Images Capture a Slice of Cuban Life

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The streets of Havana still resemble a time machine due to a U.S. trade embargo, only recently lifted.
The streets of Havana still resemble a time machine due to a U.S. trade embargo, only recently lifted.

“Underway,” a show of local photographer Mitch Ridder’s recent work taken in Cuba, opens Saturday, June 3, during the Santa Ana Artwalk at Logan Creative, 1105 Santiago St., from 4 to 8 p.m.

The five-day show in Santa Ana will include work by fellow students from Saddleback College. Ridder says this show previews work he will display when he returns as an exhibitor at the Festival of Arts, which opens in Laguna Beach in July.

 

 

Women Create Artwork About Trump                                                         

Artwork inspired by the election of the 45th president will be featured in an exhibition opening Sunday, June 11, at BC Space Gallery, at 235 Forest Ave.

Selected women artists were asked to create works that include words juxtaposed with their own style and media, giving the show its title, “Women Onword.”

The reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. and the show will run through July 15.

Bette Mcintire’s contribution to the exhibit.
Bette Mcintire’s contribution to the exhibit.

Artists in the show include Hedy Buzan, Darlene Campbell, Sandra Jones Campbell, Jennifer Griffiths, Dana Herkelrath, Andrea Lee Harris McGhee, Bette Mcintire, Colleen Kennedy Premer, Karen Feuer Schwager and Sheryl Smith Seltzer.

 

 

 

Public Invited to Dedication of New Art

The public is invited to the dedication of “Tide Pool Kraken” and “Strand of Life” at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 19, in the northern section of Heisler Park overlooking Diver’s Cove.

The Ostensen and Olenicoff families have donated the bronze sculpture and stone and bronze bench created by Laguna Beach artist Casey Parlette.

 

 

Cove Gallery Finds a New Home, New Exhibitors

 

The Cove Gallery relocated a half block from its previous location to 1550 S. Coast Highway.

Visit their new location and its newest exhibitors, Kara Elizabeth and Laura Parker.

Parker most enjoys abstract expressionism and takes commissions from homeowners and businesses. A former ad agency owner, she has left the corporate to draw inspiration from the sun, sea, and the art community.

Elizabeth is an Orange County native who earned a fine arts degree from California State University Fullerton and has made oil paintings since childhood.

 

New Exhibit at Sandstone for Art Walk

Paintings in oil on linen by Sunny Kim and monotypes by Anne Moore will be on exhibition at Sandstone Gallery, 384 N. Coast Highway, through July 3.

Works by Susan Gale, Ann Kim, Dominique McKenzie, Hyatt Moore, Marie-Pierre Philippe, Jong Ro, and Lynn Welker will also be featured.

 

 

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