“3 Kids in Woods” by Tony King. Submitted photo

In Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, The Woman’s Hospital Association (WHA) Rotating Art Gallery at Central Maine Medical Center, at 300 Main St. in Lewiston, is displaying the work of acclaimed photographer, Tony King. “Honoring Trees” will be on display from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28.
King (1934-2017) was a businessman, author, philanthropist, award-winning photographer, and conservationist based in Massachusetts and Maine.

Nature lovers may recognize King’s work as his photographs have been featured in numerous publications. In 1975 he collaborated with nationally known nature writer, Hal Borland on the Sierra Club publication, A Place to Begin. He has had solo exhibitions at a number of galleries world-wide including the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto and the Photographers Gallery in London, England. His photographs are included in numerous public collections including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Fogg Museum at Harvard, the Cleveland Museum of Art as well as the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
The works on display may be purchased through the WHA Gift Shop located adjacent to the main lobby at the medical center. As a result of the hospital safety precautions due to the pandemic, the art gallery is only available for viewing for staff, patients, and their designated visitors at this time.

“Tree” by Tony King. Submitted photo

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