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13th Annual Wine & Art Festival

June 17, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Make plans to join us on Saturday, June 17th, for the 13th Annual Rosemont Wine & Art Festival!

This is our biggest event of the year, highlighting
over 30 fine artists and exhibitors, and adding new talent year after year.  You’ll find art in all mediums, including paintings, pottery, metal, jewelry, woodworking, and more.

Gregory’s Grill and The Salty Cactus will be on-site serving their amazing food and Robbie McMillian and Matthew Godsey will be playing throughout the day!
This event is free to attend, just a $15 tasting fee if you want to drink wine on-site; which includes a tasting and a signature glass!

Meet the Artists!

Alana Baker – Browns Summit, NC
Leather Works

Alana is a native North Carolinian leather smith creating unique and functional art inspired by nature.  Her works feature designs that are either carved or burned into handmade leather items such as jewelry, journals, and wall hangings.

Jana’s Paintings & Pottery – Jana Baker – Pelham, NC
Acrylic Paintings, Pottery, & Handmade Purses

Jana has been painting for almost forty years.  She also makes and sells unique purses based on her own designs on the East Coast.  Jana’s reputation as an award-winning North Carolinian artist extends across the United States and abroad, with her work reaching as far away as Ireland.


LiteEmUp Bottles – Marlene Barbera – Raleigh, NC – New Artist!
Hydro dipped Glass Bottles

LiteEmUp Bottles started in 2017 and continues to grow and create new products!  They love the sustainable aspect of using recycled bottles.  Reduce, reuse, and recycle!


Dukie Barner – Henrico, NC
Mixed Media, Printmaking, Photography

Dukie is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and taught art in public schools for 25 years.  She has been a participating artist in the artist co-op in Yorktown, VA since 1975 and has exhibited in the Tidewater and Richmond areas.  She presently shows at Rosemont Winery, HCAC, Lakeland Cultural Art Center, and other venues around Lake Gaston.


Baskets by Jeannie B– Jeannie Blackwell – Washington, NC
Handwoven Baskets

Jeannie is a self-taught artist and began making baskets after retirement.  She enjoys the art of basket making and the joy her art brings others.



Anne Britt – Ebony, VA
Beaded Jewelry

Anne is a self-taught beader who loves working with color and texture and exploring new techniques.  She and her husband retired to Lake Gaston seven years ago after a successful financial planning career.  Beading became a passion for Anne about thirteen years ago.


Dexter Covington – Mebane, NC
Lawn Sculptures

Dexter uses recycled sheet steel and hand-cuts each piece to then weld it together with a wire welder.  He has been creating metal art since 1972, works alone, and all designs are his own original designs.  What he enjoys most about his work is constantly creating new designs and ideas.



Bob Dobson – Henrico, NC
Wood Turning

Bob is a retired USMC Colonel.  He enjoys golfing, fishing, reading, traveling, and cooking and has been turning wood for six years.


Jayme Doerhoff – Bracey, VA – New Artist!

Jayme is a locally taught potter who handmakes pottery, platters, bowls, cups, and candles.  Recently, she began making aluminum fire ant sculptures which are made by pouring melted aluminum into ant colonies.


The Clarksville Weaver – Randie Felts – Clarksville, VA
Handwoven Fiber Arts

Randie has been weaving for more than fourteen years and she loves every step; from the threading of the loom to assembling the final product.



Sarah Lee Studio – Sarah Forster – Cary, NC – New Artist!
Resin & Acrylic Art

Sarah sells both fine and functional art.  With a degree in Marine Science and a love for experimentation, she creates one-of-a-kind pieces that inspire a connection to nature.



Mam Jam’s Candle Company – Tracy Foster – Rice, VA
Handmade Candles

Mam Jam’s Candles is a small, family-run business that grew out of Tracy’s love of all things fragrant!  She began making candles in 2015 after becoming an empty-nester and she is thankful to be able to live out her passion!


Watercolors by Georgia – Georgia Franck – Bracey, VA – New Artist!

Georgia lives and works in Bracey.  She started painting watercolors in 2020 and it became a source of tranquility in a time of uncertainty of what the future would hold.  Now her evenings are filled with painting and trying new watercolor techniques.



Phil the Glassblower – Phil Gilson – Lawrenceville, VA – New Artist!
Hand-Blown Glass

Phil hand-blows glass in Colonial Era style reproductions made with period tools and molds.  He is a nine-time winner of the Early American Craftsman Award and uses recycled Rosemont Winery wine bottles for many of his pieces!



Karl Groeger – Bracey, VA – New Artist!
Metal Works

Karl retired in March of 2021 and while looking for a retirement hobby took a welding class at SSV Community College.  He now takes interesting-looking objects and turns them into functional décor!



