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Join us for our annual Holiday Extravaganza

Holiday Extravaganza

Painting by Cindy Sturla

Join the artists at Gallery On First for our annual Holiday Open House Extravaganza Thursday Nov. 18 | 6pm - 9pm Kickoff your holiday shopping with the artists at Gallery On First. You may find something unique for everyone on your list. Complimentary drinks and festive snacks will be served. This event coincides with Sanford's monthly Art & Jazz Night!

Roger Kipp has been making Christmas tree decorations and holiday ornaments. Roger will have these on display throughout the upcoming holiday season!

Mark Seppala has been busy making felt Christmas trees! "These Christmas trees were inspired years ago by the sets in the animated feature 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.' I love the overall look of the puppets and the set designs. A year after the first time the film was shown on tv, I got to go to New York and actually see some of the puppets and a few sets. I was hooked. Years later I began designing my own trees similar to the ones in the show. Mine are a bit more elaborate and much sturdier than the ones in the show. I first designed them with a styrofoam base and green foam. A few years later I decided to add my own flair to them and on top of the foam I add colored felt, which gave the trees more support and much sturdier. They are now available at various prices in my studio, Studio at Gallery on First. Each one is one of a kind with different ornaments on each one."

Best of Show

Congratulations to Julie Latayan for winning Best of Show at the 33rd Annual Jubilee Festival of Arts in Daphne, Alabama on October the 16 & 17. Her ceramic sculptures possess a moody vibe evoking stories, memories and emotion. Check our her sculptures at Gallery On First or visit her website at:

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