Focused on the intersection of art, media, music, nature, and community, Myrtle Tree Arts has a mission to develop and present new creative works and performances. We encourage the exploration of creativity through hosting local and international musicians, artists, writers in artist residencies. We collaborate with event producers, scientists, cultural keepers, and supporters of all kinds, to contribute to new works, and partner with local organizations interested in supporting and presenting the arts in El Dorado County, CA. Our events are invitations to share and encourage community engagement.
FIRE/LAND: Knowing the Territory, Art Rock Opera for the Forest, is an artistic journey using music, video, and performance by Myrtle Tree Arts in commemoration of the 2021 Caldor Fire and a ritual for healing and resilience in the face of wildfire and climate change. Dive into our creative process in
MTAs' Journal blog posts from creator, Ameera Godwn and composer, Paul Godwin.
Heteronyms is a work-in-progress inspired by writings of Fernando Pessoa and The Book of Disquiet. The project began in 2017 by composers, Paul Godwin and MIguel Noya (Dogon), and components created over time with Ameera Godwin, including the 2018 Portugal performance, I Am the Size of What I See and the 2023 visual reverie, Child of the Incoming Fog.
@Placertopia Live is a monthly podcast hosted by MTA's Paul Godwin recorded in person at Placerville’s Green Room Social Club. The show connects the public to our city's contributors to cultural issues and events by presenting musical and literary guests, entrepreneurs, nature enthusiasts, and other culture-makers.
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