Maloof Foundation Exhibitions are presented in the galleries within Jacobs Education Center, the Pyramid Room and the Discovery Garden.
All exhibits open for FREE to the public
Hours for the Jacobs Education Center Gallery
Friday, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Saturday, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Masks are required to enter the Jacobs Education Center Gallery and The Pyramid Room Gallery.
November 19, 2022 - December 31, 2023
Jacobs Education Center Gallery
- Celebrating 50 years of creative endeavor -
Two new exhibits in the Maloof Discovery Garden
June 2021 through April 2023
Fridays & Saturdays
10:00 - 4:00
Matters of Gravity
Sculptures by Tanya Kovaleski and Martha Moran
Matters of Gravity presents the work of two very different sculptors grappling with gravity in very distinct ways.
Tanya Kovaleski’s dynamically engineered wooden structures arch skyward in gravity-defying angles and curves,
all painted in bold colors.
Martha Moran’s rock stacks deal with mass and balance, rooted to the earth. Her Buddha Beach Maloof installation is an array of small rock stacks, inspired by Buddha Beach in Sedona, Arizona, a vortex spot filled with thousands of stacks.
Both artists are based in Ojai, California.
Kovaleski studied at UC Berkeley and Yale, Moran at College of Creative Studies at UCSB and UCLA.
Co-creating with Nature
Sculptures by Sumi Foley
Sumi has been weaving big bird’s nests since 2019. She uses grapevines from the Maloof Garden,
Amy’s Farm and a neighbor’s garden.
“This process, making the nests from raw material from nature, teaches me to wait, be patient and take action when the time is right. Each nest is a place to grow, take off, come back and rest when you need to. We need these places, not only physically but also spiritually.”
The nests may be seen and enjoyed under the large oaks in the orchard garden area.
Born in Osaka, Japan, Sumi has been making fabric art for more than 30 years. She is creatively using small pieces of colored silk as pigment on canvas. The theme of her art is our true relationship as human beings with nature.