Sacred Creatures Sacred Spaces: From Santa Fe with Love
Original Exhibit Dates: January 5 to January 31, 2016
The gallery continued its eighth season with this very special January exhibit. It was the result of our summer in Santa Fe, N.M. with pop-up gallery. These six artists possess high quality, unusual work with soul - meeting the gallery's criteria. They also care deeply about the environment and its creatures. Wonderfully, Sanibel's commitment to preservation and conservation was one reason these highly regarded artists were excited about this show. We were thrilled to begin 2016 with this exhibit.
The tribal sculptures by Ron Allen wear memory skirts made of 100 objects encountered every day. Britt Freda's paintings express her lifelong fascination and reverence for the natural world, and now her concern. Her Endangered Species series is a testament to her art and commitment to preservation.
Linda Hunsaker's work is driven by her wanderlust. Capturing images and feelings of places she has never been before is the inspiration for her quietly moving multi-layered prints.Geoffrey Gorman is fascinated with discarded artifacts that he uses to create creatures for his "Animology" Series.
Many of the animal images Rebecca Haines paints come from dreams where the creatures visit her. Teresa Neptune's painterly black and white photographs provide an elegant simplicity where one can reflect and relax - a space for the spirit to breathe.