GOOD KARMA ART SALE & POMO PROJECT BENEFIT
Friday, March 15, 4-8 pm & Saturday, March 16, 10 am - 4 pm
My paintings, photographs byChristine Cobaugh, pottery by Larry Robinson
Bargains * Treasures * Surprises
10% to 100% of price to Pomo Project (depending on piece) to fund events for 4th annual Pomo Honoring Month in October.
Many original paintings at half price or less; cards, poetry books;
Spirit Dancer photo series; handmade stoneware; refreshments.
707 824-8189 540 DuFranc Avenue, Sebastopol
Featured artists for the March 4 - April 27 rotation are Chris Boyd, pottery, & Paula Matzinger, painting. Their reception is Saturday, March 16, 5 - 7 pm.
I'll be showing some new work exploring the spirit world, some a bit cruder than what you've seen...bolder? I also have new poetry chapbooks & new editions of some older books.
I had the great pleasure & honor of being the opening local poet for Kevin Simmonds & Mary Mackey at WordTempleon February 9. All three of us were poking our noses into mystery, sometimes bold, sometimes crude, sometimes delicate. Both books I read from Corona Fauna & Elect Indians, are available at Sebastopol Gallery.
150 North Main, 707 829-7200. Open daily 11 am - 6 pm.
The Pomo Project
Sebastopol's Fourth Annual Pomo Honoring Month will be October, 2013. The highlight of 2011, Janey Hirsh's play, Weya, can be viewed on YouTube. As we look forward to this year's offerings, we welcome new participants in learning about the Native history of our area, & building bridges of reconciliation. Please contact me for meeting information. www.pomo-honor.org.
As part of Pomo Honoring Month last year, I showed paintings honoring traditional & contemporary Pomo culture at Sebastopol Gallery. Please check the Pomo Project website for other events.
This year we're considering some exciting new possibilities, including signage in our local parks & an oral history component.
Last October Barry Chertov of WaccoBB.net made a video interview of me as Featured Artist of the Month. View it here.
In January, wonderful poet Lee Slonimsky gave a special reading at Sebastopol Gallery. John Christian made a video, including my introduction. View it here.
On Monday, October 10, at noon, Janey Hirsh & I appeared on Ken Rose's show, talking about this year's Pomo Honoring Month. It is available as a podcast on his site.
Las May, I had the pleasure of being Ken Rose’s guest on his stimulating talk show on KOWS. He led me through tidbits about my artistic purpose, affinity for Native people, desires for an ecological paradigm, & even specific paintings he had me bring to the studio. You can listen to the interview as a podcast.
At right is one of the paintings we talked about, Humboldt Window, celebrating the vital role of salmon in the forests of Humboldt County, & linking us to the mystery of the cosmos. Watercolor, 14 x 13".
Salmonid Restoration Federation
Since the Salmonid Restoration Federation opened their new office in downtown Garberville, they’ve featured ten of my salmon paintings. SRF & I have been allies for a long time, & I love having my salmon where salmon-lovers can love them.
Return to Light Salmon, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24".