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Joy Shannon is a visual artist, writer, and the singer and harpist front-woman for the Celtic pagan folk band Joy Shannon and the Beauty Marks. Joy's latest album "The Oracle" has been released by Kalinkaland Records. Joy regularly contributes arts, music and cultural interviews and features in the OCArtBlog, Rogue Art & Research Writing, Together Magazine, Inland Empire Weekly and Culture Magazine. www.joyshannonandthbeautymarks.com

Torrey Cook is the Founder and Co-Owner of Artists Republic 4 Tomorrow Gallery in Laguna Beach. She also publishes the art blog, OCArtistsRepublic.com which focuses on uplifting independent owner operated galleries in Orange County, CA, and is on the Board of Directors for First Thursdays Art Walk Laguna Beach. Torrey has a weakness for dance recitals and adopting German Shepherds from Coastal GS Rescue. www.ar4t.com

James Cant began his photography career 25 years ago in Melbourne, Australia as an architectural photographer. He moved to London in 1991 and spent the next 15 years working throughout Europe and America. His work has appeared in numerous magazines, including Marie Claire, Glamour, Harpers Bazaar, GQ, and Vogue, amongst others. James has recently moved to Southern California with his family and is now based in Laguna Beach. www.jamescant.com

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Dawson Cole Fine Art Presents

American Masters Richard MacDonald Chuck Close Wayne Thiebaud Jian Wang

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Established in 1993, Dawson Cole Fine Art specializes in contemporary and modern sculpture, drawings, prints and unique works on paper by American and European masters. With a special concentration in Contemporary, Early Modern and West Coast Regionalism, the gallery offers works by Chuck Close, Richard MacDonald, Wayne Thiebaud, Donald Sultan, Jian Wang, Jim Lamb, Gerald Rahm, Tom Betts, and James Galindo among others.

The collector, novice and experienced alike can acquire works by artists represented in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Guggenheim Museum, the Chicago Art Institute and the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco. Clients trust the expertise of the knowledgeable art consultants at Dawson Cole Fine Art to help them build collections.

The 10,000 sq. ft Gallery & Sculpture Garden is an idyllic venue for hosting corporate meetings or social gatherings. Located in the heart of downtown Laguna Beach the unique space features architectural lighting, water features and large fireplace. The gallery supports the local community and charities such as JDRF, LCAD, HomeAid, Boys and Girls Club, among others, Spearheading a revival in figurative art, internationally renowned sculptor Richard MacDonald is committed to fostering the neo-figurative movement. His latest collection Red focuses intently on the minerals and pigContinued on page 20

Sissone, Red Collection (left) and Inspirato (right) by Richard MacDonald

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ments of his patinas, which displays the artist’s creative immersion into the hue, the emotion and the narrative of color. Richard MacDonald's bronzes are seen daily by millions of people worldwide. These include Atlanta's 26-foot Olympic gymnast, Flair at the Georgia World Congress Center and the 15-foot-tall Momentum, celebrating the 100th U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and soon to be installed monument for the historic Royal Ballet Self Portrait by Chuck Close

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School in England. MacDonald's sculptures convey a range of emotions and energetically portray the passion of the human condition. Dawson Cole Fine Art, 326 Glenneyre St., Laguna Beach, CA and 73199 El Paseo, Suite H, Palm Desert, CA. Please visit dawsoncolefineart.com or call (949) 497-4988


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Growing Gains

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By Evan Senn A staple in the Laguna Beach art scene for over eight years, JoAnne Artman Gallery represents a plethora of talented and highly sought after artworks and artists. After nine successful years on the beautiful California coastline, the JoAnne Artman Gallery has added a second location, in New York’s Chelsea art community, which opened in September, further solidifying their unique grasp on the art world in America, with spaces on either coast. JoAnne Artman has been an art dealer for over twenty years, and has been an avid collector and art lover for her whole life. Laguna Beach is a destination for many vacationers and art lovers, and attracts people from all over the world. Artman’s gallery has been a successful destination on its own, within collectors coming from all over the country. Artman’s presence in the art world is larger than her small storefront gallery; her dedication to share her talented artists with the world has led her to be a trusted name and presence at many art fairs in New York and L.A. She started her gallery in Santa Ana’s Artist Village, in a loft space back in 2004. But, she wasn’t entirely satisfied with the scene, and when a gorgeous space in Laguna Beach opened up in 2008,

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she couldn’t help herself and moved her gallery to the beachside town for unknown success and growth, mixing it up with an edgy attitude and up-and-coming artists who needed a voice. “Laguna Beach has been my home for the past twenty plus years. I had always wanted to open a gallery here,” Artman said.


The vibrant works of America Martin at JoAnne Artman Gallery in Laguna Beach

Artman has always been known for showing unique and cutting edge contemporary artists in her Laguna space. In a sea of dolphin sculptures and sunset-on-the-beach paintings, Artman’s curatorial presence is rebellious and extraordinary in the seaside scene. Working with interesting artists in L.A. and New York, among many other places, she has cultivated reputation for plucking talented artists out of nowhere and helping their careers grow and blossom into full blown art fame. Artman has also crafted such a keen eye for talent, that she has been able to find and show artists that are already art stars. Some of her most memorable artists are still producing fantastic original work and pushing the boundaries of contemporary art—America Martin, Robert Mars, Matt Devine, Alberto Murillo, Jana Cruder, Suzanne Heintz, Brooke Shaden, James Verbicky, Anja Van Herle, and so many more.

Artman’s Laguna space continues to surprise the scene and shows refreshing and vibrant artists, but with her New York space in the mix, she is able to take a few more risks, step outside of her stable of artists and styles. Currently showing the fascinating faces of artist Ray Turner in “Population Defaced,” Artman explores a massive collection of works by Turner about identity and portraiture, diving into different styles of representation and awareness. A great show for her new community to get to know her curatorial style, Turner is a California native, and embodies a little bit of both East Coast and West Coast aesthetic in his unique work. In September, Artman is stepping into graffiti culture, a New York staple, and explore the fascinating work of artist, Crash with “Breaking Ground: Redefining the continued on pg. 24 The Hold Up by America Martin

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Ray Turner at JoAnne Artman Gallery in Chelsea, NY.

JoAnne Artman Urban Experience,” an exhibit that highlights new work from a pioneer in the movement of street art. A New York native, Crash has been making graffiti-based works throughout the urban landscape of N.Y. and has a unique pop-art aesthetic to his work. A recognizable style and a well known name, Crash is a force to reckoned with—it is both refreshing and invigorating that Artman is adding a new breath of life into her exhibition line-up. Artworks by Crash will also be heading to the Laguna space in December. Along with graffiti works, Artman will be debuting a fresh young abstract artist in her new Chelsea space, this summer. A California-based artist, Jessica McCambly makes serene and meditative works, inspired by the subtle, sentimental and ephemeral aspects of human existence. Her abstract paintings look like everything and nothing all at once; with an intimate understanding of reductive formalism, she will be showing new work inspired by Alberto Giacometti. McCambly will eventually also show in the Laguna location. Artman’s Laguna space is currently showing the work of America Martin, a recurring artist in Artman’s exhibition history. A mixed media Colombian-American artist, Martin’s new work explores her unique perspective as a Colombian-American, and her cultural vantage point on her new home. With tactical expression and figurative-based engagement with her materials, Martin has a style that recalls Picasso and Keith Haring combined. Definitely a stand-out visual presence that shakes and vibrates the entire scene in Laguna Beach, Martin’s work feels loud and soft at the same time, childlike and precisely mature at once—she is a young artist who has a strong singular voice in her work, and is not afraid to express herself purposefully.

