My image of sunflowers took second place in the professional category in the Tecumseh Land Trust’s Pollinator Contest, so I was invited to participate in the Pollinator Art Show. Getting an image ready for the show, though, was a bit more of a challenge than I expected.
Opening reception on Sunday, July 16th from 5:00-7:00pm at The Winds Cafe, 215 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. The show runs from July 3rd through September 3rd.
I decided that a metal print would be a good solution. The thought was shiny metal would complement the bright yellows, greens and blues in the image. While I’ve not done a substantial number of prints on a metal surface, the ones I have done turned out spectacularly. Continue reading “Pollinator show opens July 16th”
The Japanese Garden at Dawes Arboretum is more than 50 years old. The Japanese Garden at The Dawes Arboretum was designed in 1963 by Dr. Makoto Nakamura, a lecturer in Landscape Architecture at the University of Kyoto, Japan.
Through the years, Dawes Arboretum outside Columbus Ohio has been one of my favorite places to make photographs.
The Dawes Arboretum is dedicated to increasing the love and knowledge of trees, history and the natural world. Founded in 1929 by Beman and Bertie Dawes, The Arboretum was inspired by the couple’s love of trees and nature. Today we remain dedicated to our mission through providing exceptional educational programs and events as well as maintaining incredible horticulture collections on over 1,800 acres of beautiful ground
This peaceful chair is in a flower garden not far from the visitor’s center. Every time I see this image, I want to go there and relax with a good book.