WELCOME TO BALBOA ISLAND
This site includes Balboa Island and parts of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach on the west coast of California. This area is steeped in history and, despite its remote location, has produced or attracted a rich array of famous people and fascinating characters.
Glitz and glamour size, Balboa Island has long been a year-round family favorite vacation destination. From it’s award winning beaches to holiday boat parade, to world-class shopping in Newport Beach, Balboa boasts something for everyone at anytime of the year.
Welcome to our island paradise.
Jeff Sewell is an acclaimed American Impressionist and is renowned for his paintings of California scenery. He is a distinguished Signature Member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. He also serves on their Board of Directors, teaching students the history and importance of California Impressionism with his program, “The Plein Air Project”. Jeff’s work is currently on display at the Irvine Museum’s “Summer Idyll” exhibition and he was honored with the Collectors Choice Award at the 2015 Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational.
“Down By the Sea” will be featured at the Debra Huse Gallery until July 24th.