Mar 28 2020
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Jun 07 2020
**CLOSED** Focus: Sally Robertson – A Thirty Yea...

**CLOSED** Focus: Sally Robertson – A Thirty Yea...

Presented by Bolinas Museum at Bolinas Museum

Museum is closed due to public health advisory through May 3 or until further notice

Opening Events, Saturday, March 28:  **CANCELLED**
* Art Talks:  2:00 – 3:00 pm
* Reception:  3:00 – 5:00 pm

Exhibition Dates:  March 28 – June 7

[Pictured: September Roses with Smoke Bush Foliage, watercolor on paper]

 

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Lush and sensual, Sally Robertson’s masterful watercolor paintings conjure the feel of a delicate petal, the scent of sweet fragrance, or the sound of koi splashing in her beautifully curated garden. In our time of shortened attention spans and visual overload, to focus on a small view of nature, and then slowly render it in the challenging medium of watercolor, is rare.

To create art from this process is magical and exceptional. Sally does this daily in her Bolinas home where her lyrical garden and art evolved together for over forty years.

My watercolor paintings have developed over the decades; sometimes it is the morning light on a petal, which evokes a painting, other times a serene still life. I try to search out the most telling and revelatory aspects of my subjects, always pushing the limits of the descriptive power of watercolor.

Although my work is characterized by a strong sense of realism, I have a reverence for the poetic quality of watercolor, and believe that the medium applied wet into wet has a spontaneous life of its own—an exuberance that reflects nature most powerfully.
~ Sally Robertson

Curated by Barbara Janeff

Admission Info

Museum is closed due to public health advisory through May 3 or until further notice

Free admission

Phone: (415) 868-0330

Email: info@bolinasmuseum.org

Additional time info:

Museum is closed due to public health advisory through May 3 or until further notice

Opening Reception/Talks:  Saturday, March 28, 2:00-5:00 pm  **CANCELLED**

Museum Hours:
Friday:  1:00 – 5:00 pm
Saturday/Sunday:  12:00 – 5:00 pm

Dates & Times

2020/03/28 - 2020/06/07

Location Info

Bolinas Museum

48 Wharf Road, Bolinas, CA 94924

Parking Info

On-street parking available only.