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Farms & Fields exhibit opens at the Carnegie
Conner Susan Cross-pollination
The Farm & Fields exhibit at the Carnegie Arts Center highlights the areas agricultural beauty. Pictured is Cross Pollination by Susan Conner. - photo by Photo Contributed

The Carnegie Arts Center will be opening the newest exhibit of works by regional artists in its Lobby Galleries with a reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 10.

Farms & Fields is a juried, all media exhibition that seeks to celebrate the variety and importance of agriculture in the Central Valley. Artists from throughout northern and central California submitted work that is influenced or inspired by the agricultural bounty of the Central Valley. A total of 47 works by 36 artists were selected by jurors Megan Hennes, Curatorial Assistant, Carnegie Arts Center, and Chella Gonsalves, fine artist. The exhibition includes paintings, photographs, mixed media, fiber art, drawings, and sculpture.
The exhibit will run from May 2 to July 29.

The artists included in the exhibit are: Linda Abbott, Merced; David Anderson, Atwater; Eileen Butcher, Patterson; Neil Cervenka, Turlock; John Claes, Turlock; Carol Clark, Placerville; Susan Conner, Altaville; Carol David, Modesto; Barbara Gill, Modesto; Don Hall, Turlock; William Harris, Modesto; Kelly Hollinger, Turlock; Kate Jackson, Merced; Karen Jensen, Hughson; Linda Knoll, Modesto; Maggui Ledbetter, Chowchilla; Peter David Lee, Modesto; Alice Lessard, Merced; Michele Marez, Modesto; Thomas Molletta, Oakdale; Penny Otwell, Mariposa; Rhett Regina Owings, Turlock; Carolyn Reed, Merced; Cali Roberson, Escalon; Marilyn Rose, Lincoln; Dixie Salazar, Fresno; Betty Saletta, Oakdale; Mark Selby, Los Osos; Benjamin Serpa, Merced; Michael Souza, Turlock; Andy Tolsma, Merced; Vivian Varni Patton, Groveland; Christopher Viney, Atwater; Virginia White-Scoble, Modesto; Roger Wyan, Merced; and Robert Yockey, Turlock.
The Carnegie is open to the public 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
General admission to the Ferrari Gallery is $5; free for Carnegie members and children 12 and under. Admission to the Lobby Galleries is free.