Elmore's Landing presents Billie Gaffrey's "All You Need Is Love" Art Show

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  1. Abby E

    Abby E SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    All you need is LOVE... and some handmade, unique art from local artist Billie Gaffrey! Join Elmore's Landing as they host the " All You Need Is Love" Art Show on Saturday, Feb. 10th from 5-8pm. Stroll through several eclectic rooms as you decide which piece, or pieces, of art your special someone cannot live without.

    Billie Gaffrey is best know for her fun, folk art style. She has lived in South Walton, Florida for twenty-plus years. Art has been her passion since childhood which she turned into a profession when she opened up her first art gallery, Gaffrey Art, in 1994. Now calling Elemore's Landing her "Art Home", one can stop in to purchase a piece of her one-of-a-kind art to take home daily from 9-6pm.

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    Elmore's Landing has been a landmark in SoWal for many years. It's hard to miss the giant chainsaw sculptures and colorful folk art as you enter or exit South Walton on Hwy 331 just south of the bay. If you ever had the good fortune of meeting Joe, it's likely you haven't forgotten the big bear of a man with the bear-hug personality. Joe was intense and creative when wielding his chainsaw to cut away at a massive piece of wood. Joe’s passing this past March left a big hole in SoWal’s art culture and it is heartening to know that his gallery will continue. Read about the unique art gallery and new owners at SoWal.com feature story: http://sowal.com/story/the-legacy-continues-at-elmores-landing.

    Gallery location: 24728 Hwy. 331 South (just north of South Walton High School). Phone: 850-267-2323. Open 9am til 6pm daily. Follow Elmore's Landing on Facebook for announcements on artists on display and community art classes and events.
     
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    Teresa SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    Wonderful! Great time to tour Elmore's Landing!
     
  3. Abby E

    Abby E SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    Due to rainy weather last weekend the show has been moved!

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