Salve Photo Exhibit / by Nicholas Mele

You don’t take a photo, you make it.
— Ansel Adams

So honored to be asked by Salve Regina University to exhibit my Newport portrait series along with the talented (and philanthropic) Elizabeth Kahane!  It was a great event, a great turnout and a very fun experience overall.  Best of all, the Newport Art Museum took one of my pieces to put in their permanent collection.  How cool!  

 Looking back, I'm second guessing the bow tie...

Looking back, I'm second guessing the bow tie...

 My portrait of the late, great Betty "Boop" Blake is now in the permanent collection at the Newport Art Museum

My portrait of the late, great Betty "Boop" Blake is now in the permanent collection at the Newport Art Museum