Plein Air starts with a weeklong event March 3-9, featuring 15 invited artists to paint en plein air culminating in a judging of work and awards. WORK WILL CONTINUE TO HANG IN THE GALLERY UNTIL MARCH 31. Reception and awards to be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019, 5:00 to 7:30 pm.
Sculpture artist and author Lynn Creighton will display a selection of her beautiful bronzes throughout the gallery in conjunction with the Plein Air Invitational. Her work will go in on March 9 and will be displayed through March 31. Lynn will be introduced at a double reception on March 9 which will include the awards presentation for the Plein Air Invitational.
Celebrating the Arts in Borrego, an 8'x20' mosaic and tile mural, will be dedicated on March 23. Funded by a matching grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the mural is the work of many community members directed by The Pottery's long time director, Ginger Dunlap-Dietz. The public is invited to the unveiling of this stunning art project that celebrates all the arts in Borrego Springs: film, dance, pottery, photography, music, painting, and more. Join in the celebration on March 23 at 3:00 as the mural is unveiled and presented to the community.
Artistic work in a variety of mediums celebrating the wonderful plants and animals of our world. This show formerly was held in October but we've moved it to spring time so our seasonal visitors who arrive in the latter part of the season can view the show. Opening reception will be held Saturday, April 6, 2019, 5:00 to 7:30 pm. Work will be accepted March 30 and 31. There will be an entry fee for non-members of BAI of $10 per submitted work of art. Artists are limited to up to three pieces.
3-D Desert Designing Divas of Banning, California, will showcase their beautiful art quilts in our north gallery. New to us, the artists will display a large number of quilts depicting unique designs. The show is held in conjunction with our annual Flora and Fauna Show. The opening reception for both shows is on April 6, 5:00 to 7:30 pm.
Art of all subject matter and mediums will be coming in all summer, replacing art that is sold. We will be accepting art that has not been shown in the gallery before. Work can come in any time from April 27 on with most of the work being received April 27 and 28. There will be an entry fee for non-members of BAI of $10 per submitted work of art. Artists are limited to three pieces. HOURS DURING THE SUMMER VARY. PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR GALLERY HOURS.
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