Yosemite Renaissance XXVI
J.P.'s companion website
Thistle Creek Studio
is where you'll find all her nature and landscape inspired watercolors.
This year one of her paintings of El Capitan in beautiful Yosemite Valley
was juried into the annual
Renaissance XXVI Exhibition. This is quite an honor!
The exhibition runs from Friday February 25th to May 2nd 2011.
After that, the artwork goes on tour until November 2011.
For more information:
The exhibit is at the
Yosemite Museum Gallery, next to the Yosemite Valley Visitor
Center and near the Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite Valley
Yosemite Renaissance is an annual competition/exhibition which
is intended to encourage diverse artistic interpretations of
Yosemite. Its goals are to bring together the works of serious
contemporary artists that do not simply duplicate traditional
representations; to establish a continuum with past generations
of Yosemite artists; and to help re-establish visual art as a
major interpretive medium of the landscape and a stimulus to
the protection of the environment. Historically, the arts
have played a very important role in the establishment of our
State and National Parks. It is our hope that they can be
just as important in future efforts to preserve and protect