Free trolley service for art walk starts at 6:30 pm and ends at 9:30 pm. Trolleys begin at the Laguna Art Museum (north) and Bluebird Canyon Road (south). The trolley route runs as far north as Viejo Street, up Laguna Canyon Road as far as Canyon Acres, and south to Bluebird Canyon Road. Map


Metered parking is available along Coast Hwy. and a few blocks inland on either side of the street and is free after 7:00 pm. If you prefer, you may park in the residential area located 2-3 blocks inland from Coast Hwy.


Cove Gallery

LAWSON is the Cove Gallery’s featured “Artist of the Month” for November 2017

About the Artist

When painting, I am not “Creator”. I am simply the space where creation shows up. I paint under the assumed name Lawson in an attempt to further remove ego from the equation.

To paraphrase Eckhart Tolle “All Creativity comes out of inner spaciousness.” Once the Creation has happened and something has come into form, I have to be vigilant so that the notion of me or mine does not arise. If I take credit for what I accomplish, the ego has returned, and the spaciousness has become obscured.

I am in love with the process of Creation, but sometimes I forget and attempt to produce a result for the observer. That is why the Art Gods created erasers and sandpaper!

Because my inspiration does not come out of my own devices, all of my work is one of a kind. The observer will not find a recognizable style.

My sole desire is that these expressions resonate with the soul of the observer and the piece becomes theirs to enjoy.

Come meet LAWSON in person at the November Laguna First Thursday Art Walk Reception on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 6 – 9 pm in the Cove Gallery.

The New Cove Gallery is directly across PCH from the front entrance to the Surf & Sand Resort at 1550 South Coast Highway, and next door to Vertigo Home, in the historic Granada Building.

(Just ½ block south of our old location in the Art Center!”)

Cove Gallery
1550 S. Coast Highway, Suite 103
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

+1 949 494 1878


Patrick Kelly

October 25- January 22

The Festival of Arts is proud to present, Patrick Kelly, a well known and established art figure in the art culture, both locally and throughout the United States. A world traveler, Patrick began exhibiting at the Festival in the 1960’s and has participated in many areas of development for programs at the Festival of Arts. 

It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to organize an exhibit of Patrick Kelly’s artwork. His ability to explore creative possibilities seems unlimited. With these works, both the engaging compositional designs and color applications are skillfully combined with a personalization of the image, resulting in stimulating compositions.

Pat Sparkuhl – Curator

1006 S. Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

+1 949 494 1145
Open 9am – 9pm daily

Nuance Home + Lifestyle

Our feature Artist this month is local Laguna artist, Isaac Anderson

Born outside of Seattle in the 70s, to a father with a glass blowing skills and state championship archery accolades, and to a mother with a wonderfully creative mind and darkroom equipment—the sky was the limit.   Twenty years later, on an international flight (studying abroad  in England), armed with his grandfather’s 35mm Minolta and the original owner’s manual, Isaac’s passion for photography was birthed.  This developed and broadened into documentary filmmaking, which opened the doors for travel to some very unique and textured places, filming and experiencing people’s stories.

Isaac received his BA in communications/electronic media, having studied in the Pacific Northwest, Chicago, and England. He has spent the past 20 years being refined and challenged through the arts, including mixed media painting, photography, and documentary filmmaking. His mixed-media fresco-secco paintings have been featured in galleries and private collections around the country, and his work can also be seen in the Walter Foster book, Mixed Media Techniques.

Isaac resides with his wife and children in Southern California, continuing to explore new and exciting ways of telling stories through art, design, and film.  Other interests include: theology, anthropology, archaeology, documentary film, and material science. 

Nuance Home + Lifestyle
1200 S. Coast Hwy. Suite 103A
Laguna Beach, CA  92651
+1 949 494 8833


Image: Gregory Hull, Mission Floral, oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches

The Redfern Gallery

Majestic Missions

More than twenty missions stretch from San Diego to Sonoma, reminding us of our rich Spanish and Mexican heritage. These historical Missions of California were fascinating to the early artists.  By the 1890s the missions had been abandoned and were in disrepair.  However, the artists saw in them an abundance of beauty and were drawn to their romantic past.  The paintings drew attention to these historical landmarks and thus began the efforts to preserve and restore them.  These important paintings are a testament to the powerful influence that art can have on preserving the past, increasing awareness and instigating change. Artists today continue to find inspiration in the missions and their glorious gardens.  Majestic Missions features past and present paintings of California missions as well as works of nature by the Early California Impressionists.  Join us in celebrating the city-wide event Art & Nature sponsored by the Laguna Art Museum.

