Cocoa, FL—A Photograph by local photographer, Ed Quillian, was selected to be among the 55 pieces of artwork out of 218 total submitted in the "100% Pure Florida" exhibit, located at the 5th Avenue Art Gallery. The gallery is located at 1470 Highland Ave. Melbourne, Florida. The 8th Annual juried exhibition will start on September 3 and go through September 29, 2013. The opening reception date will be Friday, September 6, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. where the public can meet all the artists and photographers. “Primitive River'” is the title of the image taken while on a "day photo trip" to the "Little Econlockhatchee River", located outside Orlando, Fl. The overall length is 21 miles, where the river goes from a swampy backwater cypress tree area to a sandy bank clear water river, and is one of the northern flowing watersheds in Florida.
“It's is a privilege to have a photographic image exhibited in the 5th Avenue Art Gallery,” said Quillian. "I have been getting the QCA Photography & Graphic Art business up and running. Also, I have been very busy attending Photography classes at Brevard Community College at the Cocoa, FL campus. I have changed to a different line of photographic camera, I went with Sony; the A77 model. Relating to technical features, it is one of the best rated cameras on the market. I still have my Nikons for backup cameras.”
Ed is a listed member photography artist with the Brevard Cultural Alliance located in Brevard County Florida, and has several images that have been placed with the "Art in Public Places" program. The "Economic Development Commission" has one image, "Space Coast Cancer Center in Viera" has one image, "Space Coast Cancer Center in Titusville" has one image, all on display and for sale. His photographic artwork can be seen in the above places. He is a member of the "Camera Club of Brevard", and has received numerous competition awards and temporary displays in a local camera shop. Member of Florida Camera Club Council. In 2012, the "Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard, "All That Art", he received a Juried-in Excellence in Photography Award, and was placed in the Harris Gallery in the King Center for a period of time. To contact him call 321-749-4329