Wednesday, June 10, 2015

“Through Our Eyes Experience the Power of Light”

The Southbury Library will host the photography exhibit “Through Our Eyes Experience the Power of Light”, by Len and Phyllis Acuzzo on June 1, through June 29th

You are invited to view this exhibit which includes our most recent photography. Aluminum panels, framed prints, photos on slate and tile will be exhibited.

“Through Our Eyes Experience the Power of Light”
Photographs by Len and Phyllis Acuzzo
June 2, 2015 – June 28, 2015

The Acuzzo’s are former natives of New York City and have always had a passion for photography. They document their travels with both Nature and Landscape photographs. They believe that travel broadens one’s view of the world. By experiencing other cultures, meeting people from other countries and seeing the beauty of the world has helped them understand that our lives are both interconnected and individualized.

Through photography they seek to document personal experiences, capture scenes and events as they see them and also inspire others. Both Phyllis and Len are members of four photography clubs in the greater New England area. They have received numerous awards through both club and inter-club competitions. Their goal as artists are to show the beauty of God’s and Man’s creations by utilizing the “Power of Light” in their photos.

Phyllis comes from a family of Artists and photographers. Her father and grandfather had studios both on 5th Ave in New York City and Newport, R.I. and often photographed families like the Vanderbilt’s’ and Roosevelt’s. As a child she use to hang out in his studio and sometimes modeled for him. Following in his footsteps was her lifelong dream. Graduated from Sacred heart University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and a minor in fine art. She finally pursued her dream after retiring in 1999 as a Senior Tax Accountant from Pitney Bowes and Gulf and Western Industries.

Len attended the Institute of Design and Pratt Institute in New York City where he studied Architecture. His dream was to become a travel photographer and travel the world. He also finally pursued his dream after retirement and has traveled extensively with his wife, Phyllis and have and continue to document their journey throughout Europe, Central America and the United States.

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