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Meet the Artist: Connie Jenkins

Connie Jenkins
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery
October 20, 2022
5:00PM - 7:00PM

Celebrate the opening of Connie Jenkins’ newest exhibit, “Thirteen Moons: A Book of Hours,” at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery. The exhibition features photorealist paintings of native flowers Jenkins created to record the passing seasons.

This is a free opportunity to meet the artist and learn more about her work, but space is limited.

Registration is required.

Connie Jenkins’ show, at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery, “Thirteen Moons: A Book of Hours” runs from October 14 through November 29.

About the artist:

Connie Jenkins is a photorealist painter who has exhibited her work in Southern California, across the United States, and in Japan over the past 50 years. She has taught drawing and painting at several Southern California institutions including the University of Southern California, California State Long Beach, and multiple colleges located in Santa Monica, Ventura, and Claremont. Jenkins lives and works at her home at the west end of the Santa Monica Mountains. Now retired from teaching, she works full-time as an artist and enjoys volunteering for habitat restoration on the Channel Islands and tending to the restoration of her own property which was burned through during the Woolsey Fire of 2018.

Photo Caption: Connie Jenkins, “Island Moon: Spring Equinox” (Cherry Canyon, SRI), 2018-19, 24″ x 24″, oil on canvas. Photo by W. Scott Miles
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