The Crow Show 2017 | The Murder On St. Vrain Creek Selected

January 14, 2017

The Murder On St. Vrain Creek  | Longmont, Colorado

Not too long ago came across a murder of crows along St. Vrain Creek in Longmont, Colorado. The St. Vrain is an urban waterway that crows use as a roosting site. On this cold December morning I was amazed by the number of crows in their roost. I have not seen that number before or afterwards.

As I approached the crows they swarmed around me and seemed to come from all directions. The image below captures the energy of the crows as they flew above the frozen creek and across my field of view of an urban industrial setting. I have titled the image...The Murder On St. Vrain Creek. This image has been selected to appear in The Crow Show 2017 at The Studio Door in San Diego. To me the image depicts the power of nature as a counterpoint to the dominating force of industrialization.

The Murder On St. Vrain Creek | The Crow Show 2017The Murder On St. Vrain Creek | The Crow Show 2017Juried Selection: The Crow Show 2017
The Studio Door Gallery, San Diego, California.
Exhibit Dates: February 3- 26, 2017
Size: 16 x 24

Juror: Kathy Kelsey Foley, Director of the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI.

The juror for The Crow Show 2017 is Kathy Kelsey Foley, Director of the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin. Her organization sponsors a venerated annual Birds In Art exhibition.

The Murder On St. Vrain Creek is one of 200 art pieces submitted for The Crow Show 2017. Only 58 pieces from 56 artists from across the nation were selected for the combined studio and online exhibition. All pieces will be included in the exhibition catalog and online.

The Crow Show 2017 opens on February 3, 2017 and runs until February 26, 2017. Stop by The Studio Door then to catch the entire show.

The Studio Door
3750 30th Street
San Diego, CA  92104

 


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