Nature’s Inspirations Art Show

Nature’s Inspirations: Fine Art Exhibit and Sale runs through March 9 at the Cool Creek Nature Center, 2000 E. 151st St., Westfield. The show includes paintings/drawings and photography, with a first and second place winner in each category. Twelve honorable mention distinctions were awarded by the jury. A People’s Choice Award will be voted on by the public, which will conclude on March 7. Photos by Robert Herrington


Art Show 1Westfield Youth Assistance Program Mentor Russ Daniels, left, and Eli Breedlove look at paintings.


Art Show 2Canyon Stice describes his father’s “Sea Turtles” photo to Amanda Smith.


Art Show 5Nature’s Inspirations: Fine Art Exhibit & Sale runs through March 9 at the Cool Creek Nature Center and includes paintings and photography.


ElephantDorothy Chase’s “King of Kenya” watercolor painting won first place.


Grand CanyonWestfield resident Rob Stokes’ “Grand Canyon” photograph was an honorable mention.


Storm BrewingJohn W. Sumner’s “Storm Brewing” photograph won first place.