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International Color Awards 2017

Boca Raton, Fl - March 10th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER RICH SMUKLER FROM THE UNITED STATES Nominee in Architecture | Old Town Nominee in Architecture | Tea Time at Morikami LOS ANGELES (March 4, 2017) – Photographer Rich Smukler of the United States was presented with the 10th Annual International Color Awards Nominee title in the category of architecture at the prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow streamed Saturday, March 4, 2017. The live online gala was attended by 9,575 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry’s most important event for color photography. 10th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Christie’s, New York; Contemporary Art Society, London; Sotheby’s, Paris; ING Collection, Netherlands; Y&R, Malaysia; Preus Museum, Norway; Art Beatus, Hong Kong; Ogilvy & Mat...

The Winner Of The Fomenar Prize Is Announced

Boca Raton, Fl - February 4th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ROME, ITALY: 2/12/2017 PhotoArtist Rich Smukler of the United States has been awarded the first prize for his haunting image “Longest Night” taken at the Eastern State Penitentiary in his home town, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Smukler is one of 30 finalists for this coveted award. The exhibition of all 30 finalists will take place From April 1 to April 14, 2017 (including the Easter week) at Arte Borgo gallery in Rome. The Arte Borgo gallery is located in Rome, in the heart of the Borgo district, a few steps from the Vatican city, a location which allows a considerable visibility to art lovers during the time of the year when Rome is most visited. The opening reception will be held 4/1/2017 at Arte Borgo Gallery Borgo Vittorio 25 ROMA – ITALY Tel.: +39 06 44 61 945 at 18:00 h A follow up Exposition of this work will be presented at Stilgalerie in...

Longest Night Travels To Rome

Boca Raton, Fl - January 25th, 2017

FOMENAR PRIZE 2016 I am thrilled to announce that I will be one of 30 artists named as finalists. The opening reception will be held 4/1/2017 at Arte Borgo Gallery Borgo Vittorio 25 ROMA – ITALY Tel.: +39 06 44 61 945 at 18:00 h Rich Smukler specializes in Landscape and Fine-Art Photography from his studio in South 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).

Oceanside Museum Of Art Features Works Of Rich Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - January 23rd, 2017

Two infrared images from Rich Smukler will be part of the upcoming Art Alliance at the Museum show which will take place between March 4 – August 27, 2017 at TheOceanside Museum of Art 704 Pier View Way Oceanside, CA 92054 An Artists’ reception is scheduled for March 25, 2017, 5:00 – 8:00PM. If you have questions, please contact Katie Sanderson, OMA Exhibition Coordinator and Registrar, at (760) 435-3731, or email katie@oma-online.org. Smukler’s images are part of a larger study recently published in The LandEscape Art Review (Anniversary Edition December 2016). Rich Smukler specializes in Landscape and Fine-Art Photography from his studio in South 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).

INCARCERATION Opens At OCCCA

Boca Raton, Fl - January 18th, 2017

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 4, 2017, 6-10pm February 4 thru March 11, 2017 Curators: Pat Sparkuhl, Gregg Stone, Leslie Davis “If you would seek vengeance above all else, be sure to dig two graves.” – Greek proverb The U.S. now confines more than 2.2 million people in its prisons. This amounts to 1.2% percent of its population, more than any other country and eight times more per capita than Russia. Our incarcerated citizens have become a shadow nation, hidden and often forgotten. This shadow nation is supported by a budget estimated at 64 billion annually, or nearly 6% of our gross national product. Incarceration has become a big and rigorously privatized business. Our current approach has produced a profitable if brutal cycle: poverty and the absence of economic opportunity funnel individuals into crime, prisons militate against rehabilitation, convicts re-offend f...

