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Native Grasses of the Apache Highlands

Native Grasses of the Apache Highlands

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 5:00pm
Red Cloud Opera House
413 North Webster Street
Red Cloud, NE 68970
Perennial Polyculture I

The National Willa Cather Center welcomed artist Matilda Essig of Sonoita, Arizona, on October 4, 2019. Essig has created a digital imagery folio suite entitled Native Grasses of the Apache HighlandsHer work centers on the subtle diversity that underlies ecosystems worldwide and examines the complex relationships within a grasslands community not unlike the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie.


October 4, 2019, to January 9, 2020


Friday, October 4, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Matilda Essig is a traditionally trained fine artist whose career has been devoted to conservation of the natural world. Recent work in natural science illustration and interpretive design has left her with a passion to preserve America's open spaces and a desire to see art address relevant issues.