NEWPORT BEACH ― Get to know the wild side of Catalina Island through the eyes of various artists. The 7th annual “Catalina: The Wild Side” art show is scheduled for Oct. 22 at Balboa Yacht Club.
The show features watercolor and oil paintings of Catalina Island’s natural surroundings. Paintings sold at the event benefit the Catalina Island Conservancy’s recreation, education and conservation programs.
The 10 artists exhibiting their works of art painted the landscapes outdoors on Catalina Island. The featured artists are Cindy Baron, Brian Blood, Kathleen Dunphy, Debra Huse, Laurie Kersey, Kim Lordier, Michael Obermeyer, Ron Rencher, Brian Stewart and an avid sailor Don Demers.
“In their paintings, these award-winning artists capture the beauty of the Island and the work the Conservancy has done to restore and protect Catalina,” Conservancy President and CEO Tony Budrovich stated. “Catalina: The Wild Side Art Show is a great opportunity to meet the artists, purchase their portraits of Catalina’s wildlands and support the Conservancy.”
Various ticket options are available. Priority admission allows the viewing and purchasing of the artwork one hour prior to the rest of the public’s attendance. Reservations are recommended, and tickets can be purchased online at bit.ly/2cFiCmb. A limited amount of general admission tickets can be purchased for $125 on the day of the event.
The art show opens at 1:30 p.m. for priority admission and 2:30 p.m. for general admission. The event concludes at 4 p.m.
The event is taking place at Balboa Yacht Club, located at 1801 Bayside Dr., Corona del Mar, California 92625.
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