Creating Wonder Gallery Show

Creating Wonder Gallery Show

Last month, we had the pleasure of hosting the Creating Wonder Gallery Show, an event that showcased the incredible talent and creativity of local artists. The gallery was filled with stunning artwork, each piece telling a unique story and capturing the imagination of all who attended.

What was the Creating Wonder Gallery Show?

The Creating Wonder Gallery Show was a celebration of art and creativity. It brought together artists from various backgrounds and disciplines, providing them with a platform to showcase their work and connect with art enthusiasts in the community. The show featured a diverse range of artwork, including paintings, sculptures, multi-sensory installations, and mixed media pieces.




Sam Conklin

Title of Artwork

Tango of Chance

Medium Used

Wood, Steel, Copper

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Opening Statement

The Creating Wonder Gallery Show was a truly magical experience. From the moment you stepped through the doors, you were transported into a world of imagination and beauty. The gallery was filled with vibrant colors, intricate details, and thought-provoking pieces that sparked conversations and inspired awe.

Title of Artwork

Electric Reflection

Medium Used

Photons, electrons, metals, polymers, fabric, soundwaves, and human motion.

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Venmo - @cliftonconnect

Highlights of the Show

One of the highlights of the show was the interactive art installations. These immersive experiences allowed visitors to become a part of the artwork, blurring the lines between observer and creator. From virtual reality experiences to interactive light installations, these pieces truly pushed the boundaries of traditional art.

a forst scene crafted from recycled materials that include a tree, mushrooms, a project waterfall

a forst scene crafted from recycled materials made into a log with a kaliedscope on top of rocks lit from below

Kimberly Marie Kimble

Title of Artwork

Tamanawas Falls Journey

Medium Used

Mixed media and upcycled materials, walk-in diorama

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Another standout feature of the show was the live art demonstrations. Throughout the event, visitors were invited to interact with a frozen sculpture. Each touch shaped the piece into perpetual changing sculpture. It was a mesmerizing sight to see the creative process in action and witness the transformation of a sculpture. Visitors could see prints of his past work alongside the sculpture.

James Stugart

Title of Artwork

#1(Yellow print): Branch Circle  

#2(Purple print): Rock Wave  

#3(Red print): Pinecone Tornado  

#4(Multicolor print): Striped Logs  

$150 each


Medium Used

#1(Yellow print): Ice, Walnut Branch, LED Lights, and Photography on Metallic Paper

#2(Purple print): Ice, Rocks, LED Lights, and Photography on Metallic Paper

#3(Red print): Ice, Pinecones, LED Lights, and Photography on Metallic Paper

#4(Multicolor print): Ice, Logs, LED Lights, and Photography on Metallic Paper

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Venmo - @iceovation


A crowd favorite was the work by Matteo Padovani. The blend of two items was enchanting. Most visitors connected with a piece for personal reasons and it was a treat to hear them.

multple paintings on the wall that have two items blurring into one another

Matteo Padovani

Title of Artwork

Synchronous #1-7

Medium Used

Oil on Canvas

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Connecting with the Artists

One of the unique aspects of the Creating Wonder Gallery Show was the opportunity to connect with the artists themselves. They were present throughout the event, eager to share their inspiration and stories behind their artwork. It was a chance to gain insight into their creative process and develop a deeper appreciation for their craft.

A Community Coming Together

The Creating Wonder Gallery Show was not just about the art; it was about the community coming together to celebrate creativity. People from all walks of life, young and old, gathered in the gallery, united by their love for art. It was a space where conversations flowed freely, ideas were exchanged, and new friendships were formed.


The Creating Wonder Gallery Show was a resounding success. It brought together talented artists, passionate art enthusiasts, and a supportive community. The event was a testament to the power of art to inspire, connect, and create wonder. We look forward to hosting more events like this in the future and continuing to foster a vibrant and thriving art scene in our community.

Matt Kleinman

Title of Artwork

Moonshot: 03 - "B. Harper"

Medium Used

Cement & Wood, Mixed Media

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Yaara Valey

Medium Used

Acrylic on canvas

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Venmo - @yaaravaley

Victoria Rind

Title of Artwork

Persistence of Smell

Medium Used

Essential oils, fragrances, photography, Dalle2 illustrations

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Braeden Cox

Title of Artwork


30" x 24"                                           



'Cutting Through'

24" x 36"



‘Playing with Fire'

28" x 22"



Medium Used

Mixed media on canvas

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Venmo - @Braedencox

Monika Kralicek

Title of Artwork

‘Drifting Off Here’

24” x 30”



‘Start Where You Are’

24” x 24”



Medium Used

Acrylic on canvas

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Photos by Kimberly Marie Kimble, co-founder

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