What: An exhibition of rarely seen works of California Impressionist landscapes by Carl Sammons, many on loan from the Donna Walsh Sumner Collection.
Who: Carl Sammons, a prolific plein air artist who began as a sign painter in Iowa then gained fame as a Bay Area landscape painter whose colors were bathed in the warmth and light of the sun. Sammons painted a wide and impressive variety of subjects, from Southern California deserts to the flowers and birds of Golden Gate Park to thundering ocean breakers. He painted the high mountains, lakes, and the rolling hills of the coastal ranges.
When: July 12 to Sept. 21
Where: Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga
Gallery Hours: Wed. â€“ Sun., 11 a.m. â€“ 4:30 p.m.
Contact: (925) 631-4379
For more information: go to the Sammons page of the Hearst Gallery website.