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An Uncommon Look at the Common Loon


May 11 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Artist Talk with Ian Clark & Reception
An Uncommon Look at the Common Loon
Saturday, May 11 / 3 PM – 4 PM
FREE and open to the public*

With their haunting cries and beautiful plumage, common loons are an iconic symbol of the northern wilderness. With stunning photographs of these captivating birds, An Uncommon Look at the Common Loon will explore the natural history of loons in the North Country. West Newbury, VT-based photographer Ian Clark spent approximately
2,200 hours kayaking with loons over the last 11 years and has taken over 300,000 photos of them and their behaviors.

Join VINS for this artist talk and reception to follow. Light refreshments will be provided. Ian Clark’s photographs will be on exhibit at the VINS Nature Center’s Neale Pavilion, May 1 – July 31, 2024. Learn more

Artist Bio:
Ian spent many years operating commercial photo labs and tackling technical photographic problems, including a stint as the Manager of the Photographic Section at NASA’s Langley Research Center. He has a B.S. from the Rochester Institute of Technology and did his master’s work at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He has been a news stringer off and on since 1975.

Ian is a Juried Member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, the New Hampshire Art Association and the 802 Arts House. More information about Ian is available on his website at www.IanClark.com.

*A $10 donation is suggested. A portion of proceeds from the purchase of artwork from this exhibition will benefit VINS.

Photo by Ian Clark.

For more information, contact us at 802.359.5000 or info@vinsweb.org.