Galleries feature donate works to auction
Townley and DeBilzan Galleries in Laguna Beach opened their exhibition spaces on First Thursday's Art Walk on Jan. 6 to include works of art donated for the 26th Annual SchoolPower Dinner Dance, Diamonds in the Sand, to be held Jan. 29 at the Montage Laguna Beach.
Featured artists included selected auction donors Brian Allan, Jacobus Baas, William DeBilzan, Jorge Fernandez, Amy Eidt Jackson, Christine Kunkel, Sherrie Larsen, Louis Longi, Lu Martin, Laurel Meister, Greg O'Laughlin, Deborah Paswaters, Marina Pavlovoch, Skip Roma, Caleb Seimon, Dawn Spurlock, Gerard Stripling and Annette Wimmer. Despite suffering devastating losses relating to his art, art-making tools and personal belongings due to the recent floods, artist Louis Longi turned out to support the cause. His piece, "Allure," valued at $4,000, will be included in the Live Auction at the Dinner Dance event.