Gallery Nurtures Young Artists

Chloe Levin
Chloe Levin

Cove Gallery will introduce two Laguna Beach High School students in their Young Artist program during May.

Amy You
Amy You

Chloe Levine and Amy You will be showing their work at the gallery and learning about how it operates.

The two students are the fourth group to be involved in the program, said Bridget Beaudry-Porter, the LBHS art teacher.





LGBTQ Community Celebrated in Banner

Graphic designer Bill Atkins’ street banner festooned with umbrellas colored like rainbows will flap along Coast Highway in May, a winner of the Arts Commission’s street banner competition.

Bill Atkins
Bill Atkins

He delivered the 16′ x 4′ “Pride” banner in the past week, which supports Laguna Beach Pride events planned June 1-3.


Studio Closes After Six Decades

Lang Photograpy and Fine Art plans to close its doors Sunday, July 15, after 60 years.

Rick and Cheryl Lang intend to retire to Cheryl’s family home in West Virginia.

The gallery’s accumulation of artwork including paintings, mono-prints, sculpture, etchings and photographs are offered 20 percent off list prices at Shop online or come by appointment. Use the discount code LANG2018.




An example from Paul Gardner’s work at the Laguna Canyon Artists sale.
An example from Paul Gardner’s work at the Laguna Canyon Artists sale.

Laguna Canyon Artists Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Artists working in a diverse mix of styles and mediums including drawing and painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking and ceramics will open their studios to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 5.

Parking is free, and refreshments served. Look for the signs at the Laguna Canyon Artists complex, 3251 Laguna Canyon Rd.



Sandstone Opens Two New Shows

Two exhibits, “Stream of Consciousness,” abstract expressionist paintings on canvas by Jong Ro and “Skyline-Blending the Familiar with the Unexpected,” abstract landscapes by Lynn Welker are on display at Sandstone Gallery, 384 N. Coast Highway in May.




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