EVENT SOLD OUT
SCCF kicks off its new program series “Evenings at the Homestead” on Wednesday, December 14 with acclaimed environmental photographer Clyde Butcher. Event tickets are $10 and can be purchased at www.sccf.org or by calling 472-2329.
This sure-to-be-sold out program will take place at SCCF’s Bailey Homestead Pavilion at 1300 Periwinkle Way. The evening begins at 6:30pm with refreshments followed by Mr. Butcher’s presentation at 7pm. His books and calendars will be available for sale and Mr. Butcher will sign copies before and after his presentation. He is graciously sharing sale proceeds with SCCF.
Recognized as both a legendary photographer and a national treasure, Clyde Butcher has been creating exquisite black and white photographs of the untouched natural landscapes for more than 50 years. Internationally renowned, his stunning photography transports the viewer into the primordial beauty of expansive horizons, endless vistas, and seldom seen splendor of the wilderness. His powerful images explore not only his own personal bond with the environment, but beckon us to our own personal communion with the natural world. Clyde has been called the next Ansel Adams by Popular Photography magazine, awarded as a humanitarian for acting for the betterment of his community, and recognized as a conservationist for bringing issues to the forefront of public consciousness through his art. His photography transcends political boundaries, challenging us to work together to protect natural places across the globe.
“We are so honored that Clyde agreed to be the first presenter for Evenings at the Homestead,” said SCCF Executive Director Erick Lindblad. “During SCCF’s Annual Membership Meeting, Mr. Butcher is being recognized as the 2017 Prize Recipient of the SCCF J.N. “Ding” Darling Brush of Excellence Environmental Art Program. It’s just great he can stay on another day to make this presentation the night of the 14th.”
During the Evening at the Homestead presentation, attendees can also purchase drawing tickets to win a signed and framed piece of Mr. Butcher’s art. The black and white photographic composition is valued at $1,500. Drawing tickets are priced at $10 each and three for $25.