News from Robert Hansen

June 7, 2014: New gallery representation

New gallery representation

Robert's prints are now on display and available for purchase at the Forest & Ocean Gallery, 480 Ocean Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA. This gallery is "…devoted to the Photographic Arts as well as other forms of Artistic Expression and Media; Representing 20 Award winning artists (18 local to Southern California)." Please visit the gallery's website for hours and more information.

January 27, 2014: Fine Art prints now available for online ordering

Our Fine Art gallery now includes online ordering of prints from all images shown here. Each print is available in the appropriate medium selected by the photographer—these include platinum/palladium, gelatin silver, and pigment prints on watercolor or luster paper. Robert Hansen personally makes each print when the order is received, mounts and mats the print, and ensures that it is shipped to the customer in the safest possible manner.

October 12, 2013: foaSOUTH Exhibit and Meet the Artist

foaSOUTH Exhibit and Meet the Artist
Now through January 10, 2014, Robert's work from the Permanent Collection of the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts will be on display at the foaSOUTH gallery, 1006 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach. Robert will be present for Meet the Artist evenings (6–9 pm) on Nov. 7 & Dec. 5.

June 18, 2013: RH exhibit at Sundried Tomato Restaurant

Starting with an artist reception from 5–8 PM on Sunday, June 23, 2013, a selection of Robert Hansen's Trolley photographs will be on display at the Sundried Tomato restaurant, 361 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach CA. This exhibit is held in cooperation with the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts; for more information, contact the restaurant at 949-494-3312, or visit their website,

January 26, 2013: RH Fine Art Prints on Display at foaSOUTH

Now through March 15, 2013, a selection of Robert's prints are on display at the foaSOUTH gallery, part of the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts year-round program. The gallery is located at 1006 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, Corner of Anita and PCH. Please visit the foaSOUTH web page for more information.

May 19, 2012: New edition of the Trolley book

New edition of the Trolley book

Robert's Trolley book has been updated to include additional images and historical information about each image and the trolley system itself. Purchase the book at

March 21, 2012: Robert Hansen in Laguna Beach and Newport Beach magazines

Robert Hansen in Laguna Beach and Newport Beach magazines

The March 2012 issue of Laguna Beach magazine features Robert's photography on the cover and in two articles. From the magazine's web site, click the cover to view content pages, then from the drop-down list go to page 54 for his aerial shots and page 76 for a residential tour. The same magazine's Oct/Nov 2011 issue includes more of Robert's architectural photos on page 48, and his work is also featured starting on page 44 of this month's Newport Beach magazine.

January 17, 2012: Art Talk and Book Signing with Robert Hansen

Wednesday, January 25, at 6:15 PM, Fine Arts Photographer Robert Hansen will share insights from his eight years of travel throughout the Yucatán Peninsula, exploring and photographing the Mayan Culture. His photographs and book will be on display and available for purchase during this show. This event will be held at the Art Expressions Gallery, 2645 Financial Court, Suite C, San Diego, CA. The exhibition continues through Saturday, February 25, 2012, and also features the unique pottery of Mata Ortiz, Mexico.

June 6, 2011: Robert's 33rd Year at Festival of Arts

From July 3 to August 31, Robert Hansen will be exhibiting his fine art prints at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts, voted "one the the top ten art festivals in America" by American Style magazine. 2011 marks Robert's 33rd consecutive year as an exhibitor; this year he presents a series of images made over 30 years photographing The Trolley Museum in Perris, California. In his words, "The metamorphosis of aging textures revealed by soft lighting, organic transformation and muted color reveal a melancholy beauty." For more information see the Festival of Arts web site.

January 27, 2011: Trolleys in Vegas!

Trolleys in Vegas!

Images from Robert Hansen's book, Trolley, were recently shown at the West Coast Art and Frame Show in Las Vegas. Part of the Poems Art Publishing display, several of them have been published as decorative posters by the same company. The posters may be purchased from the Poems Art website

January 25, 2011: Wallace Neff Book Available Online

Wallace Neff Book Available Online

Robert Hansen's luxurious portfolio of Wallace Neff's architecture was debuted a year ago at the Huntington Library; it is now available for online purchase for the first time. Also available is a smaller, moderately-priced sibling edition, which is also signed by Wallace Neff, Jr.

The book includes letters from celebrities, historical documents and architectural comments from Alson Clark as well as reproductions from over 70 architectural renderings of Neff's original designs. Please see the book page for details.

January 19, 2011: New Web Site Goes Live!

If you've visited in the past, you've already seen the change. We'll be posting much more content in the near future, and according to webmaster Tom Jewett, "our new development framework from will let us give visitors more information and a better experience than was possible with the old hand-coded site." Please keep watching!

January 1, 2011: Center Gallery Moves, Changes Name

Center Gallery Moves, Changes Name

After 20 years in San Juan Capistrano, the Center Gallery (photo at left) has moved to Laguna Niguel and has been renamed the R.A. Hansen Gallery.

The philosophy of the Gallery is to represent the photography collection of Robert Hansen, including not only his own fine art images but also original works by Jeff Francis, Ray McSavaney, Bruce Barnbaum, Craig Richards, Reed Thomas, Jerry Uelsmann, and Luis Gonzales Palma. For more information, please see our gallery page.