NCCA-Artsplace Photography Workshop honors Chris Caris
Ten young people from throughout Newaygo County participated in a special four week photography workshop at NCCA-Artsplace.
The workshop was initiated in 2009 to honor Chris Caris, the son of Ted and Jeannie Caris, an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed the art of photography while a student at Fremont High School. The classes were funded by the Christopher R. Caris Memorial Fund at the Fremont Area Community Foundation and taught by Chris Rosenberg of Fremont.
Area art instructors and principals recommended students to participate in the class. Class participants included Daniel Colon and Lydia Geigle from White Cloud; Emily Jones and Grace Jones from Cornerstone Christian; Jackson Fair and Cody Routley from Fremont; Bella Cummings and Alexa Zudwig from Fremont Christian; and Matthew Hurrle and Jayden Joseph from Newaygo.
Rosenberg provided specialized instruction to the budding photographers on 35 mm SLR cameras, composition, developing negatives, printing, and enlarging their own images. Photos from the class are on display in the NCCA-Artsplace Corridor Gallery through April 8.
NCCA-Artsplace is located at 13 E. Main Street in downtown Fremont. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., with Thursday evenings until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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