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Sat, Apr 22




Celebrate Earth Day with an art show featuring local artists and their unique perspective on our flora, fauna and fungi!

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Time & Location

Apr 22, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Oakland, 850 42nd Ave, Oakland, CA 94601, USA


About the event

Petrichor - Art Show & Earth Day Celebration

Join us on Earth Day for an art show like no other, featuring an incredible collection of local artists who have come together to showcase their unique perspective on the flora, fauna and fungi of our natural world.

We invite you to explore the vibrant colours and textures of the works on display, and to immerse yourself in the captivating worlds from the following artists:

Aaron Zonka, AmandaLynn, Cameron Thompson, Chris Granillo, David Burke, Dean Stuart, Dr. Humbert, Felicia Ann, Force 129, Jade Antionette Tankersley, Jennifer Carrier, John Casey, Joshua Coffy, Lana Kohn, Linda Larson, Lisa Marie Rigby, Liv Losee-Unger (Orluarts), Madelyne Joan Templeton, May M. Lo, Natalie Gabriel, Pancho Pescador, Paulina Hoong, Perry Freitas, Raul D’Mauries, Sendy Santamaria, Tara Squad + more.

With special guest chef and author, Maria Finn, prepare for an expansion of both mind and tastebuds:

Seaweed Love and Mushroom Lust

Come out for a talk and tasting by author and chef Maria Finn about regenerative foods like seaweed and mushrooms and what they can teach us about creating new systems that benefit all life on earth. They are also deeply delicious and have the capacity to heal what ails us. There will be seaweed and mushroom bites and tastings of Luv Shrubs with medicinal mushrooms and seaweed for suggested donations.

Maria Finn is a chef, author, and multi-sensory storyteller who lives on a houseboat with her two cats, her truffle dog, and a native oyster garden. She founded Flora & Fungi Adventures to connect people to the natural world through food and wildcrafting and offers wild food camps in California, the San Juan Islands and Hesketh Island off Homer, Alaska. Her cookbook on wild foods, “Forage, Gather, Feast” is forthcoming in spring 2024 on Sasquatch books. Her author website is

Maria Finn's Talk: 6.30pm

Maria Finn's Regenrative Foods tasting: 7.00pm

See you there!

If you can't make it to the opening party, you can schedule a private visit with us here. 

Petrichor will be on view in the gallery from April 22 - April 29


  • 3 hours

    Opening Party

    Helvella Art

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