Rich Smukler honored by IPOTY 2015


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – RICH SMUKLER OF THE UNITED STATES WAS AWARDED HONORABLE MENTION FOR TWO IMAGES IN THE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS (IPOTY) 2015

 

London, UK (24 April 2016) – Photographer Rich Smukler of United States was Awarded Honorable Mention for two of his winning entries from his Longest Night collection.

The judges for the contest were: Fabrice Fouillet, Julia Gunther, Marta Azevedo, Erik Hijweege, Tiina Törmänen, Vincent Fournier, Christoph Morlinghaus, Eleonora Pecorella, Jessica Auer, Pelle Cass and Amanda Harman.
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“Longest Night” is part of a photographic essay of Eastern State Penitentiary recently published by LenCulture Magazine. Located in Philadelphia (Smukler’s hometown), Eastern State Penitentiary was once the largest and most expensive public structure ever erected, and quickly became a model for more than 300 prisons worldwide and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965. It was also known for some such infamous prisoners as Al Capone and Willie Sutton.

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Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. You can see more of his works at http://www.richsmuklerphoto.com. (Kick back and stay awhile). 

 

Rich Smukler honored by Monochrome Awards 2015


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – RICH SMUKLER OF UNITED STATES WAS AWARDED HONORABLE MENTION IN THE MONOCHROME AWARDS 2015 COMPETITION
MONOCHROME PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS ANNOUNCES WINNERS
OF MONO AWARDS 2015 COMPETITION

London, UK (30 January 2016) – Photographer rich smukler of United States was Awarded Honorable Mention in Fine Art for the winning entry Longest Night at the prestigious Monochrome Awards honouring Black & White Photography

The 2015 Monochrome Awards received 7212 submissions from 79 countries around the world.

Winning images were selected by panel of international judges, including: Allison Barnes, Katarina Balgavy, Claire A. Warden, Anna Filipova, Rebecca Cairns, Ted Preuss, David Fokos, Roman Loranc, David Johndrow, Stefano Brunesci, Tomasz Lazar, Dominique Bollinger, Andre Brito, Giacomo Brunelli and Martin Stavars.

About Winner:
Selected Museums and Venues 25th Annual All Florida Juried Art Show (The Arts Council of Martin County 2015), Art Olympia 2015 (Tokyo, Japan), (SDAI) The San Diego Art Institute/(MOLA) Museum of the Living Artist: The 50th and 54th International Juried Exhibitions (San Diego, California 2009, 2015), The Alexandria Museum of Art National Juried Exhibition (Alexandria, Louisiana 2014), The Virginia Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Photography Exhibition (Lynchburg, Virginia 2014), The Philadelphia Athenaeum’s 200th Anniversary Juried Art Exhibition (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2014), (JAX) The Jacksonville Center for the Arts (Floyd, Virginia) 2014 Juried Exhibition, (NAA) The Naples Art Association’s 50th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition 2014 (Naples, Florida), The Farmington (New Mexico) Museum of Art 2014 Juried Exhibition, (CAC) The Las Vegas, Nevada Contemporary Arts Center (25th Annual Juried Show, 2014), The Museum of Flight Juried Exhibition 2014 (Seattle, Washington), (CAFA) The 101st, 102nd, 103rd and 104th Juried Exhibitions of The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (Mystic, Connecticut, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015) elected member, (MARINMOCA) The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art Juried Exhibition (Novato, California 2013 and 2014), The Montreal Art Centre: Global Art League International 2013 Juried Exhibition (Montreal, QC, Canada), The New York Center For The Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) Primary Colors 2013 Juried Exhibition, The St. Augustine Art Association (Annual Nature & Wildlife Juried Exhibition, St. Augustine, Florida 2013, 2015), (CIDPA) Canadian International Digital Photography Juried Exhibition 2011 (Montreal, QC, Canada), Boca Raton Museum of Art Juried Exhibition (Boca Raton, Florida 2012), Monmouth Museum of Art Juried Exhibition (Lincroft, New Jersey 2008), Andrews Museum of Art Juried Exhibition (Andrews, North Carolina 2010), (MOCA) Museum of Computer Art Juried Exhibition (Brooklyn, New York – current), The Southern Museum of Flight Juried Exhibition (Birmingham, Alabama 2008).

