“Azure Laguna”
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“Azure Laguna”

Laguna Beach is famous for its beautiful beaches and coves. It’s no wonder artists have flocked here since the early 1900’s, establishing it as an artist colony. Its natural beauty and splendor continues to inspire artists like Alfredo Gomez. This seascape painting by Gomez is from a cove in South Laguna at midday when the…

Introducing Khalid Alkaaby

Introducing Khalid Alkaaby

We are very pleased to welcome our newest artist Khalid Alkaaby to the gallery. Khalid Alkaaby was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq in 1979. He worked as an artist and ran a successful art studio. In September 2005 Baghdad underwent immense bombings. The 14th of September was the deadliest day of the insurgency. The…

Rare watercolors by Arthur G. Rider (1886-1975)

Rare watercolors by Arthur G. Rider (1886-1975)

We are making available to the public for the first time a collection of original watercolor paintings by early California artist Arthur Grover Rider. The paintings come from the estate of Rider’s stepson, Robert Bethea and they have been in his personal collection since 1975. Arthur  Rider was born in Chicago, traveled, studied and painted…