Monday, June 12 – 3:00 – 4:30 pm Hands-On Presentation with Nature Journalist Kate Rutter


A different location, a different time! Still the same second Monday: June 12th Join us at an afternoon program co-hosted with Annie’s Annuals and Perennials at their Richmond location, 740 Market Ave. from 3 – 4:30 pm featuring Kate. Kate Rutter. Kate will present an “Introduction to Nature Journaling”, discuss how nature journaling invites participation and show examples of her work. Following an overview, she will lead short activities in basic nature journaling methods, then we’ll have an opportunity to share and learn from each other.

The artist describes herself as “an avid nature “journaler”, urban naturalist, educator, and native plant enthusiast who loves enlivening nature-human connection through sketching, observation, and curiosity.

Kate is a lifelong sketcher with an experimental and rambunctious visual practice and leads nature journal workshops at locations throughout the Bay Area and beyond, including the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, the Ruth Bancroft Gardens, Annie’s Annuals and Perennials Nursery, the Wild Wonder International Nature Journaling Conference and for the California Native Plant Society. Kate has illustrated three books and served as adjunct professor in design at the California College of the Arts. Kate holds a B.A. in Studio Art from Wellesley College. Kate Rutter Instagram: @katerutter.

Please Bring: a sketchbook or blank paper, pencil or pen, any other materials you usually use for notes or quick field sketching.

Sign Up Soon for our off-site program for an interactive experience at a special, iconic location!!
ECAA Members and a guest are free: RSVP to Claudia Kruse
General Public please sign up directly with Kate Rutter at: registration

Check in by 2:45. If you will also be shopping for plants, please come early.  Annie’s will close after the presentation.