Thursday, July 05, 2012

Copper Country Associated Artists to host "An Evening of Orchids and Rare Wildflowers with Harvey Desnick" July 6

CALUMET -- The Copper Country Associated Artists (CCAA) Gallery will host "An Evening of Orchids and Rare Wildflowers with Harvey Desnick" from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on First Friday, July 6.

Red Anemone by Harvey Desnick. (Photo © Harvey Desnick and courtesy Copper Country Associated Artists.)

Desnick, a CCAA member since 2009, has been photographing the wildflower splendor of the Upper Peninsula for many years. He simply could not resist photographing the beauty around him and finally amassed a collection of pictures -- which is now displayed at Finlandia University's Jutila Center in Hancock. He has also published the book Blooming Seasons.

Desnick has also developed a slide show which presents both common and uncommon orchids found in this splendid area. At the CCAA on First Friday he will share his close-up photography of Orchids and Rare Wildflowers and will talk about where to find these species as well as how to photograph them without spending a tremendous amount of money on equipment. The talk will go from 7 p.m. until about 7:30 p.m., but his slides will be available for viewing continuously throughout the evening.

Copies of his book will be available for sale and for signing.

The Copper Country Associated Artists Gallery is at 205 Fifth St. in Calumet. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and First Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

No comments: