color photography; 13×15.5″

“Several years ago I produced a photo/narrative project called POSITIVELY NINETY: Interviews with Lively Nonagenarians. Gordon Maham was one of my favorite subjects, a “peaceful planet person” who was a war protestor and friend to the underdog.”

ARTIST BIO: Cincinnati-based Connie Springer is an award-winning photographer and writer specializing in street scenes and such human interest themes as adoptive families, elderly, children, and multicultural images. In 2002 she published a work on adoptive families, OUR FAMILIES: A CELEBRATION OF ADOPTION. Ten years later she published and exhibited POSITIVELY NINETY: Interviews with Lively Nonagenarians ( Connie studied photography at the Art Institute of Boston and has an M.L.S. in Library Science. She is also a watercolor artist.