Galleries with a star participate in First Thursdays Art Walk.
206 N. Coast Highway
Specializing in local landscapes, seascapes and tropicals. In
August, artist Patrick Tobin will present his most recent series of
paintings, “Ranch to Ralph’s”, depicting Southern California’s
favorite surfing locales.
Laguna Art Museum*
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.
Laguna North Gallery*
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.
Lu Martin Galleries*
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*
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*
326 N. Coast Highway
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*
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.
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*
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,
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
Vincent Farrell Gallery
412 N. Coast Highway
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*
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*
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*
224 Forest Ave.
Featuring new paintings and sculpture by abstract expressionist,
Diane Nelson Fine Art*
435 Ocean Ave.
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.
210-A Forest Ave.
The gallery is currently featuring the works of Jiang, Smirnov,
Toomalatai, Vanderveen, M.L. Snowden and the delightful work of Dr.
Gallery 821 (949) 376-6000
821 Laguna Canyon Road
The gallery will feature paintings, sculptures, drawings and
animation cells created by students from the Laguna College of Art
and Design through Aug. 19.
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”.
357 S. Coast Highway
Featuring the “One Man Exhibition,” a collection of exciting new
originals focused around Orlando Agudelo-Botero’s interpretation of
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*
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
Richard Thomas Galleries
220 Forest Ave.
The gallery is currently featuring, “Atmospheric Realism” a
collection of work Alexander Volkov.
Sherwood Gallery, Inc.*
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.
891 Laguna Canyon Road
Currently featuring “Laguna Legends,” a collection work of Dion
Wright and Roark Gourley; and new works by Ron Pastucha and Louis
Win Henstock Gallery*
550 South Coast Highway
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*
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
1273 S. Coast Highway
Featuring stone-bronze sculpture, unique creations and paintings
by artists, Bahram.
1540 S. Coast Highway
The Bluebird Gallery has been specializing in California
Impressionist paintings for over 22 years.
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*
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.
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
The Esther Wells Collection*
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*
1492 S. Coast Highway
Showcasing Robert Wood (1889-1979), Anton Gutknecht (1907-1988),
Michael Walusko (1916-1996), Brando Vilchovich (1924-2001) and Keith
1966 S. Coast Highway
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.
1495 Glenneyre St.
The gallery features original Shona stone sculpture.
J. Kamin Fine Arts*
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
1999 South Coast Highway
Open by appointment only.
Pacific Edge Gallery
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*
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.
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*
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*
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
The Vintage Poster*
1432 S. Coast Highway
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*
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*
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.
1492 S. Coast Highway #7
The WaterColor Gallery currently features original prints and
figurines by internationally known clown artist Chuck Oberstein.
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.