The Ashland-based nature photographer be the featured artist in February at The Creator's Gallery in Jacksonville.

The Ashland-based nature photographer be the featured artist in February at The Creator's Gallery in Jacksonville.

A graduate of Southern Oregon University, McFarland developed his passion for nature photography between assignments as a photographer for the school's newspaper, The Siskiyou.

A reception is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 at The Creator's Gallery, 145 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Call 541-899-6902.