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Discover the unique beauty of handcrafted, decorative, and functional gifts and art for home or office created by exceptional artists. Perfect as gifts or personal collections, purchases support small makers. Join us for the Rotary Club of Saratoga Fine Arts Show on May 6 & 7 from 10am-5pm and meet participant David Vannier of Daves-Turned-Art: “All art is inspired by our past experiences, present environment, and future expectations. As an engineer, my experiences were driven by participating in the electronics development that happened in Silicon Valley from the late ‘70’s through 2000. Since 2000, I’ve been turning full time. My turnings fall into two categories, segmented and art from the Urban Forest. My segmented work provides an opportunity to express engineering design into pieces of wood art. This work requires very detailed planning and drawing, extremely accurate woodwork skills, and woodturning skills. The time required to produce these pieces can be months. I pioneered a form of segmentation which I refer to as Missing Segment. These pieces are very airy and delicate, utilizing negative space to draw your eye and entertain your mind. Vessels from the Urban Forest provide me with an opportunity to merge the precision and challenges of engineering with the opportunity to utilize the variability and unpredictability of nature. Many of these turnings start as one thing but speak to me to become something else as they develop. I gather a great deal of personal satisfaction from these pieces as it is a green endeavor. While the Urban forest is not the most cost-effective method of obtaining wood, it does provide me with a great deal of satisfaction utilizing wood that would at worst become land fill, and at best become firewood, an opportunity to have a second life, sharing its beauty with us.” ~ David Vannier See stunning works of art that speak to you – all created by gifted artists at the Rotary Club of Saratoga Fine Arts Show. Visit us at to learn about upcoming events. Event banner artist Mario Cespedes with Amazon Fine Arts

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The goal of Pacific Fine Arts Festivals (PFAF) is to present the highest quality Art Festivals and Fairs possible. Several of PFAF’s festivals have been ranked in the top 200 outdoor festivals in the country by Sunshine Artists Magazine. Artists and craftspeople as well as host communities appreciate Pacific Fine Arts Festivals for the high quality of its exhibitors, its integrity, professionalism and efficiency of operation. If you’ve attended a PFAF event, you know first-hand the quality of the work presented. If you haven’t yet had the opportunity, we look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events. Pacific Fine Arts Festivals' events feature media such as painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, woodwork and leather, and wearable art such as clothing and jewelry.

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