Young artists spend week at GCP&T’s Russ Nature Reserve capturing nature’s beauty


Submitted photos Shea O’Connor of Xenia displays his painted interpretation of a salamander.


Katelynn Pulfer of Xenia plans on turning her concrete leaf casting into a bird feeder.


Ellie Rauls of Beavercreek puts the finishing touches on her painting of a lion.


Greene County News

BEAVERCREEK — Refining their artistic talents while capturing the beauty of nature was the goal of participants in Greene County Parks & Trails Art Camp at Russ Nature Reserve.

Using a variety of mediums, the campers highlighted their week’s work during an Art Show attended by their friends and families. The camp was instructed by GCP&T Staff Naturalist Mel Grosvenor, who also has an art degree. For more information about Greene County Parks & Trails and its summer programs, call 937-562-6440, visit gcparkstrails.com or email info@gcparkstrails.com.

Submitted photos Shea O’Connor of Xenia displays his painted interpretation of a salamander.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_006.jpgSubmitted photos Shea O’Connor of Xenia displays his painted interpretation of a salamander.

Katelynn Pulfer of Xenia plans on turning her concrete leaf casting into a bird feeder.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_009.jpgKatelynn Pulfer of Xenia plans on turning her concrete leaf casting into a bird feeder.

Ellie Rauls of Beavercreek puts the finishing touches on her painting of a lion.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_012.jpgEllie Rauls of Beavercreek puts the finishing touches on her painting of a lion.

Story courtesy of Greene County Parks and Trails.

Story courtesy of Greene County Parks and Trails.

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