Sara Zimmerman to display landscapes at Dragonfly Cuisine in Truckee |

Sara Zimmerman to display landscapes at Dragonfly Cuisine in Truckee

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TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Truckee artist and designer, Sara Zimmerman, will celebrate her newest artworks at the opening reception of and#8220;Fall to Winter,and#8221; Dec. 16, 4:30-6 p.m. at Dragonfly Cuisine in Truckee. Opening is open to the public and appetizers will be served.

and#8220;I love tropical colors and have been searching for a new way to express the beauty of the mountain landscape surrounding us. This exhibit shows the marriage of a tropical palette with the flora of our mountain environment,and#8221; said Zimmerman. These landscapes will be on display through March 2011 and is open to the public.

The artworks

Saraand#8217;s newest art exhibit depicts the late seasonal change in the Sierras from a unique perspective. and#8220;I wanted to challenge myself to see if I could create works with the environment I love using an entirely new and untraditional palette of colors,and#8221; said Zimmerman. and#8220;The creation of these pieces became a fun challenge with the final works blossoming into an exciting surprise.and#8221; Sara chose to replace dark greens and browns with a neo-fauvist expression of turquoise, bright oranges and purples, such as the colors found in the South Pacific.

Many works also have local components. Several are painted directly on top of recycled cabinet doors from cabinet shops. The texture in the layers is also recycled, composed of recycled tissue paper and local newspapers.

Opening reception

An opening reception, Thursday, Dec. 16th from 4:30 to 6 p.m. There will be a free drawing for a print from Sara Zimmerman. Opening is open to the public and appetizers will be served.

For more information please contact Zimmerman directly at 530-587-7492 or

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