Shifting Skies

From the Lane by Claire Thorson

From the Lane by Claire Thorson

 

Retreat indeed. The beautiful stone barn in its tucked away surroundings was a sanctuary. It was luxury to wake up to such thorough quietude. The depth of green, the hidden movements of wildlife, the flow of time unimpeded by schedules and deadlines, were triggers to a deeper […]

Artist-in-Residence Anna Caione

Anna at work

 

Anna Caione, artist in residence

Australian artist Anna Caione is delightfully complex. Her work reflects her own contradictions, her restlessness, her transplanted roots, her ease with city life and her yearning for a simpler existence, outside the city. Her work is delicate and loving, almost ephemeral and in some ways unsettling. An endless […]

Rebecca Stebbins, Painter

Rebecca Stebbins, Painter

I knew Rebecca and I were going to get along when I saw the Gloria Swanson quote on her website

“All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.”

Having grown up in the Bay Area, I understand the prudence of that statement. One can get […]

2012 Season – Official Opening

The park in full flower

The park in full flower

 

The golden orioles, hoopoos and black woodpeckers have arrived so spring is fully (and finally!) underway. AMICS is hosting a group of artists as varied, colorful and fascinating as our resident birds this year. We have several exciting events planned for you this summer, starting with a concert […]