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Special Events

Silvana Gallery and Ukrainian Cultural Center of Los Angeles are pleased to invite you to the exhibition of

Masters of Ukrainian Impressionism

Featuring ...
A Group Exhibition of Evocative, Breathtaking Works of Original Paintings by Renowned Artists with Prestigious Backgrounds of Ukrainian Impressionism ...

The exhibition is dedicated to the 23rd Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine. Part of sales will be a donation that will be used to fund humanitarian aid for the people of Ukraine.



Opening Night Reception
August 23, 2014
From 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Join us for a lovely wine reception and hors d’oeuvres!

Exhibition Runs
August 23 – November 5, 2014

RSVP: 818 662-7070


Also, please join us at UCC on Sunday, August 24th at 1:00 p.m. for a cultural program in observance of Ukraine's Day of Independence.

Silvana Gallery
1731 W. Glenoaks Blvd. #200
Glendale, CA 91201
tel: (818) 662-7070
www.silvanagallery.com

Year-Round Art Events
in Orange County

Art Shows - Events - Artwalk
Orange County


Laguna Beach Art Walk

First Thursday of Every Month
www.firstthursdaysartwalk.com
Art Shows - Events - Art Fair
Orange County


San Juan Capistrano
Second Saturday Art Fair

2nd Saturday of Each Month
www.sjcartfair.org
Art Shows - Events - Artwalk
Orange County


Santa Ana Art Walk

First Saturday of Every Month
www.santaanaartwalk.com
Art Shows - Events - Artwalk
Orange County


Santiago Art District Art Walk

Third Saturday of the Month
www.santiagoartdistrict.com

Current and Upcoming Art Shows and Events in Orange County

Galleries / Museums listed in alphabetical order
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Museums & Art Centers

Art Shows - Events - Museums
Orange County

Bowers Museum, Santa Ana

Heavenly Horses: Two Thousand Years of Chinese and Japanese Equine Art
June 14, 2014 - February 22, 2015

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The horse's impact on both Chinese and Japanese culture cannot be overstated. They shepherded goods, people and ideas across the expansive and varied climates of a continent during the height of the Silk Roads. They were indispensable as military chargers and aided in the expansion and control of empires...
More Info: www.bowers.org
Art Shows - Events - Museums
Orange County

The Irvine Museum, Irvine

Scenic View Ahead: The Westways Cover Art Program, 1928-1981
October 11, 2014 - January 15, 2015

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Alson Clark, La Jolla Cove, Westways cover in September 1928
The Irvine Museum presents "Scenic View Ahead: The Westways Cover Art Program, 1928-1981", one of the largest exhibitions of works from the Westways cover art program ever mounted. Westways is the member magazine of the Automobile Club of Southern California. The cover art program began in 1928, with the Auto Club commissioning paintings from major artists working in Southern California for the cover of each issue of its member magazine. ...
More Info: www.irvinemuseum.org
Art Shows - Events - Museums
Orange County

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach

Rural California, 1930s and 1940s: From the Collection of Diane and E. Gene Crain
October 12, 2014 - January 25, 2015

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On display in the museum’s upper level galleries is an exhibition of works in watercolor representing rural California of the 1930s and 1940s. Drawn from the collection of Diane and E. Gene Crain, the exhibition l features works by artists from both Northern and Southern California, including: Standish Backus, Rex Brandt, Tom Craig, Phil Dike, Jade Fon, Dong Kingman, Emil J. Kosa, Jr., Erle Loran, Barse Miller, Alexander Nepote, Phil Paradise, James Patrick, George Post, Millard Sheets, and Milford Zornes. ...
More Info: www.lagunaartmuseum.org
Art Shows - Events - Art Centers
Orange County

Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton

Hispanic Weavings: The Romero Collection Of Blankets from the Rio Grande Valley, Mexico, and South America
October 16 – January 1, 2015

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Celebrated Los Angeles artist Frank Romero has been collecting Hispanic blankets for thirty years. Hispanic weavings will include examples of blankets from the Rio Grande Valley, Mexico, and South America from the 1860s through the 1980s...
More Info: themuck.org
Art Shows - Events - Museums
Orange County

The Muzeo, Anaheim

American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940
November 15, 2014 - February 15, 2015

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From pieced block to Crazy style to Colonial Revival examples, as well as one-of-a-kind creations, this exhibit from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers a valuable visual and tactile understanding of American culture and society bridging the transition from traditional folk culture to the age of mass production and consumption...
More Info: www.muzeo.org
Art Shows - Events - museums
Orange County

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach

The Avant-Garde Collection
September 7, 2014 - January 4, 2015

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The Avant-Garde Collection traces the museum’s acquisitions highlights across five decades, with a specific focus on the evolving definition of avant-garde during that period. In the 1960s it was cutting-edge to employ imagery from popular culture, and by the 1970s performance and installation were the bywords of innovation...
More Info: www.ocma.net

Art Galleries

Art Shows - Events - Galleries
Orange County

City of Brea Gallery, Brea

46th Annual Watercolor West International Juried Exhibition
October 11 - December 14, 2014

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More Info: www.cityofbrea.net
Art Shows - Events - Galleries
Orange County

Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana

LOUD silence
September 6 – December 6, 2014

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LOUD silence offers the opportunity for viewers to consider definitions of sound, voice, and notions of silence through a deaf perspective. The exhibition displays prints, drawings, sculptures, videos, audio works and several film installations, and features work by four artists who have different relationships to deafness, including Shary Boyle, Darrin Martin, Alison O’Daniel and Christine Sun Kim...
More Info: www.grandcentralartcenter.com
Art Shows - Events - Galleries
Orange County

