“Celebrate Kansas Day” at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

“Celebrate Kansas Day” Thursday, January 29, at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Photographer Jim Griggs will present a visual tour of Kansas Thursday evening, January 29, at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, beginning at 7 p.m., as part of the gallery’s Kansas Day celebration. The gallery is located at 128 E. Sixth St., Newton.  Refreshments will be served at the free event, open to the public.

In “Kansas, It’s All in How You Look at It,” Griggs will talk about his Kansas images and the photographic process as he projects a variety of photographs shot on location throughout the state.

Griggs has been active in photography since 1970. He has a keen interest in photography of the scenic and wild splendors of the world. In the mid 1980s and 90s, he was a teaching assistant at Wilderness Photography Workshops in Colorado and Wyoming, catering to clients such as Smithsonian Tours of Washington, D.C.

Griggs’ photography has been published in numerous magazines, books, calendars, newspapers, post cards, brochures and websites including the Sierra Club, the Nature Conservancy and National Geographic.

For more information, contact the gallery at 316-284-2749.