Nature's Inspirations: Celebrating the Arts
Committee for Green Foothills
|Stately Willow Heights Mansion high on a ridge above Morgan Hill
was the setting for "An afternoon of art in the Santa Teresa foothills".
|An exhibition and sale of artwork and photography by Bay Area artists.|
|Auction proceeds and a portion of exhibition sales will go to support
the Committee for Green Foothills' work to protect local open space.
|CGF staff member Ashley Gamboa welcomes guests.|
|CGF Legislative Advocate Brian Schmidt among items at the Silent Auction table.|
|Exhibiting artists (l. to r.) Lin Ching Peng, Mimi Kearns, David Cardinal,
CGF Board Member Peter LaTourrette, Floy Zittin, Dan Quinn, Sheila Sondik.
|Floy Zittin winner of the 2006 Jane Gallagher Award for her artwork.|
|Palo Alto City Councilmember Peter Drekmeier, CGF Board of Directors VP April Vargas,
CGF Legislative Advocate Brian Schmidt, CGF Board Member Mary Davey,
and CGF Executive Director Holly Van Houten.
|Painting by exhibiting artist Lin Ching Peng|
|San Jose City Councilmember Forrest Williams & Mrs Williams|
|Bay Area photographer Deane Little, winner of CGF's 2005 Gallagher Award,
with a section of "Foggy Oak Forest, Foothills Preserve."
|Helen Quinn shows photo taken by her husband (far r.),
exhibiting artist Dan Quinn, to friends Linda and Jerry Elkind.
|Jim Thurber, Morgan Hill Mayor Dennis Kennedy,
and San Jose City Councilmember Forrest Williams.
|CGF Executive Director Holly Van Houten.|
|Morgan Hill Mayor Dennis Kennedy.|
|Santa Clara County Supervisor Jim Beall conducted the exhibition sale and live auction.|
| Mary Davey bids for a tour of the Hewlett-Packard Garage
with Jamis MacNiven of Buck's of Woodside restaurant. (photo by Dan Quinn)
|"Alert Bobcat in the Wild" by Dan Quinn,
donated by the artist and auctioned during the event.
|CGF Board of Directors VP April Vargas and Santa Clara County Supervisor Jim Beall (photo by Dan Quinn)|
|(l.to r.) Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Director Alex Kennett,
Carolyn Taggart, Mike Porter and Jim Thurber.
|"Three Amigos" by exhibiting artist Mimi Kearns,
donated and sold at auction during the event.
|Jack Davey (photo by Dan Quinn)|
Nonette Hanko, Linda and Jerry Elkind with Lennie Roberts,
veteran CGF San Mateo Legislative analyst.
|Detail from painting by Floy Zittin, winner of the 2006 Jane Gallagher Award.|
|James MacNiven of Buck's of Woodside and Santa Clara County Supervisor Jim Beall.|
|CGF Executive Director Holly Van Houten with CGF Legislative Advocate Lennie Roberts.|
|Twilight view of outskirts of Morgan Hill in Santa Clara Valley.|
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