Ventana Artists Showcase

You’re Cordially Invited to the Ventana Artists Showcase!
Book signing by Carolyn Kleefeld.
Saturday, June 13th, 2015 – 11am-6pm
Place: Ventana Gallery, Sculpture Garden and Ventana Restaurant
48123 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA  Ventana Gallery

A one-day Art exhibition featuring 20 of the most important California Central Coast Artists. Join us for a day in Big Sur full of Art, nature, music, delicious food and wine. On Saturday June 13th, twenty of our Artists will reveal and make available for the first time a new compilation of their most recent artworks.

The Ventana Artist Showcase day will exhibit more than two hundred works of Art by some of the most important California Central Coast Artists that will also be on site to meet, greet and talk with all our guests. Artist Erin Gafill will give a live-painting demonstration; Carolyn Kleefeld will do a book signing and more! We’ll also have the presence of Scheid Vineyards offering tastings from 12pm-3pm.

The exhibition areas will be the Sculpture Garden outside the Gallery and the Gallery Annex. This is also a free event open to the public.

Readings from “Vagabond Dawns” now available for downloading

My reading of poems from Vagabond Dawns, accompanied by Barry and Shelley Phillips. Downloads available on:  iTunes – GooglePlay – Spotify – Amazon

Vagabond-Dawns-thumbnailThe Audio CD is included in the Book.
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“Whispers of Spring” Solo Exhibition – Café Stravaganza

Whispers of Spring Solo Exhibition
Café Stravaganza
The Crossroads 241 Crossroads Blvd, Carmel, California
December 15, 2014—May 31, 2015

This exhibit features 20 pieces of Carolyn’s art, ranging from her earlier cosmic abstracts to her figurative and later landscape abstracts.

Awaken, Reality Sandwich, World Pulse & Indiewire Articles on A Retrospective for Carolyn Mary Kleefeld

Award-winning artist, poet, & writer Carolyn Mary Kleefeld celebrates her life’s work & rarely-exhibited paintings with a Retrospective Show in Big Sur. Read Article on Awaken.com | Read Article on RealitySandwich.com | Read Article on WorldPulse.com

Oscar winning cinematographer Vilmos Zigmond features Carolyn Mary Kleefed in his documentary about the natural wonder and creative residents of Big Sur, California. Read Article on Indiewire.com

“Thirty Years of Abstract Visions” Solo Exhibition

Opening reception December 5, 2014, 5–8 PM
Show runs from December 5, 2014–January 31, 2015
The Gallery at the Ventana Inn and Spa / 48123 Highway One / Big Sur, California

On December 5, 2014 from 5pm–8pm the Art Gallery at Ventana will feature 20 pieces from Carolyn’s Private Collection for the first time in over 20 years. Most of these artworks are just now becoming available for acquisition.

This is a retrospective show of abstract paintings that will also be a celebration for Carolyn’s life-long career and achievements.

As part of the opening event, Carolyn will read from her latest book, The Divine Kiss, sign books from among her many publications, and share her creative passion and vision with the guests.

Display of painting “The Evocation of Dylan Thomas”

Display of painting The Evocation of Dylan Thomas
Autumn 2014 into 2015
National Waterfront Museum / Swansea, Wales

Carolyn’s painting The Evocation of Dylan Thomas will be displayed in a glass cabinet at the museum. This presentation is part of the Dylan Thomas Centenary and will include other Dylan Thomas materials, such as the Dylan Thomas Trail of Quotations arranged by Welsh poet and publisher Peter Thabit Jones.

“The Divine Kiss” publication

The Divine Kiss publication
June 2014
Karpeles Manuscript Museum and Library / 21 W. Anapamu St / Santa Barbara, CA

This exhibit catalog of the show at the Santa Barbara and the Shreveport Karpeles Manuscript Museum and Library contains the 15 paintings and 15 poems that were exhibited. It is a full-color hardbound edition and is in honor of David Campagna.

“The Divine Kiss” Solo Exhibition

The Divine Kiss Solo Exhibition
May 18–June 28, 2014
Karpeles Manuscript Museum and Library / 3201 Centenary Blvd / Shreveport, LA 71104

Carolyn’s 2013 exhibit at the Karpeles in Santa Barbara of fifteen paintings and corresponding poems in honor of David Campagna travels to the museum in Shreveport.

“Expo 33” Exhibition

Expo 33 Exhibition
April 1–26, 2014
BJ Spoke Gallery / 299 Main St / Huntington, NY 11743

Carolyn’s paintings The Divine Kiss, Erotic Rendezvous, and Pagan Lovers are part of this prestigious Long Island gallery exhibit.

27th Annual Women’s Works Show

27th Annual Women’s Works Show
March 3–April 27, 2014
Old Court House Arts Center / 101 N. Johnson Street / Woodstock, Il

Carolyn’s painting, Molecular Mystery was exhibited at this juried show.