Events

Phil Sandusky Featured Lecturer - Ticketed Event $20.00

  • Trinity Mercantile 116 East Trinity Place Decatur, GA, 30030 United States

Phil Sandusky will be our featured lecturer on Thursday April 7th, 1:00 - 3:00 PM      

Trinity Mercantile        116 E Trinity Pl, Decatur, GA 30030

Free parking is available at Trinity Mercantile. Paid public parking throughout Decatur 

Painting Katrina

Impressionist landscape painter Phil Sandusky will recount his adventures documenting en plein air the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Upon returning to New Orleans after the city’s evacuation for Hurricane Katrina and after having mitigated the severe damage to his own house, Sandusky found a city stripped of much of its infrastructure, allowing him access to paint in locations where nature had struck a furious blow. From his painterly depictions of large sailing yachts at the lakefront heaped into piles to those of houses smashed into each other in the Lower Ninth Ward, Sandusky transcended the obvious misery to capture a higher beauty in this devastation. His chronicles also include a stay in Atlanta during the evacuation from New Orleans where he participated in a fundraiser held by the Reinike Gallery for hurricane victims. http://www.philsandusky.com/ and http://www.philsandusky.com/my-art-books/ 

While a ticket is not required to attend this lecture, we kindly request a donation to attend this lecture and your support is considered a charitable donation and will be used to further our mission. The Olmsted Plein Air is a 501(c)3 non profit organization that is dedicated to nurturing the visual and cultural art education and experience through the art of plein air painting. Your donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.