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“Life in Full Colors” Featuring Watercolors by Bay Area Artist Cara Brown Celebrated at Madrigal Wine Tasting Salon and Gallery in Sausalito

Winery Continues Bay Area California Artist Series

May 29, 2018, Sausalito, CA – On Thursday, June 14th, Madrigal Family Winery Tasting Salon & Gallery in Sausalito will host its 24th Art and Wine series, featuring the work of local professional Marin County Artist, Cara Brown with art curation by Shiva Pakdel. The exhibit will be on view from May 30 through July 5, 2018.

Cara Brown’s Bio

I am a native of Marin and now a full-time watercolorist and teacher. Other than a few workshops, I have no formal art instruction. I taught myself to paint by finishing every painting, finding my way through each one. I spent 20 years in the tech world and then a brief stint selling real estate with my mom Niz Brown. This all changed when I first showed my work at Marin Open Studios in 2007. Since then I’ve been fortunate to be able to devote myself to the world of art.

A color addict and a sucker for striking light, the inspiration for my paintings comes from wherever I am – in my simple garden, the gardens of my family members, my travels in Europe and on the island of Kauai. My art has won awards at the Sausalito Art Festival and at the California State Fair. It has also been chosen to be published in two art-instruction books. In addition to original watercolors, I make all my paintings available in several sizes of high-quality reproductions on sustainable bagasse (sugarcane fiber) art paper, printed with archival pigmented inks.

In 2011 I began leading weekly watercolor groups and weekend workshops. Mentoring others in their art journey has become central in my life. I feel incredibly privileged to do what I do. I live in Fairfax, CA with the loves of my life: my husband Joe Greenwood and our black Labrador, Bojangles.

Entrance to the Madrigal art and wine event is complimentary. RSVP sausalito@madrigalfamilywinery.com

The Madrigal Sausalito Wine Salon & Gallery is open from 12-7pm daily. For information, contact Wine Salon Manager Patricia Gatti at (415) 729-9549 or pgatti@madrigalfamilywinery.com.

About Madrigal Family Winery

Located on Highway 29, halfway between Calistoga and St. Helena in the renowned Napa Valley, the Madrigal Family Winery continues the family tradition of viticultural leadership and wine production. Since the 1930s, the family has been building its reputation and earning recognition for their vineyard management program as well as their wines. Situated on 40 acres of estate vineyards, the state of the art Madrigal Winery specializes in Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, and small lots of single vineyard and estate wines. Today, Madrigal Family Winery is run by Chris Madrigal, the family’s 3rd generation.

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