Artist and gallery owner Mo Van is moving on from her Coast Highway
location after 12 years in Laguna.
Her move to the central coast of California, just south of Moro Bay,
was prompted by her recent marriage.
The gallery opened during the Gulf War and brought a breath of fresh
air with its “happy paintings” and Van’s warm personality and strong
As a cancer survivor, Van said she realizes how precious life is and
hopes her passion for painting translates will into a passion for
writing, spending time in the garden and enjoying her husband, children
and grandchildren. She plans to continue to offer her happy paintings
through her Web site, o7 www.movan.com.