Join more than 40 galleries throughout...


October 01, 2004


Join more than 40 galleries throughout Laguna Beach on the first

Thursday of every month for a festive cultural evening from 6 to 9

p.m. Free shuttle service commences from the Laguna Art Museum at

6:15 and runs until 9 p.m. Information: http://www.firstthursdays or (949) 683-6871. The next First Thursday Art Walk will

take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 7.


Pre- Art Walk event at Richard MacDonald gallery at 5:30 p.m. Oct.

7. Live music by Jason Feddy.

*Notes galleries that participate in the First Thursday Art Walk.


*Bluebird Gallery

(949) 497-5377

1540 S. Coast Highway

The Bluebird Gallery has been specializing in California

impressionist paintings for more than 22 years.

*Cove Gallery

(949) 494-1878

1294 S. Coast Highway

Featuring an exhibition inspired and eclectic works with a theme

of "Fall in the Air."

*DeRu's Fine Arts

(949) 376-3785

1590 S. Coast Highway

Featuring "Impressionist Landscapes: California and Beyond by

early California Impressionists. Also featuring works by contemporary

artist David Chapple.

*Contemporary Chinese Fine Art

(949) 376-6799

1099 S. Coast Highway

Featuring new landscapes by Wang Yimin -- magically illuminated

fantasy versions of his many trips to Northern China. Also exhibits

by top contemporary realist artists from Mainland China, carrying

only original oil paintings by masters of realism, including

still-lifes, figurative and landscapes.

*The Esther Wells Collection

(949) 494-2497

1390 S. Coast Highway

Featuring a demonstration by artist Jan Magdaleno for Art Walk.


*Fil Mottola Gallery

(949) 497-1050

1492 S. Coast Highway No. 8

Featuring American and European academician artists from the 19th

and 20th Century. Featured artist is Fil Mottola. Also featuring the

works of 65 international artists.

Gallery Grace

(949) 376-9951

1966 S. Coast Highway

*Joseph Wise Fine Art Gallery

(949) 376-7902

1550 S. Coast Highway

Featuring the finest collection of Zimbabwean sculpture in the

United States. Works by two of the greatest stone carvers in the

world -- Nicholas Mukomberanwa and Sylvester Mubayi.

*J. Kamin Fine Art

(949) 494-5076

1590 S. Coast Highway

New paintings by Jacqueline Kamin featuring still life and plein

air landscape. Champagne reception 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2. Presenting an

important collection of post World War II Russian Impressionism.

Featuring plein air landscape, figurative and industrial scenes by

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