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Artman’s legacy is moving and shifting, but only growing in size and favor in both artistic communities. “My gallery has grown and changed over the last ten years, Artman explains. “We showcase the works of emerging and new contemporary artists. It is an eclectic mix; my personal taste of artists I have known and whom I admire and collect.” The Chelsea neighborhood in New York has continued to be the new art center in New York. With over 200 galleries and more moving in all the time, Chelsea is a haven for contemporary art and has superseded SoHo as the mecca for New York art. With some of the most well known and revered art galleries in the world as her neighbors, Artman’s new space in Chelsea is a 500 square-foot street level “jewel box” space and will be constantly challenged in its purpose and place in contemporary art—in a way that her Laguna space never had. The quality of art in Chelsea is competitive and highly regarded as one of the best places for contemporary art in the country. Artman is going to have to stay on her game if she wants to last in Chelsea. She doesn’t seem too worried about that though—with her constant participation at Affordable Art Fair and many other NYbased art fairs, and with Laguna Beach being such a destination location, much of her collector base is located in New York, and on the East Coast, making it that much easier for Artman’s collectors to come and see her exhibitions. “Chelsea has been great to us. We already have a large collector base, which is encouraging and supporting the gallery. We also participate in various Art Fairs based in the New York area, so we feel right at home,” Artman says. “As in Laguna, to be able to create a space to show such wonderfully talented artists in New York has been a dream come true.” www.joanneartmangallery.com


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CALENDAR OF ARTS This section is devoted to exhibits, performances and other special events. Please refer to page numbers following each entry for addresses, phone numbers and further references in Local Arts. To locate most venues, please refer to our Orange County fold-out map (pages 4 - 7), and to our Directory of Museums and Theaters (pgs 68 & 69).

IN APRIL Uncle Vanya, a classic drama by anton chekov, (through 4/17) newport theatre arts center, pg 69 Every Which Way, the adventures of dan williams, joined by 34 ocFa painters and photographers following his theme (through 4/10) showcase gallery, south coast metro, pg 55 hyatt moore, Figures in the Abstract and Jong ro, Stream of Consciousness, (through 4/30) sandstone gallery, laguna, pg 39 Helen Lundeberg: A Retrospective, laguna art museum is proud to be organizing the first comprehensive exhibition of the work of a key figure in twentieth-century california art, helen lundeberg. (through 4/30) pg 68 Frederick Hammersley: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, a rich collection of in drawings and prints by the renowned los angeles modernist Frederick hammersley (1919-2009), laguna art museum, (through 4/30) pg 68

historically scarce and precious resources, water, the irvine museum, pg 68 Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, this exhibition features the artist’s lush paintings, photographs, and videos that vividly manifest our culture’s complex and contradictory emotions around the feminine body and beauty. minter’s work brings into sharp, critical focus the power of desire, ocma (through 7/10) newport beach, pg 68 We Were here: Absence of the Figure, highlighting works from the orange county museum of art’s permanent collection, with a focus on recent acquisitions, we were here explores the persistence of the human presence in place and time through contemporary interpretations of landscape, object, and environment, ocma, (through 7/10), newport, pg 68 Mummies of the World portrays a once-in-a-lifetime collection of real mummies and artifacts from across the globe. this compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies dating back as far as 4,500 years, (through 9/5) bowers museum, santa ana, pg 7

APRIL 15 & 16 pacific symphony presents: martin short, renée and henry segerstom concert hall, scFa, pg 69

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Pacific Symphony presents: Martin Short, (4/15 & 4/16) Renée and Henry Segerstom Concert Hall, SCFA, pg 69

copa center presents, The Merchant of Venice, the immortal story of deceit, prejudice and justice, mucso center for the arts, chapman univeristy

lpapa in residence, Welcome Spring (through 4/2) Forest & ocean gallery, laguna, pg 34

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Mystery from the Tomb: The Face Beneath the Mask, explores a hidden phenomenon right inside an egyptian mummy mask, (ongoing) bowers museum, santa ana, pg 7

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Popul Vuh: Watercolors of Diego Rivera, is the first united states presentation of these 17 compelling watercolors from the collection of the museo casa diego rivera in guanajuato, mexico, (through 5/29) bowers museum, santa ana, pg 7 The Nature of Water: Our Most Precious Resource, (through 6/16) is an exhibition that serves a dual purpose; it presents a selection of superb california landscape paintings and it makes the museum visitor aware of one of california’s

pacific chorale presents: Broadway, Here We Come, a musical trip to the lights of new york, samueli theater, scFa, pg 69 Imagination Celebration: Pathway to the Future, presented in partnership with the orange county department of education, imagination celebration dynamically connects the community, arts organizations, universities, and orange county students through meaningful arts experiences, www.artsoc.org

APRIL 16 – JUNE 30 Joanne artman gallery, presents in the main gallery: The Back Room, a group exhibition, including artists anthony hunter and pedro bonnin, Joanne artman gallery, laguna, pg 22 continued on page 28 »

The Center presents: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, (4/19 - 5/1) the Tony Award® -winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and South Pacific, Segerstrom Hall, pg 68

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paciFic edge gallery Now Celebrating 29 Years Showcasing the Finest Laguna Beach Painters

Jacobus baas New Exhibition Opens May 14

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Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, over 25 paintings, photographs and videos, including Black Ordhid, above. through 7/10) OCMA, pg 68

APRIL 19 – MAY 1 the center presents: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the tony award® -winning broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and South Pacific, segerstrom hall, pg 68

APRIL 23 solo show opening, 6 pm, Father bill moore, avran art + design, laguna, pg 3

APRIL 23 & 24 Art Along the Coast, 12 local Fine artists will be offering exclusive access to their homes and studios located along the california coastline in this free, self-guided tour, see artalongthecoast.com for details.

APRIL 27 – MAY 22 Sex and Education, hilarious homage to educators everywhere, written by lisa levin, directed by andrew barnicle, laguna playhouse, pg 69

IN MAY lawrence terry, Entering the Circle and mada leach, Visions, (through 5/30) sandstone gallery, laguna, pg 39

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Mystery from the Tomb: The Face Beneath the Mask, explores a hidden phenomenon right inside an egyptian mummy mask, (ongoing) bowers museum, santa ana, pg 7 Popul Vuh: Watercolors of Diego Rivera, is the first united states presentation of these 17 compelling watercolors from the collection of the museo casa diego rivera in guanajuato, mexico, (through 5/29) bowers museum, santa ana, pg 7 The Nature of Water: Our Most Precious Resource, (through 6/16) is an exhibition that serves a dual purpose; it presents a selection of superb california landscape paintings and it makes the museum visitor aware of one of california’s historically scarce and precious resources, water, the irvine museum, pg 68 Joanne artman gallery, presents in the main gallery: The Back Room, group exhibition, including artists anthony hunter and pedro bonnin, (through 6/30) Joanne artman gallery, pg 22 Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, this exhibition features the artist’s lush paintings, photographs, and videos that vividly manifest our culture’s complex and contradictory emotions around the feminine


body and beauty. minter’s work brings into sharp, critical focus the power of desire, ocma (through 7/10) newport beach, pg 68 We Were Here: Absence of the Figure, highlighting works from the orange county museum of art’s permanent collection, with a focus on recent acquisitions, we were here explores the persistence of the human presence in place and time through contemporary interpretations of landscape, object, and environment, ocma, (through 7/10), newport, pg 68 Mummies of the World portrays a once-in-a-lifetime collection of real mummies and artifacts from across the globe. this compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies dating back as far as 4,500 years, (through 9/5) bowers museum, santa ana, pg 7

MAY 5 First thursdays artwalk, 6 - 9pm, monthly celebration with galleries open citywide, trolley service available, laguna, pg. 58 artist reception, Joelle blouin, Urban Escape, 69pm, signature gallery, laguna, pg 15

MAY 6 downtown Fullerton art walk, first Friday on the month, 6-10 pm, a coalition of galleries, artists, restaurants. Jackson brown, segerstrom hall, scFa, pg 68

MAY 7 First saturday artwalk, arts district, downtown santa ana, broadway and 2nd st, music, art, food, celebration.

