I hope you can join us for our opening next weekend!
THE OAK GROUP—ICONS OF PRESERVATION
JUNE 29 – AUGUST 25, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY JUNE 29 | 4- 6pm
SANTA BARBARA, CA – Sullivan Goss is pleased to present its second exhibition of Santa Barbara’s storied OAK GROUP. Gallery owner Nathan Vonk is curating the exhibition.
The OAK GROUP was conceived in 1986 by local icon Ray Strong, as well as founding members Michael Drury and Arturo Tello. The OAK GROUP is respected as one of the country’s first groups to use landscape painting as a means to promote conservationist causes. For over thirty years, this dedicated group of artists has been committed to preserving local lands for wildlife, recreation, ranching, and/or farming. They record the beauty of these endangered landscapes to educate the public about their beauty and fragility and then donate a substantial portion of the proceeds from sales to groups that buy the land to keep it from being built up. A portion of the proceeds of sales from this exhibition will go to The Land Trust of Santa Barbara County’s Gaviota Creek Restoration Project.