Carroll, Lee, Ogle & Whiteside Counties Northwest Illinois
“Backroads North Carolina” by Gary Pearson of Leaf River
The “Shades of Gray Black & White Photography Art Exhibition” exhibit will kick off at the Next Picture Show with a reception and awards presentation from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, March 11.
This exhibition includes more than 60 original works of art by 22 local & regional photographers exploring and producing work in black and white.
In conjunction with the Shades of Gray exhibit, TNPS will also showcase a special exhibition of vintage photos of the WWII Green River Ordnance Plant. These official government photographs show construction of buildings, the fire crew, assembly line workers and more.
The reception will feature music by Al & Jeannie Brown and a pointillism art demonstration by local award winning artist Kate Askegaard. Sauk Valley Community College Associate Art Professor Glenn Bodish will serve as awards judge.
The exhibit will run March 4 - 31 at the NPS Gallery and hours are Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm and by appointment.