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Board of Supervisors' Chamber Gallery

Board Gallery
Located at 700 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Hours:  Open when the County Board of Supervisors are in session.  Please check Board agenda.

Sacramento County sponsors bi-annual exhibitions of artwork in the Board of Supervisors' Chambers.

CURRENT EXHIBITION

The Arborealist: Paintings of Trees by Sacramento artist Helen Plenert

July 9 - January 5, 2020

A native of Sacramento, Helen Plenert attended art classes throughout the 1970s at American River College and CSU Sacramento. In the 1980s, she held various professional positions at theaters throughout San Francisco. Her job titles ranged from set designer, graphic designer, costume designer, artistic advisor, technical director, and producer. She worked closely with internationally renowned writers and directors and her theater stage design work toured the 1984 Singapore and Hong Kong Theater Festivals. This experience made an impact on her personal artwork, inspiring her to strive toward educating and energizing the viewer. She realized that simplicity and a new view of the commonplace could be uplifting in the average person's life. 

In this exhibition, Plenert shows her fascination with color and how it changes with the light. She invites us to see trees as nature's ever-changing sculptures. She captures how the light catches the limbs and shimmers on the leaves - each species with its own beautiful qualities.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

January 9 - July 7, 2019
Art in Motion: A Survey of Drawings by Diane Richey-Ward

January 10 - July 10, 2018
Jim Kimberly: Painting with ALS