2011 Members’ Magazine Now Available Online

The Laguna Art Museum Members' Magazine is an annual publication created exclusively for Laguna Art Museum Members. Become a Member today to receive your copy in the mail! . Check out the new digital edition of the 2011 Members' Magazine online! . Members' Magazine 2011 . … [Read more...]

Extract Artist Spotlight: Laddie John Dill

Dill_Untitled Sand

Laddie John Dill’s early installation work has recently been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in New York and was included in the much heralded 2010 exhibition Primary Atmospheres: Works from California 1960-1970 at David Zwirner, New York. . Dill was born in Long Beach and attended Santa Monica High School. He graduated from Chouinard Art Institute in 1968. By the time Dill was 28, he was offered his first one-man exhibition at the Sonnabend Gallery in New York. . After graduation from … [Read more...]

Extract Artist Spotlight: Chris Wilder

Laguna Art Museum Director Bolton Colburn with artist Chris Wilder

Extract artist Chris Wilder was born in Long Beach in 1957. Wilder attended both the San Francisco Art Institute (1985) and the California Institute of the Arts (1988). . Laguna Art Museum Director Bolton Colburn with artist Chris Wilder . Like colleague Mike Kelley, Wilder was involved in the Los Angeles punk music scene in the late 1980s at the same time was making pieces like his UFO Sighting series. Wilder’s work from this series involves pairing one of the main tenets of … [Read more...]

Dinner Guests Announced for Art Access: The Desert!


. . Art Access: The Desert Event Chairs Sheldon Harte, Robert Hayden III, Sara Heeschen, and Elyse Caraco Miller announced today the artists who will be attending dinner at the fabulous Palm Springs home of Laguna Art Musuem Board President Robert Hayden III on March 26, 2011. Attendees at PART 2 of Art Access: The Desert will dine with these important California artists: . Tony DeLap: “…one of the leading artists of Southern California Minimalism, Tony Delap has sought to express the … [Read more...]

Museum Store Features Local Artists’ Prints

. Currently On Display in the Museum Store . . . . Laguna Art Museum's store is currently featuring wood block prints by local artists and Laguna College of Art + Design graduates Jason Kowalski and Maria Dudley. Each work is hand drawn, hand carved, and hand pressed. Featuring animals, plants, and inanimate objects like vintage cash registers and cassette tapes, these prints start at $35.00 unframed. . Laguna Art Museum is committed to artistically serving the local community … [Read more...]

Spring 2011 Opening Night Reception

. . On Saturday, February 26, Laguna Art Museum welcomed over 600 visitors to the opening night reception of its Spring 2011 exhibitions. The reception included delicious appetizers by Las Brisas, drinks, music by Timur Duel, free copies of BLUECANVAS Magazine, and the opportunity to view the new exhibitions. Attendees met and mingled with curators Grace Kook-Anderson and Janet Blake, Museum Director Bolton Colburn, as well as artists featured in the current exhibitions including Brad … [Read more...]