April 10 – June 13, 2016
Summer time is just around the corner and the Festival of Arts is excited to announce its newest exhibit, Fresh Faces 2016. Presenting the works of newly juried Festival artists, the exhibit will showcase a wide range of mediums including ceramics, painting, photography, sculpture, and wood. Fresh Faces 2016 runs now through June 13 at the Wells Fargo Bank in Laguna Beach.The public is welcome to join the artists for a free reception on Saturday, April 30 from 11am – 1pm at the Wells Fargo Bank.
Fresh Faces 2016 showcases a fascinating look into the world of the innovative and fresh new artwork of fifteen prestigious artists from Orange County. The artists and mediums being presented are Carla Bosch (acrylics), Tim L. Brown (mixed media), Trevor Christiansen (oils), Bill Denham (oils), William Edwards (ceramics), Lorin Charles Fleming (acrylics),Jeffrey Frisch (sculpture), Linda Karagozian (oils), Keith Klafs (sculpture), Andrew C. Ko (photography), John Repka (oils),Sahar Saljooghi (sculpture), Afsaneh Taghavi (sculpture), Stephen Vigar (wood) and Nikita Young (sculpture).
These exhibitors were recently juried into the Festival of Arts by a panel of seven knowledgeable artists and/or art experts which included mixed media artist Bruce Burr, photographer Nancy Holly, executive director of the Los Angeles Art Association Peter Mays, oil painter Elizabeth McGhee, watercolorist David Milton, animator and board member of the Chuck Jones Center John Ramirez, and ceramicist Fred Stodder.
“We are very excited to have fifteen of the eighteen new artists joining us for this exhibit,” said Director of Exhibits, Education and Permanent Collections Ron Morrissette. “This show presents a incredible array of artworks that reflect the creativity and high quality standards that have become synonymous with the Festival of Arts.”
About the Festival of Arts 3rd Floor Gallery
The exhibit is at the Festival of Arts 3rd Floor Gallery at Wells Fargo Bank located at 260 Ocean Avenue, Laguna Beach. It is part of an ongoing series of shows that the Festival of Arts will be holding at Wells Fargo. The building is open to the public Monday through Friday 9 am – 6 pm and Saturday 9 am – 4 pm. Admission is free. Click here for current exhibit information.