OSPREY, FL (March 17, 2022) Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast is delighted to host the Sarasota Nature Printers and their exhibit, Nature’s Artistry. Nature printing is an ancient art form that uses a variety of techniques to create art from materials found in nature. The Sarasota Nature Printers are a local chapter of the Nature Printing Society and meet monthly, October through March, creating nature prints on various substrates including paper, fabric, clothing, linens, silk, rugs, tile, wood, leather, and clay. Featuring the work of 12 different artists, Nature’s Artistry promises to be a unique art experience for the nature lover.
The exhibit’s opening reception is Tuesday, April 5 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Conservation Foundation’s headquarters, Bay Preserve at Osprey, in the Burrows-Matson House, 400 Palmetto Avenue. Artwork will be available for purchase with a portion of proceeds benefitting Conservation Foundation.
Live demonstrations and sales at Bay Preserve will continue April 6 and 7.
• Wednesday, April 6 at 11:00 am – Octopus Printing Demonstration
• Wednesday, April 6 at 2:00 pm – Heliographic Printing Demonstration
• Thursday, April 7 at 11:00 am – Nature Printing on Fabric Demonstration
• Thursday, April 7 at 2:00 pm – Gelli-Plate Printing Demonstration
Registration for the exhibit and individual demonstrations is required. To learn more and RSVP, please visit conservationfoundation.com/events or call 941-918-2100.
The exhibit will be on display April 6 thru June 24 and may be viewed Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
About Conservation Foundation
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast protects land and water in Southwest Florida for the benefit of people and nature. Working with landowners, businesses, and government, Conservation Foundation saves land forever, protecting those special places that make this region extraordinary. A nationally accredited land trust, Conservation Foundation purchases natural areas, holds voluntary land protection agreements, and educates for responsible land and water stewardship in Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, and Collier Counties. Learn more and join in their mission at conservationfoundation.com.