San Diego Museum Of Art Show

Boca Raton, Fl - January 14th, 2017

Sierra will be presented at the upcoming San Diego Museum of Art‘s Documents and Pictures Show with exhibition dates running from February 1 thru February 28 at The Poway Center for the Performing Arts located at 15498 Espola Road, Poway, CA 92064. An Artists’ Reception will be held on February 4, 2-4 PM. The show is sponsored by The San Diego Museum of Art’s Artist Guild and is open to public. You can call (858) 668-4693 or email sdmaag@gmail.com with any questions about the show. Rich Smukler specializes in Landscape and Fine-Art Photography from his studio in South 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).

Prism Hotels And Resorts Acquire Two Works By Rich Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - November 30th, 2016

Prism Hotels and Resorts has acquired two images to be installed early 2017 to be placed in Roasters Coffee Shop. Located at 455 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80246, Roasters is part of the Holiday Inn Denver-Cherry Creek. These images were taken in Antelope Canyon, Page Arizona and measure approximately 36″w x 46″h. Rich Smukler specializes in Landscape and Fine-Art Photography from his studio in South 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).

11th Annual Black And White Spider Award In Architecture

Boca Raton, Fl - November 14th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11TH ANNUAL BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS RICH SMUKLER FROM THE UNITED STATES IN THE ARCHITECTURAL CATEGORY LOS ANGELES 11/5/2016 Photographer Rich Smukler of the United States was presented with the 11th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee title in the category of Architecture at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow webcast Saturday, November 5, 2016. The live online gala was attended by over 10,500 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography. 11th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from National Geographic, Washington DC; The Armory Show, New York; TBWA, Paris; Victoria Film Festival, Canada; Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels; Studio Hansa, London; Fratelli Alinari, Florence; Australian Centre for Photography; Y...

Rich Smukler Honored By 11th Annual Black And White Spider Awards

Boca Raton, Fl - November 11th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11TH ANNUAL BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS RICH SMUKLER FROM THE UNITED STATES IN THE STILL LIFE CATEGORY LOS ANGELES 11/5/2016 Photographer Rich Smukler of the United States was presented with the 11th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee title in the category of Still Life at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow webcast Saturday, November 5, 2016. The live online gala was attended by over 10,500 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry's most important event for black and white photography. 11th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from National Geographic, Washington DC; The Armory Show, New York; TBWA, Paris; Victoria Film Festival, Canada; Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels; Studio Hansa, London; Fratelli Alinari, Florence; Australian Centre for Photography; Young ...

Florida Photo Tours And Workshops

Boca Raton, Fl - October 25th, 2016

Join me for your personalized photography workshop in many of the exciting locations Florida has to offer. From the Everglades or the many unique wildlife and nature preserves to the urban puzzles from Miami to West Palm Beach. Your creative juices and desire to blend photography with all that Florida has to offer can be set free. We will custom-design the workshop and experience that best fits your skill level and interests. Time can be spent with portfolio review and advice. $400.00 for 1/2 day or $650 per day/ per person. Group rates available. For information and reservations, call 561-988-8999 or email me at richsmukler@yahoo.com. Rich Smukler specializes in Landscape and Fine-Art Photography from his studio in South 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).

International Color Awards In Architectural Photography

Boca Raton, Fl - August 25th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS HONOR Rich Smukler from Boca Raton, Florida. LOS ANGELES 8/24 – Rich Smukler of the United States was presented with the 9th Annual International Color Awards Nominee title in the category of Architecture. He was also nominated in the Category of Nature. 5,678 entries were received from 78 countries. “I am proud to announce that ICA saw fit to bestow this honor. You might remember that ‘Longest Night’ was awarded Honorable Mention at this year’s International Photography of the Year Awards.” “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 a...

International Color Awards

Boca Raton, Fl - August 24th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS HONORS Rich Smukler from Boca Raton, Florida. LOS ANGELES 8/24 – Rich Smukler of the United States was presented with the 9th Annual International Color Awards Nominee title in the category of Nature. 5,678 entries were received from 78 countries. The live online gala was attended by over 10,000 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry’s most important event for color photography. 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)

Renaissance Westchester Hotel Adds Artwork

Boca Raton, Fl - July 5th, 2016

The Renaissance Westchester Hotel (80 West Red Oak Lane, West Harrison, NY 10604 USA) has acquired the rights to CYPRESS SWAMP by Rich Smukler, to be added to their permanent collection. The acquisition of this infrared photograph was made through the efforts of Indiewalls and is expected to be installed August 2016 in their Meeting Room. 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).

