Art Seen 7/19/13

Art-To-Go Offers Receptions, Hotel Prizes at Festival of Arts 

The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts is exhibiting its  Art-To-Go collection now through Aug. 31 at Tivoli Lane on the Festival grounds. The fund raising program, themed Little Pictures with a Purpose, features 100 originals available for purchase daily, while they last.

Free reception events take place this Saturday, July 20 as well as July 27, Aug. 10 and 17, all from 3-4 pm. Reception activities include public voting for the People’s Choice awards, live music, and mingling with the artists.

For each item purchased, buyers’ names will be entered into several drawings for prizes that include overnight hotel stays.

Proceeds from sales benefit The Artists Fund, a non-profit disaster relief fund for artists. Purchases by mail are invited, call The Artists Fund at 949-612-1949.


McKibben Gallery Hosts Reception

Hoehn’s “Laguna Light.”

Hoehn’s “Laguna Light.”

Artist Susan Hoehn’s “California Light” collection is displayed at McKibben Studios, which hosts a show Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, from 2 to 9 p.m., 540 S. Coast Highway.

The artist and gallery owner Steve McKibben will be present.







Artists Explain Capturing California

A plein air painter at work on location.

A plein air painter at work on location.

Plein air painters discuss their genre during the Festival of Arts’ artist talks at noon Thursday, July 25.

Participating in the conversation are Festival exhibitors Ken Auster, Robin Hall, Jeff Horn, and Michael Obermeyer, who share their own experiences capturing California outdoors.

The Festival is open daily through Aug. 31 and is free to residents. General admission is $7.


Winning Blues 

The Q Gallery at the Senior Center will feature the winners of the second annual photo contest by the Laguna Bluebelt Coalition, a marine protection alliance, at “Another Day in Paradise,” opening July 22.

A reception for the artists, including Ron Chilcote, Judy Teverbaugh, Jim Nordstrom and Mitch Ridder, is set for July 31 at 4 p.m., 380 Third St. Many of the photos will be on sale.


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