Laguna Dance Festival presents:

Flamenco featuring  Marcela Aguayo

Free performances during First Thursdays Art Walk
Thursday, March 2, 2017
6:30pm & 7:00pm

Join us as you experience an intimate night of flamenco and watch the artists personal stories unfold and feed off each other as each performer adds essential elements to this magical and energetic night. Their life experience will be shared with you through flamenco rhythms that have been passed down to them from the southern part of Spain, Andalucía. They will be performing Alegrías which is a happy dance, Solea por Bulerias which is more solemn and serious in nature and Sevillanas a folkloric dance of Sevilla that was later adopted into flamenco dance.

Marcela Aguayo has been studying different dance forms for over 15 years. She has studied and performed with the top performers in the Los Angeles flamenco community.  Marcela performs regularly in southern California flamenco tablaos: Alegria, El Cid, Tapas and Café Sevilla.

saltfineart + RAWsalt
346 N. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA  92651


Laguna Art Museum

On view through May 29:

Stanton Macdonald-Wright: The Haiga Portfolio

From Wendt to Thiebaud: Recent Gifts for the Permanent Collection

The Golden Decade: Photography at the California School of Fine Arts, 1945-55

Image credit:

Stanton Macdonald-Wright with Clifton Karhu (printmaker), After Issa, Stony River rippling… (detail), color woodcut on paper, portfolio 20/50, 1966-67, 18 x 21 ½ inches. Gift of the Stanton and Jean MacDonald Wright Estate. Copyright, the Estate.


America Martin. Women Swimming and Whistling. Oil and Acrylic on Canvas. 72″ x 79″

Joanne Artman Gallery

February 15, 2017 – April 15, 2017
Artist Reception: Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 from 6-8pm
Please RSVP: 949.510.5481 by February 24th, 2017

Quorum Gallery


Sandstone Gallery

Stream of Consciousness, abstract expressionist oil paintings on canvas by Jong Ro will be featured in the Front Gallery along with Imagined Places, mixed media paintings on canvas and paper by Lynn Welker in the Skylight Gallery.

Exhibiting artists are Susan Gale. Ann Kim, Sunny Kim, Dominique McKenzie, Anne Moore, Hyatt Moore, Marie-Pierre Philippe, Jong Ro, and Lynn Welker. Meet the artists during the Art Walk on Thursday, Mar 2, 6-9 pm.

Complimentary refreshments offered. SGL, located at 384-A N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA, is opened daily except Tues, from 12-5 and by appointment.  


Avran Fine Art

March 11, 2017 (Saturday): Solo Show with Father Bill Moore

Show title: “The Beauty of Imperfection”

Time: 6-9 PM


Las Laguna Gallery

Women in Art – A Group Exhibition
March 2 to March 31, 2017
Artist Reception: Thursday March 2 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Las Laguna Gallery is pleased to present our newest Women in Art exhibition.

Since ancient times, women artists have been creating alongside their male counterparts but it seems that only recently has the women artist movement come roaring back. As recently as 1986 women artist were not even listed in “Janson’s History of Art,” the leading textbook.

Past women artist like Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cindy Sherman, Rachel Whiteread, Joan Mitchell, Yayoi Kusama, Bridget Riley, Agnes Martin, Jenny Holzer, and Barbara Kruger helped pave the way for their contemporaries: Ruth Asawa, Sonia Gomes; Shinique Smith; Perle Fine; and Eva Hesse.

This exhibition features works in in Acrylic, Assemblage, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, and Photography (Traditional and Digital).


Image: Peter Greco, Beacon of Light, Acrylic and ink on canvas, 36″x 60″

LCAD Gallery

Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) BFA program in Graphic Design + Digital Media is proud to present Meticulous Calligraffiti, an exhibition showcasing the work of calligrapher and street artist, Peter Greco.

Greco is a master of creating beautiful calligraphy at the scale of street art. In Meticulous Calligraffiti, his unique aesthetic and precise technique will be on display in the form of a site-specific, typographic mural that will be best appreciated up close and in person.

Curated by LCAD’s Chair of Graphic Design + Digital Media, Catharin Eure

March 2–29, 2017;  First Thursday Art Qalk – Artist Reception 6-9 p.m., March 2nd.

LCAD Gallery is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; closed Monday and Tuesday.



First Thurs March 2 Art Walk will showcase the ethereal artwork of Dodi Sy. 
Shrouded in dreamlike memories of his childhood in the Philippines, Dodie infuses the sights and emotions of his memories onto the canvas. A deep need to express his enigmatic visions led him to create works that invoke both the beauty and imperfections we encounter in our lives.
Colors bleeding serenely together while reacting to one another are amplified by strokes of darkness to convey opposing memories of both the natural beauty and urban decay visible in the Philippines. The complexity of blossoming florals, inspire ethereal colorways and ascending patterns that transcribe his introspection into our consciousness.



Young Guns

January 10 – April 7

The Festival of Arts South Gallery (foaSouth), located in the Active Culture Yogurt Building, is proud to present, Young Guns, an exhibit featuring a group of 7 younger artists whose work is both skilled and excitingly creative. These artists are representative of the future in this region. Artists included in this exhibit are: Elizabeth McGhee, Katlin Evans, Mariana Nelson, Trevor Christiansen, Stefan Cummings, Hugo Rivera, and Christopher Allwine.

Come in and join the artists and discuss their work during the March Artwalk. 

Curated by Pat Sparkuhl – Festival of Arts Permanent Art Collection


“In Port, Brittany” Circa 1923, Oil on Canvas – 22 x 26 inches

The Redfern Gallery

Art Walk Events March 4, 2017

6 pm to 9 pm

Edgar Payne (1883-1947)

Edgar Payne was one of the most important painters during his lifetime and remains so today.   His work is found in many major Western, American and European art collections.  He is revered as a painter, a teacher and a leader. 

The painting, “In Port, Brittany”, was painted during Payne’s first trip to Europe in 1922 -1924.  One of his favorite subjects were the fishing boats along the coast of France.  The impressionistic brushwork is a style that he perfected.  Known for his composition, “In Port, Brittany”, possesses a dynamic composition with its full view of the colorful sails and brilliant reflections in the water. 

Please join us March Art Walk to see several paintings by this master and learn more about the life of Edgar Payne and his contribution to American art.

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