Art at Straube Center

The Straube Center is Proud to Announce:

A MOMENT IN TIME

This three man show features these talented photographers: Thomas FicarroHarry Fish and Steven Murphy

A three man show that use the the camera as the eye of the artist. These three talented men see something through the camera that most people miss.

Thomas Ficcaro, Thomas is a self-taught photographer whose passion was ignited when his graphic arts teacher had him take a few photos for the school paper and he watched a black and white print come to life in a tray of Dektol in the darkroom. That passion stills burns in him today.  Starting out in commercial/industrial, aerial and later wedding photography, he soon discovered that his artistic vision was mostly fulfilled by nature, landscape, seascape and photography. His camera is his canvas, light is his paint and his eye is the lens that captures the beauty in nature. Thomas’s commercial work have appeared in Newsweek, Time Magazine and he does freelance work for Mechanics Illustrated. You can see more of  Thomas Ficarro’s photos on 500PX Marketplace. (Thomas Ficarro) Instagram @TomFicarro I can be reached through ficarrot@icloud.com or 609-468-1547

Harry Fish , While traveling abroad during his time in the United States Navy, Harry discovered a love and passion for photography. Traveling to well over 30 countries his passion would grown into a desire beyond his wildest dreams. From Landscapes and Historic sites to Movie Stars and successful Recording Artists, Harry is most comfortable behind the lens. Although self taught, his career has expanded over the past 11 years and he continues to grow. His specialty is taking photos in places that transform with his creative lighting. He has had the pleasure of having one of his photos appear on the cover of an award winning novel and spends at least 4-5 days a week practicing new skills. He is the Owner of Harry Fish Photography, In His Image Photography Studios and Co-owner of Prolific Images specializing in high end sport photography. Harry can be reached at inhisimage@gmail.com

Steven Murphy, is a self-taught photographer. In his professional life, he specializes in portraits, weddings, sports and corporate work. He started having an interest in photography in his early college days while pursuing a degree in broadcast communications. He picked up his first DLSR in 2006 and started working in the field professionally in 2010. “I believe everything you look at could be turned into a piece of art if shot in such a way and turning something very mundane into something extraordinary is a great feeling” To view more of Steven’s work visit www.stevendouglas.net, or Instagram @stevendouglasphotography. For bookings email welcome@stevendouglas.net or call direct, 609-433-3025

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Opening Reception for ” A MOMENT IN TIME” By Thomas Ficcaro, Harry Fish and Steven Murphy will be held on October 13th  from 7-9pm

 A MOMENT IN TIME will be exhibited from October 13th- January 5th . Gallery Hours: M-F  from 8am – 4pm, Weekends from 11am – 5pm.

The public is invited  to attend all events at no charge. Meeting with the  artists offers the public an opportunity to learn how to view and evaluate art  from the artists’ perspective and is especially helpful to the new collector.

Straube Center features and supports local artists

For more  than 30 years, Straube Center exhibition rooms have displayed local and  international artists’ works in regularly rotating shows. Straube Center does not charge a commission, 100% of the sales goes to the individual artist.  As part of the office complex’s work environment, Straube’s art exhibits have proven extremely successful. Over the years, large numbers of celebrated artists have participated in Straube’s unique shows, and many more are ready to set up future shows.

Steve, the man who stood model over 30 years ago for Seward Johnson, came to visit the Straube Center after seeing the article in the Trenton Times.

Steve, the man who stood model over 30 years ago for Seward Johnson, came to visit the Straube Center after seeing an article in the Trenton Times.

Outdoor exhibit with local sculpture artists at Straube Center

In 2009,  the a sculpture  garden with “Art You Can Touch”, including large bronze, wood, metal, marble  and other stone carvings by a variety of locally as well as globally well-known  artists was added to the Straube Center Office Park.  Some of the three-dimensional art is on permanent display while some of it will be on exhibition temporarily. Most sculptures are for sale. The sculpture gardens is adding to the nurturing  environment and is giving more exposure not only to the seekers of enjoyment in art,  but to many visitors that may not normally visit a gallery. The high  number of sold art to date shows how much Straube Center tenants and visitors  enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience.

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