Beautifully illustrated with many color plates. Catalog for March 22-August 3, 1986 exhibition. 112p. Measures 10×7.5 inches.
The title comes from a painting by Ursula Barnes that depicts a cat and a ball on a waterfall.
Includes “Introduction: Balancing a Cat and a Ball on a Waterfall” by Harvey Jones, “We Are the Folk” by Donna Reid “The Strange and Wonderful World of California Folk Art” by Susan C. Larsen, and “Folk Art Environments in California: An Overview” by Seymour Rosen and Louise Jackson. Bibliography. Exhibition checklist. Artists include Peter Allegaert, Andrew Block, Marcel Cavalla, George Holt, Alexander Maldonado, Louis Monza, Carrie Van Wie, C.A. Wilson, and others.