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Sodus Lighthouse Independence Extravaganza

June 24, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Take a beautiful drive to Sodus Bay on July 2 for their Independence Extravaganza! I will be exhibiting and selling my photography along with 40-50 other artists and craftspeople so I'd love to have you stop by and say hello. Plus with all the area has been through this spring it will be a much needed boost to the economy if they get a fantastic turnout. There are lots of fun events. Check it out!



More Underwater Adventures

June 14, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Love that little creek! It's just a never ending kaleidoscope of colors and patterns and I just never know what I will get. Enjoy.


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Bluebirds are fledging!

June 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

I have really enjoyed watching the new bluebird family in our yard. They have been fledging one at a time since about Thursday. I think this morning, about 5:45 (they are early birds) was the last because there has been no further activity at the nest box.  All the other days the parents continued to return to the box with food and to stand guard. Getting to watch them feed has been especially fun. What's not to love about new life!

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Underwater adventure

June 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

There's something about gently moving water and watery colors that I find peaceful. I hope you do too.

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Ripples and Reflections 58

Italy 2017

May 08, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Our travels in Italy took us to the heel of the boot, the sunny province of Puglia. Such lush green, fields of poppies, artichokes, grapes, cherry trees and olives.  Of course, the trulli dwellings that are found throughout the Itria Valley  were one of the highlights. We even stayed in a recently restored trullo called B&B Annalocos in Locorotondo.  No trip to Italy is complete without a visit with my wonderful family in Cautano, the region of Campania. We explored Benevento, the provincial capital.  Below are a few images. Click HERE for the entire trip.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

March 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Thank you to everyone who attended the opening reception of my "Natural Impressions" photography exhibit at the Little Theatre Cafe last Sunday. Words do not express how truly honored I am that you came.  I only wish I could have spent more time visiting with each one of you. 

A big thank you to Zanne Brunner, Cafe Curator for her assistance, advice, support and friendship. It was invaluable! A very special thanks to Brian Burley, Bob DeRosa and Harvey Possemato, the phenomenal "Big Blue House" Band for providing their musical talent to make the afternoon extra fun.  

If you could not attend on Sunday my photographs will be on exhibit through March 31st and Big Blue House is playing there every Thursday night from 7-9pm...so it's not too late.

You are invited to an exhibit of my photographs

February 14, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

I would like to invite you to visit "Natural Impressions", an exhibit of my creative nature images, some literal, some interpretive, that attempt to convey my experiences of being in nature, of the places and things that I find beautiful or interesting, be it an entire scene or a very small detail of it. 

Where: The Little Theatre Cafe, 240 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14604.  

When: March 4-31, 2017 during regular cafe hours.

Reception will be held on Sunday, March 5 from 2-4pm.

Refreshments will be served and the Little Cafe has a cash bar for coffee, tea, soft drinks, beer and wine. BIG BLUE HOUSE will entertain with their blend of voices, acoustic rhythm and lead guitar, stand-up bass, and occasional banjo performing a unique and eclectic variety of blues, rock, folk, jazz and reggae. 

If you cannot attend the reception the exhibit will be on display until March 31st. The Little Theatre is always a fun place to go for a bite to eat before or after a movie or just to listen to the music five nights a week. An added bonus - Big Blue House is playing there every Thursday from 7-9 during March! 

I hope you can make it. I look forward to seeing you!



In the Sunday newspaper (not the funny pages, either!)

February 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

This wonderful article was in today's Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. What a nice surprise to way up to!  Considering the really high quality of just about every image in the show I am more than pleased just to be included. If you have a chance, stop by Image City Photography Gallery before February 19th and feast your eyes on a wonderful exhibit.

Nice to be included!Nice to be included!Click link below to go to article:
Democrat and Chronicle article

Two photos chosen by jurors for Magic of Light

January 29, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Two of my photos were chosen for the annual "Magic of Light" Show at Image City Photography Gallery.  The show opens Tuesday January 31 and runs through Sunday February 19.  Please stop by and see it as the images are always top notch and I am once again honored to be among those chosen to participate.  The receptions are Friday 2/3 from 5-8 pm and Saturday 2/4 from 2-5pm.  I'll be there on Saturday and hope to see you as well. More information can be found at Image City Photography Gallery. Here's a Preview of the show.

Two of my images were selected for this exhibitTwo of my images were selected for this exhibitFor more information click the link for the Magic of Light Show at Image City Photography Gallery. For a sneak preview click here Preview



Exhibits up in 2017

December 31, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

I have several exhibits coming up in  2017 to announce!  I will send out updates as we get closer but if you are interested I invite you to mark your calendars now and stop by these exhibits.

January 13-25, 2017 - "Wall to Wall" Exhibit at the Flower City Arts Center (former Genesee Center for Arts and Education) 713 Monroe Ave in Rochester. I will have a B&W film image in this inaugural "Members Show". The reception is Friday January 13, 6-9pm. For more info click here: Flower City Arts Members Exhibit

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The Flower City Arts Center is excited to showcase the artwork of our talented members in an inaugural member exhibition Wall-to-Wall. Help us kick off 2017 by celebrating our talented community of makers!
Participating members include:
Cory Lynn Riemer, Angela Possemato, Christine DuRoss, Harriet Heller, James Masek, David Corbin, Susan Doran, Kate Fisher, Rebecca Lomuto, Jen Perena, Jay Perena, Victoria Brzustowicz, Chris Charles, Krista Berry, Heidi Hollman, Jonathan Merritt, Liz Raymonda, Marsha King, Laura Wilder, Steven Spring, Susan Toomey, Michael Turiano, Sarah Anthony, Peter Minchak, Patricia Peer, Ed Stone, Hannah Brook Smith, Sue Huggins Leopard, Ray Recchia, Mitch Sanders, Catherine (Kit) Jones, Victoria M. Bogacki, Doug Corbin, Devon Chapman, Jean Kearse, Elizabeth Spring, Dan Donnarumma, Megan Asbeck, Amy Bradoc, Lori Foster, Sean Comerford, Nick Choroshyliw, Jobena Robinson, Jenn Libby, Razan, James Grieshaber, Mark J. Watts, Maliya Travers-Crumb, Lisa Wright, Geri McCormick, Simone Ochrym, John Funt, Monika Ueffinger, Bruce Pease, Peter McCann, Pat Bacon, Eliot A. Stark, Jennifer A. Huffman, Virginia Bacheler, Caitlin Chan, Charmaine Bynoe

For more info see the Flower City Arts Center website:
Flower City Arts Center

February 1-19, 2017 - Image City Photography Gallery - "Magic of Light" Annual Juried Exhibit. Two of my images were accepted. Image City Photography Gallery

March 4-April 1, 2017  - "Solo Exhibit" at the Little Theater Cafe. Opening Reception Sunday March5 from 2-4pm. Featuring Big Blue House Band

July 29-August 25, 2017 - "Exhibit with Friends" - Skalny Welcome Center at St. John Fisher College. Opening reception date/time TBD. I will be showing images from my two trips to Poland.

October 19-November 1, 2017 - F8 Photo Group presents "Developed" Celebrating traditional black and white images created on film and developed in the darkroom at Wayne County Council for the Arts in Newark, NY. Reception Saturday October 21, 2017. 4-6pm. We are a group of students and teachers from the B&W film photography classes at Flower City Arts Center in Rochester. "To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul."― Andri Cauldwell

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