Chris Guglielmo, or just “Gug” for short, is widely considered America’s top underwater photographer. He was named “Environmental Photographer of the Year” in 2011. The Rickie Report wants to see you at his gallery in Fort Lauderdale, as he discusses the ocean’s most misunderstood inhabitants, sharks. Read this article for details about Gug, his important conservation work and what promises to be an amazing event! We think this is a great family opportunity!!
GUG Underwater Gallery Presents:
A Benefit for:
Saturday March 2nd 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Please RSVP by March 1st: 954-579-8096
- $10 suggested donation at the door goes entirely to Shark Savers
- 20% of all art sales from the evening will also be donated to Shark Savers
- Wine and appetizers will be served.
- Gug will release a new shark limited edition
- There will be a raffle away a huge 60×40 gallery wrap canvas with all proceeds going to Shark Savers.
The event will be held at the Gug Underwater Gallery at 1519 E Commercial Blvd in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday March 2 from 7pm until 10pm. Dress is casual and family and friends are all welcome.
Shark in the Dark
Chris Guglielmo, or just “Gug” for short, is widely considered America’s top underwater photographer. He has written for and had images published in numerous publications worldwide, has been displayed in several of the world’s most prestigious museums, and has over 40 major photography awards to his credit.
Gug recently opened his flagship art gallery in Fort Lauderdale to showcase his body of work, which includes images from more than 40 countries. Gug is an active conservationist and he is always looking for ways to use his art as a teaching tool to help the public understand the importance of the oceans, and its most misunderstood inhabitants: sharks.
- Scaloped Hammerheads
Gug Underwater Gallery will be hosting a special event to benefit Shark Savers. Shark Savers is a non-profit with over 25,000 members whose mission is to save the world’s dwindling shark and manta populations through education, establishing sanctuaries, fighting against the shark-fin trade, and by empowering divers as advocates and citizen scientists for sharks.
The Rickie Report sees the importance of educating everyone about the need for a balanced ecosystem, which includes sharks. Here is a brief excerpt from their website:www.sharksavers.org We hope you will read more about their important mission.
TO SAVE SHARKS AND MANTAS
Shark Savers is dedicated to saving sharks and mantas through building awareness, education, and action.
Founded in 2007 by divers with a shared passion, our mission is to save the world’s dwindling shark and manta populations. Today, more than 25,000 members from 99 nations share that passion.
Focusing on action and results, Shark Savers’ programs result in more protections for sharks and mantas, locally and globally. By leveraging broad professional experience and ocean expertise, Shark Savers brings this important issue to the public in many compelling forms, motivating people to stop consuming sharks and shark fin soup, working for the creation of shark sanctuaries and improved regulations, and empowering divers as advocates and citizen scientists for sharks.”
For more information email Suzanne firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Sharks in Motion
For more information Chris Gug Fine Art Photographer of the Underwater World Gallery located at: 1519 E. Commercial Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334
Gallery: 954-579-8096 Cell: 813-368-1826
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