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I will have several mixed media handmade paper artworks that I created recently at residencies in Point Reyes, California, and Sitka Center for Art & Ecology in a group show of Northern California Artists. The show is called “Transitions” and curated by Patricia Watts and will be at the Marin Community Foundation in Novato, CA from January 21 to May 15, 2015. The opening reception is Wednesday, Jan. 21 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. Hope to see you there if you are in the Bay Area.

I am copying below the press release about this exhibition.

Marin Community Foundation Hosts “Transitions’”

Novato, CA (January 5, 2015)—The Marin Community Foundation will host an exhibition,“Transitions,” from January 21 to May 15, 2015, featuring thirty North Bay Area artists aged sixty years and older.

The exhibition will be held at the Foundation’s offices at 5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 200,Novato, CA.

A public reception will be held Wednesday, January 21st from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.

In early November 2014, a Call for Artists was made to North Bay counties including Marin,Sonoma, Mendocino, Napa, and Solano, for artists over sixty years of age whose recent work displayed some form of transition in their art or their life. Artists typically make several transitions throughout their careers, including changes in medium, changes in studio space,and changes in subject matter. The artworks selected represent transitions in the lives ofolder adult artists both metaphorically and literally.

This exhibition includes approximately one hundred artworks selected by three jurors:Megan Wilkinson, former Executive Director of the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts in MillValley; Satri Pencak, independent curator in Sonoma County and former curator of the Sebastopol Center for the Arts; and consulting curator for the Marin CommunityFoundation, Patricia Watts, former Chief Curator at the Sonoma County Museum in SantaRosa.

Artists Include: Jane Ingram Allen, Sonja Bakalyar, Yvonne Brown, Jan Buscho, Mima Cataldo, Ellen Levine Dodd, Holly Downing, Tim Graveson, Arlene Helfrich, Scott Hess,Bonnie Himberg-Mumford, Lars Johnson, Toni Littlejohn, Linda MacDonald, Lin Max,Catherine McCauley, Zea Morvitz, Elaine Nehm, Cayen Robertson, Elizabeth Sher, Susan Leibovitz Steinman, Jeremy Thornton, Patti Trimble, Shelia Tuffanelli, Sally Weare, Shane Weare, Barbara Winer, Stephen Whisler, Karen Worth, Kathleen Youngquist.

NOTE TO EDITORS: If you would like high-resolution images of these or other works by these artists, contact Vikki Garrod at 415.464.2527 or vgarrod@marincf.org.

About the Marin Community Foundation

The Marin Community Foundation is the primary center for philanthropy in Marin County,CA and is one of the largest community foundations in the U.S. It manages the assets of theLeonard and Beryl H. Buck Trust and over 450 funds established by individuals, families,and businesses. The Foundation makes significant improvements in communities aroundthe world in two ways: by spearheading initiatives for long-term, sustainable change inMarin, and by distributing grants from donor-advised funds locally, across the U.S., andaround the world. Now in its 28th year, the Marin Community Foundation has assets ofover $1.6 billion, with annual grant distributions of approximately $60 million.

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