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Maxine Orange Studio Gallery showcases Johnny Ocean’s unique underwater art this June

Maxine Orange Studio Gallery is preparing to make waves this June with an exhibition featuring the captivating work of underwater photographer, Johnny Ocean Photography.  “His art captures elegance through a whimsical […]

Johnny Ocean

Maxine Orange Studio Gallery is preparing to make waves this June with an exhibition featuring the captivating work of underwater photographer, Johnny Ocean Photography. 

  • Tucked away in the heart of Fort Walton Beach, the gallery will be transforming into an aquatic oasis. Johnny Oceanalso known as John Oja, is a lifelong devotee of the sea. 

“His art captures elegance through a whimsical and dreamlike perspective that is sure to be a conversational piece in any setting,” said Maxine Orange. “These images are meant to mesmerize us with magic, wonder, emotion, and fairytale, which is exactly how the water mesmerizes John.”

Oja’s upcoming collectionwhich will take center stage at the exhibition, showcases the collaborative efforts with other creative talents from the Emerald Coast. 

Artists Harley Van Hyning, Bradley Copeland, Maxine Orange, photographer Sean Murphy, violinist Jessica Heit, and dancers Kate Beliaeva and Rico Dias Garcia have all lent their unique abilities to Oja’s project. 

  • The result? A delightful fusion of art forms, seen through Oja’s lens, and depicted in a magical underwater tableau that fuels his passion even further.

The Maxine Orange Studio Gallery invites art enthusiasts and curious visitors to dive into Oja’s world at the opening reception on June 9th. The event promises to be a celebration of not just Oja’s spellbinding work, but also of the vibrant Emerald Coast artist community.

For more details about the upcoming exhibition or to explore more offerings at the Maxine Orange Studio Gallery, visit Maxine Orange Studio Gallery is located at 21a Eglin Parkway NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548.

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