Celebrating Ocean Life! Sept 9th 6pm-9pm

Our Next Big Show! L1980 has invited artist from around the country to “Celebrate Ocean Life”  Please Join us for the Artists’ Reception Sept 9th 6pm – 9pm and go home with your favorite piece

Currently Hanging: Slave to the Wave

Come see the current exhibition (hanging until Aug 28th) : What will you do for a great wave? “Slave to the Wave” exhibition explores our connection with the ocean and nature through the eyes of a surfer. In unison with the “Women of Surfing” exhibition history of arts at the Huntington  Beach Art Center.  For a private...


“Do you ever find yourself driving down Placentia – you know, just unabashedly adoring Costa Mesa – when you notice that mysterious, lime-green building with this stenciled on it:” Read the full article at I HEART COSTA MESA >>

OC Weekly – Negative Space

“Location 1980 in Costa Mesa is an art space and gallery that skips over all the pretension and high price tags found in the southern half of our fair county, and instead devotes itself to the local artist community.” Read the full article at the OC WEEKLY >>

OC Weekly – Location 1980: Jesse Fortune and Brett Douglas’ Missouri By the Sea

OC WEEKLY ARTICLE “Brett and I come from the Show-Me State, meaning we are doers, not talkers,” says Jesse Fortune, giving a shout-out to his fellow art gallery owner, Brett Douglas. The two Missouri natives now live in Costa Mesa, running a transformed historic building as Location 1980 art gallery. “‘Walk fast and carry something’...