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 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

http://www.lagunaartmuseum.org

Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Wed., and Friday. Extended summer hours, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, with special admission price of $5 between 5 and 9 p.m. those days. Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and active military. Children younger than 12 are admitted for free. Free admission on First Thursdays Art Walk nights.

Current show:

Noguchi: "California Legacy" will be on display till Oct. 2.

Lita Albuquerque: "Emergence" will be on display till Oct. 2.

Special Event:

1 p.m. Sunday: Lecture on the current exhibition "Landscape and Figuration from the Collection: Early to Mid-Twentieth Century," with Curator of Collections Janet Blake. Free with paid admission.

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. Free admission.

Until Sept. 23: "Rodin's Figures": Organized by the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation.

*Gallery 793

793 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-6000

http://www.lagunacollege.edu

Gallery hours: 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday through Aug. 13.

The gallery showcases exceptional Laguna College student work for sale.

Carl E Smith Fine Art - CES / FA

2075-2097 Laguna Canyon Road Unit B

http://www.cesfineart.com

*[seven-degrees] gallery

891 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-1555

http://www.seven-degrees.com

August: Continuing "Current Collection" by Los Angeles artist Alan Bodner, a three-dimensional painter-sculptor.

NORTH COAST

HIGHWAY GALLERIES

*Edenhurst Gallery

305 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-9222

http://www.edenhurstgallery.com

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

*Sue Greenwood Fine Art

330 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-0669

suegreenwoodfineart.com

Until Aug. 15: Paul Brigham, "New Work," and Inez Storer, "Postcard Series."

*JoAnneArtman Gallery

326 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 510-5481

http://www.joannartmangallery.com

Work by James Verbicky on display through Sunday. Also work by Jhina Alvarado.Opening Monday: "The Back Room," group exhibition including Valerio D'Ospina, Peregrine Heathcote, America Martin, and Anja Van Herle. Art Walk reception 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. To attend, call gallery by Monday.

*Laguna North Gallery

376 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4324

A co-op gallery of quality artists featuring landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, florals and plein-air.

*Lu Martin Galleries

372 N. Coast Hwy.

Open daily

(949) 494-8074

Featuring original paintings, traditional and contemporary, by 16 regional and international artists, including new abstracts by Greg Martin, sea and landscapes by Alfredo Gomez, still life miniatures by Lu Martin, and French inspirations by MoVan. Artists in attendance during First Thursdays Art Walk.

*Marion Meyer Contemporary Art

354 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5442

http://www.marionmeyergallery.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for Contemporary Collection showcasing multimedia works.

*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

Until Monday: "Out of the Woods" by Marge Chapman and "Works on Paper" by Lynn Welker. Also work by contemporary artists Jennifer Griffiths, KL Heagen, Howard Hitchcock, Elyse Katz, Sunny Kim, Anne Moore and Marjorie Sanders.

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for "Oracle Eye, digital illustrations by Marjorie Sanders, and "Escapes," landscapes in oil by KL Heagen.

Schaar Art Studio

305 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-7289

Call for appointment

http://www.schaargalleries.com

*Studio 7 Gallery—North

384 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-8291

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

http://www.studio7gallery.com

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

Len Wood's Indian Territory Inc.

305-D N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5747

http://www.indianterritory.com

DOWNTOWN LAGUNA GALLERIES

*Art Cube Gallery

266 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8800

http://www.artcubegallery.com

Group shows of gallery artists.

A. Jane Fulton and Lesanne Coffin.

*Dawson Cole Fine Art

326 Glenneyre St.

(949) 497-4988

http://www.dawsoncolefineart.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception featuring sculptor Richard MacDonald's collection from the Royal Ballet in London. Ongoing exhibition of gallery artists including Chuck Close, Donald Sultan, Richard MacDonald, Jian Wang and James Galindo.

DeBilzan Gallery

224 Forest Ave.

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

Laguna Art Group

570 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1860

LagunaArt.com

*The Lobby Gallery

Hotel Laguna

425 S. Coast Hwy.

(714) 787-4583

hotellaguna.com

Summer exhibition of small paintings by Southern California artists John Kilduff, Elaine Mathews, Rick Delanty and Saim Caglayan. During Art Walk, enjoy champagne and piano music.

