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Art at the Cheese Factory

Exhibition Detail
Terroir: A Sense of Place
Point Reyes Road near Novato Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94952


March 20th, 2009 - June 21st, 2009
 
Waterlily, Judith Shelby LangJudith Shelby Lang, Waterlily,
2009, water bottles
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Terroir: A Sense of Place is the inaugural exhibition for an exciting new venue in Marin County at The Marin French Cheese Company. Included are twenty-eight artists from around the Bay Area whose work presents a unique perspective of our relationship with the land. Most people have heard the word Terroir used in reference to describing distinct wine appellations. Originally a French term, it expresses the special characteristics that a specific landscape contributes to growing foods; like the soil, the weather conditions and the farming techniques. For this exhibition, the definition has been co-opted to express the Sense of Place that these artists experience of nature. Their work reveals elemental, cultural, ecological, and social layers that expands on the agricultural characteristics of Terroir.

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