The 7th Annual Holiday Gift Shop

November 23 – 24, 2019

Saturday 11:00am – 5:00pm; Sunday noon – 4:00
Museum of Ventura County
100 E Main St, Ventura CA

Encaustic Assemblage by Aimee French

Aimee will have felted wool and encaustic paintings.

Fused Glass Pendant by Yvette Franklin

Glass fused art and jewelry by Yvette Franklin.

Richard Franklin

Ceramics by Richard Franklin.

Pine Needle Basket by Camille King

Gourd art and more by Camille King.

Oats & Ivy Farm

Oats & Ivy Farm produces natural goat’s milk soap and other items.

Gayle Bentley Swanson

Clay and jewelry

Rima Muna

Abstract art by Rima Muna.

Judee Hauer

Fanciful sculptures out of repurposed materials.

Cassandra Tondro

Inspirational art created using repurposed, upcycled and natural materials

Christine Apostolina Beirne

“Littles” fit perfectly on a window sill, your desk, your wall. They don’t need a frame to sit them next to you!

Michael Rohde

Master weaver Michael Rohde will have smaller pieces perfect for gift giving.

Sonya Burke

The whimsical ceramics of Sonya Burke are sure to bring a smile to all!

Focus on the Masters Volunteers announce our 7th annual Holiday Gift Shop located at the Museum of Ventura County for unique, hand-made and lovingly crafted gifts by our local artists. Our 75’ timeline celebrating 25 years of documenting our region’s cultural history will be on display. Come walk with us down memory lane, enjoy refreshments and artists’ demonstrations while you shop for those special people on your list!

The Holiday Gift Shop will feature a variety of one-of-a-kind items including colorful quilts & totes, jewelry, decorative gourds, unique wearable art, felted wool creatures, ceramics, paintings and much more. All items are produced by FOTM volunteers, staff, and outstanding Ventura County artists Christine Beirne, Aliza Bejarano, Sonya Burke, C-Wolf Dezign, Yvette Franklin, Richard Franklin, Aimee French, Donna Granata, Judee Hauer, Camille King, Patty Kreider, Drew Lurie, Rima Muna, Oats and Ivy Farm, Michael Rohde, Gloria Rupio, Gayle Bentley Swanson, Cassandra Tondro, Elaine Unzicker, Terry Wilson, Ellen Wohlstadter, plus Members of the Turning Point Foundation Quality of Life Program and others.

Join us for the the following Demonstrations:

1:00 Clay with Sonya Burke
2:00 Pine Needle Basketry with Camille King
1:00 Needle Felted Wool with Aimee French
2:00 Abstract Painting with Rima Muna

Plus Tarot Card Readings by Teal Rowe on both days!

Proceeds benefit FOTM’s Learning To See Outreach and other outstanding arts education programs.