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09/21 – 10/8/11 – Grand Haven ArtWalk – Frame and Mat Shop

Come enjoy and vote for Nice Ice – my ArtWalk 2011 entry piece on display at The Frame and Mat Shop in downtown Grand Haven! I captured the photograph at the Grand Haven pier and lighthouse from the north shore on an evening when the ice was jamming the mouth of the Grand River into… Read More

Through 06/29/11 – Uniquely West Michigan at the Gallery Uptown

From June 1 through June 29, 2011, come enjoy the works of Catherine McClung (watercolor), Mike McClung (contemporary furniture), Randall Higdon (painting), Terry Kipling (bird carvings) and Stacy Niedzwiecki (photography) on display at the Gallery Uptown in downtown Grand Haven. The public opening reception will be held Friday, June 3, 2011 from 5:30pm to 8pm… Read More

Think Summer!

Let’s take a fun, colorful stroll along Lake Michigan – to remember why we put up with the Michigan winters…

2009 Photograph of the Year Contest Finalist

After a month-long entry period, followed by a preliminary voting round that featured 7 groups of 21 photos each (147 photos), which was followed by a 1-week FINAL VOTING ROUND… … I was pleased to learn today my photo of the Grand Haven pier in winter was a winner in the PhotographyCorner.com 2009 Photograph of… Read More

Let's Wine About Winter – This FRIDAY!

Wine About Winter – Save the Date!

Warm your heart with wine and art! Friday, January 8, 2010 The Main Street Downtown Development Authority (MSDDA) of Grand Haven invites you to enjoy this new annual celebration. This will be a walking tour of downtown Grand Haven businesses – featuring a mix of West Michigan wineries, restaurants and artists. I have applied to… Read More

Catch of the Day!

What fun! Today I received notice that my image of a huge wave hitting the Grand Haven pier was selected as the “The Daily Catch Adventure Photo Challenge” Photo of the Day at National Geographic ADVENTURE Magazine online. I submitted the image via their Facebook page, and was pleasantly surprised to have the photo chosen…. Read More

02/06/09 – Winter Art Festival Opening Reception – Gallery Uptown

Photo of the Week – People's Choice Award

I just now discovered that my photograph of a powerful October storm front at Grand Haven received the Photo of the Week (POTW) for Nov. 3 – 10, 2008 at MyParkPhotos.com. I am truly honored to have been selected for this People’s Choice Award by the other wonderful photographers on this website. I’ve been participating… Read More

And the Winners Are…

The results are in! Great Lakes Forever and Anheuser-Busch announced the winners of their 2008 Great Lakes Photo Contest. More than 85 amateur and professional photographers entered over 220 photographs in July. Six photos were selected for online voting in August. More than 550 people voted, selecting the winners in both the professional and amateur… Read More