MAY 14 Jacobus baas new exhibition at pacific edge gallery, laguna, 5-8 p., pg 27

MAY 17 – 29 the center presents: Disney’s Newsies, direct from broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowdpleasing new musical from disney, winner of the 2012 tony awards® for best score and best choreography, scFa, pg 69

MAY 21 meet artist Kerry hallam, 6-8 pm., martin lawrence galleries, south coast plaza, pg 25

MAY 25 - JUNE 26 ocFa's 20th annual artist's eye open all-media competition is a yearly event open to all artists, with cash awards and ribbons given in many categories. a remarkable show and must not be missed! awards reception 6/4, 5-7pm, showcase gallery in south coast plaza village, www.ocfinearts.org, pg 55

IN JUNE The Nature of Water: Our Most Precious Resource,

Peter Krasnow: Maverick Modernist, a comprehensive exhibition of the work of the Los Angeles artist Peter Krasnow, Laguna Art Museum, pg 68

(through 6/16) is an exhibition that serves a dual purpose; it presents a selection of superb california landscape paintings and it makes the visitor aware of one of our historically scarce and precious resources, water, the irvine museum, pg 68 sunny Kim, Cosmic Dreams and lynn welker, Works on Paper, (through 6/30) sandstone gallery, laguna, pg 39 Joanne artman gallery, presents in the main gallery: The Back Room, a group exhibition, including artists anthony hunter and pedro bonnin, (through 6/30) Joanne artman gallery, laguna, pg 22 Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, this exhibition features the artist’s lush paintings, photographs, and videos that vividly manifest our culture’s complex and contradictory emotions around the feminine body and beauty. minter’s work brings into sharp, critical focus the power of desire, ocma (through 7/10) newport beach, pg 68 We Were Here: Absence of the Figure, highlighting works from the orange county museum of art’s permanent collection, with a focus on recent acquisitions, we were here explores the persistence of the human presence in place and time through contemporary interpretations of landscape, object, and environment, ocma, (through 7/10), newport, pg 68 Mystery from the Tomb: The Face Beneath the Mask, explores a hidden phenomenon right inside an egyptian mummy mask, (ongoing) bowers museum, santa ana, pg 7

MOCA presents the U.S. premiere of Hito Steyerl’s landmark video installation Factory of the Sun, (through 9/12), pg 32

Mummies of the World portrays a once-in-a-lifetime collection of real mummies and artifacts from across the globe. this compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies dating back as far as 4,500 years, (through 9/5) bowers museum, pg 7

JUNE 1 -27 Buyer & Celler, inspired by Barbara Streisand: My Passion for Design, an outrageous comedy about the price of fame and the cost of things, laguna playhouse, pg 69 continued on page 30 »

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JUNE 2 First thursdays artwalk, 6 - 9pm, monthly celebration with galleries open citywide, trolley service available, laguna, pg. 58 artist reception, charles pabst, Aspen Dream, 69pm, signature gallery, laguna, pg 15

JUNE 2 – JUNE 27 lpapa in residence, Best of Plein Air, Forest & ocean gallery, laguna, pg 34

JUNE 3 downtown Fullerton art walk, first Friday on the month, 6-10 pm, a coalition of galleries, artists, restaurants.

JUNE 4 First saturday artwalk, arts district, downtown santa ana, broadway and 2nd st, music, art, food, celebration.

JUNE 10 -12 the center presents: Royal Swedish Ballet: Juliet & Romeo, company will dance mats ek’s compelling and daring version of the world’s most celebrated love story – Romeo and Juliet. the critic for la danza said Juliet & Romeo should become a milestone in dance history, scFa, pg 68

JUNE 18 art opening at dana ridenour gallery, 7-9 pm, rsvp to www.ridenour.com, newport beach peninsula, pg 44

JUNE 18 – 26 the 15th annual Paint San Clemente Fine art competition, over $13,000 in cash awards, quickdraw competition, 7 days of plein air painting, awards and collectors gala, catered by top san clemente restaurants, pg 10

JUNE 24 – AUG 28 celebrating the 50th Art-a-Fair Festival, 124 artists on display, laguna, art-a-fair.com the 50th annual Sawdust Art Festival, canyon rd, laguna, www.sawdust artfestival.org

JUNE 26 – SEPT 25 Peter Krasnow: Maverick Modernist, a comprehensive exhibition of the work of the los angeles artist peter Krasnow, laguna art museum, pg 68 Anthony Friedkin: The Wave Portfolio, 20 black and white prints of various california breaks created from 1977 to 2006, laguna art museum, pg 68

JUNE 28 – JULY 25 lpapa in residence, Fun at the Beach, Forest & ocean gallery, laguna, pg 34

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Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, this exhibition features the artist’s lush paintings, photographs, and videos that vividly manifest our culture’s complex and contradictory emotions around the feminine body and beauty. minter’s work brings into sharp, critical focus the power of desire, ocma (through 7/10) newport beach, pg 68 We Were Here: Absence of the Figure, highlighting works from the orange county museum of art’s permanent collection, with a focus on recent acquisitions, We Were Here explores the persistence of the human presence in place and time through contemporary interpretations of landscape, object, and environment, ocma, (through 7/10), newport, pg 68 lpapa in residence, Fun at the Beach (through 7/25 ) Forest & ocean gallery, laguna, pg 34 cindy beatteay, Shimmer and ann Kim, Dreamscapes, (through 7/30) sandstone gallery, pg 39 celebrating the 50th Art-a-Fair Festival, 124 artists on display, (through 8/28) laguna, art-a-fair.com 50th annual Sawdust Art Festival, (through 8/28) canyon rd, laguna, www.sawdust artfestival.org Mystery from the Tomb: The Face Beneath the Mask, explores a hidden phenomenon right inside an egyptian mummy mask, (ongoing) bowers museum, santa ana, pg 7 Mummies of the World portrays a once-in-a-lifetime collection of real mummies and artifacts from across the globe. this compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies dating back as far as 4,500 years, (through 9/15) bowers museum, santa ana, pg 7 Peter Krasnow: Maverick Modernist, a comprehensive exhibition of the work of the los angeles artist peter Krasnow, (through 9/25) laguna art museum, pg 68 Anthony Friedkin: The Wave Portfolio, 20 black and white prints of various california breaks created from 1977 to 2006, (through 9/25) laguna art museum, pg 68

JULY 1 downtown Fullerton art walk, first Friday on the month, 6-10 pm, a coalition of galleries, artists, restaurants.

JULY 2 First saturday artwalk, arts district, downtown santa ana, broadway and 2nd st, music, art, food, celebration.

JULY 7 First thursdays artwalk, 6 - 9pm, monthly celebration with galleries open citywide, trolley service available, laguna, pg. 58 artist reception, reid richardson, Searching for Light, 6-9pm, signature gallery, laguna, pg 15

JULY 5 – AUG 31 Festival of Arts, one of the nation’s oldest and most highly acclaimed juried fine art shows, laguna, www.foapom.com

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Festival the Arts July 5 - Aug. 31 foapom.com

Pageant of the Masters “Partners” July 7 - Aug. 31 foapom.com

2016 Pageant of the Masters, the famed living-pictures presentation explores Partners, laguna, pg 15, www.foapom.com

JULY 16 -17 SOCALPAPA Contemporary Fine Art Annual Back Bay Show & Sale, presented by the newport beach conservancy and oc parks, newport beach, pgs 34 & 40

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the broad’s first special exhibition will launch this June with a comprehensive survey of the work of artist cindy sherman. Cindy SherRobert Mapplethorpe: man: Imitation of Life is the The Perfect Medium, first major museum show of lacma presents, a sherman’s work in los anmajor retrospective geles in nearly 20 years, and Robert mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, a collaboraexamining the work and tion between LACMA and The Getty, (through 9/15) the exhibition will fill the career of one of the most broad’s first-floor galleries influential visual artists of the 20th century. with close to 120 works drawn primarily from the Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium is co-orbroad collection. ganized by lacma and the J. paul getty mu“cindy sherman’s work has been a touchstone for seum. in a historic collaboration, the two the broad collection since eli and edye broad first institutions will trace the artist’s working methencountered it in 1982, and cindy is the only artist ods and materials, presenting the improvisain the collection whose work we’ve acquired so tional, experimental aspects of his practice deeply and regularly, for more than 30 years,” said alongside the refined perfection of his prints. the Joanne heyler, founding director of the broad. works on display provide new context for under(6/11 – 10/2) thebroad.org standing the key genres that mapplethorpe puron the first floor is yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirsued: portraiture, the nude, and still life. (through rored Room, a mirror-lined chamber housing a daz7/31) lacma.org zling and seemingly endless led light display. Agnes Martin, the first retrospective of agnes this experiential artwork has extremely limited camartin’s (1912–2004) work since 1994, this extenpacity, accommodating one visitor at a time for sive exhibition covers the full breadth of her about a minute, and requires a separate free timed practice, revealing her early and little-known exticket which general admission ticket holders are periments with different media and tracing her able to reserve, pending availability, after arrival at development from biomorphic abstraction to the the museum. time in the infinity mirrored room mesmerizing grids and striped canvases that becannot be reserved in advance of your visit. came her hallmark., (4/24 – 9/11) lacma.org (through 9/30) the broad.org

