The Betty Turnbull Collection

Dear Friends with Walls,

Before the unfortunate passing of our dear friend Mark Chamberlain – unfortunate for us; on the other hand Mark is a born adventurer – Mark, founder and long-time proprietor of the B.C. Space gallery, and I had discussed an exhibition of my mother Betty’s art collection (my parents’ actually, but in that regard my mother was in the driver’s seat), an extraordinary assortment of works amassed while she was Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the Newport Harbor Art Museum, now known as the Orange County Museum of Art, an institution she helped found. Continue reading The Betty Turnbull Collection

Fresh Awards 2018

Dear Art Lovers

SCA member Shelley Heffler has been selected to show her new body of work titled Anthropocene for the Fresh Awards Exhibition, 2018. This is a group show of nine artists who were selected from over 400 artist entries last year for the FRESH 2017 juried exhibition.  Jurors, Fatemeh Burnes and Peter Frank, selected the artists they agreed made a strong impact and best represented current ideas and trends in Contemporary Art.

May 26 – June 23, 2018

SoLA Gallery  3718 West Slauson Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90043
Opening Reception June 2nd, 4-7 pm

SoLA is open Saturdays, 1-5 or by appointment
Phone: (310) 429-0973
Email: southbaycontemporary@gmail.com

SCA Artists at the Sunset Beach Art Festival


“Forest Warning #3 Study”, 18″ x 18″, Acrylic on canvas, Thom Wright, 2018

SCA members Ron Howlett and Thom Wright’s paintings have been accepted for show at the Art Gallery of the Sunset Beach Art Festival. The Art Festival will be held on Mothers’ Day weekend, May 12 – 13, 10 am to 5 pm, located at the corner of 12th St. and North Pacific in Sunset Beach, next to Pacific Coast Highway. The festival also includes a large number of arts and crafts vendors along the green strip at North Pacific, and it attracts thousands of visitors every year.

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