Ohio Wesleyan to Exhibit Landscape, Skyscape Images of Western United States

Gallery 2001 to Showcase Works of Photographer Carter Gowl from Sept. 24 through Oct. 15

This image by Carter Gowl, taken in Montana near the northern boundary of Yellowstone National Park, is one of the photographer’s landscapes and skyscapes on display through Oct. 15 at Ohio Wesleyan University. (Image courtesy of Carter Gowl)

DELAWARE, Ohio – Photographer Carter Gowl captures dramatic landscapes and skyscapes of the Western United States, including many images taken in and around Yellowstone National Park.

Gowl’s work will be on exhibit at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Gallery 2001 now through Oct. 15. Gallery 2001 is located inside OWU’s Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave. He will discuss his work at 4:15 p.m. Oct. 9 in the Bayley Room on the library’s second floor. The photography exhibit and artist’s talk are free and open to the public. Gallery hours coincide with library hours and are available online.

Most of Gowl’s photographs are taken in the Beartooth Mountains in Montana and Wyoming, including the northeastern quadrant of Yellowstone National Park. His work has been featured in calendars, national advertisements, and magazines such as Big Sky Journal and Outdoor Photographer.

Gowl’s landscapes and skyscapes feature dramatic lighting and have been described as “echoes of those brief moments of clarity in which we all recognize our inextricable intimacy and unity with the land.”

Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities. Ohio Wesleyan offers more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. OWU combines an internationally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that connect classroom theory with real-world practice. Located in Delaware, Ohio, OWU’s 1,850 students represent 41 states and 45 countries. The university is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction, and included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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