Fine Art Photography Awards Select Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - June 28th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rich Smukler nominated for his series of work in the overall category of architecture. Fine Art Photography Awards London, UK (June 12th, 2016) In 2016 Fine Art Photography Awards received more than 3994 submissions from 83 countries around the world. Winners were selected by highly acclaimed panel of international judges, including: Qingjun Huang, Carolyn Guild, Klaus Kampert, Pini Hamou, Rupert Vandervell, Pongsatorn Sukhum, Kilian Schönberger, Peter Kool, Lara Zankoul and GMB Akash. About Winner: Rich Smukler 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, Lou...

Rich Smukler Honored By Monochrome Awards 2015

Boca Raton, Fl - February 17th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERICH 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 Ann...

Rich Smukler Honored By 10th Annual Black And White Spider Awards

Boca Raton, Fl - December 4th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER RICH SMUKLER FROM THE UNITED STATES. LOS ANGELES (OCTOBER 18, 2014) – Photographer Rich Smukler of the United States was presented with the 10th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Honorable Mention in the Category of Still Life for Conical Dance at a prestigious Nomination and Winners PhotoShow webcast Saturday, November 21, 2015. The live online gala was attended by over 10,000 photography fans around the globe who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography. The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from the industry’s biggest names and tastemakers including Bonhams, Random House, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Stockholm City Museum, Annenberg Foundation, Leo Burnett, FTM Art Advisory and Fratelli Alinari . “It is an incredi...

IPA Honors Rich Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - October 2nd, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This year, The International Photography Awards received 17841 of submissions from over 230 countries, and is pleased to declare that richard smukler was awarded Honorable Mention in Architecture-Buildings for the winning entry Step-Up. Rich Smukler has blended his life-long passion for art and photography. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. While his cutting edge passion for graphic design has earned him accolades and awards for innovative style, his genre as a fine art photographer encompasses photo-realism to abstract graphic design. A love of Tuscany has taken him back to bella Italia on many occasions, camera in tow, in search of yet another perfect moment. He has drawn inspiration from such greats as Miro, Kandinsky, Pollock, Joan Mitchell, Arno Minkkinen, Sandro Santioli & Cartier Bresson...

International Photography Awards Announces Winners

Boca Raton, Fl - October 2nd, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This year, The International Photography Awards received 17841 of submissions from over 230 countries, and is pleased to declare that richard smukler was awarded Honorable Mention in Fine Art – Still Life for the winning entry longest night. Rich Smukler has blended his life-long passion for art and photography. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. While his cutting edge passion for graphic design has earned him accolades and awards for innovative style, his genre as a fine art photographer encompasses photo-realism to abstract graphic design. A love of Tuscany has taken him back to bella Italia on many occasions, camera in tow, in search of yet another perfect moment. He has drawn inspiration from such greats as Miro, Kandinsky, Pollock, Joan Mitchell, Arno Minkkinen, Sandro Santioli & Cartier Br...

25th All Florida Selects Swamps Edge By Rich Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - September 4th, 2015

Swamp’s Edge will be exhibited at this year’s 25th Annual All Florida Juried Art Show. This stunning Black and White archival print was captured in Delray Beach Florida and was first exhibited at The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art in Novato, California. It is currently showing at La Rondine Gallery in Bagni di Lucca located in northwestern Tuscany. Located in downtown Stuart, Florida, The Arts Council of Martin County has been a leader in the arts community since 1980. The exhibition’s Opening Reception & Awards is Friday, September 25, 2015, 5:30 to 7 PM and runs through Saturday, November 14, 2015 to be held at The Court House Cultural Center, 80 East Ocean Blvd., Stuart, Florida 34994 / 772.287.6676. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM; Saturday, 11 AM to 2 PM. Rich Smukler cu...

