March 2014

The Antelope Valley Conservancy, an organization located in the Mojave High Desert in Northern Los Angeles County, California, is the recipient of a significant donation of a Doug Oliver canvas in March. Titled "Breathing Space" the large 30" by 48" acrylic on linen canvas depicts the landscape of the Antelope Valley as remembered by Doug when he was growing up in the area, complete with flowering Joshua Trees, desert flora and distant surrounding mountains prominent in that area's landscape. The Conservancy's mission is the acquisition and stewardship of native habitats and watershed resources in the greater Antelope Valley and high desert region. The painting was originally held in the artist's private studio collection, but the Olivers thought this particular artwork should now have a new home were it could be appreciated by a larger audience. The AV Conservancy Board of Directors are thrilled with the acquisition as the image will be used to assist in promoting the goals and objectives of the Conservancy. For more information see: www.avconservancy.org. 

 "Breathing Space"    By Doug Oliver

"Breathing Space"    By Doug Oliver