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Fine Art Photography Exhibit Opening Reception Sept. 10, 2022 from 5-8pm

Updated: Aug 29, 2022

All are welcome to attend the Fine Art Photography reception at the Niantic Bay Gallery. The reception will be held on Saturday, September 10, from 5:00-8:00 pm. I'm excited to be a part of this exhibit featuring some of the finest photographers from the area. all are juried members of the Salmagundi Club. Special guest, Anthony Almeida, Chairman of the Photography Initiative and 3rd Vice President of the Salmagundi Club, will have some of his work in the show as well. The gallery also features paintings, drawings and sculptures from nationally award winning artists. I invite you to not only check out their website, but visit the work in person!

The Niantic Bay Art Gallery Features a Fine Art Photography Exhibit.

The Niantic Bay Fine Art Gallery is featuring an exhibit of Fine Art Photography created by nationally recognized photographers based in CT and NY.

An opening reception will take place on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 5:00- 8:00pm.

The gallery is located at 291 Main St. Unit C , Niantic , CT. The gallery is located behind the Arthur Murray Dance Center.

Jessica Megargle, owner, opened the gallery to showcase high quality painting and photography to the shoreline area.

Claudia Post, gallery curator and artist, notes that,” All of the gallery artists represented are juried members of the prestigious Salmagundi Art Club, located on Fifth Ave. in New York City. We are so excited to bring high quality art to the shoreline community.”

"Inspired by the Artist's Wife" William Merritt Chase " pastel

Anthony Almeida, who serves as the Chairman of the Photography Initiative and 3rd Vice President of the Salmagundi Club, will be a featured photographer in the exhibit. Almeida’s images not only capture a special moment in time, but invite the viewer to connect with the work both emotionally and conceptually. Almeida quotes, “It's been said that finding happiness involves enjoying the scenery along life's many unexpected detours. I delight in panning for visual gold, and when my muse abides, encountering that elusive revealing image that defines an event, ennobles the human spirit, or brings me closer to the quixotic but sometimes realizable goal of changing the world, one megapixel at a time.”

Anthony Almeida “The Dance of Life”

Mark Battista is a nationally recognized photographer and painter who specializes in Still Life imagery, as well as composite images that merge form and content in expressive ways. The subject matter explored is often used as a visual metaphor representing themes such as transformation, resilience and the effects of time.

Mark Battista “Flight of Inspiration”

Lou Zucchi is a CT based photographer who often creates dramatic images inspired by the human form. Light is used to reveal and conceal parts of his subject for dramatic effect.

Lou Zucchi “Twisted”

Ann Cyr works exclusively in film. Her work interprets the movement and gesture of her subjects (often dancers) and uses time, light and the element of chance to create evocative images.

Ann Cyr “Beauty is its Own Excuse”

The exhibit will run from September 10 – 30, 2022. For more information, visit the gallery’s website at or call (203) 885-9123 or (860) 510-2056.

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