News Release

April 30, 2008

Contact: Carolyn Pennington, 860-679-4864

Photographer Takes Center Stage at UConn Health Center Exhibit

Who: Rick Popham

What: “Landscapes and Seascapes”

Where: Main and mezzanine lobbies, UConn Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington

When: May 12 through July 9

About the artist:
Rick Popham has been a photographer for almost three decades, but only recently began to display his photographs. Never pleased with color prints from his darkroom or from professional labs, he says he worked his way up the steep learning curve of digital printing and currently prints high quality digital photos on a variety of cotton rag papers. “I have finally been able to produce prints that please me,” Popham states. Popham, who lives in Harwinton, was the “Artist of the Month” at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington.

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