‘Starving artist’ makes a difference through her lens

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Posted: August 16, 2014

The Winchester Star

Photo submitted by Misty HigginsWinchester photographer Misty Higgins traveled to Haiti in 2013 with Community Coalition for Haiti. Photos from the trip will be on display and for sale at an art show and fundraiser Sunday at Grace Community Church.
STAR TRAYLOR/Byrd NewspapersPhotographer Misty Higgins (left) stands with some of the photos that will be sold at her art show Sunday at Grace Community Church. At right is Misty Fields, president of In the Garden Missions, the organization benefiting from the show.
Photo courtesy of Misty HigginsHiggins spent two weeks in July in Uganda on a trip with the local nonprofit organization In the Garden Missions. Photos from the trip, along with those she took while in Nicaragua and Haiti, will be on display and for sale at an art show and fundraiser Sunday at Grace Community Church. Here, she poses with some Ugandan children.

WINCHESTER — On a recent trip to Uganda, Misty Higgins took photographs of orphans sleeping on beds made of wire and dirty, worn mattresses. When she posted the photos online, donations poured in…



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