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Handcrafted and Through the Lens: Nature Interpreted

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 86 Canada Rd Woodside CA 94062  See map

A Multiple-Media Exhibit Inspired by Nature on Display at Historic Site in Woodside

86 Cañada Road, Woodside, CA  94062

Exhibit:  Tuesday, July 10 through Sunday, October 21, 2012

 Filoli announces its final art exhibit of the year, Handcrafted and Through the Lens: Nature Interpreted, July 10 through October 21.  This juried, multiple-media exhibit features two dimensional drawings, paintings and photographs inspired by nature.  This varied exhibit showcases a broad range of approaches, forms and materials that artists employ to uniquely interpret their world. 

 The open call for entries was very well received by the art community with a total of 252 entries submitted from 88 artists. From these entries, 46 pieces were selected for the show by jurors, Jan Rindfleisch, former Executive Director of the Euphrat Museum, DeAnza College, Cupertino, and Lucy Cain Sargeant, Art Instructor, San Jose State University, and Former Assistant Art Director, Illustration, at Sunset Magazine. The selected entries from the 41 artists feature a variety of photography, paintings, multiple-media paintings, collage, a mosaic image and even a photograph that is quilted. 

 The curators for this exhibit are Friends of Filoli Art Committee volunteers, Jerry Barrack of Emerald Hills, Jasmin Flores of South San Francisco, Teresa Silvestri of Belmont, and Mary Stahl of Palo Alto.  The Filoli Gallery is located in the Visitor and Education Center with prints and cards by the artists on sale most weekends and on monthly Afternoon Tea days during the show's duration.  

 Meet the Artists

Saturday, August 18, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 19, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 20, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 21, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

On these special weekends visitors can meet the artists, learn what inspires them, discover how they create their artwork and view painting demonstrations. Original pieces, prints, note cards and other items will be for sale. Admission is free with paid admission to Filoli and free to Filoli members. Reservations are not necessary.

 Visit www.filoli.org for more information regarding art exhibits, classes, events, jazz concerts, talks, tours of the House and Garden, guided Nature hikes and Orchard tours or by calling Filoli weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at (650) 364-8300,

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