The Photo Review Selects Long Nights By Rich Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - August 12th, 2015

The Photo Review is a critical journal of national scope and international readership. Publishing since 1976, the Photo Review covers photography events throughout the country and serves as a central resource for the Mid-Atlantic region. With incisive reviews, exciting portfolios, lively interviews, the latest in books and exhibitions. This year’s Photo Review International Photography Competition was juried by Laurence Miller, Director, Laurence Miller Gallery in New York City. “Long Nights” is an archival pigment print, 22″ x 17” and was captured at The Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. It will be included in The Photo review 2015 Competition issue as well the Photo Review website and was chosen from more than 1,830 photographs and 430 photographers. Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries ...

A Hint Of Death Valley At The St. Augustine Annual Nature And Wildlife Exhibiiton

Boca Raton, Fl - June 29th, 2015

Rich Smukler’s stunning image of Zabriskie Point in Death Valley, California will be on display as part of the 6th Annual St. Augustine Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit. 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). Enjoy a casual evening of summer cocktails, barbecue, live music, and the presentation of art awards. Saturday, July 25th from 5-8pm at the St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084. *Tickets: $50 Please RSVP by July 17th by calling (904) 824-2310 Casual Attire ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ *The St. Augustine Art Association is a 501(c)(3)...

Bliss Honored By IPA - The International Photography Awards

Boca Raton, Fl - May 29th, 2015

IPA, The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. Bliss, by Rich Smukler, was awarded Honorable Mention in the Professional Photographers’ One Shot Home category. This stunning black and white was captured in Ravello, Italy, hovering over the luxurious Amalfi Coast. Smukler has spent a considerable amount of time exploring the Italian landscape and will be presenting a solo exhibition of his work “Una Retrospettiva Fotografica” at Galleria La Rondine in Bagni Di Lucca from June 6 thru June 14, 2015. The opening is at 6:30PM and open to public without charge. Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private col...

ENDLESS NIGHT A Finalist In Tokyo Competition

Boca Raton, Fl - April 24th, 2015

Endless Night has been selected from 4,173 works and 2,838 artists to participate in the finals exhibition of 240 pieces of art to take place in Tokyo, Japan. Art Olympia 2015 has chosen these pieces from three venues: New York, Paris and Tokyo. The exhibition of these works will take place in The Exhibition Hall of the newly built Toshima-ku office building in Tokyo from June 15, 2015 thru June 28. A panel of 14 jurors from New York, Paris and Tokyo will select the final prize winners on June 10 with the top three pieces purchased by Art Olympia and exhibited in the Living Treasure Museum in Japan. “Endless Night” was captured at The Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is known for its radical prison reform and design in the eighteenth century. Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, gallerie...

ENDLESS NIGHT A Finalist In Tokyo Competition

Boca Raton, Fl - April 24th, 2015

Endless Night has been selected from 4,173 works and 2,838 artists to participate in the finals exhibition of 240 pieces of art to take place in Tokyo, Japan. Art Olympia 2015 has chosen these pieces from three venues: New York, Paris and Tokyo. The exhibition of these works will take place in The Exhibition Hall of the newly built Toshima-ku office building in Tokyo from June 15, 2015 thru June 28. A panel of 14 jurors from New York, Paris and Tokyo will select the final prize winners on June 10 with the top three pieces purchased by Art Olympia and exhibited in the Living Treasure Museum in Japan. “Endless Night” was captured at The Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is known for its radical prison reform and design in the eighteenth century. Rich Smukler currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, gallerie...

