Veteran professional photographer and Sandpiper Bay resident, Louis Jawitz, is the Featured Artist in an eight-week SOLO exhibit at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center Art Gallery. From January 22 to March 19, visitors will enjoy this beautiful retrospective showcase that spans his 40 years in photography. Louis’ extensive career, working out of his New York City studio, includes advertising, travel and editorial work for many notable clients such as Nikon, RCA Records and Popular Mechanics. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and publications. The Rickie Report is eager to share the details and let our readers know that Lou is also giving lectures and workshops around Southeast Florida. Attention Camera Clubs, Art Associations and non-profit groups – you will be excited to hear about Lou’s adventures beyond the studio images !
The Photography of Louis Jawitz
Port St. Lucie Civic
Center Art Gallery
Free Public Reception:
Thursday, January 22rd 6 – 8 pm
Exhibit runs January 23 through March 19th
The Art Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Closed on Saturday and Sunday
Free admission and Free Parking
9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, southeast corner of U.S. Highway 1 and Walton Road
Fort Pierce Photo Exhibit
Exhibit Open Saturday, April 4 thru May 2
Fort Pierce Library
Free admission and Free Parking
1 Avenue A Fort Pierce, FL
“Passing Feet” by Louis Jawitz, taken at Kovalam Beach, India.
Veteran professional photographer and Sandpiper Bay resident, Louis Jawitz, is the Featured Artist in an eight-week SOLO exhibit at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center Art Gallery. From January 23 to March 19, visitors will enjoy this beautiful showcase that spans his 40 years as a professional photographer. The public is invited to the exhibit and to the Opening Reception on Thursday, January 22rd from 6- 8 pm. The exhibit and reception are Free.
Popular Poster Image Photography by Louis Jawitz, “Citylight Moon”
Louis’ extensive career, working out of his New York City studio, includes advertising, travel and editorial work for many notable clients such as Nikon, RCA Records and Popular Mechanics. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and publications. He produces stock photography for international companies, which means his photos can be purchased from a database and used to fulfill the needs of creative assignments. His personal work has been exhibited in many New York galleries and advertising agencies, as well as several one-man shows in various venues.
“Boat Launch” at Kovalam Beach, India by Louis Jawitz
Lou’s iconic photograph, “Boat Launch”, inspired watercolorist, Chuck Van Horn to create an award-winning painting. Chuck asked Lou for permission to create an original water color from this photo. Chuck’s watercolor won 1st place at the Salamagundi Club exhibit and the painting immediately sold! Lou says,” I am honored that one of my photographs animated someone with such emotion!”
“Fishing Nets”, Tip of Fort Cochin, Kerala. Used in Nikon World Magazine. Photograph by Louis Jawitz
LOCAL RADIO INTERVIEWS
Photography enthusiasts will be able to listen to Lou in radio interviews on WPSL 1590AM and WSTU 1450AM. They will stream on January 17th and 18th. Lou’s fascinating and breathtaking images can also be found in a book of his photography edited by Monica Cipnic. A number of his scenes from India are featured prominently in this digest. Please visit Lou’s Stock and Fine Art site : http://loujawitz.photoshelter.com
“Old Sisal Factory”,Mexico by Louis Jawitz
A teacher of photography, Louis was an adjunct professor at Sullivan County Community College in Loch Sheldrake, New York. He teaches his own photography workshops, called the “Neversink Photo Workshop,” in the Catskill Mountains, where he splits his time. Photography enthusiasts can take workshops with Lou in New York State as well as locally. For more information please visit: http://www.neversinkphotoworkshop.com/
“Bumblebee” (testing Nikon 105mm macro) by Louis Jawitz
This award-winning photographer moved to Sandpiper Bay a year ago and continues to lecture and show his work locally on the Treasure Coast. Highlights of Lou’s previous exhibits include: Nikon Gallery Rockefeller Center, NYC ( 1981); India Show at the Stone House (2008, 2011); Liberty Museum Deco Show; Bonnet House Gallery (2010); Coral Springs Center for the Arts: India (2012) and Hasidic Community (2012); Treasure Coast Photo Center (2014).
“Ice Tree” by Louis Jawitz
Indian River Photo Club
6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Vero Beach Community Center
2266 14th Ave. in the Downtown Art District
The meeting is open to members and guest and there is no fee.
Refreshments are served
Photo contest for members
Winners announced at the end of the meeting.
For questions contact J.R. Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information can be found at www.indianriverphotoclub.org
“Fishing Boats in Antigua” by Louis Jawitz
Day One: Studio lecture and demos.
Day Two: Field trip with personalized instruction.
Fee for 1 day is $125
Fee for full 2 consecutive days is $225
- For those unable to attend a full 2 day Workshops, we offer the option of participating in a one-day Individual or personal “Immersion” session.
- A 50% deposit is required with your application. The balance of the workshop fee is due ONE week in advance of your workshop.
- In the event that you are unable to attend, the deposit will be refunded in full, less a $50 handling fee, PROVIDED notice is received in writing, at least 5 days prior to the reserved workshop date . The $50 can be applied to future agreed date.
- Workshop participants are asked to bring approximately twenty (20) digital files for evaluation. You are welcome to bring more for review. In the event time permits, or weather interrupts the workshop. Visit our NY workshop for more info go to http://neversinkphotoworkshop.com/
- The workshop reserves the right to cancel a specific weekend if there is an insufficient number of participants or for weather-related reasons. In this case, all monies paid will be either refunded in full or credited to an alternative weekend or Private Instruction day, at the student’s discretion.
Classes are available local to Port St. Lucie and surrounding areas, including Palm Beach County.
For more information please call 212-929-0009
“Christo’s Ducks” by Louis Jawitz
For more information about Louis Jawitz’s photography and workshops, visit his website at www.neversinkphotoworkshop.com or call (212) 929-0009
Port St. Lucie Civic Center
The Civic Center invites artists and photographers to submit their work for exhibition. Featured artists have the opportunity to sell their original creations and reproductions. In addition, a reception, free and open to the public and complete with cash bar, light fare and live music, is held in honor of each featured artist on the opening night of their exhibit. This offers patrons the opportunity to meet in person the creative individuals whose works of art are on display.
Civic Center Recreation Manager Kelly Tiger and the Public Art Advisory Board select each artist and the artwork that will be displayed for each exhibit. City of Port St. Lucie team members install the exhibit, carefully designing the look and feel of the space using the wide variety of display pieces available.
Those artists interested in showcasing their work in the Civic Center’s Art Gallery can complete an application available on the city’s website at www.cityofpsl.com. Artists are asked to provide a biography, artist statement and at least ten examples of their current work. There is no cost for the artist to apply and if selected, the exhibit and reception are also free of charge. Once the City of Port St. Lucie has juried all works, the artists may be contacted to extend a contract to exhibit in the Art Gallery. Applications are accepted throughout the year. For more information about the Civic Center Art Gallery, contact Civic Center Recreation Manager Kelly Tiger at (772) 807-4499 or email her at email@example.com.
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