Along with an auction, guests will also enjoy munching on carne asada tacos and knocking back sangria.
For more information, go to saltfineart.com.
Mike Parillo exhibit opening at CES/FA
Snowboarder Mike Parillo might be more known in the sports community for his artistic contributions to brands like Volcom, but on May 20 he celebrated the opening of his exhibit at Carl E. Smith Fine Art (CES/FA).
Last seen at AR4T Gallery in October, Parillo is now on display at the Laguna Canyon Road space until June 20, revealing conceptual pieces, portraits and mixed-media that showcase his distinct perspective on the world.
CES/FA is an artistic endeavor by artist Carl E. Smith that represents artists such as Parillo, unites like-minded individuals and also offers consulting, curating and collecting services.
For more information, visit cesfineart.com.
AR4T curates Billabong event
AR4T Gallery in Laguna Beach has an exciting opportunity ahead of them, chosen as the curator for exhibits at Billabong's fifth annual Design for Humanity fundraiser in Hollywood on June 15.
All the proceeds from the event go to VH1's Save the Music Foundation.
Held on the iconic New York City Paramount lot, the event boasts live performances by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, a Billabong bikini runway show and an artist auction.
AR4T will be curating two galleries at the event, working with 12 music photographers and 12 artists to partner in a one-of-a-kind 24-by-24-inch piece.
The pieces will also be available for viewing during the June 2 Art Walk.
For more information, go to ar4t.com.
Local artist recognized with medal
A former Laguna Beach artist was recently recognized with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for his accomplishments as a Serbian immigrant and U.S. citizen.
Vladimir Prodanovich, 59, was celebrated in New York with a ceremony and gala, along with the other recipients.