Thirteen diverse artists from around the world will exhibit their work as part of “Invisible Realms: Encountering the Sacred,” opening this Thursday and running through Oct. 12 in the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. Most of the artists will be available at a free, public reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29.
The featured artists are Lynn Aldrich of Los Angeles, Fabian Astore of Sydney, Australia, Adam Belt of Carlsbad, Kent Anderson Butler of Los Angeles, Linda Ekstrom of Santa Barbara, Hadassa Goldvicht of Jerusalem, Mary Heebner of Santa Barbara, Father Bill Moore of Glendale, Linda Saccoccio of Santa Barbara, Susan Savage of Santa Barbara, Marie Schoeff of Santa Barbara, Duncan Simcoe of Riverside and Michael Tracy of Houston.
Savage, who has taught at Westmont since 1991, will retire at the end of the year. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at UC Santa Barbara, and has taught