LCAD Gallery

LCAD Gallery
374 Ocean Ave.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Gallery Hours:
11AM–4PM, Wednesday–Sunday
Closed Monday and Tuesday

Past Exhibitions

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Children’s Book Fiesta at LCAD Gallery

Date:
OCTOBER 05–26, 2017
Reception:
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5TH, 6–9PM
CHILDREN’S BOOK FIESTA OCTOBER 05–26, 2017 RECEPTION: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5TH, 6–9PM Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) BFA program in Illustration, in conjunction with Chemers Gallery, is proud to present a unique collection of original works from some of the world’s most renowned award-winning children’s book illustrators, including: Robin Preiss Glasser (illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series), Mary GrandPré (illustrator of the Harry Potter series), Brett Helquist (illustrator of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events), Jane Dyer, E.B. Lewis, Rafael Lopez, and Gennady Spirin. We cordially invite you to bring the entire family to celebrate the visual delights ... Read More
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Meta Painting: The Art of Thomas Scholes

Date:
September 07–29, 2017
Reception:
Thursday, September 07th, 6–9PM
OPENS SEPTEMBER 7th! Meta Painting: The Art of Thomas Scholes September 07–29, 2017 Reception: Thursday, September 7th, 6–9PM Laguna College of Art and Design's (LCAD) BFA program in Game Art is proud to present Meta Painting: The Art of Thomas Scholes, an exhibition showcasing works by Seattle-based concept artist, Thomas Scholes. Scholes utilizes a non-linear process of creation to create work that is rich in color, mood, and texture. He has contributed to many beloved game and entertainment franchises, including Arenanet, 343, Disney Interactive, and more. Curated by Chair of LCAD’s BFA program in Game Art, Gavin Rich LCAD GALLERY ... Read More
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LCAD’s Annual Summer Student Exhibition at OC Fair

Date:
July 14–August 13, 2017
Reception:
N/A
Annual Summer Student Exhibition at OC Fair July 14–August 13, 2017 Laguna College of Art + Design’s (LCAD) Annual Summer Student Exhibition at OC Fair is an exhibition of original works of art from some of LCAD’s many talented graduate, undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students. This annual summer exhibition is comprised of a wide range of mediums, expressions and techniques that are representative of all MFA, BFA and post-baccalaureate programs at LCAD: Animation (BFA), Art of Game Design (MFA), Drawing (MFA), Drawing & Painting (BFA and post-bacc), Entertainment Design (BFA), Game Art (BFA), Graphic Design + Digital Media (BFA), Illustration (BFA) ... Read More
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LCAD MFA presents Emerging Masters 2017

Date:
June 11–July 9, 2017
Reception:
Saturday, June 10th, 5–8PM
Laguna College of Art + Design MFA presents Emerging Masters 2017 June 11–July 9, 2017 Opening Reception*: Saturday, June 10th, 5–8PM Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), in collaboration with Laguna Art Museum, is proud to present Emerging Masters 2017, a diverse and impressive exhibition featuring works by recent graduates and current candidates of LCAD’s Masters of Fine Arts programs in Drawing and Painting. These creative and skilled artists are among today’s most significant emerging artists. Exhibiting Artists: Chloe Allred, Sansanee Boonyad, Elizabeth Congdon Averi Endow, Ashley Gardner, Brandon Gonzales, Harrison Halaska, Kenny Harris, Olivia Healy-Mirkovich, Bryan Heggie, Teresa ... Read More
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The Prince of Egypt: Looking Back with Wonder

Date:
June 1–29, 2017
Reception:
Thursday, June 1st, 6–9PM
The Prince of Egypt: Looking Back with Wonder June 1–29, 2017 Reception: June 1, 6–9PM Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) BFA program in Animation is proud to present The Prince of Egypt: Looking Back with Wonder. This retrospective looks at the production process of one of the most lavishly produced 2-D animated films of all time, the classic DreamWorks feature film, The Prince of Egypt. Showcasing the best blend of traditional animation with modern technology, the exhibition features insights and anecdotes from two of three The Prince of Egyptdirectors, Simon Wells and Steve Hickner, as well as stunning ... Read More
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BFA All Majors Summer Exhibition, 2017

Date:
July 6–August 25, 2017
Reception:
Thursday, July 6th and Thursday, August 3rd, 6–9PM
BFA All Majors Summer Exhibition, 2017 July 6–August 25, 2017 Receptions: Thursday, July 6th and Thursday, August 3rd, 6–9PM Laguna College of Art + Design’s (LCAD) BFA All Majors Summer Exhibition, 2017 is an exhibition of original works of art from some of LCAD’s many talented undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students. This annual summer exhibition is comprised of a wide range of mediums, expressions and techniques that are representative of LCAD BFA programs in Animation, Drawing & Painting, Game Art, Graphic Design + Digital Media, and Illustration and of LCAD’s Post-Baccalaureate Drawing and Painting certificate program.. LCAD GALLERY 374 Ocean Ave ... Read More
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2017 BFA Fine Arts Exhibition at Common Walls, Palm Court Arts Complex at OC Great Park, Irvine

Date:
June 15–August 31, 2017
Reception:
Thursday, June 29th, 5–7:00 p.m.
2017 BFA Fine Arts Exhibition June 15–August 31, 2017 Reception: Thursday, June 29th, 5–7:00 p.m. Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) BFA program in Fine Arts is proud to present the 2017 BFA Fine Arts Exhibition, a group exhibition highlighting representational paintings, drawings and sculptures produced by our senior class. The exhibition offers a selection of work developed as part of LCAD’s BFA program in Fine Arts senior thesis project. The mission of the senior thesis project is to help guide seniors to create a cohesive body of work that reflects a balance of individual conceptual growth and academic ... Read More
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2017 BFA Fine Arts Exhibition

Date:
May 04–26, 2017
Reception:
Thursday, May 4th, 6–9PM
2017 BFA Fine Arts Exhibition May 04–26, 2017 Reception: May 4th, 6–9PM Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) BFA program in Fine Arts is proud to present the 2017 BFA Fine Arts Exhibition, a group exhibition highlighting representational paintings, drawings and sculptures produced by our senior class. The exhibition offers a selection of work developed as part of LCAD’s BFA program in Fine Arts senior thesis project. The mission of the senior thesis project is to help guide seniors to create a cohesive body of work that reflects a balance of individual conceptual growth and academic knowledge of the ... Read More
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Exquisite Abandon: Contemporary Miniature Works

Date:
April 4 –28, 2017
Reception:
Thursday, April 6th, 6–9PM
Exquisite Abandon: Contemporary Miniature Works April 4–28, 2017 Reception: April 6th, 6–9PM Laguna College of Art + Design is proud to present Exquisite Abandon: Contemporary Miniature Works, an exhibition of works of art rendered in exquisite miniature by Megan Aline, Dina Brodsky, Sue Bryan, Christopher Charles Curtis, Thomas Doyle, Alia El-Bermani, Raphael Truffi Bortholuzzi and Robin Smith. Each of the more than carefully crafted miniature drawings, paintings and sculptures in Exquisite Abandon offers a voyeuristic gaze into quotidian memories and dreams, many appearing as eerily dashed or in decay, but always compelling and rendered with meticulous proficiency. Curated by: LCAD’s ... Read More
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Intuitive Realities 2

Date:
June 18–29, 2017
Reception:
Saturday, June 17, 6–9PM
INTUITIVE REALITIES II AN EXHIBITION OF NEW WORKS BY RECENT GRADUATES OF LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN’S MFA PROGRAMS IN DRAWING AND PAINTING JUNE 18–29, 2017 RECEPTION: JUNE 17TH, 6–9 PM Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) and Q Art Salon are proud to present Intuitive Realities I and II, two exhibitions of representational works created by recent graduates of LCAD’s MFA programs in Drawing and Painting. These exhibitions balance the desire to capture reality and the urge to discover deeper meaning. These five artists explore their own paths while building on the representational tradition. Exhibiting Artists: Sansanee ... Read More
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Intuitive Realities 1

