Cash prizes will be awarded to honor the artworks that are juried as the best in each of the following award categories: animation, drawing and painting, graphic design, illustration, game art and sculpture.
This year’s awards have been made possible through the Pacific Art Foundation. The panel of judges includes Maggie Owens, Pat Neisser, Jay Slosar and Patti Mickey.
LOCA plans canyon hike March 27
Laguna Outreach for Community Arts (LOCA) will sponsor a nature hike in Laguna Canyon at 8:30 a.m. March 27. The easy, three-mile route is appropriate for beginners and families.
The hikers will meet at the James Dilley Preserve, on Laguna Canyon Road just east of the 73 Toll road overpass. Parking is $3, and a donation of $20 is requested to support the educational arts programs of LOCA. Refreshments will be served.
Drop-ins are welcome, but reservations are preferred. For more information, e-mail LOCAarts@yahoo.com, or call Rosalind Doidge at (949) 510-4469.
Orgill helps raise funds for college
LCAD will be the beneficiary of a raffle sponsored by Mark Orgill, owner of [seven degrees].
Orgill has donated a stay in a two-bedroom villa at Sunset Cove Villas Oceanfront Resort for a grand prize drawing in May. The donation, valued at more than $2,500, will fund renovations to the campus gallery.
“We wish to express our gratitude to Mark for his generous donation,” said Jonathan Burke, vice president of academic affairs. “Allowing LCAD to sell tickets for the weekend at Sunset Cove will help raise much needed funds for the new college gallery.”
Burke said that 100% of donations will go toward the gallery building fund.
Tickets are $50 each and available at www.lagunacollege.edu. The winner will be announced at 7 p.m. May 4 at [seven degrees] during the fifth annual Senior Fine Art Exhibition.
Hoyos exhibit at Salt Fine Art
Salt Fine Art will present a two-month exhibition of drawings, paintings, sculptures and photographs by Ana Mercedes Hoyos, considered to be one of Colombia’s most renowned artists, beginning April 1.