June 3,4,5 2022 Festival of the Arts Reginal Exhibition

Grand Rapids Regional Festival of the Arts June 2022, Two of Cari's photos, Grand Fireworks & Eagle Harbor Lighthouse were selected for a juried art exhibition in Festival of the Arts GR, MI.

Grand Fireworks was honored with the Miller Johnson Purchase Award. Grand Fireworks will be on display at the Muse Art Gallery in GR from June 1-30, then at the Lowell Arts Gallery for A Festival Award Winners show.


PhotoPlace Gallery Exhibition

PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Cari's Smokies Spring photo selected for online exhibition "Quiet Landscapes" & book (for purchase), April 2022, Vistit this link to view the book: https://www.blurb.com/b/11176954-quiet-landscape-2022-hardcover-imagewrap

Photo Walk Scavenger Hunt (Ages 7-14 yrs) Summer - 2021


Join award-winning photographer Cari Povenz for a Photo Walk Scavenger Hunt to learn tips for framing, focus, light and creativity.

This class will meet outdoors at Wedgwood Park Pavilion, spending time walking outside to find objects as subjects for photos and practice photography techniques. Cari will review participants' photos, and highlight what makes great photographs. Bring a cell phone or digital camera.

Date: July 23  9:30-11AM

Ages: 7-14

Price: Res $35.00 / Non-Res $35.00

Sign up through Grandville Community Education


The Art & Joy of Nature Photography-ZOOM Meeting GRCC Camera Club with Cari Povenz

Grand Rapids Camera Club March 17, 2021 Program

The Art & Joy of Nature Photography
by Cari Povenz

Learn how immersing yourself in the photography process not only helps create more meaningful photographic images it also opens us to receive unexpected gifts in nature. Explore ways to improve photos with a quiet attentiveness, seeing the light, and creative thinking, which brings renewal and joy. Review photography techniques to help create your own artistic expression, allowing the camera to be an extension of yourself.

Following the program the March monthly competition images and edit challenge images will be shown.

NOTE: Prior to the pandemic moving club meetings online, we asked guests for a $5 donation to attend our meetings. Though we do not require this for you to attend our Zoom meetings, if you are not a club member GRCC would appreciate any donation you might be willing to make to help us cover our increased programming expenses. If you feel so inclined you can make a donation to the club here http://grcameraclub.org/join-faqs Thank you!


Fotog 2020-Holland Area Arts Council Exhibition

Two of Cari's photos, "Breakthrough," and GR Blast" were accepted in Fotog 2020-Holland Arts Council. This is a Juried Photo Exhibition

When: September 10 through November 7 2020 
Where: Holland Area Arts Council, Padnos Gallery 

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, to view our exhibitions in person, please call (616) 396-327