Working primarily in red conté that provides her sketches with a distinct earthen hue reminiscent of sepia photographs, Anne C. Weary brings Californian topography back home in her collection, Where the Pacific Meets the Cliffs at Torrey Pines, on exhibition at Valley House Gallery through January 7. Typically spending six to eight weeks on a single piece, this “Texas cowgirl” draws with precision, creating scenes of immense complexity that seem succinct in their clean, meticulous detail. In addition to Pacific, drawings made since her last exhibition in 2000 will be on display, featuring landscapes and outdoor scenes inspired by the Texas landscape that she calls home. The gallery and gardens at Valley House are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, at 6616 Spring Valley Road. Due to special holiday hours, please call 972-239-2241 for more information.
Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Starts: Jan. 2. Continues through Jan. 7, 2012