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Jean Jack / Open Road

Presented by Poet and the Bench and First Tuesday ArtWalk at Poet and the Bench, Mill Valley CA

Nov 05 2019
Jan 31 2020
Jean Jack / Open Road

Join for Mill Valley First Tuesday and new works from Maine-based painter Jean Jack

First Tuesday ArtWalk / Artist Reception:
* November 5, 5:30-7:30 pm

[Pictured: Days Gone By, 30×30 oil on canvas]

“The images that arouse my curiosity are discovered on the open road. As I set out with my camera in an adventurous frame of mind, I criss-cross the country and seek inspiration for my work. Often it is on the fast-moving interstate where I discover, quite by accident, the perfect simplicity of a farmhouse or a barn. I am not interested in the details as much as the abstractions — the way the afternoon sun falls off a slanting roof, tall forsaken grass that cradles an old structure, or stairs that once led to a seaside path that now leads nowhere at all. The challenge is to catch the image with my camera from this inconvenient “backstage” angle.” ~ Jean Jack

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More about Jean.

This exhibition will be ongoing after the reception.

Poet and/the Bench regular hours are:
Tue-Sat 10-5ish / Sun 12-5ish


Free admission

Contact: 415-569-4383


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Additional time info:

First Tuesday ArtWalk / Artist Reception:  November 5, 5:30-7:30 pm

Regular Hours:
Tue-Sat:  10:00 am – 5:00 pm-ish
Sunday:  12:00 noon – 5:00 pm-ish


Poet and the Bench

11 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941


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