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The Perfect Pairing of Food, Wine & Art
At BullFish Baldwin Park
Opening Exhibit, September 17th
5 pm – 8 pm
Orlando, August 21, 2009
- BullFish celebrates 10 years in business opening its new art and home furnishings gallery with the Uncorked Art! exhibition on September 17th, from 5:30-8:30 pm
. The gallery is the latest addition to the new Baldwin Park location which opened on June 19, 2009. Six artists are to be featured in the inaugural exhibition with a new installation happening every 8 weeks. Featured Uncorked Art! artists
are Gena Semenov, Heather French, Yvonne Featheryear, Cindy Anderson and Cheri!. Come to the Uncorked Art! Exhibition on opening night at BullFish Baldwin Park, September 17th, 5:30-8:30 pm
and enjoy wine tastings, an olive bar and food tastings all while viewing food and wine inspired art.
Gena has been showing her work in BullFish for over seven years and is known locally and nationally for her colorful animal portraits in oil. She is graduate of Ringling School of Art and Design and studied with the French Fauvist painter, Marco Bronzini. She was the 2003 poster artist for the Winter Park Spring Art Show and a past invited artist to the Disney EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival. Gena has created some new wine and flower themed work just for this event.
Heather A. French
Painting has been the focus of Heather’s life for the last 20 years. The dominant subject of wine and cigars was inspired by a great friendship. Dino, who happens to be a sommelier, gave her some bottles to paint and that was all it took. Her interest and knowledge of wine and cigars propelled Heather’s art to a new level that keeps her enthralled as the subject is worldwide and timeless. She has been honored as the Lakeridge Winery 2006 Artist Series wine label. In 2003 and 2007, she was the official poster artist for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. She was the official poster artist and an invited artist of the 2009 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival.
Mostly a self-taught artist, Yvonne in acrylics on canvas. For the past 7 years, she’s been involved in the Florida art show circuit. Show venues have included: The Delray Affair, Hollywood Festival of the Arts, Woodstock, Festival in the Pines, Wellington, Palm Beach; Leesburg Fine Art Festival; Lake Eustis Museum Fine Art Show and the Lakeridge Winery Art Shows, plus many more. Most recently, Yvonne was commissioned to do the 2008 Leesburg Fine Arts Festival Poster and had a one woman show “Havana Nights” at the Lake County Art Center in Clermont, Florida. "Over the past several years, I’ve been working on a series of figurative representations which portray my perception of being a woman, I call this series 'Women with Attitude'. A smile, a raised eyebrow, a draped arm are all subject to interpretation by the viewer. I try to capture the feeling, emotion, the ambience of the subject rather than re-create the visual. I want my large canvases with bold patterns, vibrant colors and representational characters to bring joy, light-heartedness and FUN to the viewer."
Cindy A. Anderson
Cindy uses acrylics or oils on wood for most of her work, she manipulates the surface before, during and after the paint is applied. Then, through glazing and palette knife techniques she creates atmosphere and mood. “Its important to me that the viewer feels the emotion that I’ve put into the work, whether it be peace or outrage, I never want the viewer to leave the work feeling bored.” Cindy’s work can be found in the collections of The Maitland Art Center, Valencia Community College, City of Orlando, The Vue and may other private collections around the country.
Cheri! works primarily in acrylics on canvas or paper. Her art is shown in galleries, collected internationally and has been sold on Sothebys.com of London and New York. She has been featured over eight times at the Disney EPCOT Flower & Garden or Food & Wine Festivals and was honored as an invited Guest Artist for the Art in the Garden weekend at EPCOT. In 2007 she was chosen as the EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival poster artist.
BullFish is a specialty store featuring aviation collectibles, gourmet food and wines, pet accessories, green/environmentally-friendly products, specialty cards and unique gifts. 4899 New Broad Street, Orlando, Fl 32814, 407.894.3474, www.bullfish.net