Into The Wilderness
This virtual exhibit is a collection of photographs from around the world that capture the beauty and diversity of the natural world. Our juror, Rich LaBella, has selected images that showcase the unique qualities of wildlife and their natural habitats. See captivating photographs that seize the beauty of the natural world. From majestic mammals to colorful birds and beyond. Enjoy some very creative and unique images that capture the spirit of the wilderness.
INTO THE WILDERNESS
A Wildlife & Nature Juried Photography Exhibit
CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE ARTISTS
Congratulations to the talented artist lineup for the Photo Art Pavilion’s “Into the Wilderness” virtual exhibit! The artwork submitted for this exhibit was just awe-inspiring. We are thrilled to showcase the incredible talent of these artists and the stunning beauty of nature they captured through their lenses. Make sure to RSVP to the LIVE Reception and experience the captivating artwork that will transport you straight into the wilderness!
Al Foti – Shortcut
Al Foti – Walking An Old Dog In New Snow
Alyson Betz – A Balance of Power
Alyson Betz – A Pause in the Descent
Brian Mitchell – Phoebe
Debbie Kittner – Flying
Debbie Kittner – Fox Kit at the Beach
Debbie Kittner – Monarch on Salvia
Frank Somma – Egret-in-Flight-2023-L.I.
Frank Somma – Marbled-Godwits-2023-L.I.
Frank Somma – Self-Reflection-2023-L.I.
Frank Somma – Victoria-Crowned-Pigeons-2023-L.I.
Gina Pierson – Howling Rain
Jack Calandra – Me And My Shadow
Jack Calandra – Oystercatchers And Moon
Jack Calandra – Snack Time
Jacques LeBlanc – Standing Alone
Jeffrey Grabert – Giraffe and Oxpecker
Jeffrey Grabert – Leopard Cub
Jeffrey Grabert – Londolozi Leopard
Jeffrey Hughes – American Bald Eagle 26 On The Hunt 2
Jeffrey Hughes – Blue Heron
Jessica Belifore – Tree Spirit
Joseph Gattulli – Russel Falls
Michael Donnelly – Trailside
Michael O’Connor – CuruiousTurtle
Mike McLaughlin – Garden Fawn
Mike McLaughlin – Starling Quartet
Nicole Esposito – Lighthouse Deer
Ronald Santini – After The Storm
Ronald Santini – Lightning On The Mittens
Susan Visconti – Untitled
Steve Scribner – Tierra del Fuego
SELECTED JUROR: RICH LABELLA
Rich LaBella is an award–winning photographer with over 30 years of experience as a nature and wildlife photographer. His work has been featured in galleries, publications, and in exhibits. He has also won numerous awards for his photography, with the Universe of Colour Photography International Photo Contests, Long Island Photo Gallery – New York, New York Juried Exhibits (both in-person and online exhibits), Boat-US Magazine Photo Contest, and with the Islip Arts Council. Plus Rich is a member and was a past-president of the Nature and Wildlife Photographers of Long Island (NWPL)
Rich LaBella’s photography is well known for its vivid and captivating imagery. He is able to capture the beauty of nature and wildlife in a way that is both informative and captivating. Rich is also an advocate of bringing awareness of that often-overlooked beauty in nature and wildlife behavior through his work. He prefers dynamic images to static “portraits” and tries to bring a better appreciation & understanding of our world through showing the interaction of nature, creatures, objects, and places that we might not notice around us.
Overall Rich LaBella’s art photography has made a lasting impact with his nature and wildlife photography and we’re thrilled to have him be a part of Photo Art Pavilion’s virtual exhibit – Into The Wilderness.