This month we present

Yard Birds: the Impertinence of Ordinary

paintings and poetry from the latest book by

Floy Zittin

Dates of Show:  March 1 – 31

Reception Friday, March 3rd, 5 – 8pm

Conversations with the artist, poet and calligrapher: Sunday, March 5, 1-4pm

Meet the artist at the gallery
Saturday March 4, Thurs March 9 and Tues March 27
11am – 5pm

 

Yard Birds: the Impertinence of Ordinary’ is an exhibit of paintings, poetry and calligraphy from the newest book by Floy Zittin, Patricia J. Machmiller and Martha Dahlen.  The three have worked together on two previous books and in their third collaboration they focus on common backyard birds.  Through poetry and painting the three artists present a fresh perspective on our familiar, often overlooked, ‘ordinary’ birds. 

Steller’s Jays
watercolor on wood panel

House Finch
watercolor on canvas

Bewick’s Wren
watercolor on wood panel

New work this month by other artists

Snow Gear
by Caroline McClintic
“I wanted to portray, in a slightly abstract way, the vibrant colors of the gear and attire on the ski slope”

 

 

Waiting for Snow
Julia Munger Seelos
“Painted en plein air in the meadow in front of the hotel formerly known at the Awhawnee.”

Bodega Camper
Oil by Diana Jaye
“The quaint town of Bodega is a painter’s paradise. Everywhere you look, there is a painting!”

Street Scene
Nancy Calhoun
“We are walking toward the Loretto Chapel in December. There had been a snow storm the day before that had turned the city to magic.”

Dancing Cranes
Amy Rattner
“I wanted to explore Japanese patterns and symbols in this piece because I grew up in a house filled with Japanese artifacts and  have always loved the Japanese culture and aesthetic.”

Itatian Picnic
Jan Grady
watercolor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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