142 Route 114
East Hampton, NY 11937
Description: The Nature Conservancy will present Nature Inspires, a very special art show at the Bruckmann Library at The Center for Conservation. The show will feature works from local landscape artists including Bobbie Braun, Jim Gingerich, Terry Elkins and Catherine Krusos, as well as The Wednesday Group: Plein Air Painters of the East End.Local designer Silas Marder will curate the art show, which will also be the centerpiece of The Nature Conservancy Beaches and Bays gala on June 28. Members of The Wednesday Group have been setting up easels at locations throughout the East End including the Conservancy’s Center for Conservation, Mashomack Preserve on Shelter Island and the Andy Warhol Visual Arts Preserve in Montauk to create a new body of work for the show.30% of proceeds from the sale of the paintings will benefit the island-wide work of The Nature Conservancy. In addition to protecting the lands and waters that make Long Island a natural paradise, the Conservancy has made restoring Long Island’s water quality a top priority.