The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Presents Photography Exhibition THE DEEP AND THE SHALLOW, 11/22-1/18

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Presents Photography Exhibition THE DEEP AND THE SHALLOW, 11/22-1/18

Lake Worth, FL-The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is plunging into its 2013-2014 season with an aquatics-based photography exhibition. The Deep and the Shallow: Photographers Exploring a Watery World runs from Nov. 22, 2013 to Jan. 18, 2014 at the Cultural Council's main exhibition space at 601 Lake Avenue in Lake Worth. The preview party isNovember 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

"We are honored to showcase the captivating images of so many talented photographers who push the boundaries of both technique and vision to bring us these works of art," says Cultural Council President and Chief Executive Officer Rena Blades. "These photographers will capture your imagination with what they found above and below the surface."

The exhibit will highlight work by 12 established and emerging photographers such as Jim Abernethy, long-time dive boat operator and shark conservationist, who has recently been featured by ABC News. Also on display at the Council are images by award-winning photojournalists, as well as philanthropist, inventor and Cultural Council's founder, Alex Dreyfoos. The artwork is presented in multiple formats from traditional framing, to prints face-mounted on Plexiglas, to work inlaid on surfboards.

Admission is free to members, $10 for non-members.

Photographers featured:

Jim Abernethy, of West Palm Beach; Tony Arruza, of West Palm Beach;

Alex Dreyfoos, of West Palm Beach;Christopher Leidy, of Palm Beach; JD Duff, of West Palm Beach; Mark Widick, of Boca Raton;Alan Dewey, of Delray Beach;Jennifer Podis, of Lake Worth;John J. Lopinot, of Royal Palm Beach;

Dave Snyder, of Jupiter; Judy Townsend, of Boca Raton and Tony Ludovico, of Tampa.

Lecture series:

(3 p.m.) December 17 artist panel on methods and experience;
January 7 John J. Lopinot, former deputy director of photography at the Palm Beach Post.

The Deep and the Shallow is sponsored by Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Tanks A Lot Aquarium and Johnson's Custom Cakes and More.

About the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County: The Cultural Council is the official arts and culture support agency for Palm Beach County serving non-profit organizations, individual artists and arts districts. The Council markets the county's cultural experiences to visitors and residents, administers grants, expands arts and cultural education, advocates for funding and arts-friendly policies and serves the arts community through capacity building training and exposure to funders and audiences.

The Council is located in a 1940 Art Moderne landmark building at 601 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, 33460. Connect with the Council, or 561-471-2901.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.