Throughout the month of November, Indian Springs Metropark will host the artwork of award-winning, Michigan-based photographer Bob Guiliani. On display at the park’s Visitors Center, Guiliani’s collection features images taken in Michigan, Alaska, Ireland and Italy, and includes a variety of images ranging from intricate close-ups to expansive panoramas.
An artist reception will take place at the Visitor Center on Friday, November 2 from 5 pm to 8 pm, when Guiliani will be on hand to speak with visitors and sign copies of his book, Gallery Plus.
Based in Clare, Michigan, Guiliani and his wife, Linda, own and operate Guys & Dolls Photography Studio and the Reflections of Nature Art Gallery. Guiliani is past president of: Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association, Michigan Photographic Society, Professional Photographers of Michigan, Northern Michigan Professional Photographers, Clare Chamber of Commerce, Wildlife Recovery Association, and former editor of Michigan Audubon’s Jack-Pine Warbler newsletter.
Guiliani currently teaches photography at Mid Michigan Community College and is a board member of the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum. He is a master photographer, photographic craftsman, and holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemistry. He offers workshops on nature photography and computer software programs related to photography. His portrait and nature photographs have received national, state and local awards.
The Visitor Center at Indian Springs Metropark is open Tuesday through Saturday, 8 am to 4 pm, and is closed Sundays and Mondays. For more information, call 248-625-6640.
Located along the Huron and Clinton rivers, the Huron-Clinton Metroparks provide a natural oasis from urban and suburban life as well as year-round recreational activities and events. A regional park system, the Metroparks consist of 13 beautiful parks covering 25,000 acres, ten spectacular public golf courses and two marinas on Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair, respectively. The parks also offer scenic nature trails, breathtaking beaches, educational activities and exciting winter sports.
A vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $25 annually for regular admission, $15 annually for seniors, or $5 daily. General information can be found at www.metroparks.com or by calling 1-800-47-PARKS.
(Source: Huron-Clinton Metroparks)