Newsletter | Mar/Apr 2011Volume 39:2
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Call for Steering Committee Nominees and Newsletter Articles - Leslie Golden
GAB Report: Promoting Green Projects, Products and the OWA - Mignon O'Young
Solar Opportunity - Leslie Golden
Great News from Topher Delaney - Rody Santamarina
University of Iceland Centennial Lectures - Galen Cranz
Current Exhibitions on View - Inge Horton
Book Circle #2: Discrimination by Design - Hourig Ayanyan
Invitation to OWA Visioning Retreat in Lafayette on May 7thShare #282
Healthy Alternatives Presentation April 19Share #271
NEWS FROM THE MEMBERSHIP:Share #273
GAB Report: Promoting Green Projects, Products and the OWAby Mignon O'Young | Share #284
Great News from Topher Delaneyby Rody Santamarina | Share #275
2011 has been quite a year for Topher Delaney. Topher Delaney is the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Alumna Award for the University of California Berkeley representing the College of Environmental Design. This award acknowledges her contributions in the arts + philanthropy. In particular the Medicinal + Botanical gardens which are experienced in inner city public hospitals, hospitals which serve pediatric oncology, police stations within the urban matrixes, public botanical gardens, and public institutions of learning, and yes shopping centers!!!
Topher Delaney is currently exhibiting in a solo exhibition at the Don Soker Contemporary Art . The gallery is a wonderful 5,000 square foot venue in which there are 50 pieces of her current works of art. If you are in the vicinity you will enjoy the installation of the little people / precious little consider the squirrel / pistols + stamen/ the guns of transformation / + 9’ high column of plush animals.
Topher Delaney, in keeping with her philosophy of natural balance + health in the environment, has launched with a team of Jedi wizards www.GlutenFreeReviewer.com. Anyone with an allergy to food (in particular gluten) should check this terrific site out.
Topher Delaney has also been teaching a series of courses @ The University of Berkeley + The San Francisco Botanical Garden entitled Mapping Sanctuaries, the intersection of geography with spiritual + cultural practices.
June 24th celebrates the opening of SEAT @ Fort Mason Center, a National Park located on the shores of the San Francisco Bay, which is an exterior exhibition of 45 artists, architects, landscape architects, and engineers. This exhibition will be present for two years to accommodate the America’s Cup Race in San Francisco Bay. Topher Delaney is the curator of SEAT. This will be a prime spot for viewing the races!!!!
If you have any questions, please, feel free to contact Rody at SEAM STUDIOS: email@example.com or 415-621-9899 x108
Current Exhibitions on Viewby Inge Horton | Share #276
Architectural exhibition at San Francisco Airport
December 2010–May 2011
San Francisco Airport
Grand Miniatures: 19th Century Souvenir Buildings from the Collection of Ace Architects has opened in the International Terminal of the San Francisco Airport. The exhibition features a range of highly-crafted, European architectural miniatures, many made as souvenirs of the Grand Tour.
The exhibition catalog is available for viewing online.
Imaginarium: Drawings by Bernard Maybeck24 February–6 June 2011
Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
Graduate Theological Union
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709
This exhibition features original drawings that Maybeck created for his colleague Julia Morgan’s Western Hills cemetery project in Lawndale (now Colma). Although the cemetery was never built, the drawings themselves stand as a monument to Maybeck’s imagination and artistry. Included are these works from the private collection of Foster Goldstrom, as well as documents, photographs, and books from the GTU archives and other Bay Area collections.
The exhibition is free of charge and open to the public during library hours. For further information, please call (510) 649-2500 or visit http://www.gtu.edu/library/news/art-exhibitions/.
Book Circle #2: Discrimination by Designby Hourig Ayanyan | Share #283
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