words and art by w a l t e r w s m i t h

Weekly Photo Challenge: Opportunity 03

Over the years, I have been awarded several artist’s fellowships for interdisciplinary pursuits. In 2004, I was awarded my second artist residency. It was with the South Carolina State Parks’ artist residency program. It was an opportunity that I truly looked forward to participating in. I was commissioned to showcase the lovely character of Barnwell State Park, located in the midlands of SC, in exchange for a week’s stay in one of their cabins. Barnwell is a natural resource park, quiet and remote, while featuring a beautiful lake for fishing and canoeing. The solitude of the landscape was fantastic and it provided great inspiration for the project.

In the photo I am standing with one of two images I completed for the project. The finished work is included in the South Carolina State Park Artist Collection.

Barnwell State Park, South Carolina

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2 responses

  1. This is a really gorgeous photo; crisp and clear. 🙂

    October 24, 2011 at 8:37 am

    • I am learning to enhance my photos a little better now.

      October 24, 2011 at 3:31 pm

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