Bonfire Coffee Company Photo & Book Show

Photographs by Gregg Adams & Book by S.K. Badgett at Bonfire


Now at Bonfire Coffee through the end of October, 2020, are black and white portrait photographs by Gregg Adams and a book entitled “Digging in the Dark: Tales from the Mines of Carbondale and Beyond” by local author S.K. Badgett.

Gregg and Cath Adams have published their photographs worldwide in advertising and corporate campaigns, tourism, and national magazine covers. They are highly skilled professionals whose work captures the vitality of the human spirit. The photographs now showing at the Bonfire coffee house feature characters who contributed to Carbondale’s colorful mining heyday. Featured portraits: Ed Cerise, Hank Gray, Gary Soucie, John Burtard, Rich Gilmore, Cindy Sadlowski, Robert Congdon, Milt Cass, Kirk Blue, Mario Villalobos, Rich Van Dellen, Rusty Ford, and Pat Noel.      

SK Badgett and his wife live in the mountains of western Colorado, where they raised four children. In earlier years he worked in the coal mines and taught wilderness survival skills; later he made his living in Aspen as an artist. He spent the last twenty-five years teaching English at private schools, Colorado Mountain College, and Colorado Christian University. He has an M.A. in English from Middlebury College.  His work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies.

You are welcome to visit and to learn more about the photographer and the author.