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Looking for a 2017 calendar?

Consider trading the traditional wall calendar for this beautiful countertop calendar by botanical artist Sally Jacobs. Receive a fresh dose of inspiration the first of every month as you exchange one colorful and lively painting for another.

This compact calendar (4.5″ x 7.5″) sits nicely on floating wall shelves and small desks and is now available at Sally Jacobs’ studio on Etsy ($15). Purchase two calendars and one free calendar will be added to your order. The extra calendar makes a great gift for a friend, garden teacher or urban farmer.

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Cauliflower, graphite

Cauliflower, graphite. ©Sally Jacobs, All rights reserved

Sally Jacobs
Larger Than Life

TAG Gallery
Bergamot Station
Santa Monica, CA
Sept. 27 – Oct. 22, 2016

Using watercolor and pencil to capture the produce and flora of Los Angeles farmers’ markets in exacting detail, Sally Jacobs stays true to the morphology, patterns and colors of her subjects to create striking images of food plants and flowers.

Sally Jacobs is a contemporary botanical artist from Los Angeles whose work has been shown in exhibitions and museums in New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis and Phoenix. Her work has also been featured in Today’s Botanical Artists, a book about North American botanical artists.

Sally Jacobs—Larger Than Life will be on view at the TAG Gallery beginning
Sept. 27, 2016. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 from 5-8 p.m.

An artists’ panel featuring Sally Jacobs and fellow TAG Gallery artists Ernie Marjoram and Jane Peterson is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at 3 p.m.

About TAG Gallery

The TAG Gallery is a member-owned community for forty artists. Located in Santa Monica’s landmark Bergamot Station, it hosts exhibitions and lectures by local and visiting artists. The Gallery has launched the careers of both emerging and mid-career artists based in the greater Los Angeles area.
Learn more at www.taggallery.net.

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By Sally Jacobs

An exhibit of my latest botanical paintings will be at the TAG Gallery from February 27 to March 22, 2008. The Opening Reception is Saturday, March 8 from 5-8 pm; there is an Artist’s Talk on Wednesday, March 19 at 7 pm. TAG is located at 2903 Santa Monica Blvd, in Santa Monica. The Gallery’s normal hours are Wed – Sat, 11am-5pm. You can learn more about the Gallery at www.taggallery.net.

My subjects for this exhibit come primarily from the Hollywood Farmers Market, where I go each Sunday to shop for inspiration (and the week’s groceries!). While remaining true to my subjects, I think I’ve given my new work a real dramatic twist.

I’ve had a great time in botanical art during the last eight years — taking classes at Otis College of Art and Design and the New York Botanical Garden, and week-long workshops with all the wonderful master artists who have visited Los Angeles. I’ve also taught at Otis, the Los Angeles Arboretum, and lately at the Getty Center, and I’ve been in juried competitions all over the country. I was honored to be selected as a panel member to review grant applications for the National Endowment for the Arts and had my work featured on a CNNfn segment about the “new collectibles.” Even after all these years I still look forward to having a quick breakfast, maybe some time on the treadmill, and then heading straight to my studio.

Learn more about Sally Jacobs at www.SallyJacobs.com.

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