Evanston Made
Jun
1
to Jun 30

Evanston Made

Evanston Made is an annual celebration in June that focuses on showcasing Evanston creatives. Throughout the month of June, studios, galleries, museums, workshops and businesses open their doors to showcase works (artistic, artisanal, etc.) and host events by Evanston creatives.

There will also be an exhibit at the Evanston Art Center featuring art and artists from  Evanston. I will have a new piece on display.

There is also an opening reception at the Art Center on June 1. Stop by and say hello, view some wonderful art and get to know some of your neighbors. 

Opening Reception: Friday, June 1 from 5 - 8pm

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The Art of Photographing Lake Michigan: A Three-Session Workshop
Mar
28
to Apr 5

The Art of Photographing Lake Michigan: A Three-Session Workshop

  • Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This three-part workshop, hosted and taught by me and Nelson Armour, will address the art of landscape photography.

Tuesday, March 28, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (at the Nature Museum)
Introduction and discussion of photographic techniques and intentions. We'll also cover gear selection.

Saturday, April 1, 5:45 – 7:45 am (at Montrose Harbor)
An outdoor hands-on session at the Magic Hedge Bird Sanctuary.

Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (at the Nature Museum)
This session will be back at the Nature Museum. We'll view the images taken at the Magic Hedge and share impressions of one another's work. 

A DSLR (digital single lens reflex) or digital mirrorless camera is recommended. (Note: this class is not designed for iPhone photography.) 

Cost: $200 for the three-part workshop

Click here to register.

 

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"Surface Tension" Fair and Panel
Feb
23
6:00 PM18:00

"Surface Tension" Fair and Panel

Join me for an evening of conversation with Lake Michigan experts about the challenges our lake faces and how you can take action to protect it.

The evening will start with a fair featuring researchers and stewards from Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and the Center for Great Lakes Literacy. Talk to them about the work they are doing every day to maintain the health of Lake Michigan and get your questions answered.

Next, we’ll hear from a distinguished panel of experts from the Alliance for the Great Lakes, The Field Museum, and Shedd Aquarium.

Finally, we’ll reflect on what we’ve learned and identify steps we can all can take to help preserve our Great Lakes.

Refreshments will be provided at no cost and the museum will be open for exploration throughout the evening, including our Surface Tension exhibit.

6:00-7:00 pm – Great Lakes Awareness Day Fair

7:00-8:00 pm – Panel discussion on challenges facing Lake Michigan

8:00-8:30 pm – Identifying opportunities for action

Cost: Free

This event is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.

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Perspectives From Evanston
Jul
1
to Jul 31

Perspectives From Evanston

"Perspectives of Evanston" opening July 1 at Perspective Gallery in Evanston. All the work in this show is by Evanston photographers. Opening reception is July 9, 5-8 pm. "Moondance 3" is the piece I have in the show. It's made up of three images of the moon's reflection on the lake. Visit www.perspectivegallery.org for hours and directions.

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