View the new Wabi Sabi Exhibit at the Manzanar History Association Bookstore at Manzanar National Historic Site
The non-profit Manzanar History Association will feature art work by local artists at its bookstore inside the Visitor Center at Manzanar National Historic Site. The exhibit entitled "Wabi Sabi: Perfection in Imperfection", will highlight four Inyo County artists who explore and interpret Japanese design and Manzanar themes.
All art work will be available for sale. Proceeds will go directly to the artists and the non-profit Manzanar History Association which supports Manzanar National Historic Site’s educational and interpretive programs through a cooperative partnership.
Featured artists from Darwin, Olancha, Independence and Lone Pine include
- Judyth Greenburgh, with hand-made kaleidoscopes, some with original origami foldings in collaboration with Noa Lish,
- Dave Kirk, with original watercolor paintings and matted prints
- Noa Lish, with origami ornaments, note cards and miniature origami inside kaleidoscopes and
- Drew Wickman, with hand-made pottery inspired by Japanese design elements
The Visitor Center is open daily from 9 am till 4:30 pm, including on Small Business Day Saturday, November 25th. Closed on Christmas Day. The exhibit will run from November 18th through January 15th.