Now Thru January 10
FoaSouth’s newest exhibit spotlights Julita Jones, a well-known printmaker whose artwork is featured in the Festival of Arts Permanent Art Collection. Utilizing a process called viscosity printing, Julita creates colorful prints of endangered animals with newspaper and magazine clippings about the animals incorporated into her etchings. Using a multi-level approach, she presents each animal’s plight and the important role it has played in the history of mankind.
Julita has lived in Laguna Beach since 1962 and has exhibited her artwork at the Festival of Arts and Sawdust Art Festival. She received her BA in Art at UC Santa Barbara and her MA in Printmaking at Cal State Fullerton. Julita is represented in many collections throughout the world and has been the recipient of many awards. She is currently a member of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society and a founding member of LOCA (Laguna Outreach Community Arts) and CAP (Community Art Project).