Nicole Strasburg

Quote for the day

"Watersheds come in families; nested levels of intimacy. On the grandest scale the hydrologic web is like all humanity - Serbs, Russians, Koyukon Indians, Amish, the billion lives in the People's Republic of China - it's broadly troubled, but it's hard to know how to help. As you work upstream toward home, you're more closely related. The big river is like your nation, a little out of hand. The lake is your cousin. The creek is your sister. The pond is her child. And, for better or worse, in sickness and in health, you're married to your sink."  ~Michael Parfit, National Geographic

Downstream Santa Ynez River during release 2016

Downstream Santa Ynez River during release 2016

Tremendous Gratitude

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A grand event, the Rose Compass & Wildling Museum were recently awarded a grant by the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation to help underwrite the production of an exhibition catalog for our coming show in February.

About the Foundation:

The Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation is dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of contemporary visual art, primarily through the support of catalogues and other publications that document exhibitions of work by emerging or under-recognized artists.

Of particular interest are projects that attempt to bring together artists and the community, support artists from marginalized populations, and provide exposure to contemporary art where it may not otherwise be seen.

We are thankful and grateful to the foundation and look forward to producing an excellent publication with the help of their funding.