The Imperfect Observer —with Nolan Beck

Photographer Nolan Beck will share work and discuss how photography differs in its psychological comportment from other art forms. The plight of the creative photographer, who strives to convey figurative meaning through realistic records, is that of every human imparted with the “congenital wound” of consciousness. Developing a sacramental worldview, through photography and poetry, is a means of reconciling the dichotomies of observation/participation and spirituality/materiality.

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Artistic Monterey, the Bohemian Days—with Dick Crispo

What was it like to be an artist here back when it was an artist’s colony? When artists came after the SF Earthquake for $5 down and $5 a month? Did you know the first show of California Art was at the Del Monte Hotel? Artist, teacher, ethnologist and historian, Dick is a Monterey Peninsula Institution. He has exhibited his paintings internationally, earning thirty-six awards, seventy-eight one-person shows, and is represented in over thirty public collections. Come listen to his…

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