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    Burned, But Not Forgotten! New pop-up exhibit presents close-up portrayal of firefighters

    Burned, But Not Forgotten! New pop-up exhibit presents close-up portrayal of firefighters

    Camarillo, Calif.Studio Channel Islands will host an opening reception for a new pop-up exhibit, Burned, But Not Forgotten, 4 to 6 p.m., May 5, at the Blackboard Gallery, 2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. The exhibit shares photographs and video as seen through the lenses of two students from California State University, Channel Islands, who had special access to the fire department during the Thomas Fire. They took portraits of the crew, made film interviews and garnered mobile phone footage from the crews.

    “We should all look forward to seeing this exhibit that documents the heroic efforts to fight the largest fire in California history, as well as the sad and terrible losses suffered by so many residents of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties,” said Camarillo Mayor Charlotte Craven.

    The exhibit will be on display, May 5 through May 12. Admission is free. For more information, visit  or call 805-383-1368.

    Studio Channel Islands is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the arts and creative life within the communities of Ventura County, fostering connections between artists and visitors, and celebrating the cultural identity of our community. Ongoing programs include art classes for adults and children, providing studio space for professional artists, presenting diverse art shows in its Blackboard Gallery and providing community art and cultural events for individuals and families. Gallery hours are Tues.–Fri., 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Located at 2222 E. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, CA 93010.

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