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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Exhibition Detail
Art in the Garden Exhibition
Curated by: Joy Feuer
1212 Mission Canyon Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105


October 10th, 2009 - October 10th, 2009
Opening: 
October 10th, 2009 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 
"GANE HOUSE VOTIVE", Laura LynchLaura Lynch, "GANE HOUSE VOTIVE",
October 2009, burned & charred recovered items from the Jesusita Fire, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden's early 1900’s Gane House, gardener’s truck door, fused glass windshield pieces, rebar, wheel, "Mr. Heater" fixture, metal rain gutters, large copper plates and fram, 9.5x5.5x4.5 feet
© Joy Feuer
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As part of the recent Art from the Ashes Exhibition and Benefit for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden on October 10, 2009 over 50 artists from all over the United States and two artists from Korea donated their time and talent to create one-of-a-kind works of art. The exhibition showcased pieces created from raw materials obtained from the Garden after the Jesusita Fire that raged through the Santa Barbara area in May of 2009. In its wake, the fire burned over 8,700 acres of land and destroyed 80 homes. Over 60 of the Garden’s 78 acres and 9,800 living collection plants were either destroyed or damaged and several structures were lost including the historical early 1900’s Gane House.


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