exhibit by the graduating seniors from the Art Institute at the Dennis
Ekstorm Studio, 2135 Laguna Canyon Road. Live music and refreshments will
For more information about ArtWalk, call 497-0716.
LAGUNA ART MUSEUM
In the April 24 New York Times, "Pooling Their Resources for a Place
in the Sun" by Laguna writer Andrea Adelson was published. The
well-written story is about competition in Southern California to gain
discretionary dollars in the competitive arts and leisure market. The
Laguna Art Museum is part of a joint solution, in a cooperative marketing
Laguna Art Museum's 2002 Imagination Celebration will be at the museum
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. This year's theme for the
countywide event is World of Wonders. LAM's event is titled Drawing on
the World of the Imagination.
Local artists will work with the children in hands-on workshops
including collage, watercolor and three-dimensional art followed by a
treasure hunt and an exploration of the museum galleries.
LAM will have performances by the El Morro and Top of the World
elementary school choirs and a dance recital by the Groove Team of the
Kyne Dance Academy of Laguna Beach.
For more information, call the museum 494-8971. Laguna Art Museum is
at 307 Cliff Drive.
Arts Orange County's annual Achievement Awards on April 18 reiterated
Laguna Beach's reputation as being a world-class art community with a lot
of first-place awards. The city won the government category for
"Outstanding Art's Patron." Laguna Art Museum won "Outstanding Arts
Organization." Laguna's Laurie Brown won the visual category and Teri
Ralston won the performance category for "Outstanding Individual Artist."
Sian Poeschl, the city's arts coordinator said: "It is a great honor
and most gracious."
LAGUNA ART INSTITUTE
Alan Barkley, Art Institute Southern California president, is
"We had the largest graduating class to date. It's also the first
class to graduate in the new program, Feature Animation." We regret that
Chuck Jones, professor emeritus, won't be able to partake in the
graduation ceremony; he was integral."