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Property Line, Gail Pidduck, 2004, oil on canvas, Museum Collection

Artists’ reception for Nature Observed exhibit in Thousand Oaks

May 18, 2007
Santa Paula News
The public is invited to a free May 31 Artists’ Reception at the Museum of Ventura County’s satellite location in The Oaks Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks. The Thursday night reception from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. gives attendees an opportunity to meet many of the Ventura County artists whose work is featured in Nature Observed: Painting, Sculpture & Photography. The new exhibit opens Memorial Day Weekend (May 26) and runs through September 3, with free admission. Nature Observed: Painting, Sculpture & Photography features 100 years of differing visions of the natural environment, ranging from those of 19th century artist Henry Chapman Ford and early 20th century California Impressionist Paul Lauritz, to contemporary painters, photographers and sculptors. A complete list of exhibition artists and where they reside is attached below.The Museum of Ventura County satellite location at The Oaks is open free Monday through Saturday, 12:00 - 8:00 p.m., and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. The satellite is located on the upper level, northeast end, across from Anthropologie. For information, call (805) 496-7460 or go to Conrad, Ojai, colorWm. B. Dewey, Santa Barbara, colorSharon Hardee, Newbury Park, colorLarry Janss, Thousand Oaks,black and whiteJim Knowlton, Ventura,underwater, colorJürgen Kuschnik, Thousand Oaks, color Polaroid manipulationEd Lawrence, Thousand Oaks,black and whiteJohn C. Lewis, Newbury Park,black and whiteMichael Moore, Ventura, colorRobert G. Smith, Ventura,black and whiteCharles Spink, Santa Paula,black and whiteCharlotte Watts, formerly Ventura, black and whiteSculptorsChumash basketsVivika and Otto Heino, Ojai, ceramicsYoshiro Ikeda, formerly Ventura, ceramics
Gerri Johnson-McMillin,Port Hueneme, woven vesselVirgil Ketner, Ventura, wood Carlyle Montgomery,Ojai (deceased), stone PaintersRobert Clunie, Santa Paula (deceased)Henry Chapman Ford, Santa Barbara (deceased)David C. Gallup, Thousand OaksConnie Jenkins, MalibuPaul Lauritz, Los Angeles (deceased)Sherry Loehr, OjaiCarolyn Lord, formerlyWestlake VillagePaula Odor, VenturaSusan Petty, VenturaGail Pidduck, Santa PaulaAnn Vasilik , formerly CamarilloHiroko Yoshimoto, VenturaPrintmakers:Cornelis Botke, Santa Paula (deceased)Kitty Botke, Santa Paula