Award-winning nature photographer Tom Ulrich to present "Stock and Whatnot" at Coe

Extra: Rod Pritchard, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
(319) 399-8605 or rpritcha@coe.edu

2016-04-04 15:19:34 - General

Award-winning nature photographer Tom Ulrich has spent 40 years traveling the world. On Monday, April 11, Ulrich will present "Stock and Whatnot" at 7 p.m. in Kesler Lecture Hall of Hickok Hall on the Coe College campus. The lecture will highlight dozens of images derived from his inventory of more than a million photographs. It is open to the public at no charge.

A freelance photographer since 1975, Ulrich is highly acclaimed around the world for his nature photography skills. Many of his transparencies have been used by numerous magazines and other publications, including National Wildlife, Audubon, Outdoor Oklahoma, Sierra, American Hunter, Ranger Rick, Alaska, National Geographic, Montana Outdoors, Life and many others. Ulrich has also published seven nature books, including "Mammals of the Northern Rockies" and "Birds of the Northern Rockies."

Ulrich has been the recipient of many prestigious awards including the Mammal Behavior category in the 1987 International Wildlife Photographer of the Year; winner of the 1979 and 1981 National Wildlife Photo Contest (finalist in 1978 and 1980); Grand Prize Winner of the 1996 National Wildbird Photo Contest; and the 1987, 1988, 1991 and 1994 Outdoor Writers Scavenger Hunt Photo Contest. In 2005, Ulrich received the North American Nature Photography Association’s Fellow Award.

For many years Ulrich has been leading tours to remote parts of the world, such as Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica and East Africa, as well as to the greatest aviary spectacle known to man in Pantanal, Brazil.

The event is sponsored by the Coe College Art and Art History Department and the Biology Department.  For more information, visit coe.edu or call 399-8581.