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A Budding Naturalist: Teen Artist Explorer, Fiona Gillogly, in conversation with John Muir Laws
6:30 PM - 11:59 PM The Foster
Date: October 23, 2018 to October 23, 2018
Where: The Foster, 940 Commercial Street, Palo Alto, California, United States, 94303
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Arts & Theater
Ticket Price: N/A
DESCRIPTION PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M. Guest Artist-Explorer Speaker Series: "A Budding Naturalist: Teen Artist Explorer, Fiona Gillogly, in conversation with John Muir Laws" Fiona Gillogly, age 15, has loved art and drawing ever since she could hold a crayon, and she is also a fervent nature lover. On her 13th birthday, Fiona happened to meet John Muir Laws and learn about nature journaling, and she was thrilled to find a new passion that combined her love of art and nature. In this evening's presentation, Fiona will share and discuss some of her artistic projects, including her line of greeting cards that raise money for her college fund and a recent deep dive into bird illustration. She will also share a few of the more than 1,000 pages of nature journaling she has created since she started in July 2016. The evening will include an on-stage conversation with her teacher, mentor, and friend, John Muir Laws, in which they will explore a range of topics including nature journaling and curiosity. Tea and biscuits available before the talk begins. Please note the change of time for this speaker series: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. - Museum closed for event set up 6:30 p.m. - Doors open 7:00 p.m. - Talk begins 8:30 p.m. - Museum closes The Guest Artist-Explorer speaker series features gifted artist-explorers who, like Tony Foster, are deeply connected to nature. About Fiona Gillogly Fiona Gillogly, 15, was born and raised in the Sierra Foothills near Auburn, California, where she spends time daily in the wild lands near her home. She loves to look for mysteries in nature and explore them in the pages of her nature journal. Fiona also loves to draw, paint, craft, act, sing, play cello, compose music, write stories, and speak German. An avid birder since 2015, Fiona is a three-time recipient of the Central Valley Birding Club Youth Scholarship, enabling her to attend week-long birding camps. In 2017, she was chosen by the Auburn Arts Commission to have
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