Monday, May 2, 2011

Daily Art Nag for May 2, 2011: Former registrar at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art (back when), leaves the Laguna Art Museum

from Culture Monster and Mike Boehm

photo: Ted Reckas

Bolton Colburn is leaving the Laguna Art Museum after 24 years — including the past 14 as its director.

His resignation, effective May 13, is voluntary, Colburn and Robert Hayden III, president of the museum’s board, said Monday, and reflects no internal friction at the seaside institution that’s devoted to California art and traces its roots to 1918, when a group of painters in the Laguna Beach art colony formed an association that eventually spawned a gallery, then a museum.

Colburn, 57, began his museum career in the early 1980s at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art (now the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego) after testing the waters on the professional surfing circuit.

Read more and here - (while still at Laguna)

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