Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Celebrations Gallery Newsletter welcomes artist Robin Maria Pedrero

Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes sent out their OCTOBER 2008 NEWSLETTER with the info included below. Above is "House of Pears" a whimsical pastel I created which is presently featured at the gallery.
Celebrations Website
Celebrations Artists
Events & Programs

WFSB Meteorologist & "Better CT" host Scot Haney's "Favorite place in Pomfret"
Connecticut Post
"one of the most festive art galleries and craft emporiums... "Read more about Celebrations in the
spotlight here...

Whimsical Halloween decor, Christopher Norman specialty chocolates, Marie Belle Hot Chocolate & Chocolate Shortbread Biscuits, Thames Glass Snowmen and MORE!
We have a GREAT selection for all occasions in ALL price ranges! Take a fall foliage ride and come see us on Scenic Route 169.

330 Pomfret St.(Route 169)
Pomfret Center, CT 06259
HOURS:Wed - Sat 11-5 Sun 11- 4 or by appt.

It's Fall Foliage season! Take a drive on scenic Route 169 & come visit ...
Fields & Fences
now through Oct. 26, 2008
Featuring the original intaglio prints of Marian L. O'Connell and impressionist oils of Donna O'Scolaigh Lange.
For more information, read our press release.

~Conversation with the Artist: Print maker Marian L. O'Connell on Sunday, October 26 ~ 1-3
All Exhibitions are on display in Celebrations' Grand Foyer during our regular business hours. All related events are free and open to the public. Reservations for lectures requested at mailto:info@celebrationsshoppes.comor 860-928-5492.

Welcome, New Artists!

Robin Maria Pedrero

"I have always been enticed by faces and certain subjects and try not to stare, but as an artist I am sometimes caught in the beauty of the moment. I delight to capture a likeness but more to create a piece of art that is emotive and will stand through time. Through my art I celebrate the joys of simple pleasures like the wind in the trees, atmospheric reflections, people and places around the world ..."

Sarah Brady Underwood

"As an artist and a chef, Cookie Art has become the ultimate expression of creativity for me. I love the challenge of designing the perfect cookie for any occasion. From developing the most delicious recipe, to choosing or creating the shape, to learning different techniques for applying frosting, to incorporating sprinkles and decorative elements, I get completely immersed in the process...."
Save the dates!

Oct 10 to Nov 2, 2008: "Sharing the Bounty"
Join us on Friday, October 10th through Monday, October 13th for the kick-off to our Second Annual Harvest Charity Campaign with complimentary autumnal tea & treats. Refreshments will be served from 12 to 4PM each day on Columbus Day Weekend.

During the plentiful season of autumn, from October 10th through November 2nd, Celebrations will donate 20% of proceeds from sales of select artwork and merchandise to Daily Bread, a local food bank. Featured items include handmade wooden cutting boards & utensils, fused glass platters & bowls, blown glass pumpkins, and other harvest-themed art, tea, and gift items. Look for items that feature a copper maple leaf on the description tags. Celebrations will also be accepting additional donations to Daily Bread during this time frame. Bring a non-perishable food item or make a monetary donation to Daily Bread and earn a chance to win a Celebrations Gift Basket valued at $50.Sunday October 19, 2008 (1-3pm):"Stroll with Miss Vinton at Celebrations" of the many walks & events of the Last Green Valley's "Walktober"
Come meet Miss Vinton, the Headmistress of "Miss Vinton's School for Girls" and the original owner of what is now Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes. Enjoy a cup of tea and be regaled by Miss Vinton's tidbits of life during Victorian-era Pomfret.


Pine Pod Farm said...

Nice picture.

Robin Maria Pedrero said...

Thank you.

Melissa and Emmitt said...

hi robin!
congratulations! how wonderful and your pear is amazing. you have such an amazing range!

Anonymous said...

Wow when did you meet Julia Roberts?


Robin Maria Pedrero said...

I met Julia Roberts, Annabeth Gish and her Mom, Lili Taylor, Vincent D'Onofrio, William R. Moses, Adam Storke, the crew etc. I assisted the wardrobe crew to find pants and shirts to dress Billy in a shop I worked at in downtown Mystic in the late 80's. I got to know Annabeth's mother when I sold her some clothes. I did not even realize that Julia was in the cast she had just come into the shop several times and we talked about the cool admiral coat she wore (saying it was her fathers'). Then it clicked one time when I took her info for the sale of socks and she was from Venice Beach. She was a little quiet,beautiful and kind, with her classic big grin.

Manon Doyle said...

Love the painting Robin!

Jala Pfaff said...

Hee hee, this pear is awesome.