MOCA moca presents the u.s. THE J. PAUL GETTY premiere of hito steyWoven Gold: Tapestries of erl’s landmark video inLouis XIV, the sun King, stallation Factory of the louis xiv of France, who Sun. in this immersive reigned from 1643 to 1715, work, which debuted at formed the greatest collecthe 2015 german paviltion of tapestries in early ion at the venice bienmodern europe. extraornale, steyerl probes the dinary resources of time, pleasures and perils of money, and talent were alimage circulation in a located to the creation of moment defined by the these works, which were unprecedented global meticulously woven by flow of data. ricochetNoir: The Romance of Black in 19th-Century French hand with wool, silk, and ing between genres— Drawings and Prints, (through 5/15), The J. Paul Getty precious metal-wrapped news reportage, thread, after designs by the documentary film, video most esteemed artists. (through 5/1) getty.edu games, and internet dance videos—Factory of the Noir: The Romance of Black in 19th-Century French Sun uses the motifs of light and acceleration to Drawings and Prints, in the mid 19th century, explore what possibilities are still available for French artists began depicting shadowy, often noccollective resistance when surveillance has beturnal or twilight scenes in which forms appear to come a mundane part of an increasingly virtual emerge out of darkness. this quest for darkened world, (through 9/12) moca.org realms led them to explore new subject matter, Barbara Kasten: Stages is the first major survey of such as dream states and non-idealized representathe work of chicago-based artist barbara Kasten. tions of contemporary life. this exhibition examwidely recognized for her photography, this exines the inspiration that artists drew from their hibition highlights Kasten’s nearly five-decadesmaterials, and their expression of darkness in all its long engagement with abstraction, light, and imaginative and narrative associations. works are architectural form. Kasten’s work melds numerdrawn from the museum’s permanent collection ous artistic styles and histories, combining comand loans from private and public los angeles colpositions rooted in hard-edge abstract painting, lections. (through 5/15) getty.edu forms and arrangements that address the spatial

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ADD NG DIMENSION The newly opened Elena Fine Art Gallery on N. PCH, Laguna Beach

Elena Fine Art Gallery Opens on North PCH in Laguna Newly opened in a remodeled cottage, Elena Fine Art in the very north end of Laguna Beach’s historic Gallery Row, represents European artists, all professionally educated with a history of numerous national and international exhibitions. The Gallery, offers all originals, mostly oil on canvas, plus a variety of handmade glass, along with fine jewelry with diamonds. "Elena fine art Gallery is my first gallery in the U.S.” says owner Elena Makarova, “For more than 10 years I have owned a high-end gallery in the very heart of Moscow, Russia. Now, I am excited to be here in Laguna Beach sharing my international perspective.” www.elena-fineartgallery.com, see pg 31.

There IS a Doctor in the House Andrew C. Ko is a physician. He is also a passionate interna-

tional award-winning photographer. While pursuing photography for his own pleasure over the past several decades, Andrew now feels it is time to share his works with world, and realizes commonalities between medicine and certain aspects of photography in their ability to provide a sense of peace, comfort and harmony. He is always impressed by the virtue of photography in imparting certain human emotions through the simple power of composition, lighting and timing. He finds it’s extremely satisfying when his images bring calm and order to a world of chaos. He strives to balance the unbalanced mind, providing a meaningful level of peace in a world often consumed by tragedy. Awards include: 1st Place in the Architecture and Bridges category and 3rd Place in the Advertising Travel/Tourism category at the 2015 Moscow Int. Foto Awards (MIFA). Numerous Honorable Mentions at the MIFA, the International Photography Awards, and the Prix

de la Photographie Paris (PX3). Currently exhibiting at Forest & Ocean Gallery in Laguna Beach and Festival of Arts, booth #115. www.andrewcko.com, see pg. 51

Art Council of Monterey County Awards Sculptor Richard MacDonald Richard MacDonald was recognized with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, January 16, 2016 by the Arts Council for Monterey County. The agency, created under the leadership of Ansel Adams, is part of a nationwide arts enrichment movement powered by the National Endowment for the Arts. MacDonald has dedicated his life and career to arts education and philanthropy, inspiring a new generation to admire & celebrate figurative art. Richard MacDonald ‘s work can be seen locally at Dawson Cole Fine Art in Laguna and graces the cover of this issue of LocalARTS Magazine. www.dawsoncolefineart.com, pg 18 Vesuvius, by Andrew C Ko

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Ocean Blue Art + Design’s name is inspired by our locale, overlooking Huntington Beach from the stunning new Pacific City development, front and center on Pacific Coast Highway. The gallery celebrates California lifestyle and culture. From stunning panoramic Pacific Ocean photography, to the incredible talent that adorns our streets and public spaces, to bright colors and bold personalities from those that define art and culture along the West Coast, we strive to present the best visual representation of who we are and what we love about California living. Abstract Expressionism, Contemporary Impressionism, Pop, Photography, Street Art, and Sculpture in wood, steel, and glass are all mediums that will speak to you from our gallery walls. 714/969-2583 www.obadhb.com See pag 21

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Designed in the style of an Italian Renaissance palazzo, the restored 1922 landmark Orange County Fruit Exchange now houses The Exchange Fine Arts Gallery. The museum-like interior of the classic structure serves as an ideal showcase for the contemporary and early California Impressionist paintings featured. Located within the historic district of Old Town Orange, one block south of the plaza. Call for hours. 714/997-8132 See page 2

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This new gallery, housed in a restored cottage, in the very north end of Laguna Beach’s historic Gallery Row, represents European artists, all professionally educated and each with a history of numerous national and international exhibitions. Offering originals, mostly framed oil on canvas, and variety of handmade glass, plus fine jewelry with diamonds. All reasonably priced. See website for hours and additional information. 949/715-7755 www.elenafineartgallery.com See page 31

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35 YEARS OF CONTEMPORARY ART ON HISTORIC GALLERY ROW

PAINTINGS • M ONOTYPES CinDy Beatteay ann Kim Sunny Kim maDa LeaCh anne mOOre hyatt mOOre JOng h. rO LawrenCe terry Lynn weLKer FEATURED ARTISTS: April: Hyatt Moore: FIGURES IN THE ABSTRACT Jong Ro: STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS May: Lawrence Terry: ENTERING THE CIRCLE Mada Leach: VISIONS June: Sunny Kim: COSMIC DREAMS Lynn Welker: WORKS ON PAPER July: Cindy Beatteay: SHIMMER Ann Kim: DREAMSCAPES 384-A N. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Open Daily Noon - 5:00 p.m., Closed Tuesdays

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Over 35 years of Contemporary Art in Laguna Beach. Established in 1981, Sandstone Gallery Laguna represents the work of nine contemporary Southern California artists and features paintings, sculpture and original prints. New exhibitions open the first Thursday of each month from 6-9 pm. Located across the street from the Laguna Art Museum. Open daily 12 to 5 pm. Closed Tuesdays.