The Redfern Gallery
1540 S. Coast Highway Suite 103
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

+1 949 497 3356
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Avran Fine Art

Avran Fine Art specializes in museum-quality glass, contemporary paintings, and unique bronze sculpture. The gallery recently welcomed a new artist, Alison Haley Paul, to their 15+ artist collection.

Represented artists: Laszlo Lukacsi, Peter Borkovics, Latchezar Boyadjiev, Jennyfer Stratman, James Leonard, Pat McNabb Martin, Nina K., Michael Kessler, Judit Csotsits, Father Bill Moore, & more.

February 2018: Solo Exhibition with James C. Leonard

Avran Fine Art
540 S. Coast Highway, Suite 104 + 106
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
+1 949 494 0900

Las Laguna Gallery

BotaniK – A Group Exhibition

Show Runs: November 2 to November 30, 2017

Artist Reception: Thursday November 2, 6:30pm-9:30pm

Las Laguna Gallery is pleased to present our newest show titled: 2017Botanik 

For the month of November Las Laguna Gallery is featuring artist from all across the globe to show us their botanicals. This show explores artist rendition and captures a verity of flowers, plants, trees, leaves, cactus and succulents.

Please join us Thursday November 2 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm for the artist reception, which will include art, live music and more.

Works in this exhibition include Digital Art, Photo Collage, Fiber Art, Graphite, Mixed Media, New Media, Acrylic and Oil.

Las Laguna Gallery is open every day from 11am to 6pm and by appointment.

Las Laguna Gallery
577 S. Coast Highway, Unit A-1 Laguna Beach, CA 92651
+1 949 667 1803


LCAD Gallery

Animation Celebration: The Art of Traditional Animation
November 02–December 20, 2017
Receptions: Thursday, November 2nd, 6–9PM and Thursday, December 7th, 6–9PM

Laguna College of Art + Design’s BFA program in Animation is proud to present, Animation Celebration: The Art of Traditional Animation, an exhibition featuring cleanup drawings and original cels from films and TV shows like The Jungle BookThe Ren & Stimpy Show, Roger RabbitThe Secret of NIMHSleeping BeautyTom and Jerry, and many more.

“Long ago, somewhere in time between cave paintings and computers, sheets of paper reigned supreme as the surface of choice for professional animators. Some of animation’s most elegant drawings were born on these magical sheets that made their ways into the greatest animated features of Hollywood’s golden age of film. Animation Celebration: The Art of Traditional Animation, invites us all to journey back in time to a bygone era when the masters of our medium were at the tops of their games.” – LCAD’s Chair of Animation, Sean Bishop

Gallery Hours:
11AM – 4PM, Wednesday through Sunday 
Closed Monday and Tuesday 
LCAD Gallery
374 Ocean Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
+1 949 376 6000

Miche McClendon Gallery

This First Thursday Artwalk come see new wearable sculpture with a celestial theme at Miche McClendon Gallery. Snacks and drinks will be served. Come hang out with the artist, Miche, and see how pieces are made in her studio.

Miche McClendon
241-A Forest Avenue (back side of Forest, across from Laguna Beach Library)
Laguna Beach, CA  92651
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Laguna Art Museum

Dan McCleary: Prints from Oaxaca

Since 2000 the Los Angeles-based artist Dan McCleary has made regular visits to the Taller de Grabado in Oaxaca, Mexico, to work with Mexican master printer Fernando Sandoval. The exhibition focuses on the prints McCleary has made at the Taller, mostly etchings and other forms of intaglio, along with related paintings and drawings.  

Dan McCleary: Prints from Oaxaca is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles.

Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Laguna Beach, California 92651

+1 949 494 8971

Sandstone Gallery

OCT 31-DEC 4

Controlled Chaos, acrylic paintings on canvas by Scottie Flamm will be featured in the Front Gallery along with Nostalgia, mixed media paintings by Dominique McKenzie in the Skylight Gallery. Exhibiting artists are Scottie Flamm, 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, Nov 2, 6-9 pm. Complimentary refreshments offered.

Open daily from 12-5 and by appointment.

Sandstone Gallery 
384-A N. Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

+1 949 497 6775

Studio 7 Gallery

Featured Artist of the Month – Janine Salzman

“Art is my passion. The thrill of experiencing something beautiful and sharing it with others is magic!  I honor my art by dedicating myself to the highest levels of understanding and achievement.   It is this passion and excellence that I try to convey in every painting.
 I paint what I love with all my heart.  My hope is that my paintings will ring true and touch the lives of others in a meaningful way.” 



Kamaki Keawe
​6pm – 9pm

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