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September 6 @ 7:00 pm
“Small Worlds” Exhibit: Meet the Artist Reception
Books & Books Bookstore in Coral Gables is proud to showcase “Small Worlds,” a stunning exhibit that captures the soul of nature and wildlife as seen through the eyes of acclaimed conservation photographer Phoenix. From the majesty and frailty of the Florida Everglades to the haunting beauty of Ireland, each fine art photograph shares a story of our collective small world. Miami native and Fort Lauderdale resident Phoenix saw within many of her larger, collected works compositions that fit the popular square shape. Thus began her experiment with the “small worlds” 12 inch X 12 inch pieces. Now, her new solo exhibit of 14 photos will be on display in the gallery located inside Books & Books Bookstore in Coral Gables. The exhibit runs from September 4 to September 30, 2019. A free opening reception with the artist will take place on September 6, from 7-10 pm, during Coral Gables Gallery Night, the first Friday of the month, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134. For more information, please visit www.photographsbyphoenix.com.
About the artist:
Phoenix is known for her painterly approach to composition, light, color and texture in her photography. Her works have been honored in numerous juried exhibitions, showcased in 18 solo exhibitions, including Everglades National Park Gallery, featured in magazines and calendars worldwide and can be found in private collections internationally. The featured artist for the ENDANGERED exhibition in England, Phoenix is the recipient of numerous awards including the Broward Cultural Council’s Creative Investment Program Grant two times; two artist residencies, a month in Ireland at the Olive Stack Gallery and this fall at America’s most visited national park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park; and curator of eight exhibitions. Phoenix is in her fifth year serving as president of the National League of American Pen Women, Fort Lauderdale Branch. She is a principal in the Innovative Public Art Group. A native Miamian, Phoenix lives and works in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.