oin us on Friday January 5th for the First Friday opening of Everyday Beauty: Photos from Project 367 by Artist Sandra Parks. Come meet the artist, experience the beauty of the mundane, and enjoy light refreshments and snacks in our café.
Sandy Parks truly believes that there is beauty in each and every day.
A number of years ago she set out on a Project 365, in which one does something every day for a year. She challenged herself that year to highlight a photo of one thing she found beautiful or interesting each day. Throughout that process, she learned that yes, there is indeed beauty in every day, even in the days that look bleak. Sometimes the beauty is found in one’s own backyard, sometimes it’s found on a dog walk or a bike ride or an adventure. It is also true that if one does something every day, their skills improve. That was the start of her journey as an artist, and sharing a photo each day became a habit. Parks hopes her photography causes people to pause to appreciate a moment of beauty or to revisit a familiar and loved place. She feels if she can bring a moment of joy to even one person in a day, it’s a good day.