Events

"Spring Collection" Show
Laguna Beach City Hall
April 19- June 22, 2021
Posted March 30, 2021 at 11:20pm
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"Encounter" by Hugo Rivera

The Artist Fund is exhibiting a “Spring Collection” show online and at Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave, April 19 through June 22. Exhibitors include Artists Fund board members Chris Brazelton, Geraldine Cropser, Sharon Jackman, Rick Graves, Hugo Rivera, Wendy Wirth, and past and present Festival exhibitors.

Digital versions, including a scrolling slide-show and video slide-show are available upon request by emailing info@theartistsfund-foa.org

In-person viewing is available by appointment through the city arts coordinator Mike McGregor. Email mmcgregor@lagunabeachcity.net or call (949)497-0743.


Online Art SHow to Benefit The Artists Fund
EXTENDED THROUGH MID-SEPTEMBER!
July 14, 2020 at 10:20am
Connecting Through Color Show


Artists and Poets are Connecting Through Color

The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts is presenting its “Connecting Through Color” show now through Mid-Septemebr (possibly longer). Originals by 40 Festival artists are exhibited in 10 color groupings, along with color-themed poems submitted by writers. Proceeds from sales support the hardship fund for artists in need.

Poems were curated by Lojo Simon, Laguna Beach Literary Laureate Emeritus. Artist Awards were juried by Maria Hall-Brown, Executive Producer of arts and culture programming at PBS SoCal. The exhibit is supported by a grant from the Laguna Beach Community Foundation.

View the Facebook Gallery HERE

Read the selected poetry HERE

See the Artist Awards HERE


2020 Board of Directors Show through May 28, 2020

Posted April 22, 2020 at 8:54pm

NOW ONLINE: Facebook Gallery

Artist Fund Exhibit Features Divers Cove, Zinc Cafe, Humpty Dumpty, and Manta Ray
The Artist Fund at Festival of Arts is exhibiting its Board of Directors Show in collaboration with City of Laguna Beach Cultural Arts Department, now through June 26 online. On view are 30 originals by board members, and special guest artists who won awards at the 2019 Art-To-Go exhibition.

Board member exhibitors include Chris Brazelton, Geraldine Cropser, Jordan Dimitrov, Elizabeth McGhee, and Wendy Wirth. Guest artists include Judith Cameron, Dennis Carrie, Mark Jacobucci, Mitch Ridder and exhibit curator Mike Tauber.

The Artists Fund provides grants to past and present Festival exhibitors. Hardship grants help artists in need due to medical or unforeseen circumstances; Enrichment grants are gifts to artists enhancing their careers.

For information, email Info@TheArtistsFund-FoA.org or call (949) 612-1949. Visit TheArtistsFund-foa.org. Laguna Beach City Hall is at 505 Forest Avenue.

Chris Brazelton is among exhibitors in the Artists Fund Board of Directors Show
Chris Brazelton is among exhibitors in the Artists Fund Board of Directors Show



Stay at Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, Save 40%, and Help The Artists Fund by booking on December 3, 2019
Posted November 26, 2019 at 8:54am
Book on December 3, 2019 for Giving Tuesday to benefit The Artists Fund

Save 40% at Surf & Sand & Help The Artists Fund. Buy on Giving Tuesday: December 3. Stay Anytime Through March 31st 2020

Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach is offering a promotion that supports The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts. Proceeds from sales will help artists in need.

To participate:

1. Consider dates for stays now through March 31st 2020. (blackout dates and restrictions apply)

2. Book and purchase on Giving Tuesday, December 3, 2019 by calling (844) 679-4689 or click here for Reservations

3. Buyers will enjoy 40% off best available rate.

4. Surf & Sand Resort will donate 10% of each sale to The Artists Fund.

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Artists Fund President Wendy Wirth at The Surf and Sand



Art-To-Go FULL CIRCLE Fundraising Sale

Lucky Seven by Salvo

FESTIVAL OF ARTS
650 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach, CA
Daily through August 25th, 2019

View our online gallery

Enjoy 100 "circle-themed" originals donated by Festival exhibitors. Proceeds from sales support the Hardship Fund for artists in need. All buyers qualify for a drawing to win a two-night stay at The Tides Inn. New items added weekly!


Win a stay at The Tides Inn!

SPECIAL EVENT SALES:

Membership Day: Sunday, July 28, 12-3
10%-off. Play the educational "Find It Game" -free

Project Runway Fashion Day: Sunday, August 18, 12-3
20%-off and more!

View our online gallery


Art-To-Go at Night


BLESSING OF THE ARTISTS

Friday, May 31st, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.