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weekend. In addition, a juried show exclusively comprised of local scenes created in plein air will be on display during the preceding week of July 9-15. This year’s juror is nationally recognized artist Carolyn Hesse-Low. Artists who have captured the natural beauty and the heritage of Southern California’s parks will present these works in addition to those they’ve made of a myriad of subjects while working in the open air, which allows

them to duplicate the unique colors and light effects that can only be seen when the artist paints under an open sky. SOCALPAPA’s nearly 200-member association is dedicated to bringing together those who are interested in plein air art. It promotes art education, supports the preservation of the local landscape, and offers opportunities for artists to paint together and to display and sell their work. continued on pg. 42

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Free painting classes for children from 712 years of age will be offered on both Saturday and Sunday. Children’s art instructors will provide students with an unforgettable fine art experience. Classes will be held in the kids’ classroom inside the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center from 10 a.m. Picturesque Back Bay setting

to 12 p.m. and again from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. All materials are supplied and participants will take home a completed painting at the end of class. Student space is limited and classes will fill up quickly. Plan now to provide a special fine art experience for your child. To make reservations, call 949-923-2269. The Muth Center is located at 2301 University Dr., Newport Beach. For more information, visit socalpapa.com or newportbay.org. To see the works presented in the juried show, visit dailybrushwork.com in early July. A portion of the sales proceeds will benefit the Newport Bay Conservancy. Additional sponsors include OC Parks, Art Supply Warehouse, DaVinci Artist Colors, Easyl, San Clemente Art Supply and Randy Higbee Gallery.

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Located in North Laguna’s historic Gallery Row, Laguna North showcases local artists, specializing in plein air paintings. Featured artists include: David E. Allen, Storm Case, Julie Christiansen-Dull, Jean Choi, Patti Cliffton, William Crawley, Christine Hooker, Margaret Jamison, Eileen McCullough, Geri Medway, Pamela Panattoni, Elaine Ruettiger and Albert Stanchfield. Visitors are invited to meet the artists and view their beautiful originals. Open daily 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. First Thursdays artwalk participant.

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Since 1988, featuring traditional and contemporary paintings by 15 regional and international artists, including Zen inspired landscapes by Martin Beaupre (left), impressionist European scenes by Mostafa Keyhani, seascapes by Ruo Li, abstracts by Aaron Coleman and Greg Martin, and "Energies of the California Coast" by Brooke Harker. Located on historic Gallery Row. Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 949/494-8074 www.lumartingalleries.com

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Artist Eye Gallery features a diverse collection of artwork by 17 Southern California artists, who provide an eclectic perspective through their exceptional talents and widespread experiences. The gallery exhibits a rich mixture of fine art mediums in Paintings, Sculpture and Photography. Open Sunday - Thursday, 12:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.. Friday & Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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Jean Choi

Perfect Day 16”x 20” oil

Julie Christiansen-Dull Jean Choi Patti Cliffton William Crawley Christine Hooker Margaret Jamison Eileen McCullough Geri Medway Pamela Panattoni Elaine Ruettiger Albert Stanchfield Pamela Panattoni

Seaside Architecture 12”x 16” oil

Open 1st Thursday 6-9pm during “Artwalk” See page 34, map #89

376 N. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Open Daily 11-4:30pm

949-494-4324 Patti Cliffton

Mission Reflections 11”x 14” oil on linen

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540 S. Coast Hwy, #112, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (In The Collection Building)

Now celebrating 27 years of showcasing some of the finest Laguna Beach artists, including: modern impressionist Maria Bertran, the"lightscapes" of Tom Swimm, master of plein air painters Jacobus Baas and Bryan Mark Taylor, contemporary expressionist Sandra Jones Campbell, and the unique contemporary oils of Brenda K. Bredvik. Pacific Edge is also the exclusive West Coast gallery for John Lennon's artwork. Open daily. 949/494-0491 www.pacificedgegallery.com See page 27

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Whitney Gallery

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305 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach, CA 92651

In downtown Laguna Beach, this beautiful gallery highlights original paintings and terracotta sculptures of prominent artist Marc Whitney. Reflecting East and West coast influences, his eclectic highly personal style encompasses such themes in his paintings as figures, interiors, landscapes, and still life florals and tabletops. Also exhibiting Whitney's fellow alumni from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Open daily except Tues., call for appointments. 949/497-4322 949/463-1752 www.marcwhitney.com See page 18

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Tired of shooting on automatic? Want to learn how to master your camera's settings and get the most out of it? No time for classes? Sign up for one-on-one photography lessons with owner/photographer, Mary Gulino, on your schedule at a location of your choice in Laguna Beach. Learn how to harness the light and get the quality images that you've always dreamed of.

949/371-3375 www.MyArtistLoft.com

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Gifts, candles and home accessories. The fresh finds in this shop come from all over the world, as well as from local craftsmen: hand-crafted paper lamps, picture frames, candle holders, candles, ceramics, glass- and ironware, even fragrant soaps and bath items. This intriguing repertoire of unique gift items and whimsical housewares, combined with exquisite service, makes Areo a pleasant ascent from the crowded streets. Merchandise changes weekly with each new delivery.

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Carmel Plein Air Art Festival, May 11-15

Paint San Clemente, June 18-26 SteveKell.com | 949.275.4652

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Lorraine E’drie

Also available as a limited edition giclée

Original Work in Oil & Watercolor | Limited Edition Giclées See Lorraine at the 2016 Art-A- Fair/ Laguna Beach 949-554-3524 Also available at The WaterColor Gallery/Laguna Beach 949-494-8838

Gregory Lincoln Studio

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After a long residence in Maui, this acclaimed artist has returned to Laguna Beach. By appointment only, visitors may view the original artworks of Gregory Goyo Lincoln. Gregory’s artwork is of figurative pieces and land/seascapes. In a style uniquely his own, his figurative works are primitivism at its bravest, most pure, essential best, and usually based on important literary themes. His outdoor scenes are painted locally onsite, on uniquely shaped canvases. He is also a photographer. Please call first for studio hours and appointments.

949/494-1455 949/274-2154 goyo@mac.com

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Cove Gallery

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1492 S. Coast Hwy, #8, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

The Cove Gallery features a richly diverse collection of contemporary, traditional and plein air paintings in a beautiful, bright location in the prestigious Art Center directly across from the famous Surf and Sand Hotel on Pacific Coast Highway. As home of 14 local artists the gallery is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Tuesdays and participates in the monthly First Thursday Artwalks.

949/494-1878 www.covegallerylaguna.com

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The Redfern Gallery

Edgar Payne

The Redfern Gallery is one of the most important galleries of its kind, having specialized in the California Impressionist School (1890s -1940s) for 39 years. The gallery presents museum quality historical paintings by Guy Rose, Edgar Payne, Alson Clark, Joseph Kleitsch and others. The gallery is always interest in the purchase of quality painting – with record prices paid. Open Tues. – Sat., and by appointment 949/497-3356 www.redferngallery.com

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Barbara Fudurich Venice Sunrise watercolor 10"x 14" NOT ON MAP

Lance Heck The Art of Jewelry

Barbara Fudurich Watercolors Dana Point Studio by Appointment ●

Barbara displays a range of perspectives that highlight the beauty of landscapes and intimacy of outdoor still life and simple daily activities that have been described as “peaceful”. Her greatest pleasure is painting on location, which has taken her to venues around California, the Southwest, Europe, Hawaii and South America. 949/240-1724 www.fudurich.com

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1153. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, 92651

"I strive for an aesthetic that blends contemporary, clean design with an obsession for craftsmanship and detail that is 'old world' I hope that when you hold one of my pieces, you will see the quality, feel the inspiration, and above all, know that you are wearing art!"

949/494-3299 www.lanceheck.com

John Tolle

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3851 Bear St, Santa Ana CA 92704

In South Coast Village, features regional artists' original work and a selection of artwork for the collector and gift giver. The gallery attracts clients and decorators seeking exceptional pieces for home or business. A portion of sales goes to support art scholarships in Orange County. An Orange County Fine Arts non-profit gallery. 715/540-6430 www.ocfinearts.org

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● Designs 1929. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, 92651

Extensive line of original designs in a variety of categories including: bracelets, earrings, wedding rings, necklaces, men’s jewelry and more. See website for additional information. Located on PCH just blocks south of the Surf & Sand Hotel.

