Another AWARD! NOW from The BEVERLY HILLS artSHOW!

I am so excited to show off the award ribbon! Gedion Galleries in Booth #184 showcases Shona Art Sculpture and the Honorable Mention Award. 

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Here’s a close-up of the sweet sculpture shown in the above photo at lower left. A sculpture that I have chiseled, carved, filed and polished – all by hand – releasing the spirit of stone that I’ve imported from my homeland in Zimbabwe.

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Come by BOOTH #184 on Santa Monica Blvd! Celebrate with me and see more of my original work – I’ll be here 10 am - 6 pm today – Sunday, May 20!

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Back in BEVERLY HILLS in BOOTH #184

Happy to be back in the annual spring Beverly Hills artSHOW open 10 am – 6 pm this Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & 20. Find Gedion Galleries in Booth #184 – located on Santa Monica Blvd. between Rodeo Drive and Beverly Drive.

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I’m showcasing my original Shona Art stone sculptures that evoke the positive feelings of our life and times. Brothers and Sisters, there’s so much to see, so be sure to see me.

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Beverly Gardens Park is all abloom and my springstone sculpture below is a fine art flower that celebrates spring year-round.

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Wishing and hoping to see you in Gedion Galleries Booth #184 this weekend.

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SPECIAL SHONA SCULPTURE celebrates MOTHERS & FAMILY!

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Gedion Galleries will be in BOOTH #111 in Laumeier Sculpture Park this wonderful Mother’s Day Weekend: May 11 (Friday) 6 pm – 10 pm; May 12 (Saturday) 10 am – 8 pm & May 13 (Sunday) 10 am – 5 pm.

My 100% hand-carved Shona Art stone sculptures evoke the endearing elements of traditional values and significance of family relationships. All visitors are welcome to view, be inspired by and acquire meaningful works of fine art that are beautiful in so many ways – just like Mother.

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Founded in 1976, Laumeier is one of the first and largest dedicated sculpture parks in the country and boasts a permanent installation of 60 large-scale outdoor sculpture in a 105-acre park located in the heart of St. Louis County.

It's TEXAS Time!

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BOOTH #210! Gedion Galleries/Shona Art will be in Richardson, TX – the home of award winning arts & music festivals. I am one of 250 of the nation’s top visual artists who have been selected out of a group of 800 highly competitive artists who sought to exhibit their museum-quality work at the spring Cottonwood Art Festival!  Visit BOOTH #210! 

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Be sure to check out the Lakeside Courtyard – sit the shade by the lake and relax while you listen to a variety of live music – or dance/dance/dance!  

The festival is held May 5 (Saturday) 10 am – 7 pm & May 6 (Sunday) 10 am – 5 pm. Admission is free. Convenient parking is across the street and a free shuttle is provided each day of the festival from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 pm.  Cottonwood Park is centrally located in the metroplex at 1321 W. Belt Line Rd. Richardson, TX | MAP

Selecting STONE for SHONA ART & SHOWCASING SCULPTURES!

I’ve upcoming shows, festivals and fairs all across the country in the upcoming months and I’m now selecting the stone that I import from Zimbabwe to create my original 100% hand-carved Shona Art sculptures.

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APRIL 19 – 22, 2018: I will be on-site and showcasing my work on the East Coast April 19 – 22 in artexpo NEW YORK at Pier 94, 711 12th Avenue (55th Street & the West Side Highway) in New York, NY.

APRIL 28 & 29, 2018: Then it’s back to the West Coast April 28 & 29, 2018 at the MISSION FEDERAL ARTWALK within 17 blocks in the downtown neighborhood of Little Italy, San Diego, CA.

Showing SHONA ART at Celebration for FINAL FOUR DAYS

At the end of day on Sunday, March 25, Gedion Galleries will be moving out of Space #148 as Celebration of Fine Art in Scottsdale closes the 2018 season.

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I’ll briefly be in my Cave Creek Arizona studio creating new sculptures for shows on the East Coast and the West Coast.

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EAST COAST/April 19 - 22: I will be showcasing my original Shona Art sculptures in Booth #442 at artexpo New York in NYC. Now in its 40th year, artexpo is located at Pier 94 and is open to both public and trade. A variety of activities, educational labs and special events are offered during the run of the show. 

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WEST COAST/April 28 – 29: I have been recognized as a featured artist and will be participating in the Mission Federal ArtWalk in San Diego, California. ArtWalk is located within a 17-block radius in San Diego’s chic pedestrian-friendly Little Italy neighborhood. Music, dance and interactive art experiences are part of the ongoing activities.  

