Thank you for selecting the Ordover Gallery. The gallery displays the fine art images of photographer Abe Ordover. In addition to the portfolios on this site, three fine art Apps have been created for your enjoyment. They each contain 16 images and can be found in the App Store.These are Natural Landscapes, Animal Impressions and Abstract Impressions. Type Ordover into the search engine at the store and the apps will appear.

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 seven years.
The next show is Best of Nature, now in its fifth year. Information about entering the juried contest can be found at SDNHM.orgbest of nature. Entries will be accepted through August,2014.The show will hang October 23. In February, 2015 we will present Birds of the World, a major show featuring many of the best bird photographers in the world.
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 on the shopping page. 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 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 work owes a debt to impressionist painting."By presenting universal elements in his work,Ordover is communicating the overwhelming emotion 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.


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