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12th Annual Wine & Art Festival

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

| Free

Make plans to join us for the 12th Annual Rosemont Wine & Art Festival!

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

As we do every year, we will be raffling off three $100 gift certificates that we will draw in the afternoon to be redeemed at any participating artist’s booth! The drawings will be held at 12:00, 2:00, and 4:00, but you have to visit the artists first, so be sure to come early and see what they have to offer!

We hope to see you at the 12th Annual Rosemont Wine & Art Festival!

 

Meet the Artists!

Alana Baker – Browns Summit, NC
Leathersmith

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

 

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

Jana is an award-winning fine artists with over thirty years of experience in painting and pottery.  She is inspired by nature, creating original art that is both decorative and functional in her studio in Pelham, North Carolina.

 

Dukie Barner – Henrico, NC
Mixed Media – Printmaking, Photography, Collage/Assemblage Techniques

Dukie is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and taught art in public schools for 25 years.  She presently shows at Rosemont Winery, the Virginia Tidewater area, Richmond, and Roanoke Rapids and is a member of HCAC in Roanoke Rapids, NC, and the YCAF in Yorktown, VA.

 

Baskets by Jeannie B – Jeannie Blackwell – Washington, NC – New Artist!
Homemade Rope & Fabric Baskets

Since retirement, Jeannie has had the time to enjoy the art of basket-making.  The joy it brings to not only her but others is priceless!

 

 

Anne Britt – Ebony, VA
Beaded Jewelry

Anne is a self-taught beader who loves working with color and texture and exploring new techniques.  Beading became a passion for Anne about ten years ago and while the process is time-consuming it’s worth every minute especially when strangers stop to say, “I love your necklace!”

 

Nanci Charpentier – Baton Rouge, LA – New Artists!
Oil Paintings

Nanci is a self-taught painter who specializes in oils, gouache, and pastels.  She is inspired by Virginia and North Carolina landscape as she spends one to two months in the area hiking the Appalachian Trail and her Summers on Lake Gaston.

 

 

Megan Compton – Ebony, VA – New Artist!
Leathersmith

Megan and her husband relocated from the Jersey shore to Ebony VA in 2019.  They’ve quickly made Lake Gaston their home and were blessed with a beautiful baby boy (Mac) in 2021. Megan’s background is in Landscape Architecture and she enjoys crafting and DIYing in her spare time.  She’s known best for her unique leather earrings and whimsical dream catchers.

 

Dexter Covington – Mebane, NC
Lawn Sculptures

Dexter uses recycle sheet steel and hand-cuts each piece to then weld it together with a wire welder.  He 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 with a life-long passion for wood.  He and his wife live locally and he enjoys golfing, reading, and cooking and has been turning wood for four years.

 

Julie Drohan – Bracey, VA – New Artist!
Photography

Julie is a Lake Gaston photographer who is inspired by nature, travel, and her love for the lakeside community.  She enjoys capturing the sights of unique places near and far!

 

 

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

Randie has been weaving for more than 14 years and she continues to develop new designs for fun and functional fine, handwoven apparel.  Her product is made with sustainable plant fibers for easy care and years of use.

 

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

Tracy began making candles in 2015 when she became an empty-nester. With the support of her family and friends, she soon turned her hobby that she loved into a small business of 100% soy candles in a variety of sizes and fragrances.

 

 

Luis Gutierrez – Kernersville, NC – New Artist!
Woodworking

Luis is a woodworker specializing in cheeseboards, wine stoppers, coffee scoopers, and honey dippers.  He’s a part-time woodworker but full-time fun!

 

Allison Harn – Raleigh, NC
Glicée Prints & Hand-painted Tea Towels

Allison is an artist from Cary, NC.  Although she creates in multiple painting mediums, she prefers oil, acrylic gouache, and watercolor with subjects that usually include, but are not limited to, the natural world, still life, and food.

 

 

Karolyn Hawthorne – South Hill, VA
Paintings & Silver Jewelry

Karolyn’s jewelry design work has become a natural extension of her fine art..  Because she puts a lot of time and effort into her jewelry, she wants the final pieces to be of real as well as artistic value.  Her artist’s eye chooses only the finest specimens; hand-selecting each precious or semi-precious stone from all over the world.

 

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

Peggy graduated from East Carolina University.  After retiring from teaching, she started art lessons from Amy Barr in Chesterfield, VA for fun and then started participating in art shows.  She now shows her work at Side Street Gallery in Colonial Heights, VA.

