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Courtesy Photo of Andrea Rose Photographer Tom Heatley is the guest artist at the Dragonfly Art Gallery in Harrisville.

HARRISVILLE – The Dragonfly Art Gallery will be hosting an open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday July 10 for our guest artist photographer Tom Heatley and Artist of the Month, gallery member Peggy Little.

The event will take place outdoors, weather permitting. The Dragonfly Art Gallery is located at 116 E. Main St., Harrisville. Call the gallery at 989-820-9614.

About Tom Heatley

“I am a retired science teacher whose main hobbies are birdwatching, photography and travel,” Heatley said in a press release. “My quest for birds has taken me to all 50 states, many countries and all seven continents. I have seen over 6,000 species of birds. My love of nature is shared with others through my photos. I rarely go bird watching without my camera.

About Peggy Little

Courtesy Photo Peggy Little is the Dragonfly Art Gallery Artist of the Month. A reception will take place on July 10.

Little is inspired by the amazing world around her and she paints to express her enjoyment of nature. Many of her photos are from photos she took while kayaking in the area.

Little has lived in Oscoda since retiring in 2006 after teaching at Rogers City Elementary School. Now that she has time to pursue her love of painting, she takes advantage of classes and workshops to learn, explore and try new techniques. She has worked in all mediums but now works mainly with acrylic and batik.

His work has been accepted in several jury exhibitions at Tawas, the Besser Museum and Art in the Loft. His work has also been exhibited at the Frankenmuth Art Gallery. It is currently on display at the Dragonfly Art Gallery in Harrisville, Art in the Loft in Alpena, and other galleries and boutiques in the area. She is a member of the Northeast Michigan Art Guild.

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