Obi Kaufmann at Wild Love Apothecary

Friday Jul 12 2019   5:30 PM
Wild Love Apothecary  115 South Topanga Canyon Blvd, Ste A, Topanga, CA  map

Come hang out with author and artist, Obi Kaufmann, as we celebrate the publication of his new book, The State of Water. More details TBA.

Obi KaufmannGrowing up in the East Bay as the son of an astrophysicist and a psychologist, Obi Kaufmann spent most of high school practicing calculus and breaking away on weekends to scramble around Mount Diablo and map its creeks, oak forests, and sage mazes. Into adulthood, he would regularly journey into the mountains, spending more summer nights without a roof than with one. For Kaufmann, the epic narrative of the California backcountry holds enough art, science, mythology, and language for a hundred field atlases to come. When he is not backpacking, you can find the painter-poet at his desk in Oakland, posting @coyotethunder #trailpaintings on social media. His website is