Harry Sternberg


. Harry Sternberg Desert Sun Color woodcut, 1970 14 1/4 x 36 1/8 inches Courtesy of the artist and Brighton Press Value: $800.00 Starting bid: $400.00 Minimum bid increment: $50.00 . Executive Director's pick . "I had the honor of knowing Harry well, and curated an exhibition of his prints at the San Diego Museum of Art. He was a New Yorker known for his city and figure scenes, but when he moved to Southern California for health reasons he became fascinated with landscape, especially … [Read more...]

Steve Zoller


. . Steve Zoller Untitled Monotype, 1984 22 x 29 1/2 inches Courtesy of Robert A Hoehn Value: $2,000.00 BUY IT NOW: $1,000.00 . About the artist Artist and designer Steve Zoller was born and raised in Mexico City. After attending prep school in Connecticut, where he was Valedictorian of his class, he earned his BA in Art and Architecture from Stanford University. In 1976 he moved to Laguna Beach, where he exhibited at the Festival of Arts and galleries in Costa Mesa and Beverly … [Read more...]

Macha Suzuki: This is the End

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John Park


. John Park Painting will take place live at the event followed by a silent auction for the work of art. More information about the artist coming soon. . About the artist Born in Seoul, Korea, John Park immigrated to Columbus, Ohio at the age of four. His passion for drawing the human figure drew him to the Rhode Island School of Design, where he earned his BA in illustration in 1996. About the work To be created on the night of the auction. Selected collections • Leon … [Read more...]

Mimi Yoon


. Mimi Yoon Painting will take place live at the event followed by a silent auction for the work of art. . About the artist L.A. based artist Mimi Yoon, was born in Korea and moved to the United States at the age of 12. She studied illustration at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena and Otis/Parsons Art School, Los Angeles, during her high school years. She received her BFA in graphic design from Cal Stat University, Long Beach. About the work To be created on the night of the … [Read more...]

What’s an original print?

Top from left to right: Michelle Farro, The Thermos, Woodblock Print; Michelle Farro, The Squire, Woodblock Print
Bottom: Timothy J. Clark, Regina Sitting, Lithograph

Highlights from the museum store: What's an original print? The revamped museum store features various kinds of work by local artists, including original prints. “Print” can be a little confusing as an art term. Often people use the word to mean a picture of a painting or some other work of art. In that case, when technicians and professional printers carry the process through and the artist plays no part beyond creating the original, the print could be called by the more exact term … [Read more...]

Robert Wilhite

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. Robert Wilhite The Dark Elements of Silence Drifted From the Cube Graphite on paper, 2011 12 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 1 inches Courtesy of the artist Value: $2,500.00 BUY IT NOW: $1,250.00 . Curator's pick . "Robert is an extraordinarily versatile artist working in sculpture, painting, design, and sound and theatrical performance. In this drawing titled The Dark Elements of Silence Drifted from the Cube, one can see a culmination of his interests, particularly in abstraction. In a … [Read more...]

Richard Shelton

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. Richard Shelton Domestic Flower Scroll Oil on canvas, 2013 74 1/2 x 25 1/4 inches Courtesy of the artist Value: $6,000 BUY IT: $3,000 (call 949.494.8971 x219) . About the artist Los Angeles artist Richard Shelton is a master of realism. His work commands the viewer’s attention with open-ended narratives, dramatic lighting effects, and taut compositions. He was educated at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California Institute of the Arts, and the Los Angeles Trade … [Read more...]

Scott Prior

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. Scott Prior Morning Light at Trestles Oil on canvas, 2010 18 x 24 inches Courtesy of the artist Value: $5,000.00 BUY IT NOW: $2,500.00 . About the Artist Scott W. Prior is a native of Southern California. He studied illustration and painting at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where he has also worked as an instructor. He is a Signature Artist member with the California Art Club and an Artist member with the Oil Painters of America. He continues to garner awards and … [Read more...]

Jean Lowe

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. Jean Lowe Sugarmommy Enamel on papier-mâché, 2005 Courtesy of artist and Rosamund Felsen Gallery Value: $1,800.00 BUY IT NOW: $900.00 . About the artist “Lowe is a satirist in the grand tradition of Daumier, Hogarth, and Nast. Her closest contemporary counterparts may be Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart. Like them, Lowe adopts an existing credible, authoritative genre and injects it with wry style to lay bare the flaws and foibles of the status quo. Papier-mâché helps give the work a … [Read more...]