Rich Smukler Exhibits At The San Diego Art Institute

Boca Raton, Fl - April 1st, 2015

Rich Smukler will present two of his newest works at The San Diego Art Institute’s 53rd International show. This is Smukler’s second exhibition at the site having first presented there in 2009 at SDAI's 50th. This years competition was juried by David A. Ross, former director of The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art and The Boston Institute of Contemporary Art, just to name a few of his credentials. The first of the two works featured is “Passages”. It is a stunning Black and White captured from inside The Musee d’Orsay in Paris, overlooking The Seine. It contemplates the juxtaposition of time and travel taken from a clever vantage point. The second piece, “Tea Time at Morikami” is a serene and painterly landscape captured at the magnificent Morikami Gardens located in Delray Beach, Florida. The richness of texture was in part manifested through the u...

Rich Smukler Retrospective At La Rondine Gallery In Bagni Di Lucca

Boca Raton, Fl - March 24th, 2015

La Rondine Gallery is Located in the beautiful Northern Tuscan village of Ponte a Serraglio in the commune of Bagni di Lucca. Since the Renaissance, this village has attracted artists of all disciplines to take refuge and rest in its thermal valley and spectacular vistas. For 2 special weeks, the works of photographer Rich Smukler will be on exhibit for townspeople and visitors alike. The opening reception is Saturday, June 6th at 6 to 9 pm. The show will run until June 14, 2015.

Residence Inn Hotel In NYC Acquires BOW DOWN By Rich Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - January 5th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 5, 2015 Marriott’s Residence Inn Hotel at 170 Broadway, New York City, in conjunction with Indiewalls, Inc., has acquired “Bow Down” by Rich Smukler as part of its permanent collection. “Bow Down” is an image taken of a rusting ship soon to meet its fate on the Miami River in Florida. This image recently exhibited at CAC, The Las Vegas, Nevada Contemporary Arts Center (25th Annual Juried Show, 2014). Copies of this startling extract will grace each of the 243 rooms in the hotel. Located in the heart of the financial and World trade Center area, Stonehill & Taylor, the New York architecture and interior design firm, is currently transforming an existing office building into a new hotel property targeted for the business traveler and tourist alike. The design is inspired by the energy of the neighborhood generated by the business-centric atmosphere and ...

Radisson Blu Adds CROSS To Permanent Collection

Boca Raton, Fl - December 23rd, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2014 The Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts in Minneapolis, Minnesota in conjunction with Indiewalls, Inc., has acquired “Cross” by Rich Smukler as part of its permanent collection. “Cross” is an image taken in an abandoned marble quarry in Apuan Alps, near Pietrasanta in northwestern Tuscany. This area is known for the quality of marble used by Michelangelo. “Cross” had earned distinction at San Diego Art Institute’s (Museum of the Living Artist) 50th International Award Exhibition (2009), The Elliottt Museum’s 7th Annual Juried Art Show 2012 (Stuart, Florida), The Elmhurst Art Museum’s National Art Premiere 2012 (Elmhurst, Illinois), and The Saco Museum (Saco, Maine) 2012. The Radisson Blu is located at 35 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, Minn. Stonehill and Taylor is the architecture and interior design firm established in New York City in 19...

Rich Smukler Honored By Black And White Spider Awards

Boca Raton, Fl - October 27th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER RICH SMUKLER FROM THE UNITED STATES. LOS ANGELES (OCTOBER 18, 2014) – Photographer Rich Smukler of the United States was presented with the 9th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee in the Categories of Fine Art and Nature at a prestigious Nomination and Winners PhotoShow webcast Saturday, October 18, 2014. The live online gala was attended by photography fans around the globe who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography. The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from The Royal Photographic Society, FoMu Fotomuseum, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Torch Gallery, Stockholm City Museum to Fratellia Alinari in Florence who honored Spider Fellows with awards and nominees in 14 categories. “It is an incredible achieveme...

Tea Time With Rich Smukler At The Alexandria Museum Of Art

Boca Raton, Fl - August 5th, 2014

Alexandria Museum of Art’s 27th Annual September Competition Exhibition Date: September 5 – November 22, 2014 Location: The Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA71301 Rich Smukler, from Boca Raton, Florida, will exhibit his stunning black and white piece. “Tea Time” which was captured in Rhyolite, Nevada, about 120 miles (190 km) northwest of Las Vegas near the eastern edge of Death Valley. The town started in 1905 is response to the discovery of gold in the nearby hills. It is reported that the population rose to near 5,000. Unfortunately, by 1911 the mine closed and the town soon died out. Smukler’s works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. This piece was recently exhibited at The von Liebig Art Center in Naples, Florida. Any questions concerning the exhibition can be directed to Megan Valentine, museum curator and registrar. phone: 318-443-3458 or email at megan@the museum.org

The Virginia Academy Of Fine Arts Introduces Conical Dance By Rich Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - July 14th, 2014

The 2014 Virginia Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Photography Exhibition will be celebrating its opening reception Friday, September 5, from 5-8PM, with an informal talk at 5:30PM by Jeffrey Allison, this year’s distinguished juror. Mr. Allison has taught photography for over 25 years throughout Virginia and served on the staff of Abingdon’s William King Museum. Unveiled for the first time will be Conical Dance, by Rich Smukler, a haunting black and white piece that is both multi-levelled and textural. The Academy of Fine Arts 600 Main Street Lynchburg, VA 24504 (434)528-3256 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 EXHIBITS IN THE HEART OF TUSCANY

Boca Raton, Fl - June 16th, 2014

La Rondine Gallery is situated in Ponte a Serraglio in the relaxing commune of Bagni di Lucca. Since the Renaissance, this area has attracted artists of all disciplines to take refuge and rest in its thermal valley and spectacular vistas. The gallery is opposite the Lima River and close to a popular bar and restaurants. Rich Smukler's solo exhibition will take place from 5/29/2015 thru 6/13/2015 (specific times for the Opening Reception will be forthcoming). Rest assured that the wine will be free-flowing and delicious! Smukler has studied photography in Tuscany for seven summers at TPW (The Toscano Photographic Workshop) under such notable photographers as Sandro Santioli (known for his spectacluar Italian landscapes), David Allen Harvey (National Geographic and Magnum) and Arno Minkkinnen (Professor of Art at The University of Massachusetts). Having traveled extensively through Ital...

The JAX Presents Guardian By Rich Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - May 25th, 2014

“Guardian” will be introduced at The JACKSONVILLE Center for the Arts as part of the 2014 jax Juried Exhibition located at 220 Parkway Lane South, Floyd, Virginia 24091.The opening “Meet the Artist Reception” is on June 14th, 5-8pm during which Mr. David Mickenberg, this year’s juror will be present. Mickenberg is Director of The Taubman Museum of Art. Mickenberg comes to the museum from the Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College, where he served as the Ruth Gordon Shapiro ’37 Director from 2001-2008 and as a senior lecturer in Wellesley College’s Department of Art. He will select award winners and prizes will be given. If you have any questions, please contact The Jacksonville Center at info@jacksonvillecenter.org or 540-745-2784. Guardian, a dramatic Black and White study was captured in Rhyolite, Nevada, an abandoned “ghost town” just outside of Death Valley, Californ...

Change Of Date For Opening Reception At The Marin Museum Of Contemporary Art

Boca Raton, Fl - May 25th, 2014

"Pinball Soldier" will be introduced at MARINMOCA / The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art as part of the 2014 Summer National Juried Exhibition located at 500 Palm Drive, Novato, California. Last year's show featured Swamp's Edge, a stunning black and white landscape taken in Delray Beach, Florida (see last year's post). Show opens: Saturday, May 31, 11am-4pm Opening Reception: Saturday, June 7, 5-7pm Show closes: Sunday, July 13 (4pm) Rich Smukler is from 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 Returns To The Marin Museum Of Contemporary Art May10

Boca Raton, Fl - May 12th, 2014

“Pinball Soldier” will be introduced at MARINMOCA / The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art as part of the 2014 Summer National Juried Exhibition located at 500 Palm Drive, Novato, California. Last year’s show featured Swamp’s Edge, a stunning black and white landscape taken in Delray Beach, Florida (see last year’s post). Show opens: Saturday, May 31, 11am-4pm Opening Reception: Saturday, May 31, 5-7pm Show closes: Sunday, July 13 (4pm) Rich Smukler is from 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 The Connecticut Academy Of Fine Arts

