This Week In The OC

It is another eventful week! This week we have a lot of art openings in colleges and universities; Irvine Valley College (IVC), University of California, Irvine (UCI), California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), and Chapman University. Check out this calendar for more events!


Don't forget Art Walk in Santa Ana is this Saturday!


Thursday, February 3rd:


Irvine Valley College (IVC) Art Gallery Presents: Digital World

On view: February 3rd – March 3rd

Location: IVC Art Gallery, B112
5500 Irvine center Dr.,
Irvine, CA 92618 

Gallery hours: Tuesday – Friday @1-6PM

Opening reception: Thursday, February 3


Thursday, February 3rd:

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Chico MacMurtrie

UCI Beall Center for Art + Technology

On view:  February 3rd – May 7th

Opening Reception: Thursday, 2/3/11, 6pm – 9pm (BC)


BOXED:  Thursday, 3/10/11, 6pm – 9pm (inside/outside BC and amphitheater area)
Family Day:  Saturday, 4/16/11, 11am – 3pm (inside/outside BC and amphitheater area)
Organized by David Familian, Artistic Director


Friday, Febrary 4th:


Brush Strokes 2011: Traditional and Contemporary Calligraphy with Seal Carving

Featuring: Masters Tae Sun Hwang and Dr. Young Hoon Kim

On view: February 4-March 27 

The Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton
1201 West Malvern Ave., Fullerton, CA. 92833
Wednesday-Sunday 12:00-4:00 + Thursday 5:00-9:00

Opening Reception: February 4, 5:00-7:00 pm

$5.00 suggested donation


Friday, February 4th:


AP Artist Steven Daily presents a plethora of contemporary artists’ re- imaginings and mind-edits of your FAVORITE ’80′s cartoons. Gag Me With A Toon 3’ February 4th, 2011 7pm @Melt Gallery inside Meltdown Comics


Friday, February 4th:

Steve Schmidt's solo show

Location: Music Art Wine Love (MAWL)

Time: 6-9pm

Address:12752 Valley View St. Suites H, J, K., Garden Grove, CA


Friday, February 4th:


I Left My Heart In Detroit

The Hibbleton Gallery

Featuring an all-Detroit lineup of artists: Niagara Detroit, William Zdan, Matt Gordon and SLAW.

Opening reception is Friday, February 4, 2011 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm during the Downtown Fullerton Art Walk, and is FREE.


Saturday, February 5th:



Contemporary Works from the Collection of 
Sirje and Michael Gold
On view: February 5 – April 10, 2011

Opening reception Feb 5, 6-8 PM
UAM@noon Feb 15, 12:15-1 PM, Gallery talk with Gold's
Cal State Long Beach 

College of the Arts 
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0004


Saturday, February 5th:


Grand Central Art Center(GCAC), Santa Ana

On view: February 05 – April 17, 2011

125 N. Broadway 
Santa Ana, CA 92701
General Phone: 714.567.7233 

Gallery hours: Tue-Thu,Sun 11am-4pm; Fri-Sat 11am-7pm

Opening reception: Saturday, February 5th @7-10pm
2nd reception: Saturday, March 5th @7-10pm
Closing reception: Saturday, April 2rd @7-10pm


Saturday, February 6th:


Santa Ana Artwalk – First Saturday

Location:200 N. Spurgeon, Santa Ana, CA 92701

On the four block 2nd Street Promenade between Broadway Avenue and Spurgeon Street in Downtown Santa Ana.

Click here for map.


Sunday, February 6th:

Sunday Salon: Activism, Performances, and the Ephemeral

Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)

Participating artists: Electronic Disturbance Theater/b.a.n.g. lab, Flora Wiegmann, Carlee Fernandez, and David Wilson
850 San Clemente Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Open Wed,Fri-Sun 11am-5pm; Thu 11am-8pm


Although the opening reception is not until February 8th, the gallery is open now:

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On view: January 25 – February 24

Curated by Julie Schustack

Chapman University, Guggenheim Gallery, Monday – Friday, 12-5PM

Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 8th, 5:30-8pm. FREE admission.

For information, call 714-997-6729


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