The Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College will host an evening with the internationally acclaimed landscape artist Russell Chatham in association with the exhibition “Poetry of Landscape: The Seasons” paintings by Russell Chatham on Friday April 4, 2008 from 6-8 PM. Admission to the evening event is $25 for the public. Museum members will be admitted free with their membership card, but must have a ticket. Tickets can be purchased online by calling the Box Office at 231-995-1553.
The Chatham exhibition is a 36-year retrospective of the artist’s career featuring 28 paintings dating from 1969 – 2005. On exhibit since January 20, the collection presents a rare opportunity to see such an extensive variety of paintings by this renowned artist in one location. Recognized by many as the finest American landscape painter living today, Chatham will speak at 6:30 PM followed by informal conversation in the museum’s galleries with those in attendance regarding the wonderful collection of paintings being shown from the private collections of Randall and Mary Pittman and Forest Health Services.