Boca Raton, Fl - May 8th, 2014

As recently announced, for the third consecutive year Rich Smukler will be exhibiting at The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts’ annual juried exhibition. The opening reception and award presentations will be Thursday, June 26th from 6PM to 8PM. Artists whose works are exhibited for three shows are bestowed with the honor of elected member. “Given the quality of the art in the CAFA exhibitiions, I am extremely honored.”

Rich Smukler Returns To The Connecticut Academy Of Fine Arts

Boca Raton, Fl - May 5th, 2014

For the third consecutive year Rich Smukler will be exhibiting at The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts’ 103rd annual juried exhibition. The opening reception and award presentations will be Thursday, June 26th from 6PM to 8PM. This year the noted jurors are William Butcher and Claudia Seymour. The exhibition will run from June 13 – July 26, 2014 and is open to the public. As in years past, the exhibition will be held at the picturesque Mystic Arts Center in the heart of Mystic, Connecticut. You can meet the artist at the opening. Smukler’s work this year is entitled Filigree. It captures the essence of photography in that it paints with light and shadow. Rich Smukler is from 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).

See Rich Smukler Soaring At The Seattle Museum Of Flight

Boca Raton, Fl - April 24th, 2014

The history of aviation and aerospace comes alive at The Museum of Flight! Walk the aisles of Air Force One and the Concorde. Stand beneath the Blackbird spy plane. Marvel at the heroics of WWI and WWII. Plus, flight simulators, 3-D movies, the Space Shuttle Trainer, and a celebration of Amelia Earhart. The annual 2014 Spirit of Flight Photography Exhibition will feature Smukler’s “Soaring”, a dynamic study of movement and color. This dramatic image was captured at a horse farm just outside of San Quirico d’Orcia, located in the heart of Tuscany. The exhibition will be displayed in the Museum’s Great Gallery and will run from June 6 – August 31 2014. Rich Smukler is from Boca Raton, Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. You can see more of his works at www.richsmuklerphoto.com (Kick back and stay awhile) The M...

See Works Of Rich Smukler In Naples Florida

Boca Raton, Fl - April 16th, 2014

Naples Art Association ‘s 50th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition Date: June 09 – July 25, 2014 Location: The von Liebig Art Center On view in The von Liebig Art Center from June 9 through July 25, 2014. 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 June 9 through July 25, 2014. The von Liebig Art Center is located in Naples, Florida 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. Erin Wright, Director of Artist Initiatives and Special Projects for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will serve as juror. Rich Smukler, f...

Rich Smukler Presents At Farmington Museum Of Art

Boca Raton, Fl - April 8th, 2014

The Farmington Museum at Gateway Park (Farmington, New Mexico) will present its annual National Juried Exhibition May 10, 2014 with an opening reception and presentation of awards from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday evening May 17th. Prior to the reception, at 6:00 pm, Juror James Trigg will present a lecture. Mr. Trigg is a nationally acclaimed award-winning impressionist fine artist specializing in the magnificent vistas of the American Southwest. Rich Smukler, from Boca Raton, Florida, will exhibit Cocoon. This elegant abstract expressionistic piece both challenges and calms the soul. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. Farmington Museum – 3041 E. Main Strreet – Farmington NM 87402 – 505-599-1174 – http://www.farmingtonmuseum.org. See more of Rich Smukler’s work at http://www.richsmuklerphoto.com