Date:
June 4 –14, 2017
Reception:
Saturday, June 3rd, 6–9PM
INTUITIVE REALITIES I AN EXHIBITION OF NEW WORKS BY RECENT GRADUATES OF LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN’S MFA PROGRAMS IN DRAWING AND PAINTING JUNE 4–14, 2017 RECEPTION: JUNE 3RD, 6–9 PM Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) and Q Art Salon are proud to present Intuitive Realities I and II, two exhibitions of representational works created by recent graduates of LCAD’s MFA programs in Drawing and Painting. These exhibitions balance the desire to capture reality and the urge to discover deeper meaning. These six artists explore their own paths while building on the representational tradition. Exhibiting Artists: Teresa ... Read More
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ANNUAL JURIED STUDENT EXHIBITION, 2017

Date:
May 1–31, 2017
Reception:
Friday, May 5th, 6–9PM
ANNUAL JURIED STUDENT EXHIBITION, 2017 May 1–31, 2017 Reception: Friday, May 5th, 6-9PM The Dennis and Leslie Power Library at LCAD 2222 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Laguna College of Art + Design’s (LCAD) Annual Juried Student Exhibition is an exhibition of original works of art from some of LCAD’s many talented undergraduates and Post-Baccalaureate students. This spring exhibition is comprised of a wide range of mediums, expressions and techniques that are representative of the five degree programs at LCAD: Animation, Design + Digital Media, Fine Arts, Game Art, and Illustration and LCAD’s Post-Baccalaureate Drawing and Painting certificate ... Read More
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Meticulous Calligraffiti: Work by Peter Greco at LCAD Gallery

Date:
MARCH 02–29, 2017
Reception:
MARCH 2ND, 6–9PM
METICULOUS CALLIGRAFFITI MARCH 02–29, 2017 RECEPTION: MARCH 2ND, 6–9PM Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) BFA program in Graphic Design + Digital Media is proud to present Meticulous Calligraffiti, an exhibition showcasing the work of calligrapher and street artist, Peter Greco. Greco is a master of creating beautiful calligraphy at the scale of street art. In Meticulous Calligraffiti, his unique aesthetic and precise technique will be on display in the form of a site-specific, typographic mural that will be best appreciated up close and in person. Curated by: LCAD’s Chair of Graphic Design + Digital Media, Catharin Eure LCAD ... Read More
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Taking Measure: At Laguna Beach City Hall

Date:
January 24–March 10, 2017
Reception:
N/A
Taking Measure January 24–March 10, 2017 Laguna Beach City Hall 505 Forest Avenue Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Laguna Beach City Hall Hours: Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Every other Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Laguna College of Art and Design's (LCAD) MFA programs in Drawing and Painting are proud to present Taking Measure, an exhibition featuring more than twenty original drawings and paintings by current LCAD MFA candidates. The exhibition's title refers to the act of pausing to assess one’s positions, beliefs, expectations and wishes. The discipline of representational art also necessitates a constant taking of ... Read More
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A Sojourn in France at LCAD Gallery

Date:
January 19–February 19, 2017
Reception:
February 02, 2017, 6–9PM
A SOJOURN IN FRANCE JANUARY 19–FEBRUARY 19, 2017 RECEPTION: FEBRUARY 2ND, 6–9:00 P.M. A Sojurn in France is an exhibition of original works by participants of LCAD’s 2016 Summer Abroad program led by LCAD professors Betty Shelton and Dr. William Havlicek. Collectively, the works exhibited are an artistic response by the participants that allow viewers to experience the highlights of their summer abroad by visually evoking the power of the art, architecture and natural beauty all encountered. Exhibiting artists: David Amaral, Geanna Anstey, Charles Antolin, Donna Ballard, Amy Bergener, Scott Brazee, Judy Derickson, Lani Emanuel, William Havlicek, Jacqueline Inzunza, Jourdan ... Read More
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First Annual Small Works Exhibition and Holiday Sale

Date:
December 01, 2016–January 5, 2017
Reception:
Thursday, December 01, 2016, 6–9PM + Thursday, January 05, 2017, 6–9PM
Laguna College of Art + Design is proud to present its First Annual Small Works Exhibition and Holiday Sale, an exhibition and sale of small paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures from LCAD students, faculty, and alumni. With all works measuring 12” x 12” or smaller, this Holiday exhibition and sale will offer collectors a rare opportunity to acquire affordable art from a host of both emerging and established artists. Curated by: Hope Railey, Chair of Fine Arts LCAD GALLERY 374 Ocean Ave. Laguna Beach, CA 92651 LCAD GALLERY HOURS 11–4 Wednesday through Sunday CLOSED Monday and Tuesday www.lcad.edu | 949.376.6000 ... Read More
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One Night Only: Art of Alzheimer’s Charitable Event, November 20th

