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. An asterisk [*] denotes participating galleries. In December, many galleries will showcase work by students from Laguna College of Art & Design.

Dedicated shuttle service starts at 6:15 p.m. from the Laguna Art Museum at the corner of 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 $12 for adults and $10 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:

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

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.

"Earth: Fragile Planet," selections of 40 works from the New York Society of Illustrators traveling exhibition. The exhibit runs through Dec. 18. The public is invited to a reception in conjunction with First Thursdays Art Walk from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

*[seven-degrees] gallery

891 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-1555

http://www.seven-degrees.com

Winter Wonderland installation.

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

"Sea Dreams," 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

Multi-media gallery featuring fine art from the world of youth culture.

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for "ABC's and 123's," holiday show featuring art created for children by snowboarder Jamie Lynn, plus Bryan Iguichi, Ben Brough and Brennan Coyle.

*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, Maurice Braun, as well as fine contemporary California Art Club artists.

*Sue Greenwood Fine Art

330 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-0669

suegreenwoodfineart.com

Deborah Davidson and Maurice Gray.

*JoAnne Artman Gallery

326 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 510-5481

http://www.joannartmangallery.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Celebrating its second year in Laguna Beach with Art Walk reception for "Because the World is Round… It Turns Me On," a group exhibition inspired by the lyrics of The Beatles featuring artists Cheryl Cotman, America Martin, and Andrew Myers. Also showcasing new works by Los Angeles artist David Limrite. Special performance piece by Barbara Berk at 7 p.m.

*Laguna North Gallery

376 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4324

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception hosted by April Raber (oils) and Elaine Ruettiger (oils). Oil demonstration by Christine Hooker.

*Lu Martin Galleries

372 N. Coast Hwy.

Open daily

(949) 494-8074

http://www.LuMartinGalleries.com

Featuring original paintings, traditional and contemporary, by 16 regional and international artists including new sea and landscapes by Alfredo Gomez, Teddy bear still-life by Lu Martin, and contemporary figuratives by our newest artist, Gaylord Soli.

*Marion Meyer Contemporary Art

354 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5442

http://www.marionmeyergallery.com

"Side by Side:" Premiering original works by Chiyomi Taneike Longo and Al Longo in a two artist show.

*Quorum Art Gallery

374 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4422

Veronica Kortz, the most recent of 12 artists, strives to capture beauty, light and mystery of nature, life and love in her oil paintings.

*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

Closing Monday: "Darkness into Light," by painter and collage artist Marge Chapman and "Looking Outward, Looking Inward" by Dave Fox.

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for "Focus on Figures," sculpture and paintings by Howard Hitchcock, and "Dumi Dumi," work of contemporary artist Gretchen Beck. Also exhibiting are Marge Chapman, Jennifer Griffiths, KL Heagen, Sunny Kim, Anne Moore, Marjorie Sanders, Sheryl Sauer and Lynn Welker.

*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.

*Annette Wimmer Fine Art

238 N. Coast Hwy.

annettewimmer.com

(949) 494-3700

During First Thursday's Art Walk, watch the artist paint.

DOWNTOWN LAGUNA GALLERIES

*Art Cube Gallery

266 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8800

http://www.artcubegallery.com

Featuring permanent gallery artists.

*Dawson Cole Fine Art

326 Glenneyre St.

(949) 497-4988

http://www.dawsoncolefineart.com

Recent works of original oil paintings by renowned plein air painter Jim Lamb.

"Little Gems." Paintings, graphics and sculptures will be featured during the Gift of Art holiday exhibition.

Kush Fine Art

265 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8017

http://www.kushlaguna.com

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

Laguna Art Group

570 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1860

LagunaArt.com

*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.

"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

*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.

Holiday exhibition.

*Townley Gallery

570 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1860

townleygallery.com

New works by Hugo Rivera.

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.

SOUTH COAST

HIGHWAY GALLERIES

*Artist Eye Laguna Gallery

1294-A S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5898

http://www.artisteyelagunagallery.com

Work 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 in a variety in composition, medium, and style.

*Cove Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy. No. 8

(949) 494-1878

Closing Tuesday: Farshid Babazadeh; ceramicist John Steenhoven; plus new gallery member Kathe Choate.

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: "C-Note Sale." Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served while a special group of smaller paintings will be offered for $100, $200 and $300 per painting.

*DeMossa Gallery

1294-D S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-9229

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

Functional art by John Suttman.

*DeRu's Fine Arts

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-3785

http://www.derusfinearts.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Artist David Chapple in attendance, with Laguna College mentor students, music and refreshments; opening reception for "Delightful Glimpses," small paintings by early California painters.

*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.

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

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 Tuesday: "Field of Vision," contemporary photography by Gina Genis, Russell Carpenter, Ashlie N. Chavez, Bonnie Pelner and Gary Zuercher.

*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

2nd location:

Montage Laguna Beach

30801 Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-6193

http://www.redferngallery.com

The Redfern Gallery is a leading authority of historical American paintings from the late 19th to early 20th century. Concentrating on the early California Impressionists (1890-1940) the gallery offers carefully selected museum quality paintings and works by present day plein air painters. The Redfern Gallery is a primary source for private, corporate and museum collections and is at your service whether you are buying, selling or just researching that special painting.

*Salt Fine Art

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 3

(917) 957-3387

http://www.saltfineart.com

Closing Tuesday: "Saturation," work by Olga Sinclair.

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

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: During Art Walk, 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

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Reception featuring gallery artists for the holiday season. Join us for an evening with the artists, live music, and holiday cheer.

*Studio 7 Gallery – South

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-0012

http://www.studio7gallery.com

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

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

*The Vintage Poster

1476 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7422

http://www.thevintageposter.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Christmas as shown through American original WW1 and WWII posters.

Watercolor Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 7

(949) 494-8838

*The Esther Wells Collection

1390 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-2497

http://www.estherwellscollection.

com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: A Laguna College Mentor Student will be on hand to discuss their work. Sales benefit Laguna College.

Wendt International

1550 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 102

(949) 497-4292

http://www.wendtgallery.com

Wendt International is a leading gallery specializing in contemporary representational art.

Paintings by Beatrice Findlay.

Copyright © 2019, Daily Pilot
EDITION: California | U.S. & World
61°