Gary Snyder, Tom Killion | 2016 | 90 min.
2017 Official Selection
SATURDAY EVENING SPECIAL EVENT, DEL ORO THEATRE, GRASS VALLEY
ADDITIONAL TICKET REQUIRED, Optional VIP Reception precedes this event. (Purchase here: Ticket Info)
Gary Snyder and Tom Killion are featured in this special presentation focusing on Arts & the Environment. Join us for an evening of evening of film, conversation, and poetry focused on the role arts have played, do play, and can play in the environmental movement.
Gary Snyder, a Pulitzer prize-winning poet, essayist, lecturer and environmental activist, has made huge contributions to the environmental movement through his work. Many of his poems aim specifically at instilling an ecological consciousness and sense of community in his audience and include the Pulitzer Prize winning book, Turtle Island.
Tom Killion is an artist, author, and educator. Perhaps best known for his woodcut prints of the California landscape, his images depict vibrant and artistic treescapes, coastal and mountain views.
Both were born and currently reside in California, Gary Snyder in our own Nevada City community. In addition to their large catalogs of individual work, these two have collaborated on three large format books you will want to get your hands on: The High Sierra of California, Tamalpais Walking, California’s Wild Edge: The Coast in Poetry, History and Prints.