City officials are touting the artwork of James Campbell, Grant McMillan, and Gary Rosenblum in a new exhibition at the Palm Desert Community Gallery, and they are planning a public reception to honor the artists Sept. 16.
"The Impact of Images" exhibition will be on display Sept. 12 through Nov. 15, city spokesman David Hermann said in a statement.
The reception is scheduled 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. next Monday at the Community Gallery.
Here's background on the artists from the city announcement:
Born in Chile and educated in England, James Campbell spent his adult life in the field of design. After retiring four years ago he taught himself how to paint in oils. His paintings reflect the beauty in the diversity among people of all backgrounds.
Grant McMillan holds a Ph.D. in American Literature from Syracuse University. A former vice president of administration with a large government agency, he now operates a management consulting company and is an amateur photographer and world traveler in his free time. The photographs that he is exhibiting document his travels.
A photographer for more than 30 years, Gary Rosenblum creates "Pointillist Photography" using Kodachrome slides as source material. This exhibition will show works from his "Cahuilla Cairn" collection, created using images of stacked stones found on his morning walks in Palm Desert's Homme Adams Park.
The Community Gallery, located in Palm Desert City Hall, 73510 Fred Waring Drive, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more info call 760-346-0611, ext. 664 or visit www.palmdesertart.org.