Fine Art

ROUGH SEAS BY VICTOR LUZIK

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Unique Art

SUNNY LABYRINTH MASK BY ANGIE MORFOGEN

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Shore Art

ASBURY PARK LIVES ON BY NORMA TOLLIVER

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Sips & Serendipity

GUIDED PAINTING — BRING YOUR FRIENDS & FAVORITE BEVERAGE

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Home Decor

CHINA MOSAIC TABLE BY KATHY KLISIEWICZ

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Kid's Classes & Parties

CELEBRATE YOUR CHILD'S CREATIVITY!

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Mixed Media

ALL GOOD THINGS BY LISA FERRANTE

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Fun Art

MASK BY ERIK ATTIA

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Collectibles

HANDBAG DESIGNS BY MARY FRANCES

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JEWELRY BY ROSANNE BORNSTEIN

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Featured Artist

Suzanne Santoro

Photographer

I am a true local artist, residing right here in Ocean Grove. Completely self-taught, I began taking photographs to express myself in ways I was not able to otherwise. I found beauty through the lens, a beauty not always easily seen in other places: the intricate details of life, the subtle nuance of time passing like a snail in the sand. See, a photograph slows down time, forces us to look, really look, to notice and contemplate, contemplate those life-affirming moments which might otherwise be lost in the hurrying whirr of surviving a difficult world. With my photographs, I want to make the world just a little less difficult.

The ocean is where I feel safest, most at home, most myself. I know I am exactly where I belong when glimpsing this magnificent beast of nature through the humble lens of my camera. I feel protected and protective. I feel very much alive and free.

People may ask, “Why do you take so many photographs of the sunrise?” And I tell them: Because, like snowflakes, every sunrise is different, unique, has its own personality, its own tale to tell. The sunrise is akin to my own heart, rising to meet each new day with enthusiasm, love, and not a single regret.

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The Galleria

AN ART HAVEN & DESTINATION SINCE 2002

The Main Avenue Galleria is a haven for art-seekers and artists alike. We are passionate about supporting artists’ livelihoods and return 75% of your purchase to our members. Enjoy an eclectic mix of fine and fun art, home and commercial décor, art supplies, custom framing and wearable art. Shop online or visit us in historic Ocean Grove, New Jersey — a Victorian seaside retreat just 90 minutes from New York and Philadelphia.

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The School of Art

CLASSES FOR ALL AGES & ABILITIES

Join us for private and group art classes and workshops, corporate team building, Sips & Serendipity guided painting evenings and art-themed parties. We offer over fifteen classes with more being added every day. This is the place to shop for the perfect course to learn a new skill, or to enhance your painting prowess. Courses range from Basic Drawing to Pastel Painting to Jewelry Making, Doll Making, Quilting and more.

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Invest In Yourself

ART STUDENT TESTIMONIAL

“Continue what you are doing! Teaching us painting techniques—like how to use the brushes and achieve special effects—is the value-added benefit from attending a Main Avenue Galleria Sips & Serendipity event. It is clear that Norma cares greatly about teaching and making her painting guests feel they’ve learned something.”

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Custom Framing

The Main Avenue Galleria offers custom framing services in a broad range of prices and all-wood styles. Consult with owner and artist, Norma Tolliver to ensure your art, memorabilia, and heirlooms are beautifully displayed.

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Main Avenue Galleria, Custom Framing, Ocean Grove, NJ

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