Attic Clock

Don’t forget that on March 8, all the clocks will “spring forward” for daylight saving time. The time will move ahead by one hour and we’ll lose an hour of sleep. But we’ll gain extra sunlight and the pleasure of knowing that spring is near – it arrives on March 19 to be exact. TheContinue reading “Attic Clock”

The Other Side: Pompey

February is Black History Month and this photograph was one of the prints on display during solo exhibitions I had at New York City’s African Burial Ground National Monument and other venues. The burial ground, located in Mastic Beach, Long Island, is believed to be the site where some of William Floyd’s slaves are buried.Continue reading “The Other Side: Pompey”

From the William Floyd Collection

The Other Side I present this photograph in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Civil Rights Day in Arizona and New Hampshire, all of which fall on January 20. This image is from the first photographic collection centering on the burial ground of the forgotten slaves from the William Floyd Estate in Mastic,Continue reading “From the William Floyd Collection”

Women’s Rights National Historical Park Memorializes a Founding Father’s Slaves

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Women’s Rights National Historical Park presents the solo exhibition The Other Side – Charles, Caesar, Harry, Sam, Pompey, Lon, and Isaac, a series of photographs by New York artist Xiomáro.  The 12 large prints will be on view from July 1 to August 31, 2019 at the Visitor Center’s gallery on the second floor. TheContinue reading “Women’s Rights National Historical Park Memorializes a Founding Father’s Slaves”

William Floyd Rediscovered at Mastics – Moriches – Shirley Community Library

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact An exclusive slideshow and talk, William Floyd Rediscovered, will be presented by Long Island artist Xiomáro at Mastics – Moriches – Shirley Community Library on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  The one-night only free event includes entry to win a print from the fine art photographic series on whichContinue reading “William Floyd Rediscovered at Mastics – Moriches – Shirley Community Library”

Theodore Roosevelt’s “Unseen” Summer White House: A Fine Art Photographic Exhibit

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Over 40 large color photographs, created by Long Island artist Xiomáro, will be on display at the historic Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, Long Island, October 13-23, 2015.  The exhibit, Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill:  The “Unseen” Summer White House, shows the interiors in a historically rare condition:  the 23 rooms ofContinue reading “Theodore Roosevelt’s “Unseen” Summer White House: A Fine Art Photographic Exhibit”

Xiomáro’s Photography Exhibition at Oyster Bay Historical Society Memorializes William Floyd’s Slaves

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The Oyster Bay Historical Society‘s 2015 season opens with the exhibition of The Other Side – Charles, Caesar, Harry, Sam, Pompey, Lon and Isaac, a photographic collection by New York artist Xiomáro (SEE-oh-MAH-ro).  The collection of twenty-nine photographs will be on view from January 11 to March 29, 2015. The Other Side looks at theContinue reading “Xiomáro’s Photography Exhibition at Oyster Bay Historical Society Memorializes William Floyd’s Slaves”

Neiman Art Center Talk Reveals Photograph of Founding Father’s Slave Cemetery

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Me New York artist Xiomáro (pronounced SEE-oh-MAH-ro) presented a talk at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center on August 6, 2014 to discuss his photographs, which are on display as part of the Center’s Courage and Creativity group exhibit.  One of the photographs that drew much interest and discussion depicted a little-known slave cemetery at theContinue reading “Neiman Art Center Talk Reveals Photograph of Founding Father’s Slave Cemetery”

Fire Island Presents “Revolutionary” Photo Exhibit at Patchogue Ferry Terminal

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Me The first artistic collection of photographs documenting William Floyd’s Old Mastic House will be presented by Fire Island National Seashore at the Patchogue Ferry Terminal.  The exhibit, The William Floyd Estate Comes to Fire Island, opens on July 4 and remains on view until August 17, 2014.  Some of the images are drawnContinue reading “Fire Island Presents “Revolutionary” Photo Exhibit at Patchogue Ferry Terminal”

Harlem’s “Courage and Creativity” Exhibit Features Photographs From Xiomáro

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Me Photographs created by New York artist Xiomáro (pronounced SEE-oh-MAH-ro) will be included in the LeRoy Neiman Art Center’s exhibit Courage and Creativity from June 2 to July 12, 2014 in Harlem, New York City. The exhibit showcases works inspired by an observation attributed to the renowned artist, Henri Matisse:  “creativity takes courage.”  InContinue reading “Harlem’s “Courage and Creativity” Exhibit Features Photographs From Xiomáro”