Member Activities

Congratulations to our members who successfully completed the prestigious six month B&H Portfolio Development Program. The group exhibited their work at the Soho Photo Gallery at the end of July and included:
Pat Garbarini
Aliza Holtz
Harvey Kopel
Marilyn Thypin
Ann Wenzel
Margit Zsedely

Lee Backer exhibited his work in a group show, Water Works, at the New Marlborough, MA Meeting House Gallery in July and August. 

Nancy Langer produced an illustrated video of her trip to the Pantanal in Brazil and has posted it on YouTube.

Nancy and others exhibited work in the Professional Women Photographers’ exhibition, Abstracted Reality, at the Atlantic Gallery in Chelsea in June.

One of our previous speakers, Michelle Valberg, has been honored by having her close-up portraits of Kermode, Polar, and Black Bears featured on Canada Post stamps.

Charles Dexter is a finalist in the New Jersey Highlands Coalition’s 6th Annual Highlands Juried Art Exhibit, at the Morris Museum in Morristown, NJ. This exhibit celebrates the landscapes, flora, fauna, natural, cultural and historic resources of the Highland regions. There is an artist reception and award ceremony at the Morris Museum on September 12 from 6:30-8:30 pm. To attend, please RSVP to Julia Somers ( For visitors’ information see:

Louise Luger will have a photograph published in the 2020 Staten Island Nature and Wildlife Calendar, produced by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, an organization dedicated to the preservation of wild habitats. Acceptance of this photo was through a juried competition. The photograph is a close up of a wild azalea, growing on the hills in Clove Lake park. These plants are part of the genus Rhododendron.