Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Children younger than 12 are admitted free.
“Roger Kuntz: The Shadow Between Representation and Abstraction,” organized by Susan M. Anderson. Exhibit features the “Freeway Series” as well as a selection from the artist’s interiors, beach, bathtub, blimp and tennis series.
1 p.m. May 17: “Kicking over the Traces: Roger Kuntz’s Freeway Series.” Lecture by Susan M. Anderson, guest curator of the exhibition and former curator of exhibitions at Laguna Art Museum, discussing the apex of Kuntz’s career.
Also on view:
Young Artists Society Gallery: “Trees of Knowledge: Illustrating Rumi’s Poems,” by students from Anneliese Schools, Laguna Beach.
LAGUNA CANYON GALLERIES
Laguna Canyon Artists
3251 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna College of Art & Design
2222 Laguna Canyon Road
Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission free.
Graduating Senior Exhibition. The campus is transformed into a sprawling gallery that features bachelor’s and master’s of fine arts graduate student artwork representing all disciplines. Works are exhibited throughout the teaching studios and main gallery. This final exhibition of the year celebrates the class of 2009 as they embark on their journey to becoming the next generation of artists and designers.
891 Laguna Canyon Road
“Cute & Dangerous.” Mugen Suzuki and Angela De Reis examine the subtle elements that transform seemingly innocent design into something dangerous.
3305 Laguna Canyon Road
Hand-picked artifacts from around the globe.
NORTH COAST HIGHWAY GALLERIES
California Art Gallery
305 N. Coast Hwy., Suite A
206 N. Coast Hwy.
Specializing in original landscape paintings of Italy and France, tropical and local scenes. Featuring Caroline Zimmermann, Patrick Tobin, David Solomon and Michael Obermeyer.
Sue Greenwood Fine Art
330 N. Coast Hwy.
John Evans and Gary Ruddell.
326 N. Coast Hwy.
New gallery from JoAnne Artman of Spaceonspurgeon in Santa Ana, featuring an eclectic mix of works by Patrick Maisano, Louis Longi, Laura Ross-Paul, David Limrite, Bill Agee, James Strombotne, Patti Didiomete, Pat Sparkuhl, Gregg Stone, Daggi Wallace and Bardene Allen.
“Made In America, the Works of James Strombotne.”
Kroll Roberts Gallery
305 N. Coast Hwy., Suite F
”Uptown, Downtown and in Town,” recent paintings by William Wray, Tim Horn and Art Hughes.
Laguna North Gallery
376 N. Coast Hwy.
Lu Martin Galleries
372 N. Coast Hwy.
Since 1988. Featuring a large collection of original paintings by 15 regional and international artists. Styles range from traditional to contemporary, representational to abstract.
Marion Meyer Contemporary Art
354 N. Coast Hwy.
“Galaxy & Selected Works” by John Szabo.
Quorum Art Gallery
374 N. Coast Hwy.
This year the Quorum Art Gallery is celebrating 45 years in Laguna.
Quorum Art Gallery consists of 12 diverse member artists, and one guest artist. Featured member Tim Genet is currently producing a new line of Expressive Figurative work utilizing a palette knife.
Rohrer Fine Art
346 N. Coast Hwy.
Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
Featuring a global spectrum of master works, antiquities and contemporary art.
Challenging conventional aesthetics, an eclectic selection of pieces creates a dialogue between African, Asian, European, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian artworks, on the one hand, and Contemporary, Impressionist, Latin American, Modern and Post-war paintings and sculptures, on the other.
384A N. Coast Hwy.
Open noon to 5 p.m. daily and Tuesday by appointment.
“Go Figure,” mixed media work by Marge Chapman along with “Liquid Layers” by Eren Alptekin, and New Works by Anne Christiansen. Also exhibiting are Howard Hitchcock, Carol Kreider, Anne Moore, Marjorie Sanders and Lynn Welker.
Schaar Galleries Ltd.
484 N. Coast Hwy.
Studio 7 Gallery
384B N. Coast Hwy.
210 N. Coast Hwy
350 N. Coast Hwy.
Open daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and by appointment.
Highlighting Marc Whitney’s original oil paintings and featuring painters Giovanni Casadei, Andrea Krupp, Eve Plumb, Derek Sterkel and Sarah Webber, ceramics by Monica Dunham and photographic art by Beatrice Rosenbaum.
Len Wood’s Indian Territory Inc.
305-D N. Coast Hwy.
DOWNTOWN LAGUNA GALLERIES
Amin Fine Art
688 S. Coast Hwy.
266 Forest Ave.
Painting and scultpures by contemporary artists including: Father Bill Moore; Arturo Mallmann; Carolina Sardi; Chris Schulz; Lissa Rankin; Michael Kessler; Olivia Guzman; Vladimir Cora; and William Catling.
BC Space Gallery
235 Forest Ave.
Gallery open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, other hours by appointment.
Peter Blake Gallery
435 Ocean Ave.
peterblakegallery.com New work by Andy Moses.