949/497-2115 www.johntollejewelry.com

Skylight Tower Gem by Akino Tsuchiya, sterling silver & blue topaz

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540 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651

A new haven for jewelry enthusiasts looking to indulge in one-of-a-kind artisan pieces. The gallery space showcases diverse designers, specializing in luxury objets d'art. Contemporary jewelry is the focus of the collection, which is comprised of rare, handcrafted pieces, appealing to those with an elevated aesthetic. 949/390-4790 avranexclusive.com

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GENE - An Artists' Studio/Gallery ● Santora Building/207 N. Broadway St, Santa Ana CA 92701

Southern California native GENE presents his open studio/gallery to the art loving public. His art reflects a pride in his Mexican-American roots, a lifelong fascination with the Samurai and Asian art, training in Shodo & Chinese calligraphy, and his infatuation with the figure. Originals, prints, fine jewelry. Open wkly & by appt. 714/337-4363 www.studiogene.com


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Specializing in 19th and 20th Century California Painters 949-376-3785 info@derusfinearts.com www.derusfinearts.com 1590 S. Coast Hwy, #5, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 See below, map #166 Located at corner of S. Coast Hwy & Bluebird Cyn. Rd. Open Wed. through Sun. 11a.m. - 5p.m.

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De Ru’s Fine Arts has specialized in Early California Impressionist paintings for over 45 years, and is a nationally recognized leader in the field. Exhibiting a wide variety of fine paintings at affordable prices, the current display features biographical information about the artists. If you are interested in learning about this period of California’s art history, stop by for a visit. The Laguna Beach gallery is located at the corner of South Coast Highway and Bluebird Canyon Road. The gallery proudly serves all collectors, from beginner to corporate and museum collections. Also available is a wide selection of art reference books. De Ru’s is always interested in purchasing paintings of the period. Open Wed. - Sun., 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 949/376-3785 www.derusfinearts.com info@derusfinearts.com (See above)

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DISCO VE R CAL I F OR N I A’ S N E WE S T ART MU SE U M FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC T U E S D AY - S AT U R D AY, 1 1 A . M . T O 5 P. M . Chapman University invites you to discover the beauty and artistry of 20th Century California scene painters at the newly opened Hilbert Museum of California Art. The museum’s inaugural exhibition, “Narrative Visions,” includes oils and watercolors of everyday life in the Golden State, and features art by Millard Sheets, Lee Blair, Rex Brandt, Emil Kosa Jr., Phil Dike, and many others. Admission is free; come enjoy this artistic treasure in historic Orange, conveniently located across the street from the Orange Metrolink station.

San Dimas Train Station | Millard Sheets | Watercolor

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HOPA HOUSE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ART San Juan Capistrano, CA

A Major West Coast Reservoir of Vintage and Contemporary Photographic Works of Art

Cordially Invites You to View a Life-size Exhibition of the Work of

Phillip Stewart Charis M.Photog., Cr. F-ASP

1927 - 2015

Critics, reviewers and auction houses all agree, “Fine art photography is a new affordable collectible.” Also Featuring: Ansel Adams, Graham Nash, Ernie Brooks, Linda McCartney, Arnold Newman, George Hurrell, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen and Baron Adolf de Meyer To attend openings, lectures or schedule a guided tour, please call 949.496.5990

Gallery Open to the Public by Appointment 27184 Ortega Highway, San juan Capistrano, CA 92675 see map, #321

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art history A Progression Towards Clarity:

The Transcendent Work of Mark Rothko by Joy Shannon

work, even writing deeply upon art throughout his life. In the end, Rothko‚‘s work accomplished what he had set out to do with his paintings: to portray “the simple expression of the complex thought.” These works that may seem simple in composition at first glance, carry layers of meaning and thought about the tragedies of the human experience.

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The Abstract Expressionist painter Mark Rothko once said, "The progression of a painter's work, as it travels in time from point to point, will be toward clarity; toward the elimination of all obstacles between the painter and the idea, and between the idea and the observer." While Rothko’s signature colorfield abstract paintings, created from about 1949 to about 1970, have inspired much debate and even controversy, one can observe a progression towards clarity throughout Rothko’s life’s work.

Despite being part of the New York school of Abstract Expressionist painters, including Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline and Lee Krasner, who were all creating a variety of challenging, conceptual paintings during the mid-century, Rothko’s works stand out. Rothko poured an immense amount of philosophical thought into his Entrance to Subway 1938

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Like his paintings, Rothko’s life experiences seem layered with the full scope of human tragedy and triumph. Rothko was born Markus Rotkovich in Dvinsk, Russia (which is now Daugavpils, Latvia), to an intellectual Jewish family of moderate income. The family immigrated to Portland, Oregon in 1913 where Rothko began working at a young age, due to his father’s untimely death. Later, concerned about the anti-Semitism in the US and Europe during the late 1930s, Rothko would shorten his family name. Rothko excelled in education and earned a scholarship to Yale, though he only attended for two years, finding the institution’s community to be elitest and racist. He moved to New York and became inspired by the visual arts scene there, observing the students of the Art Students League of New York. He enrolled in Parsons The New School for Design, where he was especially influenced by instructor, Cubist painter and intellectual Max Weber, a fellow Russian Jew. His decision to pursue being a professional artist, during the Great Depression, baffled his family, though he stayed true to his decision. Ever an intellectual, alongside painting, Rothko began writing about art in 1936, with his philosophical reflections on the subject finally culminating in a book called “The Artist’s Reality.” He wrote this work around 1941, but it was not discovered and published until after his death. This reflection emphasized the need for freedom for the artist, perhaps especially in light of the rising power of Nazi artcensor Hitler, at the time. Rothko discussed how au-


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thority in various guises, including the art market itself, creates a pull towards conformity in the arts. Greatly influenced by Nietzsche’s “The Birth of Tragedy,” which alleged that Greek tragedy provides a sense of redemption from the fearful state of mortal life, Rothko saw art as a way to alleviate the modern sense of spiritual emptiness. In Rothko’s view, art could provide an outlet for man’s need for catharsis found in mythology, symbols and rituals. Rothko’s early works manifested as figurative works, pairing Surrealism and Expressionism. They explored themes of emptiness in urban landscapes, as seen in his 1938 painting “Entrance to Subway,”

and the Greek myths, as seen in “Oedipus” from 1944. In the artist’s continual strive toward clarity in his works, he finally came upon his signature style of colorfield abstraction by about 1949, painting large scale works with horizontal rectangular forms in a variety of color schemes. In the early years of these works, Rothko explored brighter color tones, eventually using a darker and darker palette, which culminated in his last series in 1969, in all black and grey. In reflection on his use of form and color to express the spiritual and emotional, the artist stated: “I do not believe that there was ever a question of being abstract or representational. It is really a matter of ending this silence and solitude, of breathing, continued on pg. 62

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and (in) stretching one’s arms again, transcendental experiences became possible." These works were meant to overwhelm the viewer in a transcendental experience. Rothko advised galleries and museums to hang these works low to the ground and encouraged viewers to stand very closely to them, so that they would feel “enveloped within" the work. In these pieces, Rothko sought to express “basic human emotions - tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.” He declared that “The people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when I painted them. And if you are moved only by their color relationship, then you miss the point.”

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While the 1950s, saw these abstract works becoming increasingly fashionable to own, Rothko became disillusioned by what he feared were superficial reasons behind this popularity. This mistrust of his patronage was most dramatically seen when he withdrew from his commission to paint works for the luxurious Four Seasons restaurant in the Seagrams building of New York.

The commission that seems most aligned with Rothko’s philosophical intention behind his works, is the 1965 Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas. Rothko worked closely with the architects of this sanctuary, which originally was to be Roman

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Catholic but is now non-denominational. He helped create the design of the meditative environment, which showcases fourteen large-scale mural works, 3 of which are triptychs, inspired by the traditional format of Western religious painting. These monumental works are in deep maroon, purple and black, inspiring a sense of staring into the darkness of the universe. These deep, rich tones, in such a tranquil setting, seem to inspire contemplation and a sense of hermeticism. Within this chapel, we see Rothko reaching for the transcendental spiritual experience he sought in creating his paintings and sharing them with the audience: "The most important tool the artist fashions through constant practice is faith in his ability to produce miracles when they are needed. Pictures must be miraculous: The instant one is completed, the intimacy between the creation and the creator is ended. He is an outsider, the picture must be for him, as for anyone experiencing it later, a revelation, an unexpected and unprecedented resolution of an eternally familiar need.” Sadly, Rothko did not live to see the completion of this chapel, though, the environment he helped to create offers viewers a place to contemplate the universal, challenging spiritual questions of this mortal existence. His paintings there stand like a piece of his heart left behindcomplete with all his human tragedies and triumphsand provide an almost comforting reminder that we humans are not alone in this life’s struggle.


