renaissance

Ocean Avenue Rides a Wave of Change

A sea change is reshaping downtown’s Ocean Avenue as business owners tied by common threads redefine their neighborhood. Four years after Peter Blake Gallery staked a claim to a spot on a street losing its vibrancy, Carl Smith, owner of CES Contemporary, also relocated his...

From Warfare to Emerging Cultural Icon

Local artist’s work featured in inaugural OC Great Park exhibit Jorg Dubin is best known in Laguna Beach and environs for his portrayals of hardscrabble characters and as a creator of several works of public art, including a recent commission to design the city’s Sept. 11...

Art Seen

Public Invited to Art Dedication   The public is invited to the 4 p.m. dedication Saturday, July 16, of “From the Beginning,” in the public parking lot at Seacove Drive and South Coast Highway.   Jorge Fernandez’s bronze sculptures of native Americans installed on a...

Art Seen

Seeing With Another’s Eyes Artists are invited to an Art Talk critique and potluck at the Southern California Artists Assoc., at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 3251 Laguna Canyon Road, Suite F3. Bring a piece of your artwork and hear feedback from other working artists. Enjoy a...