CAP Brings OC Artist to Laguna

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Michael Ward’s show includes an iconic image.
Michael Ward’s show includes an iconic image.


Community Art Project brings a new show, “Michael Ward, A Retrospective,” to the upstairs gallery in the Well Fargo Bank building, 260 Ocean Ave.

An artist reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13.

The show includes a body of work that chronicles the changing Southern California landscape. The exhibit runs through March 1.





City’s History Embellishes City Hall


“Selections from the Collection,” comprised of pieces from the Festival of Arts permanent art collection, is displayed at Laguna Beach City Hall and runs through Jan. 20.

A work by Sandra Jones Campbell is included in the City Hall exhibit.
A work by Sandra Jones Campbell is included in the City Hall exhibit.

The display features early Laguna Beach paintings from the 1930s as well as recent contemporary acquisitions in a variety of medium.

Artworks include “Captain’s House” by Roger Kuntz, Edmund Ashby’s “Grain of Salt,” “Refracted Figure” by David Rosen, R.E. Russell’s “The Cottage” and “English Landscape” by Arman Gasparian.

“Artworks are windows into history,” said exhibit curator Pat Sparkuhl. “They have the potential to give the viewer an intimate understanding of cultural activities relative to a particular time-period. It’s with this in mind that we continue the process of organizing and conserving of the Festival of Arts Permanent Art Collection.”

The Festival’s collection of over 1,150 pieces dates back to the early 1900s.


Pageant Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for this summer’s Pageant of the Masters production are on sale now.

Advance tickets are $15 – $230. A Pageant ticket holder is also entitled to free unlimited admission to the Festival of Arts grounds all summer long.

Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-800-487-3378 or online at:





Youngsters’ Holiday Palettes on Display at City Hall


The Arts Commission selected 12 designs from 194 submissions for the annual Children’s Holiday Palette Exhibition, which is on exhibit at City Hall through Jan. 2.

The young artists are: Katie Baker, Catalina Barnes, Charlie Friedman, Declan Henry, Weston Long, Fritz Melchert, Jane Mitchum, Ziggy Molteni, Emmalisa Randrup, Alma Romay, Kiana Toffelmier and Samantha Williams.

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