Botanical Artists Capture the Diversity of Alcatraz Gardens – October 25, 2016

The biological diversity of the Gardens on Alcatraz has been captured, beautifully, by the region’s botanical artists.

For a dozen years, volunteers have been working diligently to restore the historic gardens on Alcatraz Island. Now the results of those efforts have been documented in a series of details, full-color drawings by dozens of botanical artists.

The original art from the Alcatraz garden project is are currently on display at the Marin Art and Garden Center in Ross, through Nov. 13.You can see samples of these artworks, and hear more about how the project was begun, on the North Bay Report webpage at KRCB dot org/news. Hear this story on demand with our free KRCB mobile app. You can also find this and past stories on our new North Bay Report Facebook page. Comment, share and give us a like there. Follow the North Bay Report on Twitter @KRCBNews.

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