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SAM Gallery Presents: Enid Smith Becker Virtual Opening

May 5 2021

Seattle Art Museum

Online

6 PM – 7 PM

Take a virtual journey with us through these celebrations of our natural surroundings by local artist Enid Smith Becker. Exquisite beauty emerges where nature meets contemporary vision. This new work will be on view at SAM Gallery May 6 to May 31. Join us as we visit with the artist live from her studio and hear about her inspiration and process. To kick things off, we'll enjoy a custom creative beverage mix-a-long inspired by Becker's art, mixed by Bridgett Fox of Oak!

About the artist

“I believe we are all a product of landscape. Inspired by reality and imagination, I am interested in creating a visual discourse around the idea of land stewardship. Despite the different perspective that each individual brings to an experience with the environment, there remains a pressing imperative to find a common vocabulary. To me, this dialogue hinges on a departure from the idea of nature as a commodity or resource and a return to it as valuable in its own right.”
– Enid Smith Becker

Featured Beverage

Food Forest

  • Green-tea Kombucha (preferably not with extra flavors; suggested: Communitea kombucha)
  • Fresh basil
  • Fresh mint
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Elderflower nectar/syrup (suggested: D’arbo Elderflower Syrup)

Oak’s Old Fashioned

  • Your favorite whiskey! (suggested: Uncle Nearest 1884 small batch whiskey)
  • Orange
  • Cherries (suggested: Bordeaux Maraschino Cherries)
  • Angostura Bitters
  • Simple Syrup (suggested: Muscovado-based simple syrup)
  • Plain soda water

Free with registration.
Spring Morning, Enid Smith Becker, 36" x 48", acrylic on canvas.

Seattle Art Museum acknowledges that we are on the traditional homelands of the Duwamish and the customary territories of the Suquamish and Muckleshoot Peoples. As a cultural and educational institution, we honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future. We also acknowledge the urban Native peoples from many Nations who call Seattle their home.