Piola Restaurant proudly presents Marcos Flores first exhibition, “SIPAPUMI”, Grand Canyon. A collection of pictures taken in the Northern and southern rim of the Grand Canyon, the Antelope Canyon, the Watch Tower and the Horseshoe Bend. The exhibition starts on January 16th until February 23rd. Come and Meet the Photographer, Marcos Flores on opening night, Wednesday, January 16th where free wine non alcoholic drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served, courtesy of Piola.
SIPAPUMI means, “We came from the bottom of the canyon.” That’s how the Hopi’s call it. The hardworking Hopis have lived there the longest. Ruins occupied by their ancestors as long as 1,500 years, lie scattered over much of northeastern and adjacent states.
Marcos is a seasoned freelance photographer experienced in shooting a wide range of complex subject matter in diverse and challenging circumstances.
As an outdoor enthusiast, and as a photographer for over 13 years, Marcos realized early in his photography career that it was extreme sports and nature photography that he loved the most. That same profound interest in nature has allowed Marcos to capture the beauty and mystery of nature in its magnificence.
Some of Marcos’ work has been published in PC World Magazine, where he won a Photography contest, Racer X Illustrated, and he’s currently on assignments with Nature Conservancy among others.
To expose his work, Marcos has partnered with FCA multiple times and in 2005 when he had his debut with other artist on an exhibit called "VERVE", were among some of the invitees were Falls Church's Mayor, former Virginia Governor, Mark Warner and over 400 attendees for the opening reception. Also, Marcos participated in the First Annual Falls Church City Film Festival where he was able to exhibit some of his photographs.
Whether it’s a one-on-one session, capturing the special moments of daily life or covering an assignment for a major publishing assignment, Marcos’ experience and personalized attention combine to meet and usually exceed the client’s expectations.
Piola is an Italian based pizzeria-restaurant chain. It has locations in 6 Countries: Italy, USA, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico. Its locations in the USA include New York, Miami Beach, Hallandale Beach and The Washington DC Area. Piola serves the most authentic and simple Italian food in an open, contemporary and friendly-to-all environment.