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Barry Butler’s 22 image exhibit is a celebration of many of the views of the Lake Michigan, the Chicago River and Buckingham Fountain.
Whether you live in Chicago or are a tourist to the Windy City, you will find that water brings life to Chicago.
From the Chicago Air & Water Show to the Fireworks at Navy Pier to taking a tour on the River or the Lake via one of the cruise ships, water is the main thread involved in the entertainment.
Barry Butler is a Chicago-based/Ireland-born, internationally published landscape and cityscape photographer. Getting his start over 20 years ago, Barry, a self-taught photographer, has captured images from locales around the world, but he is legendary for his Chicago imagery. Reporter Mike Lowe of WGN-TV nicknamed him “Chicago’s Picture Poet”. Barry’s work has appeared in a variety of media spanning television, books, advertising and music album covers. Not only will his photos appear in local and national media outlets daily, but also Barry has been featured for behind the scenes experiences of his work or to share his photographic expertise on such outlets as the Weather Channel, CNN-Espanol, WGN-TV, iHeartRadio Chicago, WBBM AM Newsradio, Fox 32 Chicago, WGN- Radio 720, National Public Radio WBEZ, WLS-AM, CBS-2 Chicago, ABC-7’s Windy City Live, WCIU-TV to name a few.