by Deborah Shaw

Laying out tables of beautiful artwork to arrange for hanging.

Laying out tables of beautiful artwork to arrange for hanging.

A Brush with Nature, an exhibit of botanical art by The Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California (BAGSC) and presented by Chapman University Leatherby Libraries has been hung and is now open for viewing. Twenty-three BAGSC artists are exhibiting 75 works of art in watercolor, colored pencil, ink and graphite. (See list at the end of this article for participating artists.)

Exhibit dates are: Saturday, January 8 through Thursday, February 17, 2011
Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room and Clarke Gallery Wall
Leatherby Libraries, 2nd Floor
Chapman University
One University Drive, Orange, California 92866

For exhibit hours please visit the Chapman Leatherby Libraries website.

Leslie and Akiko working on the display case.

Leslie and Akiko working on the display case.

Visitor parking near the Leatherby Libraries is available for $2.00 – $3.00 and may be purchased from the permit dispenser.
For more detailed parking information, fees, maps and directions to Chapman University please visit the map on their website.

Information about the opening reception will be sent to all BAGSC members via email blast.

Participating artists:
Bonnie Born Ash • Cristina Baltayian • Margaret Best • Diane Daly • Akiko Enokido • Olga Eysymontt • Denise Genova • Irene Horiuchi • Barbara Jaynes • Clara Josephs • Morgan Kari • Joan Keesey • Suzanne Kuuskmae • Patricia Mark • Arillyn Moran-Lawrence • Norma Sarkin • Janice Sharp • Deborah Shaw •  Mitsuko Schultz • Gilly Shaeffer • Gloria Whea-Fun Teng • Leslie Walker

Leatherby Library staff hanging show.

The Leatherby Libraries staff were wonderful and professional on every level, greeting us with freshly painted walls, carts, levels and tape measures, hanging wires and labels. What a great team!

Stand with sign and price list.

Stand with sign and price list.

One wall of the show.

One wall of the show.

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