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Wednesday, October 7 • 9:00am - 10:30am
40 YEARS PAINTING WILDERNESS: ARTIST-EXPLORER TONY FOSTER IN CONVERSATION WITH JOHN MUIR LAWS

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John Muir Laws and Artist-Explorer Tony Foster will share insights about their passions for art and nature in a live online format. This conversation offers an opportunity for these two artists to reflect on the similarities and differences in their philosophies, approaches to painting, and perspectives on environmental threats in the world. This session will be moderated by Kristin Poole, Artistic Director of The Foster, a museum in Palo Alto, CA, dedicated to sharing the watercolor Journeys of Tony Foster. The session will begin with a video introduction to The Foster and the lifework of artist-explorer Tony Foster.

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John Muir Laws

Naturalist, Artist, and Educator, Nature Stewardship through Science, Education, and Art
John Muir Laws is a naturalist, artist, and educator who has dedicated his work to connecting people to nature through art and science. From an early age his parents instilled in him a deep love and respect for nature. Over the years, that love has grown to a commitment to stewardship... Read More →
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Tony Foster

The Foster
British artist Tony Foster’s work is based on his journeys into the world’s wild places—rainforests and deserts, mountains and canyons, the Arctic and the Tropics. For more than forty years, he has been travelling on foot or by canoe, kayak or raft, making camp, and painting... Read More →
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Kristin Poole

Artistic Director, The Foster
Kristin Poole is the Artistic Director of The Foster, where she stewards The Foster’s relationship with artist Tony Foster and other museums and art institutions. She supports Tony and The Foster through collaborations with many constituencies including The Foster’s Advisors... Read More →


Wednesday October 7, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am PDT
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