Artist Newsletter – July 2017

New Interactive Art Exhibit!!!

Sawdust Art Festival – Booth 410
935 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (map)
Summer Festival:
10 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily
June 30 – September 3, 2017

 

Liz Avalon’s newest interactive art “Physics is Beautiful” demonstrates harmonics to make beautiful drawings. 

Liz Demonstrating
Email me at liz@lizavalon.com if you want free tickets to enter the Sawdust Festival and see my latest installation. We have been having a great time!

I will be on site at booth #410 leading interactive demonstrations from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 15 and from 10 a.m. – 12:00 noon on Sunday, July 16.All  customers are welcome to try out my harmonograph installation “Physics Is Beautiful” and take home a beautiful drawing.

For a fun preview, check out this video. These young artists explain it great!

See you at the Festival!
Liz Avalon

 

p.s. – For my glass art fans, don’t worry… I still have that too!  Ther e are also garden-size replicas of my “Bicycle Garden Flowers”.  Supplies are limited, so get them while you can!!!

Artist Newsletter – June 2017

 

Countdown to opening –
The 2017 Laguna Beach Sawdust Art Festival is just one week away!!!

935 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (map)Preview Night: 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Summer Festival: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily, June 30 – September 3, 2017

This is going to be a great summer of fun and art! Can’t wait to see you at Sawdust!!!

I still have a few tickets left for the  preview party on June 20. Email me at liz@lizavalon.com with your mailing address no later than Thursday if you want a ticket to one of the most fun nights of art and festivity that Laguna Beach has to offer! Each preview party ticket is good for 2 people (age 21+ only).You can find me all summer long in booth 410.

Liz Avalon

Artist Newsletter – May 2017

 

 

Artist Newsletter – Liz Avalon

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Laguna Beach Artwalk and the Mystic Arts Gallery!!!

6-9 p.m., Thursday May 4, 2017
Mystic Arts Gallery
644 S. Pacific Coast Highway

Please join me at the Mystic Arts Gallery for the Laguna Beach Artwalk tonight. Mystic Arts is a great cooperative gallery full of creative local artists, and I am the featured artist for the month of May.  If you have been wishing that you could have a flower like the ones in the “Bicycle Garden” sculpture, then now is your chance to get one. These fun-size versions are just right for easy placement in your own garden.

There will also be live music and refreshments tonight for your enjoyment. Hope to see you there!

And if you can’t make it tonight, the gallery is open daily from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.  My work will on display until the end of the month.

See you at the show!
Liz Avalon

Artist Newsletter – June 2016 Sawdust Festival Opening!

Sawdust Festival Opens Today!!!

The Sawdust Festival is celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary this summer and I am so excited to be a part of the celebration and to invite you to come down and visit this summer. The festival will be extra fun this year, with artists going all-out to make the 50th anniversary special.

Come visit me at booth #236!

This year I have a fun new booth design, a new location next to Studio One, and brand new art. Plus, for those who loved taking pictures in the Magic Room last year, I have a new special interactive mirror installation … a  Selfie Kaleidoscope! I can’t wait to see all the creative pictures that you are going to take with it!

Lastly, don’t forget to check out the “Bicycle Garden” when you visit!

If you are a cyclist, you can park at the “Bicycle Garden,” a brand new functional public art sculpture and bicycle rack that I designed and fabricated. It is one of several fantastic new art installations commissioned for the 50th anniversary of the festival. My work on the “Bicycle Garden” was featured in a several  local publications, including the OC RegisterLA TimesStuNews, and Laguna Independent!

Plus… Even if you don’t have a bike, it’s a great spot for a selfie!

See you at the show!
Liz Avalon

Radio Interview with KX 93.5

Thank you Jason Feddy for having me on your great local radio show to talk about the Sawdust Festival and how my Magic Room installation has brought back a bit of that fun vibe that made the Sawdust famous as an extra fun festival to visit.

To download or listen to the podcast, click here. http://kx935.com/podcast/jason/7.17.2015.1100

The Magic Room – Fun For All Ages

When I opened up the “Magic Room” art installation to the public this summer, I knew it would be special but I wasn’t sure exactly how people would respond. Now that we are a couple weeks into the show, I can say that I am constantly amazed, inspired, and surprised. There is no end to the creative and thoroughly unique responses that different people have when they go in the room.  This is one of my favorites.  You can find more by looking at www.facebook.com/lizavalonglassart, www.facebook.com/sawdustmagicroom or searching the hashtag #sawdustmagicroom on your favorite social media site (instagram, twitter, facebook, etc.).

Magic room dance party! #sawdustmagicroom

A video posted by @rdmarvel on

My home for the summer

Summer at the Sawdust Art Festival is almost here! All the artists picked their booth spaces on Tuesday, and I selected booth #132 as my summertime home. You can find me just two doors down from longtime Sawdust artist Douglas Miller, who was just featured in the documentary “Sawdust and Sand,” which tells the story of his 40+ year project of photographing Laguna Beach every single day.

Construction starts this weekend and I look forward to seeing you when the festival opens this summer!

My plot of land for the summer - now I just have to build the booth!
My plot of land for the summer – now I just have to build the booth!