City, California - Art Gallery Serenity Place
1028 W. Big Bear Blvd.
Big Bear City,
Big Bear City --
The next ruler of the universe...discovered in Yucca Valley, CA!
When little dogs ride in purses that cost more than a house
payment, you know they are destined to rule! Jeannie, mosaic
artist, business owner and Big Bear local was born on Pine Knot
Avenue in 1960. Jeannie's mosaics are mixed media narratives,
always done with humor and a touch of irreverence.
On a recent visit to Big Bear, my innkeeper, Doreen Wiggins,
took me on a special outing to two places that I won't forget.
Introducing me to her friends, I enjoyed some fantastic art from
the owners of Serenity Place Art & Fine Crafts. From ceramics to
leather chairs, wood carved lamps to photographs of fields in
China, there was an amazing selection of unique, one-of-a-kind
items to explore.
Diva Doggy by Jeannie Houston Antes shown above.
Meanwhile I focused in on an avant garde item, a Chihuahua made
of ceramics, wearing a crown and sitting in a jeweled suitcase.
Diva Doggy captured my interest as I recently have observed pets
going everywhere in people's coats, baskets and bags. Diva Doggy
captures the essence of this trend in treating your dog better
than your kid.
First Saturday Artist Receptions at Serenity Place Art Gallery
feature gallery artists. Displaying artists are on hand to
discuss their work. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages are served.
Serenity Place, 1028 W. Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear City, (909)
585-9977. Contact the store. Event is Free. (Event information
subject to change, call first.)