TWO ISLANDS/TWO ARTISTS

Date/Time

Apr 1, 2017 to May 3, 2017
04:00 PM

Description

Napa artists Elizabeth Bush (photography) and Mark Mattioli (drawings and paintings) combine their talents to present images and impressions of Mare Island and the fascinating island of Cuba. The couple has jointly presented fine art exhibitions on these subjects throughout the Napa Valley and at the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum.

Mare Island served as a bustling Naval Shipyard for 142 years, until being shuttered by the Federal government in 1996.  On dozens of occasions since 2005, the artists have explored the strategic setting of the shipyard and ghostly presence of hundreds of abandoned buildings.

In 2014, Bush & Mattioli were fortunate to visit Cuba. As artists and Americans, they were greatly inspired by the architecture, landscapes, rich history, and friendly people encountered on this intriguing island.  In addition to experiencing the urban intensity of Havana, the couple visited the lush tobacco-growing region of Vinales and the Spanish colonial city of Trinidad. 

At 3:00 Sunday, April 9, Bush will present Cuba Glimpses, an engaging talk and visual presentation, at the Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery at the Benicia Public Library.  

Cost

free of charge

Location

View map Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Art Gallery at Benicia Pub
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Benicia Public Library

Phone

707-746-4343

Contact name

Helaine Bowles, Administrative Secretary

Contact email

hbowles@ci.benicia.ca.us

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