Unveiling of 6’x4′ painting of Clyde by Nicholas Petrucci

Posted 1 CommentPosted in History

The unveiling of Nicholas Petrucci’s painting of Clyde We came to know Nicholas through his wife, Connie Bransilver–Petrucci. Connie is a well known photographer and has published several books. Her wonderful photographs of the orchids of Florida brought us a common interest and we became friends. Over the years, as we drew closer together, Nicholas began showing an interest in… Read More

Venice Gallery & Studio Open House

Posted 1 CommentPosted in History

Neal Obendorf, Clyde’s darkroom assistant of eight years Creating the large fiber-base photographs that Clyde is known for requires an unusual darkroom. The difficulties achieving large prints is hard for most people to understand, and so for that reason we open up Clyde’s darkroom to the public once a year at the Venice Gallery & Studio, located south of Sarasota… Read More

Obama Inauguration

Posted Leave a commentPosted in History

On the day of Obama’s inauguration we hooked the lap top up to the Internet and set it on the counter so that everyone could enjoy this amazing and historical event. Even though some of our customers had not voted for Obama, they had to agree this was a historical event happening in our life time. Our hope is that… Read More

New Years Day 2009

Posted 1 CommentPosted in History

Jeff, Eric & Katy, Clyde & Niki, Debby & Norm Every year we try to celebrate the new year by starting it off right…with a swamp walk. This year Jeff Ripple, Debby & Norm, and Katy & Eric joined us for an afternoon swamp walk and dinner.Of course everyone needs to wear the proper shoe attire…Norm is showing off the… Read More