Blog #187~Artist With Down syndrome Captures Amazing Images
I had the pleasure of meeting Geoffrey Mikol, who is a professional artist, over the past weekend. Geoffrey owns River Bend Gallery, which is located in Galena, Illinois. He is 23 years old and as a person born with Down syndrome, Geoffrey has a natural talent of capturing images in nature. He studied photography since high school, and his fine artwork is incredible. What draws your eye to his work, is how he captures the light and beauty uniquely in each piece.
Geoffrey Mikol, artist:
Geoffrey warmly greets everyone outside his gallery and his work speaks for itself. He is an award-winning photographer who started selling his work 10 years ago, in the Chicagoland area.
Visiting River Bend Gallery and meeting Geoffrey and his family was a real highlight to the Galena trip. You can feel the serenity in his work and a warmth when you enter River Bend Gallery.
To view more images click here- https://www.riverbendgalleries.com/ and follow on Facebook at River Bend Gallery. There are prints, calendars, coaster sets and greeting cards available for purchase. They would be great Christmas gifts for family, friends, teachers, aids and therapists.
That’s what is in my noggin this week!