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I Love Art, Adore the Handmade and Treasure the Vintage. I am the Fun Mom, the Silly Friend and the Writer who wants to make more room for beauty in the everyday.

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Saturday, July 28, 2007

BIG NEWS - Gallery Events


We are thrilled to announce the launch of Earth Angels' "Gallery Events" to celebrate our favorite artists and their contemporary American Folk Art...


We've just made arrangements with "The Country Life Gallery" in downtown Warwick, New York to host three events. This fabulous gallery space is owned by our friends Ken and Debbie Kroslak. I want to thank them for this amazing opportunity to showcase our artists and wish them the very best as the open their store...

For some time, I have felt strongly that the artists with whom we do business, and have celebrated in the posts to this blog, should receive serious attention for their work. Folk art has surely blurred the line between fine art and craft. It celebrates what we love, our homes and our memories, and it breathes a fresh energy into decor. As my pal Debbee Thibault said back in May when she addressed the guests at our Spring Soiree, it will emerge triumphant, as the art of our age.

So without further ado, let me say that we hope you can join us at our upcoming events to celebrate the art we love! Please save the dates...


2PM – 7PM Open to the Public


Celebrating the art of Jennifer Lanne and Jill Wiener
A showing of Jennifer Lanne’s original paintings complimented with a showcase of “EarthGirl Pottery” by Jill Wiener

“The Country Life Gallery”
40 Main Street, Warwick, NY


“Mud-Cakes and small stories studios”

SATURDAY, November 3rd

Noon- 2pm
Private Showing for Earth Angels’ Customer Friends
Reservations Required
2PM – 7PM
Open to the Public

Celebrating the art of Laurie Meseroll
A showing of Laurie’s “Mud-Cakes” paintings and collages complimented
with a showcase of mixed media and paper art by Cheryl Kuhn of “small stories studios”

“The Country Life Gallery”
40 Main Street, Warwick, NY

"heART of Winter"
February 2-3, 2008

An Artists Trunk Show
...details to the date...

“The Country Life Gallery”
40 Main Street, Warwick, NY

Of course these events will have all the signature style of our Earth Angels parties....plenty of good cheer, yummy food, fabulous friends and wonderful art to appreciate and to perhaps take home...


....feel free to call or email with any questions. We have directions and overnight accommodation info 8am-8pm NY time (845) 986-8720
AND ...special HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes to RO!
We hope to see you there!
xxoo Jen O’Connor
Earth Angels Toys


paige said...

what an exciting adventure!
always a treat to see more jennifer paintings!

Lori said...

HOW EXCITING!!! I am going to try my darndest to be there on November 3!!!

diane said...

oh what fun! it looks so beautiful and, of course, all the artists work is too.

FrostingsNSparkles said...

Oooh, I may have to talk the hubby into a mini vacation, I would so love to see everything!

Ulla said...

Wow! How wonderful for you and your artists! I totally see a full-time gallery in your future as well! Best of luck!

oldflowers4me said...

oh -what fun - i wish i didnt live an ocean away- it sounds so good- just running to put my lipstick on-love jo

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry I'm going to miss the first two gallery shows but I SOOOOOOOO look forward to the Feb show. I'm so excited for you Jen :) I know this is going to be great fun for those who have never been to one of your gatherings. It will be pure bliss :)


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