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Patrick O'Hara Art at the Wildling!

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2013

- Monday, October 14, 2013

Time: 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Instructor: SBBG Blaksley Library Special Collections Art Exhibit

Location: Wildling Museum

Patrick O’Hara’s Art of California Natives: Selections from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden  will feature a solo exhibition of his wildflower watercolors and porcelain sculptures commissioned specifically for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden in 2006. A native of Cork, Ireland, O’Hara studied botany, zoology and geology before attending Malvern School of Art in the late 1960s. His botanical art is represented in museums and private collections around the world, including the National Museum of Ireland, the American Museum of Ceramic Art, Richmond Botanic Garden in Virginia, the National Band of Dubai, GlaxoSmithKline Corporation, and the Flagler Museum in Florida.

Patrick O'Hara's watercolor collection, "Wildflowers of California" is part of the Blaksley Library Special Collections at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Limited-edition giclee prints of his California Wildflower series may be purchased in the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Gift Shop.

Special Reception for Garden Members on September 14, 2013 from 4-6pm

Patrick O’Hara’s Art of California Natives: Selections from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

image of the Garden's Patrick O'Hara watercolor paintings on display at the Wildling Art Museum

The Patrick O’Hara exhibit will be on view at the Wildling Museum from August 24 to October 14, 2013
Wildling Museum Hours: Monday, Wednesday – Friday, 11am-5pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm

SBBG and Wildling Museum Members will enjoy reciprocal no-fee entry benefits at both museums for the duration of the exhibition!

image of the Wildling Museum logoAugust 24 to October 14, 2013
Wildling Museum
1511 Mission Avenue
Solvang, CA 93463