Artist, poet and naturalist Obi Kaufmann brings his number one best-selling CALIFORNIA FIELD ATLAS to Readers' Books (130 E Napa Street, Sonoma, 95476) on Thursday, February 1st, 2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Come enjoy a glass of wine and pick up a personalized, signed copy of this ground-breaking work and peruse his portfolio of collectible, original watercolor, trail-paintings.
For Poet, painter and naturalist Obi Kaufmann, California is a magic network of living systems that connect in a grand, quilted array of ecology and beauty. The lavishly illustrated, 550-page California Field Atlas takes readers off the beaten path and outside normal conceptions of California, revealing its myriad ecologies, topographies, and histories with hundreds of exquisite hand-painted maps and trail paintings. Obi Kaufmann blends science and art to illuminate the multifaceted array of living, forming a uniquely elemental narrative based on the shaping forces of earth, air, fire, and water, connecting systems like no other book has done before.