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WHO: S-C-A-P-E: Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment
WHAT: “Visions of the Gaviota Coast - paintings by SCAPE artists, photography by Reeve Woolpert.” To benefit the Naples Coalition & Gaviota Coast Conservancy
WHERE: Bacara Resort & Spa, 8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117 www.bacararesort.com/
WHEN: Friday & Saturday, March 29 & 30, 2013; Friday 1 – 8 pm; Saturday 10am – 5pm.
*Special Reception Friday, March 29 from 5 – 8 p.m. Silent & Live auction!
Events Schedule on Friday, March 29:
- 1:00 to 8:00pm– SCAPE Art Show hours
- 5:00 to 8:00pm – Special Artists Reception with refreshments and live music
- 6:00pm – Special announcements
- 6:30pm – Screening of Future of the Gaviota Coast film, with Q&A in Bacara Theatre
"Visions Of The Gaviota Coast" event auction includes:
- One night stay at Bacara Resort & Spa
- Island Packers & Aquasports Kayak Adventure Package for two to Santa Cruz Island
- Leigh Sparks original painting
- Four month subscription to Ellwood Canyon Farms CSA program (Organic produce)
- Bacara Spa package
- Dinner for two at Bacara’s Miro Restaurant
- Reeve Woolpert Original Photograph
- Many other "lifestyle" prizes (surfboards, skateboards, and lots of other fun stuff).
WHY: SCAPE artists & Woolpert will donate 40% of all sales to benefit the Naples Coalition and Gaviota Coast Conservancy. The whole area has been cited as “one of the 15 most biologically diverse and ecologically significant regions in the world.”* All art will focus on the pristine coastline. SPECIAL: For the first time, photography will be included in the 11-year old plein air group show by Reeve Woolpert, who specializes in the Gaviota landscape. (www.thegaviotacoast.com)
COST: Free admission; no host bar
For more info: (805)965-3434 or http://www.s-c-a-p-e.org/
* “Treasured by the wildlife scientific community as one of the 15 most biologically diverse and ecologically significant regions in the world, Gaviota is home to more than 195 distinct species of birds, 60 species of fish, and 1,400 plant and animal species — including threatened and endangered critters like the steelhead trout, the tidewater goby, the white-tailed kite, the red-legged frog — that have uneasily coexisted with human interlopers for hundreds of years.” Santa Barbara Independent Cover story by Ethan Stewart 4.20.06