Artists Republic gallery and RAWsalt Art plan a contemporary art bazaar offering small works suited for gift giving Saturday, Nov. 28, from 2 to 6 p.m.
In addition, artists will be on hand with print making demonstrations, live painting, and music in both locations.
Artists Republic is located at 1175 S. Coast Highway and RAWsalt is located at 1492 S. Coast Highway.
Printmakers Display in Corona Del Mar
“Accidentally On Purpose,” an exhibition of California printmakers, including two from Laguna Beach, opens Sunday, Dec. 6, in conjunction with Corona del Mar Art Walk at the SCAPE gallery with an artist’s reception from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The show at 2859 E. Coast Highway runs through Jan. 6.
The show will feature printmaking artists Hedy Buzan and Sheryl Seltzer as well as others.
“I chose these artists because they are pushing the edge of what a print is and utilizing their technical expertise to create amazing and dare I say, magical work,” said organizer and printmaker Sandra Fene Wolfson.
Student Art Reveals Autism’s Patterns
The artwork of students at Kids Institute for Development and Advancement in Irvine, reflecting energy in motion, will be presented in “The Art of Autism: Creative Perspectives,” opening at the DeBilzan Gallery, 224 Forest Ave. on Sunday, Dec. 6.
An opening reception open to the public takes place from 3-6 p.m.
Making An Impression at Forest & Ocean Gallery
Vanessa Rothe Fine Art and the Forest & Ocean Gallery have organized, “Impressionist and Realist Paintings from Russia, Ukraine and the United States,” pairing the work of Russian masters of the genre with their historic California counterparts such as William Wendt, Maurice Braun and Anna Hills.
“By combining these selections into one exhibition, Akhmed and I aim to connect two centuries and two continents along with a timeless commitment to honor the traditions and evolution of Impressionist and Realist painting,” said artist Vanessa Rothe, co-curator of the show with art critic Akhmed Salakhly.
Gallery owner and director Ludo Leideritz has selected 40 paintings, the work of a dozen contemporary Russian artists and 14 American contemporary artists.
The exhibit is currently on display at 480 Ocean Ave.
City Hall Exhibit Winners Announced
Elizabeth McGhee, Brett Caplinger and Cliff Wassmann earned top honors in the ninth annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition this month at City Hall.
Juror Malcolm Warner, executive director of the Laguna Art Museum, reviewed 186 submissions by artists throughout the county.
Top winners received awards of $1,000, $500 and $250 respectively. Honorable mention was awarded to Noriho Uriu, Gary Zuercher, Carole Daley, Mike Lucas, Josie Weber and Ellen Rose.