Unique Original Origami Turned into Incredible Sculptures! 10/20 at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens!

This premiere art exhibit of origami bronze, steel and aluminum sculptures is making its’ Southern California debut at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden on October 20, 2018 and continuing through April 14, 2019. The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden officially welcomes Origami in the Garden², a series of large-scale metal sculptures inspired by the Japanese art of paper folding. Created by Santa Fe-based artists Kevin and Jennifer Box, the exhibition will feature installations, gallery works, and the Boxs’ own compositions as well as collaborative works with some of the world’s top origami artists.

Sixteen original displays will be showcased throughout the Garden including the following:
Flying Peace,
Crane Unfolding,
Nesting Pair,
Conversation Peace,
White Bison,
Star Unfolding,
Paper Navigator,
Rising Peace,
Botanical Peace,
Duo,

 

 

 

 

 

 

TBG.PaintedPonies

Painted Ponies,
Who Saw Who,
Seed Sower/Seed, |

 

TBG.HerosHorse
Hero’s Horse,
Emerging Peace,
Folding Planes.

Each of the sculptures in the Origami in the Garden² collection originated with a single piece of folded paper created by some of the world’s most noted origami artists, including LaFosse, Johnson, Robert J. Lang and Te Jui Fu. To re-create each piece for “Origami in the Garden²,” Kevin Box pioneered a unique process of lost wax casting and fabrication to capture the delicate details of folded paper in museum-quality metals.

“Origami presents a simple metaphor; we all start with a blank page and what we do with it is up to us,” said Kevin Box, creator of Origami in the Garden. “We created Origami in the Garden to inspire people with the possibilities of what can be created from one simple piece of paper.”

“We are excited to showcase Origami in the Garden², an outdoor sculpture exhibition of larger-than-life origami creations by Jennifer and Kevin Box,” said David Bryant, Manager of Communications.
“These incredible sculptures, many created in collaboration with world famous Origami artists, will transform our Garden’s landscapes and invite audiences to experience the evocative connections between art and nature. Originating in Japan and celebrated around the world, Origami synthesizes elements of art, science and natural themes in creating expressive works from single sheets of paper. The exhibition brings these concepts to life in the transportive beauty of Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden.”

Origami in the Garden is free with general admission. Related family activities, lectures and workshops will accompany the exhibition, including an opening weekend celebration on October 20 and 21.
For more information including the latest schedule of events please visit www.rsabg.org.

 

 

Origami-in-the-Garden-Map-(

 

 

Official Event Schedule:

Friday, October 19:
Exhibition Opening at the annual Majestic Oak Dinner. Our major donors will join us for a walking cocktail reception through the pieces of the collection and a seated dessert with a guest speaker to officially open the exhibit.

Saturday, October 20:
Public Opening of Origami in the Garden² with audio and docent led tours available. Public Opening of indoor gallery exhibition, Unfolded, and screening of the movie The Origami Revolution.

October 2018 – March 2019:
K-12 curriculum-consistent field trips led by RSABG’s highly trained Nature Interpreters include education about the Origami in the Garden exhibition.

Sunday, November 11:
First in the series of Second Sundays, sponsored by the City of Claremont. RSABG is collaborating with Scripps College to present a public lecture to the Claremont community and a hands-on workshop with world-renowned origami artist Dr. Robert Lang. http://www.langorigami.com/

Friday, November 23: “Green Friday” offers free garden admission to all, encouraging families spending the Thanksgiving holiday together to explore the Origami in the Garden exhibition.

Sundays, December 9, January 13, February 10 and March 10: Second Sundays series continues with free admission for Claremont residents. In collaboration with First Street Art Gallery, the Claremont Museum of Art and the Origami Folding Society of Los Angeles, RSABG will offer family programming appropriate for all ages. Behind the scenes tours of RSABG’s Seed House, Research areas, Library, Herbarium and Gardens will share RSABG’s rich resources with Garden guests.

Sunday, March 10:
Finale: Visit and public talk by Origami in the Garden² artists Kevin and Jennifer Box.

Sunday, April 14: Exhibition Closes.

About Origami in the Garden
Origami in the Garden is a monumental sculpture exhibition created by American artists Kevin and Jennifer Box. Each sculpture is inspired by a blank piece of paper and has been transformed into museum quality metals by Kevin Box at his studio in Santa Fe, N.M. Individually, these enchanting sculptures inspire wonder and create broader connections to life and the world around us. Collectively, the exhibition tells the story of creativity and the art of making something out of nothing. The exhibition comes to The Morton Arboretum after successful run at the Naples (Fla.) Botanical Garden.
For more information on artist Kevin Box, visit outsidetheboxstudio.com/about/bio.

About Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is the largest botanic garden dedicated to California native plants, promoting botany, conservation and horticulture to inspire, inform and educate the public and scientific community about California’s native flora. The Garden is a living museum with curated collections of more than 22,000 California native plants, some of which are rare or endangered. Spread across 86 acres in Claremont, California, the Garden is located approximately 35 miles east of Los Angeles. The Garden displays about 2000 taxa of California plants and includes those native to the California Floristic Province.

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com
______________________________________________________________________________

DEALS and STEALS(Affiliate Links)

I curate deals that offer bonuses, bargains, and great products –and some are very specifically for this site to feature to my audience because I want my audience to get amazing products from great brands! If you purchase via my link, I make a very small percentage for that purchase. It does not add any additional cost to the product. The price you see is the retail price (depending on store or vendor) .

Hot New Products for YOUR Fall into Holiday Look at Sephora and Sephora.com

MARC JACOBS BEAUTY O!Mega Glaze All-Over Foil Luminizer: Buy It HERE: https://fave.co/2O8ehf

 

holiday-18-collection
What it is:
A limited-edition highlighter with a reflective, foiled look in an oversized, covetable, gold compact.
Part of the Holiday 2018 collection of glittery shadows, and a high-shine lip gloss/lacquer as seen above.

What it does:
Get more of what you love with this larger-than-life luminizer that adds reflective radiance with the touch of a brush. The micro-fine, jet-milled powder applies seamlessly for a get-noticed glow without glitter. The warm, peachy-gold highlighter is perfectly sized for both face and all-over body use. Presented in a super-shiny, mirrored, gold compact, this foil lumninzer makes the perfect gift for someone who always glows for it.

 

From Nordstrom and Nordstrom.com!
Paris Lace Body-Con Dress from BARDOT BUY IT HERE!

2019686a-7c60-417b-a535-cb4

Left partially sheer at the bodice, waist and hem, a contemporary take on a classic lace cocktail dress shows off alluring hints of skin.
This gorgeous dress comes in five colors including this deep forest green. It would be perfect for holiday parties and New Years Eve!

37″ length (size Medium)
Hidden back-zip closure
Mock turtleneck
Sleeveless
Partially lined
100% polyester
Dry clean or hand wash, dry flat
Imported
Special Occasion
Item #5411614

Faux Fur Lined Plaid Biker Jacket,AVEC LES FILLES Buy This HERE:
Get the best of two different trends: a biker jacket done in PLAID. Plaids are the haute trend of the moment so why not wear it in the non-traditional biker jacket!

 

plaid-biker-jacket

Contemporary biker style reaches back to classic British racing wear for a retro-contemporary mashup on this plaid jacket featuring a faux-fur lining for style and warmth and faux-leather trim for the finishing touch on the look.

25 1/2″ length (size Medium)
Asymmetrical front-zip closure
Notched collar
Front slant zip pockets
Snap-tab hem
Long sleeves with buckle-detail cuffs
90% polyester, 10% wool with 100% polyurethane trim
100% polyester faux-fur lining
Dry clean
Imported
Coats
Item #5607062
Subscribe to RSS headline updates from:
Powered by FeedBurner

If you are going to feature content from LA-Story.com including images, podcasts or videos including the accompanying text, please respect copyright provisions. We require a notation of content origination (meaning credit tag), a linkback to the specific page & please email the link to stevie@la-story.com before the piece goes live. LA-Story.com, LA-Story Recessionista, Celebrity Stylescope, Celebrity Style Slam Trademark/Copyright 2017-19

Author: Stevie Wilson

Digital and social media pioneer and visionary meets disruptive innovator with a passion for topics and conversations that reveal insight into the So. California lifestyle. LA-Story.com appeals to a global audience (from Asia to Africa; Middle East to Europe, No. America to Latin America) in variety of topics and sectors: style (beauty and fashion), health & fitness, entertainment (movies, TV, books, music and more) ; food, beverages & spirits; IT Security + tech , travel, special events (red carpet to green carpet) I am known for interviews ( podcasts , textual and video conversations) with notables, celebrities and companies about interesting products & brands; profiles about places that reflect the So. CA vision and special events (Oscars, Golden Globes, Emmys & other events that illustrate celebrity , athletes and home-town "stars" lifestyle and initiatives.) that illuminate the insider's perspective of So. California's lifestyle . Learn what's hot in Los Angeles, NYC, MIami and stops closer to home that make this blog a must-read because the voice, attitude, authenticity and ability to grasp the essence of most sectors, brands & products make it easy for consumers to earn what makes a brand, initiative or product unique - whether, food, fashion or finance (or any other topic "on the table") With 15+ Years online launching websites, online magazines, forums, products & brands, my voice, authenticity and ability to grasp the essence of most sectors, brands & products make it easy for me to share what the online audience and consumers alike want to learn- how to shop, live and reflect the lifestyle they wish to emulate. Need to leverage digital and social media space? Reach out to me!

Share This Post On