Wheeler hosts John Fielder
November 28, 2012
ASPEN – Famed nature photographer John Fielder will present a lecture and slide show of photographs, featuring lands purchased with the help of Great Outdoors Colorado lottery funds, at 7 p.m. Friday at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen.Tickets are $10; available at http://www.aspenshowtix.com and at the Wheeler. The event celebrates 20 years of accomplishments by the outdoor group. Fielder is making a 40-stop tour around Colorado, bringing attention to the hundreds of projects across the state that were funded through lottery proceeds. His images will be melded with music, and he will share his impressions of the Great Outdoors Colorado program.His latest books, “Guide to Colorado’s Great Outdoors: Lottery-Funded Parks, Trails, Wildlife Areas & Open Spaces” and the picture book “Colorado’s Great Outdoors: Celebrating 20 Years of Lottery-Funded Lands,” will be available for purchase, and Fielder will be signing books.A $50 meet-the-artist event will begin at 5:30 p.m.