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Photographs, quilt to adorn North Plains library

Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Charlie Hyman has been capturing the beauty of the Pacific Northwest since he was about 7 years old. A new month means new displays at the North Plains Public Library. November will bring work from a local quilter and a Portland-area photographer.

Jo Ann Tannock, a North Plains library volunteer, will lend her hand-stitched Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt through November. Tannock has been quilting for decades and rarely uses a sewing machine.

Tannock’s favorite part of quilting is picking out colors and fitting each piece together precisely.

Oregon photographer Charlie Hyman’s work will join the quilt on library walls through December. Hyman explores the Pacific Northwest when he goes on vacation, capturing outdoor magic with his camera.Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - The North Plains library features a different quilt each month from local quilters.

“Photography is much more for me than just finding interesting things to capture in digital images; it is a way of seeing what’s around me, of looking for beauty in the natural world,” Hyman said. “With or without my camera, I notice more and pay closer attention to my surroundings, to the weather and to contrasts in light, shapes and subjects because of my interest in photography.”

A reception for the artists will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at the library.

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