Featured Exhibits

Thirteen Moons: A Book of Hours

Connie Jenkins
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery
October 14, 2022 -
November 29, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Connie Jenkins’ exhibit at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery will feature photorealist paintings of native flowers Jenkins created to record the passing seasons. The show “Thirteen Moons: A Book of Hours” runs from October 14 through November 29. A reception with the artist will be held on October 20th from 5-7 p.m.

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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