Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Art Show Celebrates Photographic Imagary of Ed Siarkowicz's Fantastic Flagler

Flagler Beach, FL - Ocean Books and Art, 200 S. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach, presents the photographic imagery of Ed Siarkowicz.  The Art Show, “Fantastic Flagler,” will be on display from July 16th thru August 13th. Gallery hours are Tuesday thru Sunday from 12-6 p.m.

There will be an Art Show Opening Reception on Sunday, July 20th at Ocean Books & Art from 2-6 p.m.  All are welcome to come meet the artist and enjoy free refreshments.  Stop in to enjoy Siarkowicz’s refreshing images of our local Flagler treasures.  From seascapes and wildlife to unique architectural renderings, Siarkowicz’s images are sure to touch the heart of all who live or visit here.

Ocean Books & Art has expanded its horizons and added several new artists. Be sure to attend this event and explore the offerings of exciting quality art.

Siarkowicz grew up in the hamlet of Bayport, a small seaside community on the south shore of Long Island, New York.  With miles of shoreline and nearby Fire Island National Seashore as his playground, he established an early relationship with the outdoors and wildlife.  His love for photography began when he was nine years old.

At 15 he joined an age-old local tradition by becoming a bayman when he obtained his commercial clamming license.  In the afternoon, after selling his day’s catch, he would pilot his craft, with camera in hand, to explore the local rivers, estuaries, marshlands and Pine Barrens.

Siarkowicz’s photographic vision broadened and eventually led him to settle in Palm Coast, Florida.  Here he has concentrated on capturing the essence of Flagler County and beyond.  With six magazine covers to his credit, his photographic art is also on display in the offices of former President George W. Bush, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the Port Orange and St. Augustine offices of U.S. Congressman Ron DeSantis, the Palm Coast office of Florida Representative Travis Hutson, and the Flager Beach Historical Museum.

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