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For Immediate Release:
January 21, 2014
Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra

Featuring photography opening reception at The Deering Estate at Cutler

(MIAMI, January 21, 2014) – The Featuring Photography Exhibit highlights Contemporary Nature Photography and Historic Photography in three distinct shows: Venessa Monokian - Contemporary Photography; Luis Lazo - Contemporary Photography; and Meet Charles Deering - Evanston and Family Photos. The opening reception will be held at the Deering Estate at Cutler on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and is free and open to the public. There will be an introduction talk at 7:00 pm with Winnie Eichner and Sally Hutchins. The exhibit will be on display from February 6 - March 24, 2014, daily from 10 am - 4 pm; Free with Estate Admission.

Venessa Monokian - Contemporary Photography
Enjoy unique photographic assemblages by artist Art Center South Florida Artist Venessa Monokian. This work address sight specific images of natural areas from the Deering Estate at Cutler.

Luis Lazo - Contemporary Photography
Luis Lazo presents natural portraits of wildflowers in often overlooked, stage-like moments of beauty.

Meet Charles Deering - Evanston and Family Photos
Historic Photography Exhibit featuring images of the Evanston, Illinois family home of Charles Deering gifted by Winnie Eichner, Sally Hutchins, and Phil Schnering.

About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am and 3:00 pm. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 pm (October – May). EcoAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit