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AMERICA'S EVERGLADES: Through the Lens of Clyde Butcher

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The rugged and remote beauty of the Everglades is captured in these works which span over three decades of foraging into dense swampland. Delicate ecosystems, rare botanical specimens, and sweeping landscapes bring the wonder of this mysterious part of our country to light.

The beauty of the Everglades is celebrated in the monumental photographs of Clyde Butcher. The scale, extraordinary clarity and tonal range set his photographs apart as exceptional works of art, earning him recognition as the foremost landscape photographer in America today. These powerful black and white images are portraits of the eternal
bond between man and nature that is the soul of the Everglades. From the deepest cypress strands of the sawgrass prairies, coastal waters, and languid estuaries, to pinpoint still-lives of rare species, Clyde reveals its ecosystems in magnificent detail. He makes an unquestionable case for why we should care about its future. 

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Contents and Size Requirements

Contents: The exhibit consists of 35 large-scale black and white photographs ranging in size from 26" x 30" to 5' x 9'. Also included is one of Clyde's large-format cameras with an interactive case, approximate size 2' x 2' x 5'.  In addition, there are interpretive labels, interpretive panels, a digital multimedia program, and production-ready vinyl files.

Size: This exhibit requires 500 linear feet. Due to the large nature of many pieces, the space will need at least 20 uninterrupted wall segments measuring 7' - 12'. 


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Security and Price

The Exhibition requires minimum security which includes being placed in a limited access gallery space. The exhibition area must be locked and secured during closing hours. Alarms and/or guards during closed hours are preferred but not required.


Environmental requirements include no direct sunlight and functioning fire-protection systems in the exhibition, staging, and storage spaces. Constant temperature and relative humidity conditions should be maintained in accordance with professional museum standards.


Price: "Price on Request"      12-week booking.

Watch this international piece highlighting Clyde and his work in the Everglades.

Available Dates and Current Bookings
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February 1 – May 31, 2019

Appleton Museum of Art

Ocala, Florida 


November 7, 2019 – February 7, 2020

J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Sanibel Island, Florida

September 13, 2020 – November 30, 2020

The Butler Institute of American Art

Youngstown, Ohio


January 12, 2021 - March 13, 2021

The Art Council of Martin County

Stuart, Florida

April 15  – June 15, 2021

Naples Botanical Garden

Naples, FL

July 1 - December 31, 2021

Clearwater Main Library

Clearwater, FL

January 1 - May 31, 2022

Clearwater Main Library

Clearwater, FL

June 10 – September 18, 2022

Pensacola Museum of Art

Pensacola, FL


October - December 2022

Flamingo Gardens

Davie, FL

October 2, 2023 - January 2, 2024

Center for Arts of Bonita Springs

Bonita Springs, FL

2010 - present

2010 - present

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