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Galleries with a star participate in First Thursdays Art Walk.

NORTH COAST

HIGHWAY GALLERIES

Gallery McCollum*

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(949) 497-4027

206 N. Coast Highway

Specializing in local landscapes, seascapes and tropicals. In

August, artist Patrick Tobin will present his most recent series of

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paintings, “Ranch to Ralph’s”, depicting Southern California’s

favorite surfing locales.

Laguna Art Museum*

(949) 376-8971

307 Cliff Drive

The Museum will open “Surf Culture: The Art History of Surfing”

on Sunday running through Oct. 6. Also starting on that date, the

museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through Sept. 2.

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Laguna North Gallery*

(949) 494-4324

376 N. Coast Highway

Currently featuring new collections of watercolors and oils by

Patti Cliffton and watercolors by Yuko

Blake. The gallery will host an artists reception from 6 to 9 p.m.

Thursday.

Lu Martin Galleries*

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(949) 494-8074

372 N. Coast Highway

Currently featuring, “Venice Explored” a collection of oils by

Richard Ho as well as landscapes, still lifes and seascapes by

Alfredo Gomez. There is also exhibiting new works by Ruo Li.

Marion Meyer Contemporary Art*

(949) 497-5442

354 N. Coast Highway

Currently featuring “In the Spirit of Nature” a collection that

features paintings by Candice Eisenfeld, Greg Stocks, Anne Casteau

and Tim Howe. The exhibit will run through Tuesday. In August the

gallery will open “Dreaming in Technicolor,” a collection of work by

Marques de Jadraque, Mark Erickson, Quim Bove and Natasha.

Peter Blake Gallery*

(949) 376-9994

326 N. Coast Highway

www.artscenecal.com/ pblake.html

The Peter Blake Gallery, on North Laguna’s historic Gallery Row

has been the definitive source for modern and contemporary art since

opening in 1992. The gallery is currently featuring a collection of

new paintings by Geoffrey Krueger, Tom Leaver and Suong Yangchareon.

Quorum Art Gallery*

(949) 494-4422

374 N. Coast Highway

Gail Stahl will be the visiting artist this month. The Quorum

Gallery consists of twelve permanent artists and a guest artist

rotating every two months.

Sandstone Gallery*

(949) 497-6775

384A N. Coast Highway

Featuring “Principally Patterned,” figurative work by featured

artist Myrtle Devendorf and “Illuminations,” acrylic on canvas by

guest artist John Donohue. In August the gallery will present

“California Vision,” watercolors by featured artist Shirley Amburgey

and “Back Bay Scapes” in oil by guest artist Luke Spencer.

Studio 7 Gallery*

(949) 497-1080

384B North Coast Highway

Featuring painting demonstrations by artists Eagle, Wodark,

Wiederman and Anderson. The gallery will host a reception featuring

painting demonstrations by artists in residence and live guitarist,

Ed Krajec.

Whitney Gallery*

(949) 497-4322

350 N. Coast Highway

The Whitney Gallery exhibits works of contemporary realism. The

gallery features oils, watercolors and sculptures by exceptional

artists most of whom are alumni from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine

Art. Represented artists include, Marc Whitney, Giovanni Casadei and

Felipe Castaneda.

Vincent Farrell Gallery

412 N. Coast Highway

(949) 464-9705

Vincent Farrell has in been in the Laguna art scene for more than

40 years. He is one of the first artists to open his own gallery that

continues to exhibit his work

CENTRAL DOWNTOWN GALLERIES

Banking on Art

at Wells Fargo Bank*

(949) 497-2234

260 Ocean Ave.

The gallery is currently featuring an exhibit of sculptures and

prints by Terri Stiles Alkayali. The sculptures are bronze and cast

paper. The prints are digital images of techno-tribal subject

revealing a montage of cross cultural archetypes and science fiction.

Coffin/Fulton Fine Art*

(949) 497-2214

301 Forest Ave.

The gallery features the paintings of long-time Laguna residents

A. Jane Fulton and Lesanne Pelle Coffin. Both artists will host a

reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Diane DeBilzan Gallery*

(949) 494-5757

224 Forest Ave.

Featuring new paintings and sculpture by abstract expressionist,

William DeBilzan.

Diane Nelson Fine Art*

(949) 494-2440

435 Ocean Ave.

www.dianenelson.com

The gallery will open a solo exhibition of new work by Rick Monzon

with a special exhibition of paintings by Nancy Popenoe and John

Brosio through Aug. 4. The will open a solo exhibit of recent

figurative abstractions by Linda Christensen along with a special

exhibit of new paintings by Robert La Duke.

Fingerhut Gallery*

(949) 376-6410

210-A Forest Ave.

(949) 376-6410

The gallery is currently featuring the works of Jiang, Smirnov,

Toomalatai, Vanderveen, M.L. Snowden and the delightful work of Dr.

Suess.

Gallery 821 (949) 376-6000

821 Laguna Canyon Road

www.aiscnews.org

The gallery will feature paintings, sculptures, drawings and

animation cells created by students from the Laguna College of Art

and Design through Aug. 19.

Miranda Galleries*

(949) 497-4491

417 S. Coast Highway

Exhibiting the newest releases from Spanish master Ramon Vilanova.

Working exclusively from plein air, Vilanova gives his compositions a

special sensitivity. Starting in August, the gallery will feature the

most recent works by Spanish master, Royo, including his newest

serigraph entitled “En El Campo”.

Miranda International*

(949) 376-8850

357 S. Coast Highway

Featuring the “One Man Exhibition,” a collection of exciting new

originals focused around Orlando Agudelo-Botero’s interpretation of

peace.

Pure Color*

(949) 497-1129

570 S. Coast Highway

Pure Color exclusively features the photography of Mike Kelly of

Laguna Beach. Recent works are from his “Discovering America” trip.

Richard MacDonald Gallery and Sculpture Garden*

(949) 494-1878

326 Glenneyre St.

The gallery exhibits work by Richard MacDonald, Mark English,

Robert Heindel, Marc Whitney and Jian Wang. The gallery specializes

in contemporary figurative bronze sculpture, original paintings and

drawings.

Richard Thomas Galleries

(949) 376-4244

220 Forest Ave.

The gallery is currently featuring, “Atmospheric Realism” a

collection of work Alexander Volkov.

Sherwood Gallery, Inc.*

(949) 497-2668

460 S. Coast Highway

The gallery represents several contemporary artists in mixed media

wall sculpture, paintings, functional art furniture, indoor/outdoor

sculpture, ceramics, glass and collectible crafts.

[seven-degrees]*

(949) 376-1555

891 Laguna Canyon Road

www.seven-degrees.com

Currently featuring “Laguna Legends,” a collection work of Dion

Wright and Roark Gourley; and new works by Ron Pastucha and Louis

Longi.

Win Henstock Gallery*

550 South Coast Highway

(949) 376-5789

The gallery features original impressionist fine art and

watercolor paintings. Currently exhibiting are works by

internationally acclaimed artists from California and Europe.

Specially featured in August will be paintings from Europe by

renowned artists John and Bruce Yardley.

World Treasures Gallery*

(949) 376-8176

176 S. Coast Highway

Featuring contemporary fine art, sculpture and crafts from Latin

America and Africa. Collection includes Shona Sculpture, Mata Ortiz,

Chulucana, Brazilian Pottery, Baskets and Tagua nut carvings from the

Darien Rain forest.

SOUTH LAGUNA GALLERIES

Bahram-B Gallery

(949) 581-9542

1273 S. Coast Highway

Featuring stone-bronze sculpture, unique creations and paintings

by artists, Bahram.

Bluebird Gallery

(949) 497-5377

1540 S. Coast Highway

The Bluebird Gallery has been specializing in California

Impressionist paintings for over 22 years.

Cove Gallery*

(949) 494-1878

1294 S. Coast Highway

The gallery will feature “Watercolor Mosaics,” scenes painted by

Beatrice Anderson of France. Artist Jeanne Baer will be showing oils

and watercolors of Laguna’s favorite shoreline.

DeRu’s Fine Arts*

(949) 376-3785

1590 S. Coast Highway

DeRu’s Fine Arts gallery is currently featuring “Scenes of Laguna

as Painted by the Early California Impressionists (1890-1940)”

including William Wendt, Edgar Payne, Jack Wilkinson Smith, Frank

Cuprien and others. Live music and refreshments will be served from 6

to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Elizabeth Edwards

Fine Art*

(949) 464-9805

1590 S. Coast Highway, Suite 4

The gallery is currently featuring “Meditations in Form,” a

collection of reflective abstract paintings by Tom Gardner with

serene, thoughtful sculpture by Hyunae Kang.

Representing modern and contemporary fine art from notable artists

around the world. Paintings and sculpture by Luc Leestemaker, Tom

Gardner, Edward Lentsch, Mark Jacobucci, Dennis Johnson, Gary

Simpson, Bret Price, Rusty Wolfe, Robert St. Croix and Trevow

Southey.

The Esther Wells Collection*

(949) 494-2497

1390 S. Coast Highway

Currently featuring “Of Shape and Form,” a collection of sculpture

work by the gallery sculptors. Artists Russ Albright, Nancy Minor and

others will be in attendance on Thursday.

Fil Mottola Gallery*

(949) 497-1050

1492 S. Coast Highway

Showcasing Robert Wood (1889-1979), Anton Gutknecht (1907-1988),

Michael Walusko (1916-1996), Brando Vilchovich (1924-2001) and Keith

Leighton (1901-1987).

Gallery Grace

(949) 376-9951

1966 S. Coast Highway

www.gallery-grace.com

Featuring Early 20th Century paintings along with paintings and

sculpture by contemporary artists. The gallery is current featuring

“Postcards from Provence” an collection of oils from Joan M. LaRue.

Gwindingwi Gallery

1495 Glenneyre St.

(949) 376-7902

The gallery features original Shona stone sculpture.

J. Kamin Fine Arts*

(949) 494-5076

1590 S. Coast Highway

J. Kamin Fine Art specializes in Post World War II Russian

Impressionist paintings from the 1940s-80s. The gallery is currently

featuring a collection titled, “Post World War II Russian

Impressionism,” featuring work by impressionists of genre, landscape

and portrait. A portion of proceeds from the sale of note cards of

Ms. Kamin’s artwork will be donated to the Breast Cancer Care and

Research Fund. The gallery is also offering note cards and

reproductions of paintings by children Chernobyl and proceeds from

the sales will benefit the Children of Chernobyl Foundation.

L. Marconi Gallery

(949) 497-8825

1999 South Coast Highway

Open by appointment only.

Pacific Edge Gallery

(949) 494-0491

540 S. Coast Highway, Suite 112

Currently featuring Maria Bertran’s new solo exhibit “Sueno

Tropical,” a collection of more than 30 new oils painted on location

in Key West, Florida.

Port Jackson Fine Art*

(949) 376-4111

1550 S. Coast Highway

Port Jackson Fine Art specializes in contemporary art ranging from

abstract to representational to photo realism to figurative.

Exhibitions change monthly.

Redfern Gallery*

(949) 497-3356

1540 S. Coast Highway, Ext. 103

The gallery will open the 9th annual Small Painting Show Aug. 1st

through Aug. 31st. The collection will feature small paintings by the

early California Impressionists.

Shona Gallery of Stone*

(949) 464-1154

1476 S. Coast Highway

Specializing in contemporary indoor and outdoor sculpture, the

gallery also houses an impressive collection of original art work.

The gallery is currently featuring original acrylic and mixed media

works by artist E.W. Lane through September 1.

Solomon Fine Art*

(949) 494-7120

1277 S. Coast Highway

Featuring works by Albrecht Tubke and Dalliendorf. Large-scale

color work which expands upon the modernist work of August Sander and

William Eggleston.

The Vintage Poster*

(949) 376-7422

1432 S. Coast Highway

www.thevintageposter.com

Currently showing a fun new series in collaboration with local

artist Bill Atkins. The series features two different limited edition

prints. These images were designed to invoke fond memories of Laguna

for those just visiting and to promote further visits to the city.

Vision: A Global Gallery*

(949) 376-7406

1294 S. Coast Highway

Specializing in fine contemporary artwork from an array of

internationally acclaimed artists found throughout the world today.

Artists featured include Mickey Korzennik, Helene Du Plessis, Jared

Hendler, Wiseman Zwane, Wilma Du Toit, Alexander Boyadzhan, Ralf

Beller and Vito Bojnansky.

Vladimir Sokolov Gallery*

(949) 494-3633

1540 S. Coast Highway

Sokolov Gallery was established and doing business in Laguna Beach

since 1980. It features unique mixed media abstract paintings by

Vladimir Sokolov, abstract expressionist paintings by emerging artist

Alexander Sokolov and acrylic sculptures by Vasa.

Watercolor Gallery*

(949) 494-8838

1492 S. Coast Highway #7

The WaterColor Gallery currently features original prints and

figurines by internationally known clown artist Chuck Oberstein.

Wendt Gallery*

(949) 497-4292

1550 S. Coast Highway, Suites 101 and 102

The gallery will host an artist’s reception from 6:30 to 9:30

p.m., Thursday to celebrate its current showcase of works by

California Impressionist artists, David Gallup and Tom Balderas. The

gallery specializes in original museum-quality art works with an

emphasis on California Impressionism and Expressionism. Exclusively

featuring new original works by expressionist artist Ann Krasner and

paintings of California Art Club Signature Members, Karl Dempwolf,

Ron Elstad and more.


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