Our Guide to the OC Art Walks

It’s that time again! The OC Art Walks are happening the first week of November. To help you celebrate after Halloween check out our OC Art Blog guide to the Orange County Art Walks (since October 31st falls on a Thursday Laguna Beach art walk is next week). Street maps for each of the walks with our highlights are below, let us know where you went and tell us some of your favorites.   OC ART BLOG ART WALK GUIDE More information and our photos from the October art walks: THE... Read More

The Great Art Walk Round-up: Santa Ana

Concentrated on the pedestrian Second Street Promenade, Santa Ana had the liveliest street scene with DJs, street performers and multiple bands. The Santora Building has beautiful architecture but the galleries inside can be hit or miss. Get there anytime: from 6 to 10ish p.m. The Crowd: 20’s+, eclectic, families, and students The Art: Large scale installations, artists-in-residence, student art, performance art, video and everything in between What you won’t find: Established... Read More

The Ascetic Mysticism of Deleyaman

It’s rare that a band can invoke a real feeling of mysticism in me upon hearing their music. Perhaps this is because I play music and my brain can go directly to understanding song structure and chords; that is, unless the song is coming from another place entirely. There are some bands and composers who are tapping into something on a deeper, more spiritual level that can shut my brain off and immediately propel me into a state of meditative bliss. The multi-cultural band... Read More

Open Call. Pixels: The Art of iPhone

Got an iPhone? Love taking pictures? Here's your chance to shine. Pixels: The Art of iPhone This is an open call for submissions for the Pixels: The Art of iPhone Photography exhibition. An open call for iPhonographic art to be exhibited at the Orange County Center For Contemporary Art, March 31-April 3o, 2011. Existing Pixels’ artists will shortly receive an email regarding submitting pictures already on the site and other submission options. All... Read More

This Week In The OC

What's going on this week? Well, it's is definitely an eventful week starting today until the end of the week. Check out these events!!! These events include an OC and Beyond events in The Torrance Art Museum, and LA Art Show in the LA Convention Center. Also, OC Art Blog will have an special interview with artist, Lauren Gallegos! See you at her solo show this Sunday, and stay tuned for the interview. I will be having a lot of fun this weekend checking out these shows.... Read More