This May, join over twenty artists celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Federal Wilderness Act. The “Wilderness and Her Rivers” show will include photographs, oil paintings, watercolors, monotypes, silk screens, and wood block prints featuring northwestern California wilderness areas and the rivers that flow out of them.
The Arts Arcata Reception will be Friday, May 9, 6-9p.m. at the Upstairs Art Galley in the Umpqua Bank, 1063 G Street, Arcata. Recreation, river and wilderness advocates will be available to talk about wilderness activities and river restoration work. Humboldt Wildlife Care Center will pour wine and display some of their birds, and musical entertainment will be provided by Mon Petit Chou. Participating artists include Gary Bloomfield, Sam Camp, John Crater, Andrew Daniels, Paul Fabian, Paula Golightly, Michael Harris,Vaughn Hutchins, Ken Jarvala, Joyce Jonte, Maureen McGarry, Jim McVicker, Terry Oats, Kathy O’Leary, Debee L. Holland-Olsen, Linda Parkinson, Leslie Reid, Paul and Heather Ricard, Alan Sanborn, Patricia Sennott, Stock Schlueter, Janet Stock, Rick Tolley and John Wesa.