Born in Los Angeles, conceptual artist Robert Kinmont
has spent 30 years making the town of Sonoma his home and a lifetime exploring his connections to the land around him. He stepped away at the height of his popularity to study Buddhism and work as a carpenter for three decades. Reemerging artistically in 2005, Kinmont gets his first Bay Area solo exhibition this month, featuring both his early and recent works. “Robert Kinmont: Trying to Understand Where I Grew Up” runs through January and with an opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 7, at di Rosa, 5200 Sonoma Hwy., Napa. 4pm. Free. 707.226.5991.