Slice!: A Juried Cross-Section of Regional Art
Jun 14 - Aug 11, Reception; Jun 14, 6-9 PM (Awards: 8pm)
The Pence hosts its second annual juried art exhibit that showcases the best in regional fine art. Juror Rachel Teagle, Director of the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, has selected artists: Peter Baczek, Carol Bernard, Marie-Therese Brown, June Daskalakis, Hedi B. Desuyo, Leslie DuPratt, Rachel Gelenius, Belinda Hanson, Shirley Hazlett, Bill Heiderich, William Kenefick, Carol Ladewig, TaVee Mcallister Lee, Elizabeth McKinne, Timothy Mulligan, Joyce Nojima, Burton Rein, Francesca Saveri, Ceevah F. Sobel, Tom Watts and Melissa Woodburn.
Jun 7 - Jun 30, Reception; Jun 14, 6-9 PM
Invited artists Steve Allen, Daphne Gillen, and Tracy Lewis interpret classic fairytales and myths from various cultures, to create paintings & sculpture that speak to our enduring interest in all things magical and wonderous.
Lisa Reinertson: Edge of Extinction
Apr 26 - Jun 14, Reception; Apr 26, 6-9 PM
Artist Social: Apr 27, 4-5 PM
Lisa Reinertson's new body of large-scale ceramic work calls attention to the alarming status of endangered animals. In her sculptures, she explores man's close relationship with the animal world, underlining our connection to the primal natural world that sustains and supports us. Resonating in myth and poetry, her sculptures express an awareness of our responsibility of stewardship for life on this earth, which is ultimately interlinked with our own survival.
Hope for Endangered Animals
May 18, 7 - 8:30 PM
Join Lisa Reinertson and Dr. Kirstin Gilardi, Co-Director of the Gorilla Doctors, UC Davis, for a discussion on the organization's work with endangered mountain gorillas is Africa, and how the crisis of endangered animals has influenced Reinertson's sculptural work. Free to the public.