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Bob Preston: A Life in Photographs
Patricia Preston Warren: I Am My Father's Daughter

Two Generations of Photography

The Studio@620 presents "Bob Preston: A Life in Photographs with Patricia Preston Warren: I Am My Father's Daughter",  a photographic exhibition.  Featured are historic black and white images taken by Bob Preston, a former staff photographer with The Independent and the St. Petersburg Times as well as modern color images taken by his daughter Patricia Preston Warren.

Opening Reception Friday July 9, 2010 / 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Exhibit on display through Saturday July 24, 2010
Admission is free and open to the public.

Bob Preston

With a career that spanned decades and a range of historic photos that were published in Look and Life magazines as well as local press including The St. Petersburg Times, Bob Preston photographed the news and the not so newsworthy details of daily life.  

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Patricia Preston Warren

"The little girl in this picture never grew up. I still paint walls and furniture .  Now instead of being sent to time out and the walls scrubbed, my art goes to galleries and people give me money. Not a bad deal at all..... " Patricia Preston Warren

The artist at age 5, circa 1956
photo by Bob Preston


Special thanks to Rob Davidson of the Davidson Fine Art Gallery, Rick Mastry, and Richard Preston for helping to make this show possible.

Patron Sponsors

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Al May Central Art Supply Company Bank of AmericaBella Brava City of St. Petersburg Creative Loafing Eckerd CollegeHermanHOME Florida Humanities Council i love the 'burg Gobioff Foundation Florida Arts and Culture - Florida Division  of Cultural Affairs Kahwa Coffee Roasting Law Offices of  Diane Bailey, P.C.Progress Energy Renaissance Vinoy Hotel Rouson & Associates Sembler Company Stetson University College of Law St. Pete Brasserie St Petersburg/Clearwater  Convention and Visitor’s Bureau St. Petersburg Times SunTrust Bank TradeWinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach Trust for Public Land Tyrone Frame & Mirror USF St. Petersburg Watermark