information, call (949) 497-4027 or go to their website at
Dr. Seuss exhibit at Fingerhut Gallery
Fingerhut Gallery will show "The Art of Dr. Seuss -- A
Retrospective Exhibition," through July 5. The exhibit chronicles a
rarely seen side of Theodor Geisel including early works and poetry,
advertising campaigns, WWII editorial cartoons, magazine covers from
the 1920s and 30s, some never before seen work from his personal
archives and more. The gallery is at 210 A Forest Ave.
Festival of Mosaics drop off is Saturday
The Arts Commission is planning five mosaic murals in the outdoor
courtyard at the Lang Park Community Center.
Residents are invited to participate in the "Festival of Mosaics"
project by submitting decorative materials. Tiles, glass, ceramics,
marbles, minerals or stones are accepted materials that might become
a part of the future finished works.
Drop off is from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Lang Park, 21540 Wesley
Drive. For information, call cultural arts manager Sian Poeschl at
Arts Commission will dedicate piece
The city's arts commission invites the public to attend the
dedication of "Five Frog Bench," by John Alabaster at 5 p.m. July 1
at 417 S. Coast Highway prior to First Thursdays Art Walk. The
location is outside Hotel Laguna with a reception following at the
hotel. Art Walk is from 6 to 9 p.m.
Unveiling Laguna college works July 1
Three Laguna College of Art and Design students, Melissa Devine,
Dennis McElroy and Matt Talbert, under the project direction of
George Zebot, chair of illustration, were commissioned by the Hotel
Laguna to create seven large cafe scene oil paintings for the Lounge.
The unveiling event will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the
Lounge, 425 S. Coast Highway. For information, call the college at
Gallery celebrates anniversary
The Crystal Image gallery will celebrate its one-year anniversary
starting Thursday through the weekend and will host some of the most
well-known North American gem carvers, as well as Brian Cook at the
gallery and other in-house associates.
Cook is the gallery's curator and is a geologist and gemologist.
His distinctive 24-carat gold jewelry and stone carvings are
continuously on display.
"I am excited about stones from the process of genesis through the
use of intense colored gems into powerful jewels," Cook said.
Other professional works on exhibit and for sale are by Susan
Allen, Michael Christie, Thomas McPhee, Nicolai Medvedev and Gil
The Crystal Image is at 225 Forest Ave. For information, call