MAPS Capturing Nature Photography Exhibit

MAPS Capturing Nature Photography Exhibit

Tall Grass Gallery will present works by members of the Morton Arboretum Photographic Society (MAPS) from January 22 through February 26, 2022. The Gallery will hold an Opening Reception on Saturday, January 22 from 1 – 3pm. All are welcome to view the exhibit and meet the artists that afternoon.

Capturing Nature is an exhibit filled with powerful vistas of towering mountain ranges, immense canyons, rushing waterfalls, sun streaming through endless miles of dense forests, and shimmering glacial ice formations. On view as well are intimate views of baby birds, delicate flowers, frosted leaves, and shadowy animals peeking through branches. All of this within seasonal changes and a broad range of viewpoints. All of it surrounding us with the enormity, complexity, and breath-taking beauty of nature.

The Morton Arboretum Photographic Society (MAPS) is a community of artists dedicated to exploring and detailing the world through photographic images. The Society is composed of professional and amateur photographers who freely share their expertise and passion for nature and the art of capturing compelling and artistic images.

Inspired by the Morton Arboretum’s dedication to protecting the environment and being the “Champion of Trees”, MAPS’ photographic art exhibits provide unique insight into the beautiful diversity of habitats, animals, waters, skies, trees, plants, and geology of planet earth.

Included in the exhibit are: Joanne Barsanti, Mark Bates, Darcy Berg, Diane Bodkin, Jim Bodkin, Maria Rosa Costanzo, Bill Dixon, Christine Foley, Anita Gielow, Jan Ivaska, David Jagodzinski, Joan Kalmanek, Terry Lee, Dulcey Lima, Sylvia Ortega Martinez, Mary Mehl, William Miotek, Sheila Newenham, Bonita Palma, Robert Erving Potter III, Lauren Rapinchuk, S. Louis Rathje, Jim Rendant, David Schooley, Dan Schumacher, Dave Sobotka, Sally Strong, Joan Trushin, Daniel Wagner, and Chong Wu.

Curated by Darcy Berg from MAPS and Claudia Craemer and Debbie Craemer from Tall Grass, the 2022 MAPS Capturing Nature Photography Exhibit will introduce many new, outstanding artists to the Tall Grass audience and present dozens of magnificent images of timeless beauty and inspiring moments discovered in the natural world.

Tall Grass Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm each day

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