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S. Preston Art + Design Opens Sept. 1;

Franky Castle Pop-Up Gallery Open Now Until Sept. 30

(ANAHEIM, CA) –Orange County eatertainment destination, Anaheim GardenWalk, invites the community to explore the artwork of S. Preston Art + Designs (opening on Sept. 1) and Franky Castle’s pop-up gallery (open now through Sept. 30). Anaheim GardenWalk is well-known in Orange County as being a supporter of the arts and giving artists opportunities to reach the community and attract tourists visiting Southern California destinations including Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center. Anaheim GardenWalk was recently named “Best Public Art In One Place” by Orange Coast Magazine. Featured in the premier lifestyle magazine’s annual celebration of Orange County’s “Best of,” Anaheim GardenWalk is celebrated as the largest local aggregation of cooler-than-cool public art.

S. Preston Art + Designs will be opening a gallery at Anaheim GardenWalk on Sept. 1. The gallery will be located between Sunglass Hut and P.F. Chang’s. Preston is one of only five artists licensed by Major League Baseball MLB. He is a California-based sports artist who will be exhibiting his baseball art collection which is part of the permanent archives at the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and is featured annually at the MLB All-Star game. This baseball and sports art gallery will feature a collection of all 30 MLB ballparks illustrated by S. Preston’s minimalist style. Locals and tourists alike get the opportunity to learn about the ballparks via the art. The gallery will also offer other original sports illustrations by S. Preston as well as his Disney related art. Other famous sports artists including Charles Fazzino, Mike Kupka, and Justyn Farano will be showing their work at the gallery. 

Franky Castle’s pop-up solo art exhibit gallery is open at the center now through Sept. 30. Castle is a well-known Anaheim artist who is a painter that specializes in papier-mâché and urban art. His papier-mâché art focuses on the Orange County Valencia orange tree groves and cities in Orange County, including Anaheim, Fullerton and Santa Ana. Castle was selected by Orange County Weekly and the public as one of the “Top 10 Favorite Orange County Artist” for Artopia 2016. He was also Awarded Certificate of Recognition from City of Santa Ana for his Generosity and Commitment to Youth in the City of Santa Ana.

About Anaheim GardenWalk: Anaheim GardenWalk is a 460,000-square-foot outdoor dining, entertainment and shopping destination situated in the heart of the Anaheim Resort District just steps from the Disneyland® Resort, Anaheim Convention Center, and a short drive from Angel Stadium and Honda Center. Anaheim GardenWalk is home to a distinctive collection of popular restaurants, vibrant nightlife, trendy shops, an upscale bowling lounge and fun family events. New exciting happenings are well underway at Anaheim GardenWalk, including the addition of outstanding restaurants, entertainment venues and retail shops. Upon completion of the redevelopment, Anaheim GardenWalk will provide a one-of-a-kind guest experience and a world-class gathering place for locals and visitors. For more information, visit Anaheim GardenWalk and follow the center on FacebookTwitterInstagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.