OSPREY, FL (March 14, 2017) Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast, in collaboration with Ringling College | Englewood Art Center, is pleased to host the exhibit opening and artist’s reception for renowned plein air painter, Bill Farnsworth, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The exhibit, entitled “Fleeting Light” showcases Farnsworth’s mastery of capturing the light in his work. The cocktail reception with remarks by the artist will be held at the foundation’s headquarters at Bay Preserve, 400 Palmetto Avenue in Osprey. RSVP at www.conservationfoundation.com/events or call 941-918-2100. Artwork is available for purchase.
This is the third year of a collaboration that intersects art and the creative inspiration of nature, with the critical importance of land conservation. The exhibit runs through April 2017 and is sponsored in part by a grant from Visit Sarasota County. The exhibit may be viewed during the hours of 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Bill Farnsworth is a graduate of the Ringling College of Art and Design and was a national renowned illustrator before pursuing a career as a fine art painter. His work is included in public and private collections throughout the United States and he has won numerous awards. He travels nationally and around the world, sharing his knowledge and passion for painting. Learn more at www.billfarnsworth.com.
About Conservation Foundation
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast saves land, forever, protecting those special natural lands that make this region extraordinary. Working with landowners, businesses, and government, Conservation Foundation protects the character and natural integrity of the bays, beaches, barrier islands and their watersheds on Florida’s Gulf Coast. A nationally accredited land trust, the Foundation purchases natural areas, holds land conservation agreements and educates for responsible land and water stewardship in Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee Counties. Learn more at www.conservationfoundation.com.