Gutierrez Woodworking – Luis Gutierrez – Kernersville, NC

Luis is originally from Texas and has been in the area for a few years.  He’s always loved working with his hands, so, putting his love of wood to work in his hands just felt right!



Karolyn Hawthorne – South Hill, VA
Paintings & Silver Jewelry

Karolyn was born and raised in Miami, FL, where she developed a love for natural beauty early in life. She attended college at Virginia Tech and after graduation moved to Lawrenceville, VA to pursue a teaching career. In 1996 she enrolled in an oil painting class at a Southside Virginia Community College and was immediately hooked. Recently, she has discovered that her greatest painting pleasure is painting animal portrait commissions, however, she also enjoys handcrafting fine silver jewelry as well.

Peggy Helms – Chesterfield, VA
Acrylic, Pastel, and Watercolor Paintings

Peggy started painting and taking art lessons about eleven years ago.  She enjoys painting landscapes but also likes to experiment with new themes and ideas.  She participates in several art shows and does commission pieces as well!

Susan’s Living Art – Susan Hontz – Bracey, VA
Air Plants & Paintings

Creating unique art with air plants has been a passion of Susan’s for many years.  Creating art with these little gems is endless!


Willoughby Hundley – Boydton, VA

Dr. Willoughby Hundley is a graduate of VCU Medical School with 35 years of experience as a local medical examiner.  He lives in Boydton with his wife and has four fictitious mystery novels based on his experiences as a medical examiner.


Janet Jackson – Raleigh, NC

Janet’s love of rocks morphed into a jewelry business!  She is retired and devotes her time to creating unique jewelry pieces.  There is no store – just a studio in her spare bedroom.  She creates hand-wired jewelry from her home in Raleigh, NC!



Clay Goddess Studio – Denise Jordan – Roanoke Rapids, NC

Denise is a graduate of ECU’s School of Art.  She is an artist and a potter who’s inspired by lakes, oceans, rivers, and streams.


Kindred Spirits Pottery – Brigitte Bombardier & Dale Willingham – Littleton, NC

Brigitte and Dale are husband and wife, studio potters, handcrafting pottery on the wheel, and hand-building.  They enjoy creating handmade, functional, one-of-a-kind pottery inspired by beautiful Lake Gaston.

Celtic Pottery – Timothy Moran – Browns Summit, NC

Timothy graduated from UGA and was the owner/operator of a small chain of radio and TV stations.  He retired and earned his Master Potter certification in the state of North Carolina.  He creates one-of-a-kind, wheel-thrown porcelain pottery with crystalline glazes.

Cricket Glass Designs – Gary Orr – Valentines, VA – New Artist!

Gary has 20 years of experience making and designing glass art in the Tiffany Style.  He teaches stained glass at Norton’s Art Studio in Henrico, NC.



Nancy Panko – Fuquay Varina, NC

Nancy is a retired pediatric nurse and is the author of two novels and several children’s books.  She is a frequent contributor to the Chicken Soup for the Soul books and several magazines.

Peculiar Pantry – South Hill, VA
Roasted Assorted Nuts

Peculiar Pantry is a small-batch producer of snack foods made locally in South Hill, VA.  Their food will make you smile!



Unique Stained Glass – Madeline Ramsey – Alexandria, VA
Stained Glass, Fused Glass Plates & Bowls

Madeline has been making glass for over 40 years.  She loves all things glass and aims to make art and beauty accessible to all!



Something Fishy Jewelry – Lisa Seeber – Broadnax, VA

Lisa creates contemporary silver wire jewelry and beaded boho-inspired jewelry.



George Sheffield – Blackstone, VA
Woodworking and Birdhouses

George is a self-taught hobbyist woodworker for over 65 years. He makes unique and unusual birdfeeders and birdhouses, cutting boards, as well as peppermills, and other handmade wood items.


Sisters in Crime – Chesapeake, VA

Sisters in Crime is a premier crime writing association dedicated to representing women crime writers.  They are an inclusive community supporting all fellow mystery writers and readers.


Patricia Snipes – Ebony, VA
Stained Glass

Patricia has been working with glass since the early 1990s and has been creating custom art at her home on the lake since 2005.




Josephine Lane – Erika Tanner – South Hill, VA
Hand-crafted Bow Ties

Erika has been in the bow-making business for five years.  She has a unique collection of novelty and official collegiate color bowties as well as function and fun accessories for the family!


Nathaniel Williamson – Gainesville, GA – New Artist!
Handmade Jewelry

Nathaniel is a craftsman who makes jewelry and other items from silverware and metal.  He comes from a family of craftsmen and artists!



Shore Soap – Carolyn Zahnow – Youngsville, NC
Handmade Soaps

Carolyn started creating soap and bath products in 2015.  She is a Raleigh native who worked and lived in four other states.  Carolyn finds creating bath products relaxing and satisfying in today’s crazy, busy world.


June 17, 2023
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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