Wednesday, March 31, 2010


Check out our newest line-up of terrific classes at The Market at Serendip!

Children's Photography and Collage Gift Class. Lori Sudler, of Spell it Out, will teach students aged 7-12 the basics of photography as they create a great gift. Students will create a collage of photographs that they've taken themselves, plus a professional photo of the student. It is the perfect gift for Mothers' Day, Dad's birthday, or just to tell someone you love them. Each student will also receive a coupon for $10 off any purchase of $20 or more in The Market at Serendip. Registration in advance is $125 for four 1-hour sessions; all materials are included. The class will be from 6:30-7:30 on 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, and 4/28 in the Market at Serendip Classroom.

Peepin' Fresh Faces Spa Night: Come learn about all-natural skin care options! Angela Buckley from Celtic Naturals will talk about different skin types, and all-natural household items that feed the skin. Experience your own facial, and leave with a glowing complexion and a personalized recipe. This month's theme: Sugar scrubs. Pre-registration is $35; spa is 4/13 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

On April 11, from 1:00- 3:30 p.m., Susie Lowder will teach Making the Most of your Garden Flowers (with a little help from the produce & floral department). This will be a lesson in vase arranging, and will include a demonstration of hand-tying technique for arrangements. Susie will also show you some tricks to use the containers you already have. You'll need to bring garden scissors and/or a paring knife; all other materials are included in the $40 registration fee. You'll take home a lovely arrangement in a vase included in the price of the class.

Art like an Egyptian: Teresa Morbitzer will teach students (3rd Grade-9th Grade) to create their own Egyptian masterpiece on papyrus, using hieroglyphics and accented with gold paint. Saturday, 4/17, from 11:00-1:00; pregistration is $30 and includes all supplies.

Intro to Crochet: Andrea Gorzite invites you to learn simple crochet techniques to make potholders-- a great beginner's project! Students should bring 2 balls of Peaches and Cream 100% cotton, and a crochet hook in the size specified on the package. Class is two sessions, 1:00-3:30, on 4/17 and 4/24; preregistration is $45 total.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010


The Art Squared exhibition was launched on Friday evening with a reception for artists, friends, and family! What a wonderful evening. With submissions from central Ohio and across the country, the exhibition features 48 works, all 12" x 12", but encompassing a wide variety of styles and inspirations.

Our jurors awarded Best in Show to Philip Pisto, who received a gift certificate to Dick Blick Art Supplies. Honorable mentions went to Sue Brezine, Kathleen Verner-Moulton, and Gina Pisto.

All work featured in the exhibition is available for sale, at $100 per piece. The work will be displayed through April, so if you missed the reception, you still have time to experience this unique visual art show!

Friday, March 26, 2010


The event we've been preparing for and looking forward to...

Join us tonight, 3/26, for the opening reception celebrating this unique juried art show, Art Squared. Enjoy the company of artists and friends, join us for refreshments, and experience a unique new way of looking at art!

The artists represented in this show include

Karen Alles/Powell, OH; Don Jones/Worthington, OH; Maggie Flanagan/Grandview, OH; Kelly Zalenski/Reynoldsburg, OH; Philip Pisto/Powell, OH; Gina Pisto/Powell, OH; Wendie Banuelos/Torrence, CA; Salvador Banuelos/Torrence, CA; Rick Borgia/Columbus, OH; Codi Simpson/Marysville, OH; Hannah Zacharias/Marysville, OH; Jessie Buckley/Chicago, IL; Paula Lambert/Columbus, OH; Leah Grommon/Beaver Creek, OH; Kristen Ransom/Columbus, OH; Ellie Moss/Saline, MI; Sue Brezine/Yellow Springs, OH; Cynthia McDonald/Cedarville, OH; Kathy Verner Moulton/Yellow Springs, OH; Erin Snelling/Columbus, OH; Debbie Wingate/Galloway, OH;

and Serendip members Rocky Pisto, Susie Lowder, Cricket Such, Jennifer Float, Candice McMurphy, and Amanda Julca.

Here's a sneak preview for you (but wait till you see it in person!!)

Tuesday, March 16, 2010



Today, the sun is sparkling through the suncatchers, spring and Easter goodies are blooming, and we have lots of great new art. The sun is warm on the front porch, and it's just a gorgeous day inside and out!

Above: Crystal Suncatchers by Elizabeth White
Below: You made that? fiber necklace; It's All Paper recycled paper accessories; Maz Jewelry; Susie Lowder paintings, Deb's Easter eggs, It's all Paper bowls.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Mark your calendar for the


On Friday, March 26, the Market at Serendip will welcome artists, friends, family, and the community to the opening reception for our unique visual art exhibition, Art Squared.

This juried show includes emerging and established painters, photographers, and mixed media artists from central Ohio and across the country. All the works are displayed on 12 x 12 canvases, and will be on display at Serendip for the month of April. All work will be offered for sale, at $100 for each piece.

Join us between 5:00 and 9:00 p.m. for refreshments, the excellent company of artists and friends, and a brand new way to appreciate art!

Friday, March 5, 2010


Ever wonder what to do with all those leftover scraps and skeins of yarn? Stop between 1:00 an 4:00 on March 7 at The Market at Serendip for a fun, informal yarn swap!

People will be on hand to teach simple crochet and knitting techniques, as well as how to use those scraps of yarn. Ideas abound-- and you can trade your yarn as well!!

Join us for refreshments, new techniques, the company of new friends, and a chance to trade your unwanted yarn for new materials and ideas.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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