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A Purposeful Life: Paintings by Davis Perkins will open November 4th at Dominican University in San Rafael and run through December 16th. You are invited to hear Davis speak at the opening reception on November 4th on what has informed his life and inspired his art.  A West End neighbor, accomplished and talented painter and Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America, he is as distinguished for his art as he is for a life of service.

Smoke Jumping for the BLM in Alaska defined his early years and his long and abiding friendships with his fellow smoke jumpers.  When he wasn’t smoke jumping he was attending the University of Oregon where he got his degree in Fine Arts. His early work was featured in the Alaska State Museum and the Smithsonian Air

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The West End Neighborhood in San Rafael is home to a number of distinguished artists.  Clustered on Fremont Hill, an off-the-beaten path neighborhood, are four diverse and accomplished artists who call the West End Neighborhood their home.

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California landscape painter, Davis Perkins, has an unusual background. His art is inspired by a long career as a smoke jumper in Alaska, firefighter and paramedic where he experienced nature in its rawest form.  He would smoke jump in the summer for the BLM while attending the U. of Oregon where he got a degree in fine arts.  His early work was featured in solo exhibitions in the Alaska State Museum and the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum where they are in the permanent collection.

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Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Marin Open Studios is a community-wide event that celebrates over 260 artists who open their studios to the public for two weekends.  The kick off for Open Studios starts Saturday with wine and nibbles from 5-8 p.m. at the Town Center in Corte Madera.  You'll meet the artists, get to enjoy one of their works of art that will be on display and pick up an Artist Guide to plan your own Open Studio art tour.

Artist, Davis Perkins, who resides in San Rafael's West End Neighborhood, was featured recently in a Marin IJ article as a precursor to the Open Studio event. Davis lives up the hill from me and is a fantastic landscape artist and a great neighbor.  As a plein-air artist, he started painting when

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