"Raising Swallows", artgallery, artisan, Audubon, Charlotte Hoffman, Circus Et Cetera, David Hoffman, designer, exhibit, Faith Rumm, fire dancing, fruit jewelry, gifts, Handcrafted, Jewelry, Jon Bock, Julia Bristow, Julia Bristow Jewelry, kathy marks, Monique Wales, Nancy Robbins, Oakhurst, Patrick A. Contreras, shopping, Sierra Art Trails, special event, Stellar Gallery, Violin on Fire, wearable art, Yosemite
The Gala Reception was September 10th where we were able to enjoy the violin music of Patrick A. Contreras – “Violin on Fire” and fire dancing by the Fantastic Four of Circus Et Cetera with Derrick Vermin and Ziva Lawson.
Below – Monique Wales of Red Tail Studio created the print previously blogged about of “Raising Swallows” seen above us in the image below that was taken by Nancy Robbins (#63). Also in the background to the far left on exhibit is a photograph of Yosemite National Park by Nancy Robbins.
Above, I am seen with my exhibiting partner, Kathy Marks, who creates unique and wonderful sculptures. Our work will be on display at Class, The Body Pastiche Studio in Oakhurst at Highway 41/49. As she says, her sculpture “‘Bella Wears Blue’ waves hi from the wall!”
David Hoffman and Charlotte Hoffman will be exhibiting both photography and painting at their home studio in Mariposa (artists #85 & 86). David is the cover artist for this year’s Sierra Art Trails catalog:
And Charlotte’s art chosen for cover in 2009:
Three of my favorite things, aspens, birds, and Yosemite!
I met so many wonderful people at the gala and hope to introduce a few more in the coming days.