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Bistango Gallery Restaurant 19100 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, CA 92715

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Amelia's on Balboa Island 311 Marine Avenue, Balboa Island, CA 92662 BALBOA ISLAND

CALIFORNIA The best of both, restaurant and art gallery, Bistango presents the art of fine dining within the ambience of a fine art gallery. A unique blend of imaginative cuisine, beautiful art and stunning architecture, in an atmosphere of casual elegance. California Cuisine with distinctly European flair. Live entertainment nightly.

SEAFOOD/ITALIAN One of the oldest restaurants in O.C., Amelia's has been open 45 years in the same location, with the same owners. The ambience here is cozy and European, the menu seafood and Italian, featuring fresh fish from all over the world. Private parties, 8-28 guests. Lunch, dinner, Fri., Sat. & Sun, Sun. brunch menu.

949/752-5222

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Gardunos Ristorante Italiano 298 E. 17th St.,Costa Mesa, CA 92627 COSTA MESA ●

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Royal Thai Cuisine 1750 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 LAGuNA BEACH

ITALIAN The best of Italy. Chef Mark Garduno’s unique pasta, seafood, casserole and chicken recipes satisfy the most discerning palate. Nightly specials, an extensive wine list and a warm, cozy atmosphere combine to make dining at Garduno’s a memorable experience. Pasta made fresh daily. Dine in, take out and catering.

THAI A 9-year gold-award winner from the So. Cal. Restaurant Writers Assn., this exciting Thai restaurant specializes in exotic, traditionally prepared Thai dishes with fresh seafoods, chicken, beef and vegetables. Lunch, dinner, Sun. brunch, classes. Second location: 4001 W. Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, 714/645-8424.

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VEGETARIAN Mother's Kitchen features a unique vegetarian menu with delicious choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fresh Juice Bar offers local and organic produce to compliment your meal. Hot, Hip & Healthy! Fan favorites include the Acai Bowl, California Club & Ma's Stir-fry. Voted Best Vegetarian Restaurant by OC Register Readers.

CARIBBEAN/SEAFOOD/WEST INDIES Sip Eva's West Indies knockout rum punch, refreshing Cuban mojitos, cucumber vodka kooler and house pomegranate martini. Exotic cuisine: conch fritters, jerk chicken, curry prawns, bbq salmon, and Louisiana catfish. Dinner: Tues - Sun from 5pm.

949/631-4741 www.mothersmarket.com

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JOYFUL Truly one-of-a-kind. This 100-year-old cottage, nestled on California’s oldest street, features contemporary American dishes prepared by the owner/artist, who lives in the house. Shaded by fruit trees, surrounded by gardens, this award-winning place is a true slice of true inspiration, with hideaway feel. Tues - Sun., 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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CALIFORNIA Established in 1991, this cozy, casual eatery, with courtyard dining available, is a favorite with the locals. Specializing in breakfast and lunch, with on-site bakery, grille and espresso bar extraordinaire. All foods made inhouse daily. Catering, take-out available. Open Mon - Sat 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Sun 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


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Watercolor 22” x 20”

1492 S. Coast Hwy, #7, Laguna Beach, CA (See map, #151) Located in the “Art Center” across from the Surf & Sand Hotel

The Watercolor Gallery www.watercolorgalleries.com 949-494-8838

Inka Zamoyska Fine Arts

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7720 El Camino Real, Ste. 2E, La Costa, CA 92009

Situated in the La Costa Towne Center of Carlsbad, the Inka Zamoyska Fine Arts Studio Gallery showcases the work of master painter Inka Zamoyska. As a member of LPAPA and the Oil Painters of America, Inka is an accomplished plein air painter whose extensive travel is reflected in landscapes, seascapes and original oil interpretations. With her expanded skills and repertoire, Inka offers instruction, creativity coaching, and commissions 760/942-1314 760/809-5806 www.inkazamoyskafinearts.com

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18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda,CA 92886

Nine acres of galleries, gardens, theaters and the restored farmhouse where our 37th president was born in 1913. Visitors will experience a high-tech ride through history: priceless gifts of state, a summit-in-statuary of great world leaders, the Kennedy/Nixon debates, the Berlin Wall, Watergate, the President and First Lady’s burial sites and much more. Open daily, 10 - 5, Sunday 11 - 5. Please see the Local Arts Calendar or call direct for information. 714/993-3393 www.nixonlibrary.gov

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Muckenthaler Cultural Center 1201 W. Malvern Ave., Fullerton, CA 92833

Our mission is to provide our community experiences that stimulate creativity and imagination, and to conserve the heritage of The Muckenthaler Estate. The Muckenthaler Cultural Center provides extraordinary gallery exhibits, performances and stimulating educational programs to Orange County's diverse communities and beyond. The historic mansion and outdoor amphitheatre provide spectacular settings for weddings, receptions, and corporate events. Gallery Hours Wed. - Sun. 12 - 4. Additional Thursday Hours 5 - 9. See the Local Arts Calendar, pgs. 26 - 30, for show information.

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The Bowers Museum 2002 N. Main Street (at 20th St.), Santa Ana, CA 92706

The Bowers is a world-class, internationally-celebrated museum dedicated to the preservation, study and exhibition of fine arts from around the world. The museum has organized some of the biggest exhibits in the area, and is the first, outside England, to sign an exclusive agreement with The British Museum to showcase its collections. The Bowers features 4 permanent exhibits (Pre-Columbian, California Impressionist Paintings, Native America, California History), as well as lectures, films, concerts, festivals, stores and a restaurant, all set in the historic courtyard. Open daily except Mon., 10 - 4. Please see the Local Arts Calendar, pgs. 26 - 30, for show information. 714/567-3600 www.bowers.org See page 65

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Founded in 1992 by visionary & philanthropist Joan Irvine Smith, The Irvine Museum is dedicated to the preservation and display of Early California paintings, 1890-1930. Currently, “IThe Nature of Water: Our Most Precious Resource,” (through 6/16/2016). Open Tues - Sat, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Docent tours available. Free admission, validated parking. Jessie Botke, left.

949/476-0294 949/476-2565 www.irvinemuseum.org

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Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) Fashion Island/850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660

OCMA offers a broad range of fine visual experiences in a wide variety of media, focusing on the contemporary and historical arts of California. Please call venue direct for hours, rates and show information, or see the Local Arts Calendar, pgs. 26 - 30.

Newport Beach: 949/759-1122 www.ocma.net

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Laguna Art Museum (LAM) 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Laguna Art Museum is a museum of American art with a special focus on the art of California. Its purpose is to provide the public with exposure to art and to promote an understanding of the role of art and artists in American culture, through collection, conservation, exhibition, research, scholarship and education. Working within the tradition of the oldest cultural institution in Orange County, the Museum documents regional art and places it in a national context. LAM maintains its historic ties to the community and is responsive, accessible and relevant to the area's diverse population. Open Mon., Tues., Fri., Sat., 11 - 5. Thurs., 11 - 9. Closed Wed. Please see the Local Arts Calendar, pgs. 26 - 30, visit the website, or call direct for information. 949/494-8971 www.lagunaartmuseum.org See page 38

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Mission San Juan Capistrano Ortega Highway at Camino Capistrano, SanJuan Capistrano

Founded November 1, 1776 by Padre Junipero Serra, Mission San Juan Capistrano is the best known and most romantic of the 21 historic California missions. The "Jewel of the Missions" occupies a 10-acre site, including stately ruins of the great stone church, which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1812, and Serra Chapel, the oldest building in California. Visitors may also enjoy the mission’s colorful gardens, many museum rooms, bookstore and gift shop. New digital audio tour free with admission. Open daily, 8:30 to 5:00. Please see the Local Arts Calendar, pgs. 18 - 22, or call direct for event and show information.

