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Call of the Coast art show continues


Works celebrating the "Call of the Coast" by eight artists are currently featured at Coast Episcopal School’s Gail Keenen Art Center (GKAC) through Friday, April 19.  

Art lovers will experience the talents of Erin Austen Abbott, writer, author and photographer, whose works involves her family, home and adventures; California native Mary Ann Breen, influenced by the Pacific Ocean, Sierra Nevada Mountains, redwood forests, Mojave Desert and Death Valley; Christina Juran, who credits the soul of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast to her deep connection to nature, earth and home, reflected in works using both formal and non-traditional materials; Jennifer Kayes, whose passion for creating beautiful and unique oil paintings in eclectic and bohemian style; Marian Knobbe, inspired by the beauty of elusive mingling of land and water; Tommie Larsen, a studio and plein air contemporary impressionist who draws inspiration from time in nature and all its inhabitants; Julia Reyes, visual artist and creative entrepreneur; and Megan Zaniewski, self-taught hand-embroidery artist who creates natural portraits.  Many of the pieces will be available for purchase.

Call of the Coast is the third and final show of the 2023-2024 year to be curated at GKAC by MS Gulf Coast artist and photographer Ann Dinwiddie Madden. For more information, call 228-452-9442.

Coast Episcopal School is located at 5065 Espy Avenue in Long Beach.