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ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens

Reflecting the heroic spirit of Teddy Roosevelt’s provocative “Man in the Arena” speech, ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens creates captivating spaces that celebrate the work of over one hundred emerging to internationally renowned artists who fearlessly express authenticity and integrity their work.

“It is not the critic who counts. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly.”
- Theodore Roosevelt

ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens’ uniquely beautiful art and design venues feature contemporary art and sculpture, as well as finely-edited collections of furnishings, objects and curiosities dating from the 18th century to the present.




KATE SALENFRIEND

TILL THE TREE COULD BEAR NO MORE

APRIL 1- 30, 2020

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ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens invites you to celebrate a new collection of paintings Till The Tree Could Bear No More by Kate Salenfriend. At her home in Napa Valley, where are and nature abound, Salenfriend's interpretation of our natural world compliements the agrarian beauty that surrounds her. Layers of gold, copper and silver-colored leafing that she uses to create her stunning landscapes invite you to an imagined place. The interaction between ambient light and the delicate metal leaf mimics nature's transitional seasonality and simultaneously pivots into fantasy. In her twenty-plus years of painting, she has developed a deep and lasting sensitivity to time of day, season and atmosphere.

Aligning with Robert Frost's poem Birches, Salenfriend presents an escape from the hard rationality of our modern world, if only for a moment. As the protagonist climbs the birch, he is climbing toward "heaven" or a place where his imagination can be free. The narrator explains that climbing a birch is an opportunity to "get away from earth awhile / And then come back to it and begin over." The alchemy resulting from Salenfriend's experiences in the Northern California landscape and her solid connection to the environment is evident when taking in these scenes. Spending time in her birch forects encourages us to reach beyond our everyday life and reach into the bliss of natures's reveries. 

Join ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens and Kate Salenfriend to celebrate her new showcase, Till The Tree Could Bear No More.

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ÆRENA Gallery | RiverHouse
ÆRENA Gallery | Yountville
ÆRENA Gallery | St. Helena
ÆRENA Gallery | Healdsburg

Locations

ÆRENA Gallery at RiverHouse

Address:
604 Main Street
Napa, CA 94559

Hours:
Open seven days a week
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

ÆRENA Gallery
Yountville

Address:
6795 Washington Street
Yountville, CA 94599

Hours:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday - Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday - Saturday

ÆRENA Gallery
St. Helena

Address:
1354 Main Street
St. Helena, CA 94574

Hours:
Open seven days a week
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

ÆRENA Gallery
Healdsburg

Address:
115 Plaza Street
Healdsburg, CA 95448

Hours:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday - Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday

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