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Art That's Small Winners Announced

The 18th annual Art That's Small at City Hall exhibition was installed on March 14, 2020, with 62 submissions. Unfortunately, City Hall has been and currently remains closed to the public. In order to make the exhibition more accessible during this time the Cultural Arts Department generated an online catalogue of the artwork.

CLICK HERE to see the exhibition catalogue.

This year’s exhibition was juried online by artists David Milton and Vinita Voogd. Milton is an exhibitor at the Festival of Arts and Sawdust Art Festival and holds a Master’s degree in Fine Art from San Jose State University. Voogd is a printmaker with a degree from the University of Delhi College of Art who exhibits at the Festival of Arts and teaches at Saddleback College and Golden West College. Congratulations to the following artists:

1st Place- Hedy Buzan, Good Neighbors, Oil

2nd Place- Jody Gerber, Innocence, Oil

3rd Place- Carolyn Machado, Sheltering in Place, Mosaic assemblage

Honorable Mentions- Alyssa Fields, James Nordstrom, Sophie Restrepo

Arts Commissioner Michael Ervin, who is Chair of the Exhibitions sub-committee said, “While there is no true substitute for seeing the amazing artwork created by our community in person, we are grateful that today’s technology allows us to not miss out on one of our favorite annual programs.” Arts Commission Chair, Adam Schwerner added, “We are so appreciative of everyone involved, especially the artists and jurors for their contributions to make this program still happen We hope you can join us in person in September for Juried Fine Art. Congratulations to the selected artists.”

This program is funded by the lodging establishments and City of Laguna Beach.

Information: Michael McGregor, Arts Program Coordinator, mmcgregor@lagunabeachcity.net