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Theaters Balboa Performing Arts Theater, 707 E. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach .....................................................949/673-0895 Camino Real Playhouse, 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano....................................................949/489-8082 Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos .............................................562/916-8500 Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma, Anaheim Hills ....................................................................................714/777-3033 Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano ...............................................................949/496-8930 Costa Mesa Civic Playhouse, 661 Hamilton, Costa Mesa ..........................................................................949/650-5269 Curtis Theater, One Civic Center Circle, Brea ............................................................................................714/990-7722 Festival Forum Theatre, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach..........................................................949/851-9930 Fullerton Civic Light Opera, 218 W. Commonwealth, Fullerton ..................................................................714/879-1732 Fullerton College Theater & Gallery, 321 E. Chapman, Fullerton...............................................................714/992-7294 Galaxy Theater, 3503 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana......................................................................................714/957-0600 Golden West College Theater & Gallery, 15744 Golden West, Huntington ...............................................714/895-8772 Grove Theater, 2200 E. Katella, Anaheim...................................................................................................714/712-2700 Honda Center (formerly Arrowhead Pond), 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim ...............................................714/704-2500 House of Blues, 1530 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim .................................................................................714/778-2583 Huntington Beach Playhouse, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach..........................................................714/375-0696 Irvine Barclay Theatre (IBT), 4242 Campus Dr., (at UCI), Irvine ................................................................949/854-4646 Irvine Community Theater, 1 Sunnyhill Dr., Irvine.......................................................................................949/559-6797 Laguna Beach Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave., Laguna Beach ..................................................................949/497-7750 Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach .................................................................949/497-2787 Newport Theatre Arts Center, 2501 Cliff Dr., Newport Beach .....................................................................949/631-0288 Orange Coast College Gallery/Robert B. Moore Theater, 2701 Fairview, Costa Mesa................................714/432-5880 Orange Curtain Theater, 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano.....................................................949/412-3252 Pacific Amphitheatre, 1000 Fair Drive, O.C. Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa ......................................................714/708-1870 Pageant of the Masters, Irvine Bowl Park, 650 Laguna Cyn. Rd., Laguna Beach......................................949/497-6582 San Clemente Community Theatre, 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente.................................................949/492-0465 Santa Ana College Theatre Arts, 1530 W. 17th St., Santa Ana ..................................................................714/564-5661 Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa..........................................................714/556-ARTS Shakespeare/Walterman Theatre, 333 N. Glassell (Chapman University), Orange ...................................714/744-7016 South Coast Repertory (SCR), 655 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa ............................................................714/708-5555 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 8808 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine ...............................................................949/855-8095

Musical/Theatrical Companies Ballet Pacifica .............................................................................................................................................949/851-9930 Mozart Classical Orchestra .........................................................................................................................949/830-2950 Newport Beach Film Festival ......................................................................................................................949/253-2880 Orange County Light Opera Company .......................................................................................................714/444-2288 Pacific Chorale............................................................................................................................................714/662-2345 Pacific Symphony Orchestra.......................................................................................................................714/755-5788 Philharmonic Society of Orange County .....................................................................................................949/553-2422

More Cultural Venues Art-A-Fair Festival, 777 Laguna Cyn. Rd., Laguna Beach..........................................................................949/494-4514 Artists Village, 2nd St. & Broadway, Santa Ana ..........................................................................................714/647-6563 B.C. Space Photography Gallery, 235 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach ............................................................949/497-1880 Beall Center for Art and Technology, 4242 Campus Dr., (at UCI), Irvine ....................................................949/824-6206 Bowers Kidseum, 1802 N. Main, Santa Ana ...............................................................................................714/480-1520 Casa Romantica Cultural Center & Gardens, San Clemente .....................................................................949/498-2139 Centennial Heritage Museum, 3101 W. Harvard, Santa Ana......................................................................714/540-0404 City of Brea Gallery, One Civic Center Circle, Brea ....................................................................................714/990-7730 Coastline Community College Art Gallery,1515 Monrovia Ave, Newport Beach.........................................714/241-6213 CSU Fullerton Art Gallery, 800 N. State College, Fullerton.........................................................................714/773-3262 Diego Sepulveda Adobe, 1900 W. Adams, Costa Mesa.............................................................................714/631-5918 Discovery Science Center, 2500 N. Main, Santa Ana.................................................................................714/542-2823 Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters, 650 Laguna Cyn. Rd., Laguna Beach .........................................949/497-6582 Fullerton Museum Center, 301 N. Pomona Ave., Fullerton.........................................................................714/738-6545 Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, 333 N. Glassell, Orange .........................................................714/997-6729 Heritage Hill Historical Park, 25151 Serrano Road, Lake Forest ................................................................949/923-2230 Heritage of San Clemente, 415 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente ...........................................................949/369-1299 Huntington Beach Art Center, 538 Main St., Huntington Beach..................................................................714/374-1650 International Printing Museum, 8469 Kass Drive, Buena Park ...................................................................714/523-2070 International Surf Museum, 411 Olive Ave., Huntington Beach ..................................................................714/960-3483 Irvine Fine Arts Center, Heritage Park, 14321 Yale Ave., Irvine..................................................................949/724-6880 Irvine Historical Museum, 5 San Joaquin, Irvine .........................................................................................949/786-4112 John Wayne Airport Vi Smith Concourse Gallery, 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana......................................949/252-5124 Laguna College of Art & Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna......................................................949/376-6000 La Habra Children’s Museum, 301 S. Euclid, La Habra .............................................................................562/905-9698 Los Rios Historic District, Del Obispo & Los Rios, San Juan Capistrano ...................................................949/493-4700 Marconi Automotive Museum, 1302 Industrial Drive, Tustin .......................................................................714/258-3001 Mexican American Museum of Art, 600 S. Grand Ave., Santa Ana ............................................................714/541-3070 MUZEO, 241 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim...................................................................................................714/956-8936 Newland House Museum, 19820 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach .............................................................714/962-5777 Newport Beach Central/Public Library, 1000 Avocado, Newport Beach .....................................................949/717-3800 Newport Beach City Hall Gallery, 3300 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach .....................................................949/717-3870 Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 151 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach....................................................949/673-7863 O.C. Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA), 117 N. Sycamore, Santa Ana..............................................714/667-1517 O.C. Natural History Museum, 28373 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Niguel........................................................949/831-3287 Old Courthouse Museum, 211 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Santa Ana..................................................................714/834-3703 O’Neill Museum, 31831 Los Rios, San Juan Capistrano ............................................................................949/493-8444 Santora Building of the Arts, 207 N. Broadway, Santa Ana ........................................................................949/673-0500 Sawdust Art Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach ..............................................................949/494-3030 Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona Del Mar ..........................................................949/673-2261 Soka University, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo...........................................................................................949/480-4081

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LOCALNEWS NOTES Laguna Foundation for the Arts Opens Main Beach Fine Art Gallery LFFA recently took a very new space in a historic location just half a block north of Main Beach in Laguna. The space, which for nearly 20 years had served as home to McCollum Gallery, will now show noted artists including: Mia Tavonatti, Victoria Moore, Fitz Maurice and more. The primary purpose of Laguna Foundation for the Arts is to work with the local community to provide platforms for artists of all disciplines to promote, display, sell their works. LFFTA organizes community events to further this purpose at their affiliate galleries and other local venues. Those affiliate galleries offer patrons, collectors and enthusiasts the opportunity to support LFFTA. www.LFFTA.org, pg 53

Paint Party!!!!! Tap Your Inner Van Gogh at Ridenour Gallery in Newport Beach Just when you thought you couldn’t paint, Dana Ridenour sticks a brush in your hand and voila! You can! Or, if not, you can have a great time trying. Figurative and landscape artist

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Santita, by Main Beach Fine Art’s Mia Tavonatti

Dana Ridenour will ensure your best stroke with her weekly classes that come complete with step-by-step instructions and all the necessary supplies. Classes are held Saturday evenings at her gallery on the

Newport Peninsula for $50 per person. No previous skill required. A completed piece of work often results and your inner artist is revealed. Call for reservations 949/642-5787. Let’s Paint at Ridenour Gallery


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LocalARTS Magazine Spring 2016  

Quarterly guide to the Arts in Southern California and Laguna Beach. Focusing on art galleries, museums, theaters, artists, sculptors, etc....