Thank you for selecting the Ordover Gallery. The gallery displays the fine art images of photographer Abe Ordover. 

The Ordover Gallery curates and operates a major gallery at the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. The gallery has exhibited more than 25 shows at the NAT in the past eight years. The Seventh Best of Nature Show opens April 29th. For entry information go to the SDNHM website and look under Exhibitions, New Exhibitions.

Abe Ordover has recently completed a ten week solo exhibition at the City Gallery. He will have a major solo show at the San Diego Natural History Museum September 3 thru December 11, 2016. There will be an opening reception On Saturday, September 10 at 11 am. Admission is free. A show of his work has just been scheduled at Chapman University in Orange. It will run March thru May, 2017. Also, eleven Ordover images are on view in a group show "Israel in Light and Shadows opening at the Gotthelf Art Gallery on March 9 and running until May 25th,

The Ordover Gallery and Studio is located in Cardiff, California .Visits to the studio are by appointment. To arrange a visit please call 858 334 3699 or email abeordover@gmail.com.

This website contains a variety of Ordover fine art portfolios which can be easily accessed. Prints of the images presented here can be ordered by contacting Mr. Ordover at the phone number above or by email abeordover@gmail.com. Books can also be ordered on this site.In the field photography workshops are available.


About
Ordover's work has been the subject of museum and gallery shows in New York City, Atlanta, Raleigh, Dallas, San Diego, Palo Alto, Minneapolis-St.Paul, Nashville and Tallahassee.
His galleries have represented many of the finest photographers in the country. Ordover has mounted gallery shows of his own work and that of many of the photographers from National Geographic and Outdoor Photographer. These include Art Wolfe, Frans Lanting,Christopher Burkett, Galen Rowell, Charles Cramer, William Neill, Neil Folberg, Flip Nicklin, Paul Nicklen, Ralph Lee Hopkins, Ira Block, Mitch Dubrowner, Carr Clifton,Linde Waidhofer, Elizabeth Carmel,Brent McCoullough.  Kenneth Parker and many others. He continues to operate the gallery at the Natural History Museum in San Diego and curates the annual Best of Nature Show exhibited in that gallery.

His own work has been the subject of numerous comments and articles including a profile in Shutterbug. Critic Karen Chambers said of his work,"The abstract qualities of his photographs...make him more of an impressionist than a realist". William Zimmer,contributing critic for the New York Times noted that Ordover 's work owes a debt to impressionist painting."By presenting universal elements in his work,Ordover is communicating the overwhelming emotional experience that was his...the peak experiences are the kind that change one's life, and Abe Ordover captures them." His most recent shows have been at the L Street Gallery, San Diego and the gallery at the University of San Diego.He is also showing in San Diego Dreaming at the Oceanside Museum of Art.


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