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Captain CJ Restivo
A Quiet Night
Photograph, 2018, 10 ¾” x 10 ½”


Captain C.J. Restivo was born and raised in New York City. He is the grandson of an immigrant sailor whose first steps on the American continent were on the cobblestone streets of Peck Slip in South Street Seaport. Captain Restivo grew up in NY Harbor on boats and has had a career spanning over 47 years as a Tugboat Captain. During his travels on the waters of the east coast from Maine to Florida, his passion for photography has given him the opportunity to capture images that show the true meaning, from a working prospective, of a life at sea.