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  • December show at Gallery 'N' Gifts

    Monica Lindsey, contributing writer|Nov 20, 2021

    Our December show is featuring our jewelry artists. Come and enjoy that old tyme feeling with glistening, sparkly, fluffy, soft and heart-touching gifts. You can't buy happiness, but you can buy jewelry! Our local jewelry artisans have put together the very best in unique or custom handmade pieces. Every piece tells a story and will continue to make memories. Come and enjoy our December First Friday where we will serve hor d'oeuvres. Mingle with our artists, walk in our decorated winter...

  • Gallery 'N' Gifts October guest artist, Jeff Peal

    Monica Lindsey, contributing writer|Sep 25, 2021

    Jeff Peal has been doing art his entire life. He enjoys working with all types of mediums from pastels and pencils to metal and wood. Currently he enjoys carving more than anything. It is a real challenge and his style develops more with every pile of sawdust. He picked up the art of carving from his friend and well known local artist Kent Holmgren. He was fascinated by what Kent could create and had to give it a shot. His pieces often depict wildlife and old west themes, which have always been...

  • Gallery 'N' Gifts featured artist of July

    Monica Lindsey|Jun 19, 2021

    Dennis Gierman is an artist, musician and woodworker. Although born in Ohio, he spent most of his life living in Southern California, growing up in Orange County and moving to the Inland Empire as a young adult. Gierman runs his own musical instrument business, building custom musical instruments under his own brand name Yukie Ukulele. He builds custom ukuleles, wash tub basses and ukulele cases. He also repairs, restores and sells vintage musical instruments. He uses the custom built ukuleles a...

  • Gallery 'N' Gifts March featured artist

    Monica Lindsey, Vice President|Feb 27, 2021

    Charisse Rudolph, Author Statement: When I am looking for what I want to paint next I look for a picture that moves me. In most cases, a photo with which I can feel love or a heart connection. I translate that feeling into my paintings. Having horses my entire life and sharing their energy to heal humans who have experienced trauma, my paintings project the silent communication that all animals share. Sometimes people send me photos and often I request photos from those who have horses and...