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Cheryl D Garcia’s Great Metal Works

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Update from Cheryl D Garcia's Great Metal Work Studio

The Great Metal Works Metal Art by Cheryl D. Garcia November 14th, 2012

“Luminescent” at Red Lily

Explore the depth and quality of light through the medium of metal with “Luminescent“, a new collection of fine metal art by Cheryl D Garcia debuting at Red Lily this month. The rich color and curving metal of these “Luminescent” works complement Cheryl’s ten foot tall “Bolander’s Lily” sculpture and twelve foot bottle tree both on permanent display on the Red Lily grounds. The artist will be available to discuss her current show and the history of her giant sculptures on Sunday November 18th 2012 from 11 – 5.

Corresponding with the Applegate Valley Uncorked barrel tasting and food pairing, the artist’s reception will feature appetizers, wine tasting and live music by reknowned musician, Jeff Kloetzel. Red Lily, 11777 Hwy 238 between Ruch and Applegate. [Red Lily’s website]



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Summer Christmas Continued

Christmas Journal page by Elaine Frenett

Let’s continue with Christmas, heck, why not in May, ok? Again the fun PaperClay Christmas Tree I created and stitched in is visible thru the continuing pages and you get to see the interesting cut-out design created in the following pages. You’ll noti…

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June Update from Metal Artist Cheryl D. Garcia

As I walk around my home and garden, I come across pieces of my metalwork signed back in 1993. I never dreamed back then that I would be coming up on twenty years of bringing my vision and artwork into the world through metalwork. I am continually looking forward to my new projects and find constant inspiration in my clients who have helped to make my art a possibility. My development as an artist and as a human being has been driven and supported by so many people that I feel privileged to have known and call my friends… I Thank You!

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Dragons and Art for Chinese New Year 2012 in Jacksonville

Chinese New Year's Parade, Jacksonville 2012

Last year I spoke with Tami Lohman, art teacher to the elementary students at St Mary’s School, about a show of her student’s work at the GoodBean. When it came down to the final preparations, she had to step aside as her kids got the gig to create dragons for this year’s parade, and Betsy Moore, who teaches the kids in grades 8-12, got the space for her St Mary’s High School art students instead. Naturally I was thrilled to see beautiful hearts galore from Betsy’s students come in to hang on the walls, and was really looking forward to seeing the dragons created and performed by Tami’s younger kids.

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August Newsletter from Cheryl D. Garcia’s Great Metal Works!

There are a lot of big things going on this month around Jacksonville. Red Lily Vineyards will be opening this weekend, then the World of Wine will be here a couple weeks later….More news from Cheryl Garcia’s Great Metal Works…

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Arriving Home & Heartbreak

The final entry, ending our Mexico travels . . . brings me, at long last, home. Awwwwwwwwwww, home. Such a simple word, but how very much it holds with in those four letters. Little does one value nor realize what “home” really feels like until you ar…

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Arriving HOME . . .

We’d reached Redding, California and decided to stay, rather than push a day that was aggravated by strong headwinds and side gusts. We nested in a Starbucks parking lot after shopping at the nearby Trader Joes. And slept well.You could feel it in th…

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Plein Air "Dip" before Anniversary

Oh my, I realized I have missed talking with all of you for weeks. A busy, exciting time is upon me … birthdays, anniversaries, and preparing for my “Women’s Lake Alpine Journaling Retreat” too.Early in September my birthday arrives … and my honey …

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