By car, BART, and the #30 bus, and by foot, we arrived at Fort Mason Hostel, and the San Francisco Fine Art Fair.
San Francisco Art Fair down the hill from the hostel.
I highly recommend the Hostel at Fort Mason. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Fort Mason! View of the city skyline, Alcaltraz Island, Golden Gate Bridge, the Community Gardens of Fort Mason, and next to the pier where the Art Fair was held.
Alcaltraz Island from Fort Mason.
We met the most interesting people, "hello to Roy from Norway; Naomi from Austraila; David, China Town Shop owner and scholar; Harlan, artist from Middletown, Ca.; and Stefano from the Venice Biennale (La Biennale de Venezia!)"
Artists D.A. Hartley And Christian Gilbert Explore The Essence Of Light Within Self And Nature.
For WATER, FLOWERS, AND INNER LIGHT!, the artists create a visually tactile experience for the viewer. This collaborative nature series, explores the radiant light of flowers, water, and the inner light of the spirit, as exemplified by their Buddha series.
WATER, FLOWERS, AND INNER LIGHT
Artists Denise Hartley and Christian Gilbert
April 2, 2010 – May 1, 2010
Time: Reception, 6 – 9 PM, April 2, 2010
Ja Nene, 950 Chorro Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
ART AFTER DARK, http://www.sloartscouncil.org/
The artists have captured the essence of light found within our inner and outer nature. Upon entering, the viewer will experience the sights and sounds of water in motion, with the combination of video, and the intricate, photorealism waterscapes, by California and Hawaii artist, Denise Hartley. Her current works include video, oil on canvas, and mixed media on ca…
“Lake Kaweah”, is a series of still photographs taken daily at Lake Kaweah. They slowly dissolve into each other, creating a video documentation of the rising and lowering of the waters of the lake. After spending many years of driving around this lake, the cyclical seasons flowed into each other, imprinting the beauty that each season offered, the reflections, the spring wildflowers, snow capped mountains, to the golden hills of fall.
“Lake Kaweah” was featured behind the speakers podium during the presentations at the Land and Arts Symposium, College of the Sequoias, November 7, 2009. The panelists/performers were: Paul Buxman, John Dofflemyer, Rob Hansen, Denise Hartley, Tim Z. Hernandez, Ron Jefferson, Matthew Rang…