Art Gallery

The OSHER@Dartmouth Art Gallery provides public exhibit space to display and view art produced by OSHER@Dartmouth members and regional visual artists from a wide ranging area. Mediums displayed include, but are not limited to, photography, water color and oil paintings, sculpting, pottery, and mixed media. Email laura.j.belback@dartmouth.edu for details regarding participation in periodic exhibits.

Tanzania Animal Watching Safari: What's Not To Like?

July 9 – September 26
7 Lebanon Street, Suite 107
Hanover, NH
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Fridays: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Sky

Skip Sturman has lived with his wife, Marilyn, in Thetford, VT, for almost 41 years. A 1970 graduate of Dartmouth, he worked for his alma mater for 27 years, mostly as Director of Career Services. Since taking early retirement in 2010, Skip has immersed himself in OSHER@Dartmouth as both a student and volunteer. Long active in a variety of professional and civic organizations, Skip has served on the boards of OSHER@Dartmouth, The Upper Valley Land Trust, United Way, and the Hanover Co-op, and helped found Thetford Recycling and the Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility.

Since taking early retirement from Dartmouth in 2010, Skip has also returned to his journalistic roots as a free-lance writer. Skip is an avid hiker, skier, and jogger with a particular zest for world travel.

Illustrations from a Safari Book: "When Eagles Roar"

July 19 – September 26
7 Lebanon Street, Suite 107
Hanover, NH
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Fridays: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Leopard Cub

Margo Gabrielle Damian (Fladung) attended Montserrat College of Art and the School Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Margo illustrated "When Eagles Roar: The Amazing Journey of an African Wildlife Adventurer" and "The Elephant's Euphonium: A Little Tusker's Adventures in Africa," a children's picture book about the large tuskers. Margo is the daughter of OSHER member and author Bonnie Fladung. She resides in Hancock, NH.

The artwork was created in pen and ink. The images were scanned, then printed by inkjet on paper made from elephant dung. Mr. Ellie Pooh's one-of-a-kind, earth-friendly elephant dung paper is 70% post-consumer paper and 30% poo fiber. Each sheet is handmade and uniquely textured.

About the Book "When Eagles Roar: The Amazing Journey of an African Wildlife Adventurer"
James Currie's memoir details his love of birds and fascination with wildlife. His craving for adventure lead him into humorous and life threatening situations. James captures the essence of what it means to be African today, facing everything from the Big Five to the vestiges of apartheid to the AIDS epidemic. He provides authoritative information on African wildlife and illustrates hair-raising encounters with lions, buffalo, leopards, elephants, rhinoceros and snakes through exciting and humorous stories.

"One of the Best Wildlife Books of All Time" - BookAuthority
"Best Winter Trips, What to Read Before You Go" - National Geographic
"One of the Best Nature Books of 2014" - The Guardian

ABOUT THE AUTHORS
A native of South Africa, James Alexander Currie is an internationally acclaimed wildlife expert and television host. He is an authority in the field of sustainable development and holds a Bachelor's Degree in African Languages and a Masters degree in Sustainable Environmental Management. He is a former Managing Director of Africa Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports communities surrounding wildlife areas in Africa. James's passion is actively promoting the importance of forging links between local communities, wildlife and international travelers.

Bonnie J. Fladung specializes in adventure travel writing with a focus on nature and wildlife. She combines her love of literature with a passion for traveling to remote places, and has studied the art of storytelling with master storytellers in Morocco and the San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert. She is the co-author of the award winning "When Eagles Roar: The Amazing Journey of an African Wildlife Adventurer," and author of "The Elephant's Euphonium: A Little Tusker's Adventures in Africa," an illustrated picture book about the big tuskers of Africa. Bonnie is a study leader for OSHER classes on African wildlife.


 

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