*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: Art Walk reception for "California" photos, including waves of Laguna Beach. Island style appetizers and beverages.

Pacific Edge Gallery

540 S. Coast Hwy., No. 112

(949) 494-0491

Showcasing Laguna Beach painters.

Featuring work by Jacobus Baas; Brenda Bredvik's "Pacific Rim Landscapes"; and Maria Bertran. Also, work by Tom Swimm and Sandra Jones Campbell.

Surf Gallery

911 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-9155 http://www.thesurfgallery.com

Swenson Fine Art

460 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-1122

http://www.swensonfineart.com

Summer Group Exhibit, introducing Tavares from Brazil, Boitier from France, and DuToit from South Africa.

*Townley Gallery

570 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1860

townleygallery.com

Wine tasting during Art Walk with Townley wines from Napa Valley.

Viszolay Gallery

577 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-0951

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

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.

Until Sept. 8: "All Media Show" featuring local artists in a variety of media on second floor gallery, sponsored by Community Art Project.

Until Sept. 15: Festival of Arts exhibits "The Shakespeare Series," a tribute to the late artist David Rosen.

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

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

Work by photographer Al Gerk featured during August. An artist reception will take place at the gallery from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13.

*Bluebird Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5377

http://www.bluebirdgallery.net

Specializing in California Impressionist paintings. Featuring 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

Original etchings by internationally recognized Italian artists including Cacciarini, Ceschin, Zec, Zaliani, Mariani, Piazza, Caffe, Beuchat, Petro and Faraoni. Also featuring guest artists Carla Carli Mazzucato and Bruno Gorlato.

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

thecottagegallery.org/default.aspx

*Cove Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy. No. 8

(949) 494-1878

http://www.covegallerylaguna.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for artist Ruth Gooch and sculptor Bob Macarthur.

DeMossa Gallery

1294-D S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-9229

http://www.paintedjourney.com

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

*DeRu's Fine Arts

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-3785

http://www.derusfinearts.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception with live music and refreshments for "Scenes of Laguna as Painted by the Early California Impressionists (1890-1940)."

*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.

Featuring a new selection of black and white photographs by Stillman F. Sawyer, "Silver Images from Nature."

Gallery Alexi

1968 S. Coast Hwy.

alexiallensartstudio.com

*H Gallery

1294-B S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5578

http://www.artsellers.com

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, frescos and oils; indoor and outdoor serpentine stone sculpture.

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 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

Features art and artist coming out of Mainland China, including new works from Zhao Kailin and Wang Niandong.

"Nostalgia" by Chen Ying from Mainland China; also Ting Shao Kuang's "Tiger Lily."

*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

Montage Laguna Beach

30801 Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-6193

http://www.redferngallery.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for "Early Laguna Beach," an exhibition of paintings of Laguna Beach by artists from the early 1900s. Through August.

*Salt Fine Art

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 3

(949) 715-5554

http://www.saltfineart.com

Specializing in Latin Contemporary including masters and emerging talent.

Until Aug. 28: "Collectiva," featuring gallery artists including Costa Rican surrealist photographer, Leo Correa. Also, a large-scale sculpture inspired by the constellations from Victor Hugo Zayas will be on display in anticipation of his upcoming exhibition at Laguna Art Museum.

Situ Art Gallery

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-6703

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.

*Vladimir Sokolov Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-3633

http://www.vladimirsokolovgallery.com

Abstract and mixed media paintings by Vladimir Sokolov, acrylics by Alexander Sokolov and laminated acrylic sculptures 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: Opening reception during Art Walk for "Fireborne."

*Studio 7 Gallery –

South

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-0012

http://www.studio7gallery.com

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

During Art Walk, live oil painting demonstrations by plein air artists Eagle, Egan, Khristov, LaRock, Moore, Nowell, Sines, Wang, and Wiederman. Live piano music.

*The Vintage Poster

1476 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7422

http://www.thevintageposter.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for exhibit of original posters by Jules Cheret, "Maitre d'Affiche," the father of the poster.

Watercolor Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 7

(949) 494-8838

http://www.watercolorgalleries.com

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.

Until Aug. 7: "Decennium," group show celebrating the gallery's 10th anniversary.

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