Art-A-Fair Laguna Beach Offers Daily Art Workshops – Discover Your Inner Artist!


July 21, 2011 – Laguna Beach, CA – Calling all beginner through intermediate artists! Responding to overwhelming requests from local and visiting artists, Art-A-Fair, the finer art festival in Laguna Beach, now offers art workshops every day of the week and has also expanded its art curriculum. Aspiring and established artists may choose from watercolor, classic beading, oil and palette knife, traditional oil, acrylic, Chinese brush painting, watercolor on yupo and collage classes taught by juried Art-A-Fair artists.

Spend a morning, an afternoon or the whole day on Art-A-Fair grounds in an environment that inspires the imagination. Students will be taught techniques by Art-A-Fair’s award-winning artists who encourage creativity and expand students’ artistic horizons. To maximize personal attention as well as one-on-one instruction, classes are limited to six students, ages 16 years and older.

Workshops are priced to encourage the aspiring artist to pick up a brush for the first time or an established artist to continue progress in a favorite medium or explore a new one. Sign up for a two hour session from 10:30am – 12:30pm or 1pm – 3pm for $30 or take advantage of both sessions for just $45. Enjoy a boxed lunch from Tivoli Too! for $7.50 or bring your own brown bag. Reserve a spot in advance by calling 949.494.4514; classes fill up quickly each week.

Workshops and instructors include:

Mondays – Watercolor, taught by Emilee Reed
Alternating Tuesdays – Classic Beading, taught by Janeen Shagman
Alternating Tuesdays – Oil and Palette Knife, taught by Elaine Hughes
Wednesdays – Traditional Oil, taught by Richard Keyes
Thursdays – Acrylic, taught by Carol Heiman-Greene
Fridays – Chinese Brush Painting, taught by KC Horng
Saturdays – Watercolor on Yupo, taught by Maribeth McFaul
Sundays – Collage, taught by Agnes Copeland
Art-A-Fair exhibits fine art in all mediums by 125 international, national and local artists. It is open daily Sunday through Thursday from 10am-9pm and Friday and Saturday from 10am-10pm. Live entertainment can be enjoyed Thursdays through Sundays. Complimentary admission will be offered on Sunday, August 7, in celebration of Art-A-Fair’s 45th anniversary as well as August 27 and 28, the show’s final weekend, in appreciation of Art-A-Fair patrons. The show will close at 6pm Sunday, August 28.
A season admission ticket is just $7 for adults and $4 for seniors (60+), military and students with an ID. Children 12 and under are admitted free with an adult. Laguna Beach residents are admitted free daily with valid ID. Parking is available at Act V, just a short distance north on Laguna Canyon Road, with free shuttle service to Art-A-Fair, located at 777 Laguna Canyon Road. For additional information, visit HYPERLINK “”, follow on Facebook and Twitter or call 949.494.4514.

The Triple Value Passport to the Arts, for the low price of $19 (a $36 value), provides summer long admission to the three Laguna art festivals – Art-A-Fair, Festival of the Arts and Sawdust Art Festival. The Passport can be ordered online at HYPERLINK “” or by calling 949.497.0521.

Teri Powers
Public Relations & Marketing

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