Pangea Seed - The Great West Coast Migration Art Tour & Film Festival

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Pangea Seed - The Great West Coast Migration Art Tour & Film Festival

2930 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
August 10th, 2012 - August 12th, 2012
Opening: August 10th, 2012 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

orange county
mixed-media, graffiti/street-art, pop, surrealism
$5.00 Suggested donation


PangeaSeed Presents: The Great West Coast Migration – Art Benefit for Sharks & Oceans comes to Costa Mesa

To raise awareness for the plight of sharks and the Earth’s underwater ecosystems because of
unchecked fishing practices, the Tokyo-based non-profit organization PangeaSeed is kicking off a
month-long art tour that begins in Seattle on July 13. The huge group show “The Great West Coast
Migration” which includes the art exhibit and Beneath the Waves Film Festival will make its way down the West Coast stopping at various galleries and coming to Costa Mesa which marks the fifth stop on the pioneering 6-city shark-saving art tour featuring over 100 amazing global artists and 25 incredible filmmakers including many favorites who have been legends in the street, surf, skate art worlds.

New works from supporting artists Dave Kinsey, Shark Tooz, Ben Brough, Robb Havassy, Rick Rietveld, Jason Maloney, Ron Croci, Phil Roberts, Thaddeus Strode, Flick Ford, Evan Rossel (Stink), Drew Toonz, Kid Creature, Nathan Paul Gibbs and many more – proceeds from the sale of artwork, film screenings and donations go directly to support it’s PangeaSeed’s West Coast efforts to raise awareness and educate the public on the importance of shark conservation and the preservation of ocean habitats.

The ARTery @ The Lab and the Treehouse/Camp in Costa Mesa will be the setting for the three day
exhibition from Friday, August 10 thru Sunday, August 12, and the stellar roster of artists and music by Dano Forte’s Joint Juke Freak Show and The Originalites will undoubtedly draw big crowds for this noble cause.

Sponsors for the event include Juxtapose Magazine, Hi-Fructose, Primo Beer, Van’s, Volcom V-Co-
logical Series, Ocean Institute, Aquarium of the Pacific, Shorebreak Hotel, Quiksilver Foundation, Surf City Art Co., 9th Wave Gallery to name a few.

Event Details:

3 days only – Friday August 10, – Sunday, August 12
“The Great West Coast Migration Art Show and Film Festival ” will take place at the at The ARTery@
The LAB in Costa Mesa, CA.

Open to the public.

Place: The ARTery @ The LAB
2930 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 966-6661

Date: Friday August 10 , 2012 (see below for gallery times and event menu)

Doors open at 5:00 p.m.
Opening Reception Party

Music: Dano Forte’s Juke Joint Freak Show
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Donation: Suggested $5 – including one drink and raffle ticket
Sponsored by Surf City Art Co./Primo Beer

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2012
Open at 1pm – 6pm
Meet the artists 5pm – 6pm

Beneath The Waves Film Festival Under the Stars:
Saturday, August 11, 2012 Time: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. – Across the street at The Treehouse/The CAMP -
(Above Ecco Restaurant)
A selection of short films from some of today’s most renowned marine and underwater filmmakers
Donation: $5.00
Sponsored by Volcom V-Co-Logical Series
2937 Bristol St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 966-6661

Date: Sunday, August 12
Doors open at 1:00 p.m.
Closing Event Concert: Friday, August 10
Music:The Originalites
Time: 2pm – 5 pm
Donation: Suggested $5 – including one drink and raffle ticket
Sponsored By Quiksilver Foundation/Primo Beer
For more information – see tour details below and visit: or

For a complete list of the participating artists check the

Special thank you to the artists, sponsors and supporters for making the tour possible!