Four local photographers will be represented in an upcoming exhibit at the Wright Opera House in Ouray, July 27- Sept. 20. Southwest Views’ opening reception will be held Friday, Aug. 9 from 4-6pm at the Wright Opera House, 472 Main St. in Ouray. Admission is free.
Natalie Heller of Ridgway is author of the five time award winning “Southwest Colorado,” a photography/coffee table book. Her work “Gotta Run” took “Best in Show” at the 2018 Artist’s Alpine Holiday.
Angela Moyer of Montrose is an award winning landscape photographer. Angela derives great pleasure in “capturing the fleeting moments of the ever changing landscape so that others may enjoy nature’s evolving story.” Her image of "Shiprock at Sunset" received first place in photography at the 2018 Artist Alpine Holiday show.
Rod Martinez of Grand Junction has been named Grand Junction Photographer of the Year four years in a row. He is the author of 5 Colorado Mountain Club pack guides including the Best 20 Telluride Hikes. Rod is the current president of The Ouray County Arts Association.
Denise Bush of Ridgway, moved to this area in the summer of 2015. With fresh and wonderful landscape subjects to inspire her, she immediately put her camera to work to build her “Colorful Colorado” collection. In addition to receiving many awards over the years, Denise has also served as photography judge for several organizations.