Covered & Comfortable at Celebration

Whether the weather is cool or calescent, it is covered and comfortable under the big white tent at the Celebration of Fine Art now through March 25. My studio Space #148 features an abundance of my original Shona Art sculptures that I hand chisel and polish from rough chunks of raw stones that I import from Zimbabwe.  

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RAIN or SHINE: Shona Sculptures are Spectacular!

Here for you in Space #148 at Celebration of Fine Art, I welcome you to connect with the emotional scope of my sculptures.  They speak a common language of humanity that cross all cultural boundaries. 

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We are at midpoint in the run of the Celebration of Fine Art – open only 33 more days through March 25. Time gets away from us all so make a plan to visit me soon in Space #148 under the big white tent at the corner of Loop 101 and Hayden Road (EXIT 35). Covered and comfortable in rain or shine, we’re open daily 10 am – 6 pm and you can still take advantage of purchasing two Season Passes for the price of one! 

San Diego then ARTEXPO Las Vegas (Jan. 28 - 31)

Having been selected as a Featured Artist in the upcoming Mission Federal ArtWalk Festival in San Diego (April 2018) I’m being honored today at an early & exclusive VIP Artist Reveal Reception at The Westgate Hotel.

Then off to ARTEXPO Las Vegas: January 28 – 31, 2018. 

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BE MY GUEST and REGISTER online for free tickets to the Opening Day VIP Reception 4 – 6 pm on Sunday, January 28 and be among the first to have access to my original works. At the same time REGISTER for free tickets to the Art After Dark Party and enjoy fine art, complimentary cocktails and live entertainment 6 – 8 pm on Monday, January 29. Or you can REGISTER to be my guest for BOTH Special Evening Events AND THROUGHOUT the Main Show hours. You can print your e-tickets from home or pick up a printed ticket from the venue on the day of the event.

MEET THE ARTIST: Join me in Gedion Galleries Booth 418 during the following MEET THE ARTIST sessions: Monday, Jan. 29 at 12 pm; Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 5 pm and Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 11 am.

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LOCATED at the Las Vegas Market on the World Market Center campus in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, Artexpo Las Vegas welcomes you to the fully-carpeted exhibit hall at the front of Pavilion 2.

WATCH me releasing the spirit of stone!

Well into the 2nd weekend of the 10-week Celebration of Fine Art show in Scottsdale.  Visit me in Space 148 and watch me releasing the spirit of stone! I’m happy to help you make a selection from my original stone sculptures created in the traditional Zimbabwe Shona style. Also, happy to connect with you to collaborate on a custom design.  

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And check it out! I’m the featured artist in the current issue of The Foothills Focus (1/17/18) publication – so well written by arts columnist Shea Stanfield. 

It's CELEBRATION time - COME ON!

Celebrate the good times now at the popular Celebration of Fine Art! I have been juried in for the 11th straight year and am displaying my smaller stone sculptures in Space 148 right next to the Sculpture Court which will feature many of my larger stone sculptures. This outdoor area also serves as my working studio where I will be creating and demonstrating throughout the exhibition.

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Celebration is located under the big tents visible from the Loop 101 at the southwest corner of Hayden Road (Exit 35) in Scottsdale, Arizona. This 10-week exhibition is open daily January 13 – March 25, 2018.  

I’ve busy/busy/busy – actively releasing the spirit of stone and look forward to showing you my original works created 100% by hand. My tip to you: be a savvy guest and purchase the 2 for 1 season pass

BOOTH #5220 this WEEKEND: DEC. 1-2-3 in TEMPE

The Tempe Festival of the Arts draws patrons, collectors and arts enthusiasts during this outstanding 3-day event the first weekend in December: Friday, (1); Saturday (2); Sunday (3). Nearly 400 artists will take their place in booths along the historic Mill Avenue in Tempe and surrounding streets. Gedion Galleries will be in BOOTH #5220 on 5th Street – just a short walk from the light rail stop on 3rd, near Food Truck Alley and the unplugged lounge with shaded seating and the pleasant sounds of live acoustic guitar. The Tempe Festival of the Arts is known for its wide range of visual arts mediums in a variety of genres, themes, and style. As one of only a dozen sculptors participating, I am one of only two who work in stoneliterally and figuratively speaking.

 Imported stone from Zimbabwe: opal, verdite, alabaster, 14 x 8.5 x 5 ", 17 lbs.

Imported stone from Zimbabwe: opal, verdite, alabaster, 14 x 8.5 x 5 ", 17 lbs.

 Imported stone from Zimbabwe: serpentine, 7 x 5 x 2 ", 1 lb.

Imported stone from Zimbabwe: serpentine, 7 x 5 x 2 ", 1 lb.