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The following article was posted on October 4th, 2012, in the Santa Maria Sun - Volume 13, Issue 30 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 13, Issue 30

Hoofbeats featured at Flying Goat Cellars

A new installation at Flying Goat Cellars Tasting Room will feature Nancy Holly Photography “Hoofbeats in the Wind,” benefiting Return to Freedom wild horse and burro sanctuary in Lompoc. A photographer’s reception will launch the exhibit on Oct. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. The tasting room is located in the Lompoc Wine Ghetto at 1520 E. Chestnut Court, Unit A.

Holly’s artist statement says, “For as long as I can remember I have been looking through a lens. ... The day that I married my love of horses with my passion for photography was the day that my creative purpose was defined. I am deeply committed by this passion and purpose to give photographic life to the majestic spirit and grace of the equine. ... To this end I look through the lens of my camera with my heart.”

The exhibit is part of Flying Goat Cellars Wine & Culture in the Ghetto series, which began in May 2011. Previous events include “Wine Ghetto Portraits” by Fran Collin; “Local Vineyards” by Jules Reuter III; “Wine Art” by Christina LoCascio Larner; plein air paintings by Jon Arnold; poetry readings by James Kotsybar and Ella Gale; a book signing by speaker and life coach Bill Poett; live music by Jazz Divine Duo; poetry and interactive readings by Lisa McCool-Grime; and handweavings by Sandra Rude. ∆

Flying Goat Cellars www.FlyingGoatCellars.com has been handcrafting vineyard designated Pinot Noir since 2000 and sparkling wine since 2005. Winemaker/Proprietor Norm Yost has thirty years in the industry. For more information contact Kate Griffith, Chief Philosopher/Proprietor, at marketing@flyinggoatcellars.com or 737-GOAT.

Arts Briefs is compiled by Arts Editor Shelly Cone. Information should be sent to the Sun via fax, e-mail, or mail.