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14th Annual Wine & Art Festival

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make plans to join us on Saturday, June 15th, for the 14th 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 Little Red Birds and Acoustic Edge 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!


Featured Artists for This Year Include:


Granite Creations – Dave Almond – Virginia Beach, VA – New Artist!  
Granite Pieces

Granite Creations has been in business since 2015 and has gained a strong following throughout Virginia, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.  They take recycled granite pieces and turn them into lazy susans, cheese boards, and trivets!



Birdie’s Pimento Cheese – South Hill, VA
Pimento Cheese

Birdie’s Pimento Cheese is a marvelous blend of sharp cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, pimento, and spice creating an approachable cheese spread/dip that easily pairs with crackers, chips, or a bottle of wine.



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

Jeannie is a self-taught retiree who has been sewing for more than 60 years.  She loves the creativity of designing and meeting people through her art.



David Bruce Studio – David Bruce – Delaware Water Gap – PA – New Artist!

David was born and raised in South Hill, VA and spent most of his youth swimming in Lake Gaston and enjoying pies from JB Jones.



Celtic Pottery – Browns Summit, NC

Timothy Moran retired after triple-bypass surgery and earned a master potter certification in North Carolina.  He creates one-of-a-kind, wheel-thrown, porcelain pottery with crystalline glaze.



LiteEmUp Bottles – Marlene Barbera – Raleigh, NC
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!



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

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 15 years and she loves every step; from the threading of the loom to assembling the final product.



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!




Karl Groeger – Bracey, VA
Metal Works

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



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 she 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 16 years ago.  She enjoys painting flowers, nature, and landscapes.  She participates in several art shows and does commission pieces as well!




Willoughby Hundley – Boydton, VA

Dr. Willoughby Hundley is an emergency room physician who draws on his 35 years of experience as a county medical examiner to compose his fictitious mysteries set in Mecklenburg County.  A graduate of VCU medical school, he lives with his wife in his hometown of Boydton, VA.



 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!



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.


Travis LeBlanc – LaCrosse, VA
Handcrafted Knives and Leatherworks

Travis is a local bladesmith and leather worker who was born and raised in South Hill, VA.



 Sarah Lee Studio – Sarah Forster – Raleigh, NC
Resin & Acrylic Art

Sarah started her business in her walk-in closet in the Spring of 2020 but it has grown exponentially since!  She showcases in five retail locations and various art exhibits throughout the year.  She hopes her art will inspire a connection to the natural world and bring joy to your everyday life!




Johny Lyle’s Woodcrafts – Johny Lyle – Chesterfield, VA – New Artist!Woodworking

Johny grew up in McKenney, VA and is retired from bridge construction.  He’s always loved the natural beauty of wood and working with his hands.  He got hooked on woodworking, a self-taught hobby, in 2016 when his niece requested a small table and the rest is history!



Cricket Glass Designs – Gary Orr – Valentines, VA

Gary has 22 years of experience making and designing glass art in Tiffany Style but his art style varies widely to include abstract, traditional, and natural wildlife.  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 – Beth Callis – South Hill,  VA
Artisian Pecans

Beth has always loved making food-related gifts for family and friends.  After retiring, she decided to build a business based on fun and connection!



Buddy Pruden – Bracey, VA – New Artist!

Buddy is a retired home builder in the Lake Gaston area and has been woodworking for several years.  He specializes in walking sticks and canes.




Unique Stained Glass – Madeline Ramsey – Alexandria, VA Stained Glass, Fused Glass Plates, and 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!




Scrollsaw Chris – Chris Ruch – Ebony, VA
Wood Scroll Saw Pieces

Chris Ruch retired to Lake Gaston with his wife Valerie in 2011 from New Jersey. He began woodworking and scroll sawing as a hobby.  Chris cuts each piece by hand, one at a time, without the use of a computer-driven laser or router.  He’s just a retired man with lots of time and way too much sawdust in his garage!


Stitches & Wishes – Valerie Ruch & Megan Compton – Ebony, VA Quilting and Leather Jewelry

This mother/daughter team showcases quilted items and beautiful, light-weight earrings.  They both live locally!



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.



The Studio on Third – Linda & Gary Ridout & Michelle Fields-Laughinghouse – Smithfield, NC – New Artist!
Mixed Media

Michelle enjoys all art mediums and loves to try new art techniques.  Linda enjoys painting on her sewn pillows and flags as well as books.  Gary is the author of two books for children and is currently working on another.


Patricia Snipes & Karen Doerfler – Ebony, VA
Stained Glass

Patricia has been working with glass for more than 25 years, primarily using the copper foil method.  Karen joined the team around three years ago and together they work on various projects within the glass mediums daily!


June 15
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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