Laguna Beach-based artist Jacobus Baas will premiere 35 new oils this Saturday, May 16, in his show “Chasing The Light” at Pacific Edge Gallery, 540 S Coast Hwy. There will be an artist reception open to the public from 5 to 8 p.m. and the show will continue through June 30.
Painting on location in Hawaii, Maine, and Southern California, the artist has created a luminous collection of landscapes and seascapes, each with the subtle mastery he is known for.
Artists Raise Funds for Sea Mammals
Cove Gallery’s 14 local artists have donated water themed pieces for a special silent auction from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 16, to raise money for the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.
Half the proceeds will go to the center, which made national news last week because of a chlorine attack on its recuperating rescues in Laguna Canyon. A center representative will make a short presentation at the event, 1492 S. Coast Highway.
Tom Swimm Shares Triumphs, Defeats at LOCA
Laguna Outreach for Community Arts presents a lecture with multi-media artist Tom Swimm on Thursday May 21, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Susi Q Community Center, 380 Third St.
Swimm will discuss his career evolution as a musician, filmmaker, writer and painter.
“Through sight and sound, I will bare my soul about my early beginnings, triumphs and defeats, and share how every creative person’s life isn’t about the destination, but ultimately about the journey,” he said.
RSVP required at 949 363-4700 or [email protected]. $20 for guests, free to LOCA members.