Rarely Seen Paintings On Display
Gallery McCollum opens “A California Tradition” exhibition, featuring 12 of the top California landscape artists, spanning three generations, from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9.
The artists range from two historical California painters including Joseph Kleitsch and William Wendt, to three mid century California artists from the 1950s-1980s, including Michael Logan, William Ogden and Patrick Tobin, along with 10 contemporary local California painters. Some of the paintings are from private collections and will not be for sale.
The show at 206 N. Coast Highway will run through Sept. 7. More information at: gallerymccollum.com or 949-275-8255.
Step Into ‘Liquid’
Sue Greenwood Fine Art this month hosts the exhibition, “Liquid,” featuring work by guest artists Isable Brown and Suzy Barnard and eight others as well.
The show opens this week at 330 N. Coast Highway.
Art-To-Go Sale Benefits Artists in Need
The Festival of Arts hosts a reception for its Art-To-Go collection Saturday Aug. 9, from 3-5 p.m. at Tivoli Lane on the festival grounds. The collection features originals by Festival exhibitors, with proceeds from sales to benefit artists in need.
Reception highlights include a free raffle prize drawing, refreshments, and 20 percent off list prices on all 50 items in stock.
Learn more at www.TheArtistsFund-FoA.org.
Sculptor Unveils New Series
The public is invited to a reception for bronze sculpture artist Randy Morgan’s new collection of bas-relief sculptures, “The Hawaiians,” from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Forest and Ocean Gallery, 480 Ocean Ave.
The works are the first in a series on iconic watermen, a collaboration with legendary surfer and local resident Ian Cairns. Info: http://www.forestoceangallery.com.
Gallery Opens Two New Shows for Art Walk
Sandstone Gallery Laguna, 384 N. Coast Highway, will present “Dreamscapes,” oil paintings by Ann Kim in their Front Gallery along with “Trespassing Time,” monotypes by Anne Moore in their Skylight Gallery.
Also exhibiting are local artists Howard Hitchcock, Sunny Kim, Mada Leach, Hyatt Moore, Jong Ro, Lawrence Terry, and Lynn Welker.
Three-Day Show Opens at Wyland Gallery
Stephen Harlan will show and discuss his distinctive and original “Water’s Edge” artwork at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 and throughout Saturday and Sunday Aug. 9 and 10, at Wyland Galleries, 509 S. Coast Highway.
The works, available on canvas and aluminum, will be for sale.
Printmakers Discuss Venice Artist Residency
Art Talks continue with a conversation led by festival artist Vinita Voogd from 12- 1 p.m., Aug. 14, at Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Voogd, along with two other artists who were also in residence at the Venice Print Studio, will display works they created during their residency and will discuss how the experience affected their personal work.
Festival tickets are $4-$7.