that participate in the First Thursday Art Walk.)
*Laguna Art Museum
Laguna Art Museum is exhibiting "Laguna's Hidden Treasures: Art
from Private Collections," through July 10; "Paul Paiement Hybrids
1.0 -- 3.5," through July 3; and "Surf Culture Redux" through Oct. 5.
"Paul Paiement: Hybrids 1.0 - 3.5," is a five-year survey of the
Los Angeles-based painter. Hybrids are an ongoing series of
watercolor and egg tempera paintings based on psychological theories
of visual perception, with the artist acting as a painter, scientist
"Laguna's Hidden Treasures: Art from Private Collections" focuses
on collectors and their art collections in Laguna Beach and the
vicinity. Works range from the early 20th century to the early 21st
century. Profiles of the collectors, their collections and the
selected artwork will accompany the selections.
"Surf Culture Redux" is a reconfiguration of the iconic works from
the museum's most well-attended show in its history, "Surf Culture --
The Art History of Surfing." Past, present and future links between
surfing and art are explored through works of art by surfers and
artists influenced by surfing.
Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. For information, call (949)
494-8971. http://www.lagunaart museum.org.
*California Art Gallery
305 N. Coast Highway, Suite A
Primary focus on early California watercolor artists.
Architectural oils by Beverly Kadlec and watercolor landscapes by
guest artist Margaret Bedell.
206 N. Coast Highway
Gallery McCollum specializes in original landscape paintings of
Italy and France, tropical and local scenes, featuring artists
Caroline Zimmerman, Patrick Tobin, Michael Logan, David Solomon and
330 N. Coast Highway
Featuring John Brosio and Greg Skol
*Laguna North Gallery
376 N. Coast Highway
Featuring small paintings by gallery artists.
*Lu Martin Galleries
372 N. Coast Highway
Featuring a large variety of original paintings by 14 regional and