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Exhibit of Yosemite-inspired art at Carnegie
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The Yosemite Renaissance Art exhibit that is coming to the Carnegie Arts Center showcases various mediums depicting Yosemite, like the painting The Fault Line by Sarah Watts. - photo by Photo Contributed

The Carnegie Arts Center is bringing a touch of Yosemite’s grandeur to the Valley with the Yosemite Renaissance Art exhibit.

The exhibit opens Wednesday and features 49 works of art that capture the allure of the landscape. Mediums include paintings, photographs, prints and sculptures. The works come from 45 artists selected from more than 700 entries.

The Yosemite Renaissance, which is celebrating its 29th year, is an artistic venture that strives to bring together contemporary artists and their Yosemite-inspired works that are more than just traditional representations of the national park.

The artists included in Yosemite Renaissance XXIX are: Rebecca Alex, Jody Sears Barbuta, Annie Barrett Cashner, Robin Black, Ann C. Buell, Jerilynn Bush, Richard Castillo, Jeffrey Clark, Marci Crestani, Stephen Curl, Starr Davis, Dean Detrick, Jr., Dawna Ellis, Steve Emery, Sandy Follett, Denise Gilroy, Susan Lea Hackett, Juanita Hagberg, Tony Hertz, David Hoffman, Vaughn Hutchins, Susan J. Klein, Kathy Kleinsteiber, David Lee, Marek Matusz, G. Dan Mitchell, Jennifer Murray, William Neill, Glenn Nelson, Penny Otwell, Marc Pandone, Bonnie Peterson, Cozette Phillips, Nancy Robbins, George Robertson, Gayle Simpson, Jeff Skelly, Mike Tauber, Vicki Thomas, Keith Walklet, Sarah Watts, Victoria Weller, KathyAnne White, Melissa Woodburn and John Yerden.

The exhibit opened in March at the Yosemite gallery and has traveled to Hanford. The exhibit will be at the Carnegie from Aug. 6 to Sept. 28. An opening reception is planned for 5 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Carnegie. The Carnegie is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Admission for the Yosemite Renaissance is free.

Yosemite Renaissance is a non-profit organization for the arts of Yosemite, supported, in part, by funds and services from the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors, Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts and the National Park Service.