In the News

Stories about the Gottlieb Native Garden and our partners and projects.


Diane Shader Smith


Photographer Daniel Beltra spent 40 days photographing the aftermath of the BP oil spill. The spill resulted in 4.9 million barrels of oil pumped into the gulf; only 800,000 barrels have been trapped by containment efforts. We still don’t know the full impact of the spill. Beltra’s photos are now on display through April 21 at the G2 Gallery in Venice.

Outdoor Photographer

Many photographers have aspirations, secret or otherwise, of hanging our finest works on the walls of an acclaimed art gallery. But how do we make that dream a reality? Outdoor Photographer sat down with Jolene Hanson, director of The G2 Gallery in Los Angeles, to discuss the practical steps photographers can take to catch the eye of a curator and possibly make it into a gallery.

Los Angeles Times

July 15, 2012

Thousands of years ago humans first inscribed themselves on the landscape of California’s eastern flank. Indians scratched a fantastic cosmos of circles and squiggles on the dark desert rock in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Los Angeles Times

They say that beauty comes from within, but in the case of Susan Gottlieb, it seems to come from the world around her. She is, at 67, not pretty, not handsome, but storybook beautiful.

E The Environmental Magazine

In March 2008, the G2 Gallery of Los Angeles opened its doors to the public and introduced to Venice Beach the first of many wildlife photography exhibits. Owners Susan and Dan Gottlieb share a passion for photographing the natural world, and the couple has long been dedicated to the cause of conservation.

The New York Times

Susan Gottlieb has always considered herself a friend to animals, but her idea of friendship may go beyond the norm.

Los Angeles Times

Anyone handy with a saw and a staple gun can build a simple version of this outdoor fun park for felines, devised by Susan and Dan Gottlieb of Beverly Hills.

Huffington Post

“Native plants don’t just save water, they save species,” says Lisa Novick, Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator with the Theodore Payne Foundation, an organization dedicated to encouraging the planting and cultivation of California native plant gardens.