Spotlight Exhibition in Fogg Café
With a desire to capture beauty in wildness, Naples-based artist Sara Abalan’s work is a viscerally authentic representation of her surrounding environment. Her time spent immersed in the Garden’s natural spaces is beautifully reflected in the subject, shapes, and colors of this spotlight exhibition in Fogg Café.
Included with Garden admission. This exhibition is on view February 2 – June 30, 2024.
Join artist Sara Abalan on Wednesday, March 13, at 6pm, for an informal sunset stroll to experience firsthand how she gathered inspiration for her spotlight exhibition on view in Fogg Café.
This 20-30 minute Sunset Stroll is wheelchair and scooter accessible, and included with Garden admission.
About the Artist
Born in Massachusetts and destined to be an artist from a young age, Sara Abalan took inspiration from her parents who informed her love of microscopic imagery and profound appreciation of nature. She spent 15 years as a magazine art director and illustrator and later moved to New York City, where she studied at the New York Studio School and maintained studios in Tribeca and SoHo. Her career is now entirely dedicated to the production of fine art. Abalan lives and works in Naples, Florida.
Image, top: Sara Abalan, “Sumac,” acrylic on canvas, 2023
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.