JoAnne Artman Gallery, Laguna Beach

Robert Mars "Mars Attacks"
September 4 – October 31, 2014

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JoAnne Artman Gallery is thrilled to announce Robert Mars first Solo Exhibition: Mars Attacks! The remarkable work of mixed media artist Robert Mars explores Americans’ fixation with the iconic. By using symbols from mass media culture –whether the flag, classic film stars, or logos of popular brands – Mars both critiques our culture’s fascination with celebrity and consumerism, while indulging his own nostalgia for America’s golden age of advertising...
More Info: www.joanneartmangallery.com
Art Shows - Events - Galleries
Orange County

OCCCA (Orange County Center for Contemporary Art)
Santa Ana

The Art of Stem Cells
A UCI & OCCCA ARTS SCIENCE CONSORTIUM©

September 6 - October 10, 2014

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The OCCCA gallery presents a SciArt exhibit in collaboration with the scientists of the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at UCI. This exhibit is a unique melding of artists and scientists meeting, interviewing and touring their laboratories. Scientists and artists have always been engaged in trying to fathom the reality beyond appearances, the world invisible to our eyes. In Leonardo da Vinci’s day their was no distinction between artist and scientist. Since that time, we began to think of art as depicting nature and science as tearing it apart. Now we are witnessing the birth of a new movement in art being identified as SciArt...
More Info: www.occca.org
Art Shows - Events - Galleries
Orange County

OMC Gallery, Huntington Beach

Precious Blue
October 3 - December 2, 2014
Reception: Friday, October 10, 6:30 to 8:30PM.

Artists in the exhibition:
Michael Burges - Germany
Jose Freixanes - Spain
Alexis Gorodine - France
Brooke Lydecker - USA
Maler Ravic & Dale Yudelman (South Africa)
Birgit Sauer - Austria
Katharina Sieverding - Germany
Ernst Wille - Germany
More Info: www.theomcgallery.com
Art Shows - Events - Galleries
Orange County

Showcase Gallery - Orange County Fine Arts (OCFA)
Santa Ana

"FASCINATING: Orchids & Other Blooms"
September 14 - October 26, 2014

Featured Artists; Kim Lac, Shari Mildon, Barbara Spies and Thanh Tran
More Info: www.ocfinearts.org
Art Shows - Events - Galleries
Orange County

SoCalPAPA Gallery, Newport Beach

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Impressionism: Then & Now

www.socalpapa.com


Art Classes and Workshops

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Art Class - Orange County

Art Steps
Yorba Linda | Mission Viejo
• Realistic, classical drawing and painting classes for kids (ages 4 and up), teens and adults
• Hands-on, step-by-step guidance in a variety of subject matters and media, from crayons to oil paint
Contact: 714-524-2248
www.artstepsclasses.com
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Spring 2015 in Tuscany:

5-Day Source Painting™ and Relaxation Retreat
April 12-17
Private 17th Century Tuscan Villa

7-Day Source Painting™ & Flow Yoga Retreat
April 26 - May 2
Private 17th Century Tuscan Villa

More Info: PaintYourGutsOut.NET
Contact: 505-695-1375
Email: info@paintyourgutsout.NET
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Sawdust Studio Art Classes
Create your own unique art piece to wear or to share, in just one session.
Classes are taught by professional art instructors in beautiful Laguna Beach.
For More Info: (949) 494-3030
questions@sawdustartfestival.org www.sawdustartfestival.org
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Learn the creative process from beginning to finishing your still lifes with Dee Kirkham, an multi-award winning artist. Dee will take you step by step composing your still life to defining your "concept".

More Info: www.deekirkham.com
Contact: Dee Kirkham
714-307-2377
Email: deekirkham@msn.com
Art Holidays
in the South of Spain!
Paint Andalucia
with Anna Martin

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Visit website for current workshop schedule.
www.paint-andalucia.com
Contact: Walk Andalucia
Phone: +44 (0)208 385 2024
Mobile: +44 (0)7940 209 292
enquiries@walk-andalucia.com
Flying Colors Art Workshops
Worldwide Travel Painting Workshops since 1986!
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Specializes in organizing and hosting art workshops around the world, including the USA, Europe, Latin America and Asia.
More Info: flyingcolorsart.com
Contact: Johanna Morrell
(858) 518-0949
Email: FlyingColorsArt@mac.com
Pacific Northwest Art School
- On Beautiful Whidbey Island in Washington State -
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Photography Workshops
Painting Workshops
Fiber Arts Workshops
Workshops are offered year-round with nationally renowned visiting faculty of over 100 professional artists
More Info: www.pacificnorthwestartschool.com
Contact: 1-866-678-3396
Local: 360-678-3396
Email: info@pacificnorthwestartschool.org
Portrait Workshops with
Paul W. McCormack

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More Info: www.mccormackstudios.com
Contact: (845) 242-9000
Email: info@mccormackstudios.com
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Painting Workshops
with Cynthia Britain

More Info: www.cynthiabritain.com
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Plein Air Painting Workshops with
Mitch Baird

More Info: www.mitchbaird.com
Art Class - Orange County

La Habra Art Association Gallery
Ongoing art classes
www.lahabraartgallery.org
Art Class - Orange County

The Art House
Dana Point

Fine Art Classes for
Kids & Teens
www.thearthousedanapoint.com
Art Class - Orange County

The Art Studio
Ongoing art classes
www.theartstudio.us


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