Rich Smukler Featured In Las Vegas Show

Boca Raton, Fl - March 21st, 2014

See Rich Smukler's stunning piece "Bow Down" at The CAC (Contemporary Arts Center) in Las Vegas at their 25th Annual Juried Show. Bow Down is a dramatic 24"h x 20"h photo on aluminum taken of a proud and rusting ship found on the Miami River near downtown Miami, Florida. The show opens 4/3/2014 when award ceremonies will take place (6:00PM through 9:00PM) and run through 4/25/2014. You can meet the artist at the Opening. The Center is located at1217 S. Main Street in Las Vegas, Nevada. For inquiries, Joanne Russ is the gallery coordinator. email: info@lasvegascac.com phone: 702-496-0569 www.lasvegascac.org

Rich Smukler Debuts New Work At Marin Museum Of Contemporary Art

Boca Raton, Fl - May 10th, 2013

See Rich's latest work "Swamp's Edge" at the 2013 Summer National Exhibition at Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. This stunning black and white print was captured in Delray beach, Florida. Show opens: Saturday, June 01, 11am-4pm Opening Reception: Saturday, June 01, 5-7pm Show closes: Sunday, July 14 (4pm) MARINMuseum of Contemporary Art 500 Palm Drive Novato, CA p 415-637-9730 www.marinmoca.org www.richsmuklerphoto.com richsmukler@yahoo.com

Rich Smukler Releases Latest Image.

Boca Raton, Fl - April 2nd, 2013

Rich's newest image "Outburst" is a dramatic abstract designed to celebrate the onset of the Spring season. This melange of color and design captivates!

Rich Smukler Returns To CAFA For Second Year.

Boca Raton, Fl - March 4th, 2013

Rich Smukler will present "Sierra Nevadas" at The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 102nd Exhibition. The Opening reception is Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 6 - 8PM at The Mystic Fine Arts Centre, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT (860-267-6023). Admission is free and no reservations are required. This image is part of a study entitled "From Lone Pine to Death Valley". The full collection of these limited edition giclees can be seen at www.richsmuklerphoto.com.

New Works By Rich Smukler At SFG Design

Boca Raton, Fl - February 2nd, 2013

Cocoon is one of the latest pieces to be added to the collection of Rich Smukler's works to be seen at The Steven F. Greenwald Design, Inc.‎ 3023 Northwest 60th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, (954) 975-2010, fineartandframing.com‎. Cocoon is an inviting abstract expressionistic piece that captures the imagination and soothes the soul. Rich has worked with SFG for several years. Any further questions about his work can also be directed to his website at www.richsmuklerphoto.com.

Lone Pine To Death Valley Recently Published

Boca Raton, Fl - February 2nd, 2013

Lone Pine to Death Valley: Contemplative Landscapes - A Photographic Journey by RICH SMUKLER is now available at Blurb.com. "Contemplative Landscapes' essence seeks to represent both the known and unknown aspects of reality while combining our sense of intuition and perception." Many of the these images are also available at Rich's Fine Art America site for your enjoyment. "To quiet one's mind in a personal pursuit of fine photography in an unending and personally rewarding experience. To chase this goal in the magical backdrop of Lone Pine and Death Valley, California is magical."

See BLISS By Rich Smukler

Boca Raton, Fl - January 17th, 2013

BLISS is a Finalist in Photography Forum Magazine/ Best of Photography 2012 (Serbin Communications: 2012). It is an iconic black and white image taken from Ravello, Italy overlooking the Amalfi Coast. To read more about the magic of Ravello, see Rich's Blog on the subject.

See BLUES By Rich Smukler At Ocean Wave Gallery

Boca Raton, Fl - January 10th, 2013

See BLUES currently exhibited at The Ocean Wave Gallery located at 2757 East Oakland Park Blvd., Ft Lauderdale, FL 33306 USA (Tel. 954 - 817 - 8870 Blues is an expressionistic representation of a beach scene on Venice beach, California. It has been exhibited at The Pleiades Gallery in New York City, The Michael Joeseph Gallery in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and others. For further information about Blues or additional works of Rich Smukler, go to his website at www.richsmuklerphoto.com. Ocean Wave Gallery Hours: 11am - 5pm Tuesday – Saturday Closed Sunday & Monday Open other times by appointment.