About the People that bring you Townley Gallery | International:
Vicki Saugstad – Partner In order to pursue her passion for the arts, Vicki retired from her 30 year business career where she spent the past 19 years as Controller for a successful Aerospace Manufacturing company, TransDigm. Vicki has been an art collector for several years, with the plan of someday owning a gallery. The previous Townley gallery was her favorite in Laguna Beach, which of course is how she met Shane. “My goal is to have a beautiful gallery that makes people feel happy and inspired when they walk inside. It has always been an exciting experience for me when I find a new piece of art for my collection. I’m proud to be part of a gallery where I participate in bringing fantastic artist’s work from around the world for others to enjoy. “
Shane Townley – An Internationally Collected Artist, Art Director and Foundation Founder. With a background in adverting and marketing Townley created iPhone Apps that rotate artist’s work as well as direct collectors to 1200 galleries in New York, 80 Galleries in Laguna Beach, 100 galleries in San Diego and 80 Galleries in Beverly Hills. Townley’s own art work can be found in private and corporate collections worldwide. Townley has exhibited in shows in New York, Laguna Beach, Beverly Hills, San Diego, Las Vegas, Palm Desert, Monterey and Scottsdale, AZ with connections to galleries in Venice, Italy and Barcelona, Spain. The foundation (a non-profit group) was founded in 2013 dedicated to arts educations, art supplies and programs for inner city children and is responsible for donating art supplies to children’s hospitals and schools. Townley gallery has been in Laguna Beach for over ten years.
TOWNLEY | GALLERY
TOWNLEY Gallery | International, Laguna Beach (in Laguna Beach for 13 years) is the leader in contemporary art with a pulse on the international art market with a New York City foundation. Shane Townley joined with Vicki Saugtad and partnered in a contemporary form of the gallery business today. Traveling around the world and creating relationships with the up and coming, mid-career and established artists. Using monthly gallery receptions to bring international artists to Laguna Beach and to enhance knowledge and collections on the ever changing world art market.
TOWNLEY Gallery | International • 266 Forest Avenue • Downtown Laguna Beach, CA 92651 • ph. 949-715-1860 • 1-888-9-TOWNLEY
TOWNLEY | STUDIO | FOUNDATION
TOWNLEY | Studio is in the Mana Contemporary (mega arts complex) building in Jersey City. Shane Townley travels to Laguna Beach from New York monthly to co-direct the Townley Gallery and to represent international artists for the First Thursdays Art Receptions every month throughout the year.
TOWNLEY Arts Foundation INC. 501c3 • Studio 225 at Mana Contemporary • 888 Newark Ave • Jersey City • NJ • 07306 | Office. 247 West 46th Street • New York, NY • more at: townleyfoundation.org • 1-888-9-TOWNLEY • ph. (718) 383-ARTS