Art and Cigars Series by John Gillan @ Montecristo Lounge of Hollywood

Dec 18, 2011

PINHOLE II-BODY, LAND & SEA - photographs by John Gillan

January 27, 2012 - March 27, 2012

Opening Reception on Friday-January 27, 2012 from 8:00pm - 10:30pm 

Cuenca's Montecristo Lounge

1928 Harrison Street

Hollywood, Fl 33020


Join us on Friday January 27, 2012 and meet South Florida photographer John Gillan at the Montecristo Lounge from 8:00pm-10:30pm. 

John will talk about his ethereal and whimsical collection "Pinhole II" which are mages taken with a lensless camera, simply a box with a hole in it using 4" x 5" sheet film. Images were taken throughout Florida, New York, Paris and Amsterdam. 

This is the eighth exhibit and the last in the Art and Cigars Series that began when the Montecristo Lounge opened in February 2011.

The images in this collection are available as limited edition fine art and also as open editions. Many of the pieces are in private and commercial installations in hotels, cruise ships, hospitals and corporate offices.

See Pinhole Exhibit Here

The event is FREE and open to the public.

Free Parking all over Downtown Hollywood and also Parking is available on the street and nearby in the parking garage.

The Montecristo Lounge is across the street from the Ramada Inn near the intersection of 20th and Harrison Street.

Cuenca's Montecrsito Lounge was voted 2011 Best

For more information contact:


Theresa Jae

Public Relations


Ana Cuenca

Marketing Manager

Online Sales


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Cuenca's Montecristo Lounge was chosen  "2011 Best Art Gallery/Art and Culture at the Best of Hollywood Contest" . Hollywood Gazette November 2011, Page 24, states:

(...) The Montecristo Lounge is a private art exhibition gallery adjacent to the popular downtown cigar shop Cuenca Cigars, a Hollywood Hot Spot for over four years. Artist John Gillan can often be found at the Montecristo Lounge on Friday nights. Gillan approched owner Ana Cuenca about displaying his Art and She loved the idea. 

Last Month collection was Polaroid SX-70, which is a documentation of South Florida where each photograph was manipulated after being exposed. The Exhibit Rando Blends have been on display since October 28th, 2011. It consist of a unique selection of paired images. Prints are available for purchase.

The Members Lounge bustles with enthusiasts of Art and Cigars. Cuenca's lights up the room with her constant smile as she eagerly welcomes guests into the Montecristo family, inviting them not only to upcoming promotional events but even to a birthday party at the Lounge. -M.C. (...)