2013 Holiday Basket Filled with
Guaranteed to Delight
Family and Friends on YOUR Shopping List
year’s Holiday Basket, which sells for $85 is once again filled
with beautiful handmade items made by our gallery artists -- but
chosen with a slight twist.
asking a jury to determine the contents, the gallery looked to
customer preferences – for direction, selecting four of
the gallery’s most frequently purchased items for the basket.
These are the “crowd
pleasers” the gallery can’t keep on its shelves – such as fiber
artist, Joyce Badanes’ tie-dyed bamboo cotton socks.
the socks, basket purchasers will find a stunning custom-glazed
pottery vessel with lid by Robert Craig, charming hand blown
lamp work earrings from jewelry artist, Charmaine Jackson, and a
distinctive hand-turned wine stopper by Terry Lund.
addition, Barns of Rose Hill, has donated a “Buy One Get One
Free” voucher for an upcoming program at the beautiful
performing arts center.
purchased separately, the combined value of all these goodies
would be $115.
wait, there’s more!!
Rosement has provided a FABULOUS bonus gift to make the basket
All purchasers will be entered in a raffle to win “Tea
for Two” at the historic home including a lovely tea with all
the trimmings plus a private tour of the rooms.
the entire basket or separate the items to make four lovely
gifts. And if YOU win the bonus gift?
Reward yourself and a special someone with an afternoon
of pure enjoyment at one of the most beautiful, and historic,
spots in Clarke County.
15 baskets available on a first-come, first-served basis. Stop
by or call the gallery at
955-4001 to reserve your basket.
Payment by credit card or check must accompany the order.
Second Annual Fabulous Fibers For All
October 18th-November 9th
Boy Scout, Justin Toone came into the Fire
House Gallery Saturday, October 19th to sell cookies for his troops
fund-raiser. But when gallery fiber artist, Sue Groundwater
offered him the chance to try his hand at weaving on a loom he couldn't resist.He got in
the swing of things in no time flat and his mom caught the moment digitally on her
cell phone for posterity.
Groundwater is one of a half dozen fiber
artists who will be demonstrating weaving and spinning
techniques on Saturday during the gallery's current show:2nd Annual Fabulous Fibers
for All,which opened on Friday, October 18 and runs through Saturday, November 9th.
Come meet these amazing artists, watch the demos and browse for one-of-a-kind handmade items for yourself
or your home. (Or to give as a gift this holiday season.)
Saturday Demonstrations 11-2 - Gallery Hours
on Saturday 10-3
Oct 26th: Barbara Runkle and Karen Kimble - Weaving
Nov 2nd: Sue Groundwater and Lauri Sisney - Weaving and
Nov 9th: Sue Groundwater and Lauri Sisney - Weaving and
The Fire Gallery is delighted to reprise
last fall’s highly successful fiber arts show, which opens Friday evening, October 18th with a
reception from 6pm to 8pm and closes November 9th.
Possibly the largest show of its type in the region, this year’s exhibit will feature the work of a dozen
highly accomplished artists including: Joyce Badanes, Norma Colman, Rebecca Fox, Chantal Gabard, Sue Groundwater, Marilyn
Jeltes, Karen Kimble, Keith Lilly, Maureen Pritchard, Jane Radford, Barbara Runkle, and Lauri Sisney.
Virtually every type of fiber art to adorn oneself or one’s home will be on available to see and
purchase. -- from felted bags to painted table runners to quilted coasters to woven scarves -- Literally hundreds of
items in all.
Weaving, knitting, and spinning demonstrations will be offered on Saturday during the show's
run, giving visitors a chance to ask questions about the technique being demonstrated and gain an enhanced appreciation
for the enormous skill required to create these beautiful works of art