Date:
One Night Only: November 20, 2016
Reception:
VIP Event: 4:00 - 6:30 PM (tickets required) / General Admission: 6:30 - 9:30 PM (free, with $20 suggested donation)
Art of Alzheimer’s charitable event to be held November 20th at the LCAD Gallery in downtown Laguna Beach LCAD Gallery, 374 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach, CA, 92651 November 20th 4:00 - 9:30 PM Charity: Auguste Deter Foundation VIP Event: 4:00 - 6:30 PM (tickets required) General Admission: 6:30 - 9:30 PM (free, with $20 suggested donation) Tickets for VIP event: $100 pre-purchase; $125 at the door Contact for purchase/info: care@ad.foundation Amenities to be provided: beverages/wine/light appetizers Suggested attire: cocktail attire Format: silent auction A Laguna Beach-based Alzheimer’s charity, the Auguste Deter Foundation, will host a silent auction of fine art ... Read More
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Michael Humphries: The Visual Story, Entertainment and Beyond

Date:
October 6–20, 2016
Reception:
October 6th, 6–9PM
Michael Humphries: The Visual Story, Entertainment and Beyond October 6–20, 2016 Reception: October 6th, 6–9PM Laguna College of Art and Design's BFA program in Illustration is proud to present, Michael Humphries: The Visual Story, Entertainment and Beyond, a retrospective exhibition showcasing the art of Michael Humphries. Michael Humphries: The Visual Story, Entertainment and Beyond is curated to entertain audiences with a broad range of work by Humphries that always tells visual stories through light, color and dynamic compositions. This first-ever retrospective of Humphries' work spans the celebrated and illustrious illustrator's career as a background artist for The Walt Disney Company ... Read More
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Life Through Twisted Lenses

Date:
September 08–30, 2016
Reception:
Thursday, September 08, 2016, 6–9PM
Life Through Twisted Lenses September 08–September 30, 2016 Reception: September 08, 2016, 6–9PM Laguna College of Art and Design’s BFA program in Game Art and MFA program in Art of Game Design are proud to present Life Through Twisted Lenses, an exhibition featuring new, traditional and digital takes on familiar landscapes as envisioned by the highly creative and sometimes-warped minds of some of our nation’s most promising game artists. Curated by Chair of LCAD’s BFA program in Game Art, Gavin Rich; Chair of LCAD’s MFA program in Art of Game Design, Sandy Appleoff; and LCAD Game Art faculty member, Lou ... Read More
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27th Annual Collector’s Choice Juried Auction and Fundraiser Exhibition

Date:
October 26th–November 17th
Reception:
Thursday, November 3rd, 6–9PM
Collector’s Choice is LCAD’s premier annual fundraising event that showcases the amazing talents of dedicated artists who continue a legacy of focused and passionate support for arts education. We are excited that this year’s contributing artists are comprised exclusively of LCAD faculty, alumni, visiting artists and select BFA and MFA students and will be on preview at our LCAD Gallery on Ocean. Photo album for opening reception HERE ... Read More
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Annual Juried Student Exhibition at OC Fair: July 15–August 14, 2016

Annual Juried Student Exhibition at OC Fair July 15–August 14, 2016 Laguna College of Art + Design’s (LCAD) Annual Juried Student Exhibition at OC Fair is an exhibition of original works of art from some of LCAD’s many talented undergraduates and Post-Baccalaureate students. This annual summer exhibition is comprised of a wide range of mediums, expressions and techniques that are representative of the five major degree programs at LCAD–Animation, Design + Digital Media, Fine Arts, Game Art and Illustration–and LCAD’s Post-Baccalaureate Drawing and Painting certificate program. OC Fair, Visual Arts Building 100 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Mondays and ... Read More