Name: Ginny Coombs
Business Name: Gin-Art
Art Media: pastel/photography
Art Form: Photography
Ginny displayed a passion for art at an early age. She went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in art at the University of Wisconsin, and after retiring as a systems analyst, she continued her studies in art classes. Ginnys panoramic photographs of the American West are displayed at Lamplight Art Gallery in Bountiful and were in Stone Art Gallery in Park City for ten years. She also exhibits photographs at Park City Public Library, Ginny has had four solo shows in Antelope Island Visitors Center. Her photographs have been juried into the Utah Annual Statewide Photography Shows and the Religious & Spiritual shows in the Springville Art Museum. Her work has also been selected several times for the prestigious Spring Salon art show in Springville Art Museum.
A love of Nature has always been an important part of Ginny Coombs' life. She notices the rhythmic patterns that can be found in a brook or the detailed markings on individual wild animals or birds. Ginny has developed a keen eye for the subtleties of what she sees and shares with the viewer an appreciation of the displayed scene with an expanded viewpoint. Whether Ginny is sketching or doing photograph work, she looks for the revealing patterns of light and dark. She captures the scene with a photographic composition that is visually balanced. The main ingredient for successful photographs is to just 'get out there', not mind inclement weather and be observant of the artistic opportunities whether it is a vast expanse of unending scenery or a small plant with its subtle beauty that catches the viewer's attention.