Blessing of Artists Ceremony
St. Catherine of Siena Church Laguna Beach
A years-long Laguna Tradition!! All are invited to attend this beautiful non-denominational prayer service. This ceremony brings together those in our community who keep the reputation of Laguna Beach as a city of Art alive. It recognizes the talents & gifts they share with prayer & blessings, especially as we enter our summer of art.

A lovely outdoor reception to follow.
Please join us.

St. Catherine of Siena Church
1042 Temple Terrace
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Parking Available

Sponsored by St. Catherine of Siena Council of Catholic Women
Contact: Angela Ordway – 949-510-6930 Blessing of the Artists Cookie

OPENING RECEPTION

Opening Reception: First Thursday: June 6, 2019 5:30-6:30pm

Tie-One-On Retrospective and Art-To-Go Theme: FULL CIRCLE
Laguna Beach City Hall,
505 Forest Ave.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Kate Cohen & Anne England TIE ONE ON Retrospective Kate Cohen & Anne England at the 2002 Tie One On Fundraising Event at Festival of Arts

View 35 ties decorated by Festival artists circa 1999-2005. Enjoy 35 new "circle-themed" art works donated by Festival artists. Cast votes for favorite work and qualify for our free prize drawing -see ballot box at display. Exhibit June 3-27, 2019. Free to public.

To purchase Art-To-Go contact Program Coordinator MikeTauber@sprintmail.com or call (949)487-3597. Credit cards accepted, shipping available.

Artists Fund 20th Anniversary Sponsor Laguna Coast Real Estate
Artists Fund 20th Anniversary Sponsor: Laguna Coast Real Estate

Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Events
March 18, 2019 at 10:15am
Surf & Sand resort Gives to The Artists Fund

Surf & Sand resort Gives to The Artists Fund

Art-To-Go “RED HOT” Preview Show
Reception: Thursday, JUNE 7, 2018 5:30-6:30pm
Ongoing Exhibit through June 28, 2018
Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Lighting Seminar March 28, 2018
Enjoy 45 originals by Festival exhibitors, that feature the color red. --------------------------------------------------------------- Photo: Kate Cohen & Anne England 2002 at Festival of Arts 20th Anniversary sponsored by (LCRE Logo) Mike Tauber Art-To-Go Coordinator 949 /497-3597 The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts 650 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach CA 92651 TheArtistsFund-FoA.org

Exhibition: May 23- June 28, 2018
Cast votes for People’s Choice artist - find ballots at the display. Voters qualify for a prize drawing.

Pre-Art Walk Reception
Thursday June 7, 5:30-6:30pm
Free to public – wear red!

View our Facebook Online Gallery here

Board of Directors Show - City Hall
Now through May 22, 2018
Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Lighting Seminar March 28, 2018
View works by Anne England, Geraldine Cropser, Rick Graves, Roger Folk, Elizabeth McGhee, and Wendy Wirth. Presented by The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts Laguna Beach City Hall 505 Forest Ave. Inquiries: (949)612-1949

Lighting Seminar for Festival Artists
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 3:00-4:00pm
Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach, CA

Lighting Seminar March 28, 2018
FoA Artists are invited to learn how to light booths, meet codes, pass inspection, and illuminate art as taught by experts. Rick Graves will also discuss the “how-tos” of photographing artwork. Free, no registration required. Free on-site parking. Presented by The Artist Fund at Festival of Arts. (949) 612-1949.

ART-TO-GO 2016 FINAL SELL OUT



Now through Wednesday, August 31at The Festival of Arts Grounds. Look for the ART-TO-GO cases. Go to the Sales Booth to purchase.

2016 FESTIVAL RUNWAY SHOW
ART-TO-GO SILENT AUCTION

Saturday August 13, 2015
ON THE CENTER GREEN
FESTIVAL OF ARTS GROUNDS

Art Preview & Bidding: 10:00am - 1:00pm
(You may buy art for full retail price at any time during the bidding)
Runway Fashion Show 1:00pm
Bidding closes 2:00 - 3:00pm

Tides Hotel Buyer's Bonus Winners Announced!!!

2016 ART-TO-GO

2016 Art To Go Show Show Ad

2016 BLESSING OF THE ARTISTS

A YEARS-LONG LAGUNA TRADITION
FRIDAY, MAY 27th AT 7:00 P.M.

All are invited to attend this beautiful non-denominational prayer service. This ceremony brings together those in our community who keep the reputation of Laguna Beach as a city of Art alive. And recognizes the talents & gifts they share with prayer & blessings, especially as we enter our summer of art.

