Stone Quarry Hill & Me

For anyone who is planning to stay in town for the three-day weekend, I am thinking about joining in on this art sale at the Stone Quarry Hill Art Park.  I will be there on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 10:00 am.  Sale goes until 4:00 pm.

The thing is that it is a first-come-first served scenario and I am not exactly the early-bird-catches-the-worm sort.  Sooooo, hopefully, I will be one of the first to arrive and I’ll set up a nook to sell some of the watercolors I had for sale at the Everson Museum of Art Craft & Craft show (Syracuse, NY) and at Natur-Tyme (Dewitt, NY).

This artwork is not framed, but Cheryl Chappell of the Edgewood Gallery gave me 20% discount coupons to give out to my customers for framing at her shop on Tecumseh Road in Syracuse!  She is the best!

Plum, 12" x 9", watercolor, 2002, $75
Plum, 12″ x 9″, watercolor, 2002, $75

The Stone Quarry Hill Art Park is such a fun place to visit. They have all of these nature trails where you walk a bit then come upon an outdoor sculpture.  Some of these sculptures are permanent installations and others are temporary so it always changes, plus things look different with the seasons.  Crossing fingers that it will be a nice day!

Riches, 18" x 24", watercolor, 2002, $200
Riches, 18″ x 24″, watercolor, 2002, $200
Magma, 18" x 24", watercolor, 2002, $200
Magma, 18″ x 24″, watercolor, 2002, $200

Either way, the artists will be inside the gallery.  Lord knows I can’t sell watercolors in the rain.  They are like the Wicked Witch of the West, same as what I say about myself- specifically me getting my hair wet – they (I) will melt, be destroyed, etc.

Tunnel, 18" x 24", watercolor, 2002, $200
Tunnel, 18″ x 24″, watercolor, 2002, $200
Happy Tears, 18" x 24", watercolor, 2002, $200
Happy Tears, 18″ x 24″, watercolor, 2002, $200

For more information on the park, check out their website here-

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park is located at 3883 Stone Quarry Hill Road (off Route 20) in Cazenovia, New York.  According to their website – “In 2011, its 20th anniversary year, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park was recognized as #2 in National Geographic’s ‘Top Ten Sculpture Parks and Trails’ in Secret Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Best Hidden Travel Gems.


“Today, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park continues to offer visitors a place to enjoy art and nature .”




Cup Almighty



The Almighty Cup is a national juried show, as well as international ceramics exhibition.




The difference between this show and any other I have ever been to at a gallery is touch, as in you can pick up the artwork!




The mugs are functional, meant to be used.  Held. Caressed?  Lol  – so of course, you will want to hold the handle in your hand to see if it is comfortable there when you drink your morning coffee, tea, hot chocolate, warm milk etc., etc., etc.!




Jen Gandee owns and operates the Gandee Gallery, which is tucked away in the nook of Fabius, NY in the old hardware store on Main Street.  It is here she lives and breathes art alongside her husband Errol Willett.  She also entertains birthday parties and nights out for friends who want to dabble in pottery making parties, which is GENIUS!!!!!!!!!!



The art exhibit is nearly sold out due largely to internet sales and a great turnout at the opening reception I attended on Saturday night.




Now is a great time to check out this adorable place!  (The amazing autumn in New York country drive is really spectacular.)  The Gandee Gallery is open Thursday-Saturday 11:00 am-6:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am-4:00 pm or by appointment.  Contact Jen at (315) 416-6339 or