Friday, January 18, 2008

Monthly Program: Collaboration Between Architects, Artists and Patrons

Monthly Program: Collaboration Between Architects, Artists and Patrons at the Oliver Ranch, Alexander Valley, California

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Time: 5:30 pm
Location: AIA East Bay, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland

Steve Oliver, Jim Jennings and Mark Jensen will present and discuss their work at the Oliver Ranch. Come and listen to how they combine a team of artist, architect and patron. They will examine two studies of concrete construction using art as the inspiration.

Steve Oliver, President of the award winning construction and development firm, Oliver & Company, in Richmond, California, and a well-known contemporary arts supporter in the Bay Area –owner of the Oliver Ranch in Alexander Valley in the heart of Sonoma County will host and speak about the ranch and his relationships with the two architects also presenting.

The Ranch is a model for philanthropy and a way to nurture the growth and development of artists. The Olivers have engaged artists such as Andy Goldwworthy, Ann Hamilton, Jim Jennings, Richard Serra and many other artists of international reputation to come, live on the Ranch and design and install major works in the landscape.

Jim Jennings, award winning architect in San Francisco who designed one of the installations at the Oliver Ranch in Sonoma County will discuss his relationship to his client, Mr. Oliver as will Mark Jensen who was the architect of record on the most recent installation designed by Ann Hamilton, an 8 story concrete tower which is used as a performance space.

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contact Kellie Hewlett at 510/464-3600

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