Panel begins at 7pm
A panel discussion including Dr. Jack Dumbacher, Chairman of Ornithology and Mammology at the California Academy of Sciences, and Keith Hansen, noted bird artist. Experts in the field of birds, birding and all things ornithological will present some of their favorite stories from their rich histories in the field.
In the gallery Tomb, best known for his portraits of people, is presenting his first non-portrait show in over twenty years. With this exciting departure Tomb is recreating the sights and sounds of this Sierra Madre region of west Mexico. Large-scale drawings (11' x 8') of birds in trees will be installed with actual trees and native vegetation supplied by Flora Grubb Gardens. Mounted bird specimens on loan from the California Academy of Science and recorded birdcalls from western Mexico will fill the gallery to add to the atmosphere of this installation.
In addition there will be a sound installation by Martyn Stewart of naturesound.org engineered by johnnyrandom.
Official Website: http://www.sfelectricworks.com/ew.htm
Added by libbysniche on March 9, 2008