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California National Parks: Stories of Water – Opening Reception at the Wildling Museum

September 24, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature is pleased to present its third juried exhibition showcasing California’s nine national parks this fall. California National Parks: Stories of Water will feature 37 artists and 39 selected artworks juried from a pool of more than 240 submissions by artists across the U.S., competing for $4,000 in awards. The exhibition is on view September 23, 2023 – February 19, 2024. The public is invited to attend an opening reception and awards ceremony at the Wildling on Sunday, September 24, 2023 from 3 – 5 p.m.

The exhibition explores various impacts of water – or its lack – in California’s national parks through a wide range of media and techniques, from acrylic, oil, and watercolor paintings, to photography, mixed media, and textile art. The goal of this exhibition is to bring awareness to the wealth of national parks found in California as well as the impact of water throughout the state.

The Wildling Museum is grateful to juror Nathan Vonk, owner of Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery, located in Santa Barbara, for judging the impressive number of entries.

Works featured in the exhibition are available for sale with 40 percent of proceeds benefitting the Wildling Museum.

For more information, go to: www.wildlingmuseum.org/news/2023-ca-national-parks-exhibition.
Questions? Contact info@wildlingmuseum.org or call (805) 686-8315.

Featured Artists
Allegra Bick-Maurischat, Bob Canepa, Chris Chapman, Vicki Conley, Trevor Coopersmith, Michael Blair Davies, Jym Davis, John Evarts, Nancy Fint, Irwin Freeman, Jan French, David Gardner, Kevin Gleason, Patricia Gould, David Gregory, Kelly Hildner, James Hodgson, Christine Huhn, Ray Hunter, John Iwerks, Larry Iwerks, Christine Kierstead, Diane Lamboley, Margaret Luo, Susan Makov, Michael Miner, Jennifer Morgan, Eric Newnam, Bill Saltzstein, Laurie Schafer, Seraphine Segal, Nic Stover, Denise Taylor, Gary Wagner, Nina Warner, Suze Woolf, and Nancy Yaki.


September 24, 2023
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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