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Recently Marco Rubio (R Senator Florida) selected Clyde Butcher’s work from Venice Gallery to display in his office in Washington, DC. The photo to the left center is the one selected. “Ochopee” is the name of the fantastic photo by Clyde Butcher.

Butcher has been honored by the state of Florida with the highest award that can be given to a private citizen called the, Artist Hall of Fame Award. He was also privileged to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Nature Photography Association and given the honor of being Humanitarian of the Year for 2005 from The International University. Additionally, he received the 2011 Distinguished Artist Award from the Florida House in Washington, D.C. and the Sierra Club has given him the Ansel Adams Conservation Award, which is given to a photographer who shows excellence in photography and has contributed to the public awareness of the environment.

For several years Venice Gallery & Big Swamp Gallery have. The crate photo below to the right, is the specially constructed “Picture Crate” that is built by Craters & Freighters’ nationwide locations.

Preparation, crating and shipping of fine art requires expert knowledge, outstanding workmanship and great care. Craters & Freighters of SW Florida can help. We offer specialized fine art crating and shipping services, including insurance to individuals, art dealers and museums.

Specifying Craters & Freighters for your will ensure future generations enjoy valued works of art for years to come. Call or contact us today to learn more of how we can help you with your fine art crating and shipping requirements.