Outdoor reception to follow.

St. Catherine of Siena Parish
1042 Temple Terrace, Laguna Beach CA 92651
Phone: (949) 494-9701

2016 ART-TO-GO

This Year the Theme is SHOES!

2016 Art-T0-Go Shoe Art

2015 ART-TO-GO Opening Night

2015 Art-to-Go Opening Night

2016 Board of Directors Art SHow

The Artists Fund announces their Board Members Art Exhibit at The Laguna Beach City Hall: April 26 - May 26 during regular business hours.

2015 Board of Directors Art SHow

The Artists Fund announces their Board Members Art Exhibit at The Laguna Beach City Hall: April 28 - May 29 during regular business hours.

SAVE THE DATE!!!

Our Annual Holiday Scholarship Luncheon & Fashion Show on Wednesday, December 10th, 11:30 at Tivoli Too, Laguna Beach. $50 More information to follow...

TWITTER

Welcome to our new Twitter Account @theartistsfund !!!! Be sure to follow us!

ART-TO-GO RECEPTION
Saturday, August 9, 2014 3:00 - 5:00pm


"People, Places & Things"

Free* Reception, Refreshments & Prize Drawings
In Tivoli Lane at The Festival of Arts grounds
650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA
*(with paid Festival Admission- Laguna Beach Residents are free with ID)

Artwork donated by Festival Artists is available for purchase through August 24 with all proceeds benefitting The Artists Fund.

ALL BUYERS ARE ENTERED IN A DRAWING TO WIN ONE OF 2 HOTEL STAYS IN A LAGUNA BEACH RESORT! Win a stay at The Casa Laguna!

Win a stay at The Tides Inn! ONLINE GALLERY

Sales Information: Contact Curator Mike Tauber at MikeTauber@sprintmail.com (949)497-3597

AWARDS RECEPTION: Best of Show Awards
Sunday, July 13, 2014 4:30 - 6:30pm


"People, Places & Things" Sunday, July 13

Free* Reception, Refreshments & Prize Drawings: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
In Tivoli Lane at The Festival of Arts grounds
650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA
*with paid Festival Admission- Laguna Beach Residents are free with ID)

Join The Artists Fund in congratulating Art-To-Go Best-In-Show winners:
Shelley Evans: People Category
Scott Squires: Places Category
Dorothee Naumburg: Things Category

Honorable Mentions: Cunningham-Haight, Tom Lamb, Barry Robin, and Kirsten Whalen. Artwork donated by Festival Artists is available for purchase through August 24 with all proceeds benefitting The Artists Fund.

ALL BUYERS ARE ENTERED IN A DRAWING TO WIN ONE OF 2 HOTEL STAYS IN A LAGUNA BEACH RESORT!
ONLINE GALLERY

Sales Information: Contact Curator Mike Tauber at MikeTauber@sprintmail.com (949)497-3597

2014 ART-TO-GO RECEPTION & EXHIBITION
"People, places & Things" Thurs. June 5

Opening Night Reception: Thursday June 5, 2014 - 5:00pm - 6:oopm
Sponsored by 1rst Thursday Art Walk
Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach, CA

Ongoing Exhibition: June 5 - June 30, 2014 at Laguna Beach City Hall during business hours M-F 8am - 5pm. Features artwork donated by Festival Artists with all proceeds benefitting The Artists Fund.

Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach, CA
Information: MikeTauber@sprintmail.com (949)497-3597

2014 Board of Directors Show

April 29 - June 2, 2014 EXHIBITION at Laguna Beach City Hall during business hours M-F 8am - 5pm. Features works by The Artists Fund Board Members.
Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach, CA
A portion of sales will benefit The Artists Fund

2013 ART-TO-GO

SUSAN JARECKY - "Round Up" - Oil - 6"x8" $395

The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts exhibits their Art-To-Go collection during the summer months at the Festival of Arts – Pageant of the Masters. The fund raising program features 120 donated pieces of art from Festival exhibitors available for purchase daily, with all proceeds benefiting the Artists Fund

POSTCARDS WITH A PURPOSE


Come Join Us for a Fun Afternoon
Featuring POPCORN, POP AND PINOT
Sunday, November 4, 2012 from 2 - 5 pm
FREE ADMISSION - Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach

An art sale of one of a kind mini-masterpiece postcards of acrylic paint, watercolor, mixed media, calligraphy, crayon, collage, marker and more will be featured in a joint-fundraiser, benefitting the Artists Fund at the Festival of Arts and Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach

VOICES WITH A VISION

A theatrical event with proceeds going to the Artists Fund.

More information to follow.