The Crystal Image
218 Forest Ave.
A natural arts gallery, featuring some of the biggest pieces in the world, world class gem art and museum quality home décor, as well as fossils, minerals, meteorites, gem and mineral jewelry.
11 a.m. Sundays: “Romancing the Stones Tour,” free. Call for reservation.
Dawson Cole Fine Art
326 Glenneyre St.
“Recent Works 2009” by internationally renowned sculptor Richard MacDonald.
Lydia Delgado Watercolors
577 S. Coast Hwy.
Watercolor paintings including landscapes, traditional and tropical florals.
Endangered Planet Gallery
384 Forest Ave., Suite 13
Open Mon. through Sat., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Norman Deesing: “Trees and The Roots of Life,” sculpture.
The Signature Gallery Laguna
220 Forest Ave.
Featuring Contemporary Masters and Emerging Talents.
Thursday: Direct from Berlin via Azuza, Abstract Expressionist Jenny Simon will be painting from 6 to 9 p.m. during Art Walk. German Sangria will be served.
Wells Fargo Bank
260 Ocean Ave.
Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.
“Preview ’09,” featuring new artwork by 17 artists who will exhibit in the 2009 Festival of the Arts, will be on exhibit through June 9 in the third floor gallery.
“Artists’ Views on Green,” an eclectic mix of artists, designers, and businesses present a wide range of responses to current concerns related to the environment, social implications, history, commercial products, and more.
SOUTH COAST HIGHWAY GALLERIES
Artist Eye Laguna Gallery
1294-A S. Coast Hwy.
Palette knife portrait paintings by Laguna Beach artist Deana Duffek. Artist’s reception 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
1540 S. Coast Hwy.
Specializing in contemporary California Impressionist paintings. Featuring artists: George Gallo, William Dorsey, Elaine Hughes, Joseph Aaron, Felice Hrovart and Martin Weekly.
La Bottega Dell’Acquaforte
1590 S. Coast Hwy.
A large variety of original etchings by internationally recognized Italian artists.
Michael Bryan Gallery
688 S. Coast Hwy.
New gallery featuring Bryan’s paintings on aluminum panels.
Coolsville – Roark’s Studio Gallery
1294 S. Coast Hwy., Ste. B
Showcasing the surreal underwater light painting photography of Roark Gourley. Also featuring Debbi Burton’s colorful jewelry and enamel, Phyllis Decker’s ceramics and bronze, Kathleen Matrange’s classic old world oil paintings, and Susan Volpe’s mixed media photography.
1492 S. Coast Hwy. No. 8
Cove Gallery’s 12 partners are Jeanne Baer, Lorraine E’drie, Dick Fleming, John Hall, Mary Holt, Steve Kell, Bill Knauer, Diane Lachman, Paul Maurice, John McCarty, Sheryl Sauer and Kathy Starkey, with a monthly guest artist. John Dickinson’s interpretations of 20 intaglio etchings and Gretchen Schields’ pearl, textiles and carved stone jewelry.
1294-D S. Coast Hwy.
Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
Established to showcase the gallery owners’ own art and the art of other international and local contemporary artists.
DeRu’s Fine Arts
1590 S. Coast Hwy.
“Laguna’s Early Art Colony” featuring its founding members, including Edgar Payne and Anna Hills.
Kuhnert’s Art Gallery
1493 Glenneyre St.
Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment
Celebrating 26 years of featuring the original paintings, serigraphs, posters and digital prints of the internationally known artist Manfred H. Kuhnert. Including seascapes, coastal scenes, California sceneries, figure paintings and abstracts.
Mandarin Fine Art Gallery
1294C S. Coast Hwy.
Presenting contemporary Chinese art that is beautiful, thought-provoking and of museum quality. We also feature one-of-a-kind Asian antiques.
William Meire Fine Art Gallery
1590 S. Coast Hwy
Contemporary Fine Art Gallery specializing in original landscape and figurative oil paintings by William Meire. Featuring new Plein Air artwork from a local, Laguna Beach perspective.
1590 S. Coast Hwy.
Gallery and studio featuring the contemporary oil paintings on canvas and prints by owner Todd Kenyon. Also featuring the photography of Tom Lamb.
SKYLAB Modern Art
1452 S. Coast Hwy.
Featuring contemporary works by Andy Anh Ha, Leslie Saris and more.
Vladimir Sokolov Gallery
1540 S. Coast Hwy.
Celebrating its 29th 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.
Exhibition showcasing 26 nationally recognized glass artists whose work is stylistically diverse. Featured: glass artist John Barber.
1476-R S. Coast Hwy.
New contemporary fine art gallery bringing you seven of the top contemporary artists of South Orange County.
True Fate Skin Art and Gallery
1936 S. Coast Hwy
The Vintage Poster
1476 S. Coast Hwy.
Original antique bicycle poster show.
1550 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 102
Wendt Gallery is a leading gallery specializing in contemporary representational art.
Opening Saturday: “Champions of Modernism III” featuring 85 works by 11 modernist artists from the early 1900s to the present, including members of the “Der Sturm” group. Reception 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.