Thoughts of Africa
"Thoughts on Africa"
August 12 through October 26, 2019
Thoughts on Africa, a photography exhibit by Oklahoma City-based attorney Don Nevard, will open Saturday, August 24 with an artist reception from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM in the Inasmuch Foundation Art Gallery, located inside the Oklahoma City Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center.
Armed with only his Canon camera, Nevard traversed the game reserves of Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, and Botswana to produce his diverse portfolio of stunning animal photography. The completely unedited photography exhibit encompasses both the beauty and color of the landscape, and includes the pensive stare of the African Leopard and the playful side of the hippopotamus.
“Probably the most memorial photo event occurred during dinner at the Kalahari Plains Camp in Botswana, as evidenced by the Photo entitled Lions Coming to Dinner” stated Nevard. “Twelve of us on the safari, including two guides, were having dinner on the ground, 15 feet from a bird bath and 15 feet from the bush. During dinner and without any protection or any notice, 8 uninvited lions came into camp, to drink out of the bird bath. They were 15 feet from us and you can actually see the corner of the table in the bottom of the photo. We sat for 20 minutes without moving, without talking and without eating. When they left, we all went directly to the bar.”
The Inasmuch Foundation Gallery, is located inside the Visual and Performing Arts Center located at 7777 S. May Ave in Oklahoma City.