Picnic on the Grand

Dorothy Dorney's avatar Dorothy Dorney

Picnic on the Grand pays tribute to the beautiful urban development in the friendly downtown community of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The centralized downtown parks adjacent to the river promenade inspired the imagery in this photo. The purpose of the imagery is to try to capture the “serenity” and the overall experience of taking a peaceful rest in one of the parks alongside the Grand River. The viewer is invited to daydream…feel the essence of the wind, watch the dancing shadows, listen to the trickling sound of the river rapids, notice the beautiful colors of autumn's fallen leaves, and escape the hustle and bustle of daily life capturing a serene moment in time.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 1.5 inches
  • Medium: Photography
  • Width: 4 feet
  • Year created: 2012
  • Height: 3 feet