 

Susan Hontz – Bracey, VA
Air Plants

Susan has loved raising plants since she was young. She purchased Air Plants Arrangement and has been raising them for fourteen years.  Her arrangements are made using glass globes, stones, wood, and grapevines.  She creates art using air plants and the possibilities are endless!

 

Willoughby Hundley – Boydton, VA
Author

Dr. Willoughby Hundley is a graduate of VCU Medical School and works as an emergency room physician.  He has written three mystery fiction novels based on his experience as a local medical examiner.  He lives with his wife in Boydton, VA where they raise timber and enjoy horses.

 

 

Teresa Inge – Chesapeake, VA
Author

Teresa grew up reading Nacy Drew mysteries. Combining her love of reading mysteries and writing professional articles led to writing fiction.  Teresa resides in Southeastern Virginia with her husband and her two dogs.

 

Janet Jackson – Raleigh, NC
Jewelry

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.  To sell, she just packs the car and travels!

 

 

 

Denise Jordan – Roanoke Rapids, NC – New Artist!
Pottery

Denise has been a potter since 1986 and earned her ceramics degree from ECU.  Her work is inspired by her love of the water.  Lake or ocean, you’ll see and feel the flow in her creations.

 

Kindred Spirits Pottery – Littleton, NC
Pottery

Brigitte and Dale are ceramic artists who enjoy husband and wife, studio potters, handcrafting pottery on the wheel, and hand-building.  Their life together is a journey as is their pottery.  They are both recently retired and Kindred Spirits Pottery is a part of them; a way to express their love for family, friends, animals, and nature.

 

Pine Tree Pottery – Virginia Lang – Littleton, NC
Pottery/Knitted & Crocheted Items

Virginia is retired after 35 years as a flight attendant and is enjoying lake life!  She has been making pottery and yarn products for over 55 years!

 

Debra Novotny – Henderson, NC – New Artist!
Pottery

Debra enjoys many forms of art and when she found pottery around five years ago she knew it was her favorite!  She took lessons from a master potter and attended pottery classes through a local Deleware college.  She loves nature and enjoys adding imprints of natural leaves to her designs.

 

Nancy Panko – Fuquay Varina, NC – New Artist!
Author

Nancy is a retired pediatric RN and is an award-winning author.  She is a twenty-two-time contributor to Chicken Soup for the Soul and is published in Guideposts & Women’s World Magazines!

 

Unique Stained Glass – Madeline Ramsey – Alexandria, VA
Stained Glass, Fused & Slump Glass & Torchwork Beads

Madeline has been working in glass for over 40 years and has never seen a piece of glass she didn’t like!  Her goal is to make art that is available for everyone to admire, and enjoy!

 

 

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!

 

Valerie Ruch – Ebony, VA – New Artist!
Quilting

Valerie is a skilled sewer who loves beautiful fabric and magical colors.  She creates fun items like quilted table runners, two-sided aprons, and dog collars!

 

 

Lisa Seeber – Broadnax, VA – New Artist!
Jewelry

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 60 years. He makes unique and unusual birdfeeders and birdhouses as well as peppermills and other unusual wood items.

 

 

Patricia Snipes – Ebony, VA
Stained Glass

Patricia has been working with glass for more than 20 years in various mediums and disciplines, including custom work in copper foiled stained glass.

 

Josephine Lane Bow Ties – Erika Tanner – South Hill, VA

Hand-crafted Bow Ties

 

Josephine Lane is a young business that came about when Erika had a difficult time finding unique self-tie bow ties for her husband that were also affordable.  Her business has continued to grow and now includes statement pieces for the entire family!  Erika’s “day job” is school counseling, so being able to be creative is wonderful stress relief.

 

Carly Werner – Ebony, VA – New Artist!
Beaded Jewelry

Carly started out bead stringing but she now primarily does bead weaving.  She loves to be creative and work with different shapes, colors, and sizes.

 

 

Debra Wright – South Hill, VA – New Artist!
Jewelry

Debra has been a hairstylist for over 40 years and has always enjoyed expressing her creativity through art.  Her style is eclectic with a bohemian flair!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
June 18
Time:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Rosemont
Phone:
434-636-9463

Venue

Rosemont
1050 Blackridge Road, LaCrosse, VA 23950 United States
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Phone:
434-636-9463