Arts & Culture
By OCinSite At-Large | January 31, 2013 3:03 PM
This time of year, resolutions are a dime a dozen. But we asked two Laguna gallery owners to get practical with their promises: What would you like to see change in our art scene in 2013, and how do you plan to get there?
By LB Magazine Staff | January 15, 2013 3:31 PM
When I first opened Silver Blue & Gold, I thought it would be nice to have all buyers who were familiar with studio jewelry. I pictured the fine-craft show regulars and art jewelry collectors being thrilled that there was now a place they could find handmade jewelry year-round.
By Allison Hata | March 14, 2012 8:19 AM
A “Laguna local” gallery is kicking off its 25th year with a bang—Paul C. Jillson, owner and founder of Pacific Edge, invites the public to join him at an open house party on Sunday, March 25 from 1 – 5 p.m. The party, hosted at the gallery, will entertain guests with live music, wine tasting, food catered by GG’s Bistro and, of course, a selection of work from Pacific Edge artists.
By Daniella Walsh | January 03, 2012 3:59 PM
Laguna Beach, with its approximately 70 art galleries and countless artists living in its environs, continues to nurture its heritage as an art colony. Although plein air painting and California Impressionism still holds sway, high-quality contemporary art has brought diversity, quality and a refreshing unpredictability to an art scene that’s no longer dismissible as beach town cliché.
By Daniella Walsh | December 27, 2011 5:12 PM
They can be seen in most California beach towns: artists, with easels and brushes at the ready, capturing the scenic beauty of coves, canyons and the coastline. These modern-day plein air painters are supported by societies and competitions, and their work is ubiquitous in galleries and annual art shows.
By OCinSite At-Large | November 07, 2011 11:47 AM
Art collectors travel the world, visiting museums, galleries and auctions hoping to discover art that they simply must own. Even if buying a painting, photograph or sculpture isn’t the primary purpose of a trip, exploring the local scene with an eye toward adding to an art collection is part of the pleasure of travel for many.