Openings and Events

Save the Date 02/22/14 Dennis Mukai Retrospective Show

Dennis Mukai Retrospective Show – February 22, 2014

Just Looking Gallery is proud to host a landmark Retrospective Show featuring the work of Dennis Mukai. The February 22nd Retrospective Show will feature nearly 100 original works, ranging from his early Playboy paintings to his iconic stylized renderings of famous models. More on artist Dennis Mukai »

Save the Date 12/1/12 GC Myers Show

GC Myers One-Man Show "The Waking Moment" – December 1, 2012

On Saturday December 1st, Just Looking Gallery hosted a party for special guest artist GC Myers. Featuring a new body of original artwork, the entire gallery was hung with only his original paintings. This show had been greatly anticipated by our gallery and our collectors, as this was the first opportunity for our collectors to meet Gary and hear him talk about his original artwork. Thank you to all of our collectors for your continued support and sincere appreciation of GC Myers' artwork! More on artist GC Myers »

Show and Tell Plein Air Painter Jeff Sojka

Jeff Sojka Show and Tell Plein Air Painting – July 28, 2012

On Saturday July 28th JLG invited admirers of Jeff Sojka's artwork to visit the gallery to meet Jeff Sojka and learn more about his plein air painting techniques while he painted and shared new original works in the gallery! More on artist Jeff Sojka »

Battle of the Salons

Battle of the Salons at Native Lounge – June 24, 2009

Native Lounge in Downtown San Luis Obispo is the host to Battle of the Salons, where local salons compete on the runway for the title of "Top Salon". On June 24th the salons were challenged with the theme "Industry" and Tim Huhn's art deco mural set the tone as the featured image on the runway. Photography provided by McClure Pictures. View the work of Tim Huhn »

James Armstrong

James Armstrong One-Man Show – December 6, 2008

Just Looking Gallery hosted an opening for world-reknowned California painter James Armstrong on Saturday, December 6, 2008 from 6-9pm. The show was open to the public, displaying more than 50 plein-air regional landscapes executed in oil on canvas and masonite. These original works have captivated gallery clientelle since the introduction of Armstrong's work into our gallery. View the work of James Armstrong »

Volatile, by Manual Nunez

Manuel Nùñez Reception "Head Hunting" – May 31, 2008

Saturday, May 31, 2008 – A unique dinner reception show for Manuel Nùñez was held by invite only. Over 35 guests sat down with Manuel Nùñez at Novo Restaurant in Downtown San Luis Obispo for two hours. After enjoying great food and wine, the guests were treated to a private showing of 20 originals at Just Looking Gallery. We can report that everyone was delighted with the outcome! More on artist Manuel Nùñez »

Artwork by Ron Rogers hanging at Just Looking Gallery

Ronald Ray Rogers One-Man Show – December 1, 2007

Saturday, December 1, 2007 – Just Looking Gallery was the host of a one man show featuring approximately 35 original oil paintings by Ron Rogers. After visiting Chimay, Belgium earlier in the Summer, Ron was inspired to create a body of original work that captured the unique and timeless beauty of Chimay. Just as Ron captured the tree groves of Chimay, we captured the spirit of Chimay by serving three kinds of Trappist Chimay Ales! More on artist Ron Rogers »

Artwork by Patrick Nagel hanging at Just Looking Gallery

Patrick Nagel Retrospective – September 1, 2007

In September of 2007, JLG hosted the first and only retrospective on the original works of the great Patrick Nagel, best known for his work in Playboy magazine and his "Nagel women" that made him a worldwide icon of pop art in the 1980's. Nagel's untimely death in 1984 cut his career short, but a newly-released body of work is now available exclusively at JLG. More on Patrick Nagel »