.com

Celebrating 26 years of featuring the original paintings, serigraphs, posters and digital prints of the internationally known artist Manfred H. Kuhnert.

Lang Fine Art

The Art Center

1450 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-1397

*Mandarin Fine Art Gallery

1294C S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-9608

http://www.mandarinfineart.com

Mandarin Fine Art Gallery features an eclectic mix of some of Mainland China's most accomplished artists. View the latest originals from Zhao Kailin, Wang Niandong, Chen Ying and Hu Jundi. Also "one of a kind" Asian antiques and designer jewelry.

*Notion Fine Art

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 793-4013

http://www.notionfineart.com

Closing Monday: New works by Robert Porte.

*purelagunabeach gallery

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 315-5015

http://www.purelagunabeach.com

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

http://www.redferngallery.com

Important historical paintings by American artists concentrating on the early California Impressionists (1890-1940). In addition to the historical paintings the gallery features three nationally renowned impressionist painters, Kevin Macpherson, Gregory Hull and John Cosby as well as sculpture by Carol Alleman and Mark Rossi.

*Salt Fine Art

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 3

(917) 957-3387

http://www.saltfineart.com

Closing Sunday: "Everything Matters" featuring José Rodriguez and Mónica Torrebiarte.6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Reception for artist Olga Sinclair, whose exhibition, "Saturation," will be on display through Nov. 30.

Situ Art Gallery

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-6703

http://www.situartgallery.com

Featuring fine contemporary art by Mian Situ, Andrew Peters, Ruo Li, Carole Cooke, Bi Wei, Dan Goozee, Zhuo S. Liang, Longyao Le, Sandy Scott, Robert Peters and Ralph Oberg.

*SKYLAB Modern Art

1452 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-2400

http://www.skylabmodernart.com

During Art Walk, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Enjoy live music and "SKYLAB" martinis on our candle-lit patio.

*Vladimir Sokolov Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-3633

Sokolov Gallery is celebrating its 30th year of business in Laguna Beach. Featuring new abstract expressionism and mixed media paintings by Vladimir Sokolov; acrylic paintings by Alexander Sokolov and laminated acrylic sculpture by Vasa.

*Studio Arts Gallery

At the Old Pottery Place

1200 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-1619

http://www.studioartslaguna.com

Introducing artist Daphne Confer. A graduate of Laguna College of Art + Design, her portrait paintings give intimate glimpses into the lives of the subject matter.

*The Esther Wells Collection

1390 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-2497

http://www.estherwellscollection.

com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Collage Card Workshop. Make your own unique holiday card with the assistance of artist Mada Leach. All ages welcome.

Wendt International

1550 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 102

(949) 497-4292

http://www.wendtgallery.com

Featuring work by Ira Barkoff.

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