Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery – Jenny Keller, Erika Perloff, Stephanie Martin, and more.

Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, 1156 High St, Cowell College, University of California Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz , 95064
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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reserves of Inspiration: Exploring UC Santa Cruz Natural Landscapes

The Norris Center for Natural History and the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves is hosting a show at the Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery in Cowell College focused on works from the UCSC Natural Reserves from November 6 - December 8, 2018. The gallery is open 12PM - 5PM Tuesday through Saturday. 

We are participating in First Friday on Friday, December 7th, from 5-8PM. This is a link to the parking lot that is found nearby: 


We have over 80 pieces from 25 different artists. Nature-inspired artwork blends creative expression with the direct observation and interpretation of the world around us. Both making and viewing nature-focused art can open our eyes to the intricacies, complexity, and beauty of the natural world, motivate directions for scientific inquiry, and spark or renew our connection and love for nature. We are excited to inspire connections with the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves through this exhibit.

This event is co-sponsored by the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves and The Ken Norris Center for Natural History, which partner to expose students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to the natural world.The exhibit consists of artwork created on the five UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves. This show reflects the diversity of the reserves and the ways in which interacting with nature can spawn scientific inquiry, artistic creation, and imaginative thought processes. Featured artists include UCSC alumnae Jenny Keller, Stephanie Martin, and Erika Perloff, whose work is exhibited alongside other local professional and student artists.