La Rondine Gallery (Ponte a Serraglio in the commune of Bagni di Lucca, Italy) Solo exhibition May 2015, Sandro Santioli Photo Atelier (Florence, Italy 2010),IPA (International Photography Awards) Professional One-Shot Category, fine art:still life, fine art: landscape, and architecture:buildings 2015, Photo Review International Photography Competition 2015, 9th Annual Black & White Spider Awards Nominee and Fellow (2014), The Photo Review (on-line) 2014, Best of America Photography, Part II (Kennedy Publishing; 2011), Photographer’s Forum Magazine/Best of Photography 2011 (Serbin Communications; 2011), Photographer’s Forum Magazine/Best of Photography 2012 (Serbin Communications; 2012), Artists Portfolio Magazine (December 2012), B & W Magazine (2013 Portfolio), B & W Magazine (2015 Single Image Still Life/Objects), 2015 Photo Review 2014 (Of The Land on-line).

About Mono Awards:
Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Our mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world.

Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. You can see more of his works at http://www.richsmuklerphoto.com. (Kick back and stay awhile).

ENDLESS NIGHT to Exhibit at The Von Lieblig Art Center in Naples, Florida


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Preview Reception: March 11, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: March 12 – April 16, 2016
Location: The von Liebig Art Center

The fine art exhibition will be installed on the ground floor and second level of The von Liebig Art Center in six galleries and will be on view from March 12 through April 16, 2016 . The von Liebig Art Center is located in Naples, Florida at 585 Park Street in the heart of the 5th Avenue South shopping, dining and arts district. The Naples Art Association’s Founders Exhibitions are a long-held tradition honoring the founding members of the Naples Art Association. The exhibition will feature recent work in all media by Naples Art Association members.

“Endless Night” is part of a photographic essay of Eastern State Penitentiary recently published by LenCulture Magazine. Located in Philadelphia (Smukler’s hometown), Eastern State Penitentiary was once the largest and most expensive public structure ever erected, and quickly became a model for more than 300 prisons worldwide and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965. It was also known for some such infamous prisoners as Al Capone and Willie Sutton.

Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. You can see more of his works at http://www.richsmuklerphoto.com. (Kick back and stay awhile).

 

Jordon Pond in Acadia National Park


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Located near Bar Harbor, Maine, Jordan Pond is a glacier formed tarn with a maximum water depth of 150 feet. The water is exceptionally clear with an average visibility depth of 46 feet (14 m) but this has been measured as high as 60 feet (18 m), the most ever recorded in the State of Maine. If you go, you can grab a snack at the nearby Jordon Pond House. For those who have never visited the area, Acadia National Park is a stunning national treasure on the coast of Maine.

Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. You can see more of his works at http://www.richsmuklerphoto.com. (Kick back and stay awhile).

Pine Glades Lake in The Everglades


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In the United States, The Everglades is the largest tropical wilderness, the largest wilderness of any kind east of the Mississippi River and is visited on average by one million people each year.It is the third-largest national park in the lower 48 states after Death Valley and Yellowstone. It has been declared an International Biosphere Reserve, a Wold heritage Site, and a Wetland of International Importance, one of only three locations in the world to appear on all three lists.

Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. You can see more of his works at http://www.richsmuklerphoto.com. (Kick back and stay awhile).

Lensculture Publishes Study of Eastern State Penitentiary


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LenCulture Magazine has recently published Rich Smukler’s Photographic Essay of Eastern State Penitentiary. Located in Philadelphia (Smukler’s hometown), ESP was once the the largest and most expensive public structure ever erected, and quickly became a model for more than 300 prisons worldwide and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965. It was also known for some such infamous prisoners as Al Capone and Willie Sutton.

LensCulture has become one of the most authoritative resources for contemporary photography committed to discovering and promoting the best of the global photography community. Its work is global and from diverse points of view: documentary, fine art, nature, photojournalism, activism, street photography, sports, fashion, poetic, personal, abstract and human. LensCulture International Exposure Awards, now in their fifth year, are granted yearly to discover, reward, and promote talented, new, emerging and established photographers and multimedia creators from around the world.

To see the article, click on Explore Categories: B & W.

Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. You can see more of his works at http://www.richsmuklerphoto.com. (Kick back and stay awhile).

Glade Walker


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The Everglades National Park in Florida covers over 1,500,000 acres. This amazing ecosystem provides quite the photographic challenge and opportunity. Typically, the winter months are the most sane time to visit, due to the heat and thirsty mosquitos.

Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. You can see more of his works at http://www.richsmuklerphoto.com. (Kick back and stay awhile).