Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

Sierra Starlight slide show with Tony Rowell June 23

Posted on May 30, 2012
Filed Under South Tahoe Events

His photographic prowess and artistry are in his blood.

Following in his father’s footsteps, Tony Rowell, the son of renowned photographer and mountaineer Galen Rowell, captures the beauty of the natural world through his photography.  An avid world traveler, one of Tony’s favorite subjects is the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains.

Tony will take us on a nocturnal tour of Yosemite, Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada by moonlight and starlight in his short film “Sierra Starlight” at Sorensen’s Resort on Saturday evening, June 23, 2012.

A wine-cheese reception will be from 5-7pm, with a slide show followed by Tony’s short film from 7-8pm. Books, calendars and fine art prints will be available for purchase at this event. A $15 donation will be matched by Sorensen’s Resort to support the Rowell Award for the Art of Adventure. For more information about this South Lake Tahoe event and to book a visit at Sorensen’s Resort, please call (800) 423-9949.

About Tony Rowell:

Inspired by his father, Tony found himself immersed in his father’s work from a young age, traveling with him to wilderness areas in Alaska, Canada, and the American West. Tony’s most memorable adventures with his father include an ascent of Yosemite’s Cathedral Peak at the age of 10, a 1983 climb of the Grand Tetons, and in 1997, a photography trip to Canada’s Northwest Territories.

Tony’s photography expeditions have taken him from the Arctic Circle to the mountains of Tibet. His award-winning photos have appeared in books, calendars and in Backpacker, Nature’s Best Photography and Outdoor Photographer magazines. His work has been exhibited at the Mumm Winery in Napa, the Yosemite Museum Gallery in Yosemite Valley, the Marin Headlands Visitor Center at Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and is currently on display at Mountain Light Gallery, Sorensen’s Resort, the Butterfly Cafe and at the Tioga Pass Resort near Yosemite.

For more information about Tony and to view his amazing photography, visit

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