Wilson Downtown Gallery: Greg Versen

Greg Versen

We’re excited to welcome award-winning photographer Greg Versen to the WDG for June and July! Step into summer and visit his show on Mathews County and the New Point Comfort Lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay.

The gallery is open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm at 83 S. Main Street in Downtown Harrisonburg.

Greg Versen was born and reared in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He received a BA in Sociology from Mississippi College, Clinton and an MSSW from the University of Tennessee School of Social Work. After serving four years as a Captain in the Army Medical Services Corps, with tours of duty at Fort Riley, Kansas, and 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany, he taught in the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program at Mississippi University for Women, Columbus for five and a half years before moving to the BSW program, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. He retired from JMU as Professor Emeritus after 25 years and continues to live in Harrisonburg. He also developed & hosts Blues Valley on public radio WMRA 90.7 FM.

Versen is an award-winning photographer and has been an active photographer for more than 50 years. He has attended workshops at the Maine Photographic Workshop, Rockport, and the Rocky Mountain School of Photography, Missoula, Montana. In 2003 he switched from film to digital photography and uses Nikon cameras and Canon printer with archival inks. He prints and frames his photographs. Canvas prints are outsourced.

Greg Versen
Greg Versen

Among Versen’s photographic interests are architecture, travel and landscapes. He enjoys putting together programs that provide education and information with complementary imagery.

Taking Flight NPC
Taking Flight NPC
Stutts Creek Mathews County
Stutts Creek Mathews County
The Last Cast Mobjack Bay
The Last Cast Mobjack Bay

About Claire Wayman

Claire manages details of real estate contracts, coordinates social media and the Wilson Downtown Gallery, and keeps the team organized on a day-to-day basis. In her free time, she enjoys playing flute in various area groups and participating in local community theater.

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