December 12-24 is our "12 Days of Christmas" sale and
25% off all gift
items and if you bring in 5 canned food items or 5 new pairs
of socks you may receive 25% off an item of your choosing. All
donations will go to the Modesto Gospel Mission.
For all we have been
given, we give back.
New for the holiday season:
have looked high and low to find one of a kind gift items to
add to our popular mainstays.
Meet Doreen Irwin:
Doreen Irwin has been painting horses for many years and has
exhibited several of her pieces and other works at her own
Shandoni Ranch, where she raises and trains horses.
Ms. Irwin has had solo shows at Mum’s Restaurant, the Greg
Condos Gallery at Sacramento City College, and two at
Utrecht’s Gallery. She has also had many pieces in the Western
State Horse Expo, the Grass Valley Equine Art Show, the
Sacramento State Fair and the Hubbard Museum of the American
West in Ruidoso Downs, NM. She has sold many pieces and does
Doreen Irwin worked her way through college doing
illustrations for newspaper ads. Her professional art
background and her love of horses has been combined to produce
several pieces of Equine Art. Her subjects are often her own
horses or horses showing at Shandoni Ranch where Doreen has
been putting on horse shows for several years. She is also
interested in painting other animals and portraits of people.
Doreen has had her works exhibited several times at the
California State Fair, The Horse Expo in Sacramento,CA, the
Draft Horse Classic in Grass Valley,CA, the Hubbard Museum of
the Horse in Ruidoso Downs, NM, and at art galleries in
California. She has had eleven solo shows in Sacramento, CA.
And Frederique Poulain:
Frederique Poulain attended L’Ecole
des Beaux Arts in her native country France, an academy art school
which lead her to work on murals and Trompe L’oeip (Fool the eye).
After discovering the technique of ceramics she started creating back
splashes on tiles, table tops and accessories. She moved to South West
Florida in 1993 and started Frederique’s Studio where she found a
rapidly growing list of satisfied clients.
Her love for horses started at a
young age. After starting out in jumping she discovered dressage and
was blessed to work in the prestigious “Grandes Ecuries” in Chantilly
France, the living horse museum where advanced dressage moves such as
Haute école, passage, piaffe and pirouettes are a part of every day
Now located in the heart of horse
country, Central Virginia, an inspiring place to mix her giftedness in
art and horses, Frederique produces acclaimed art work.m Her unique
style and love for horses shows in every stroke of the brush. When not
on the road showcasing her artwork at various equestrian shows
throughout the US, Frederique can be found in her studio working on
commissioned artwork and enjoying spending time with her Polish
Arabian mare and her Yorkshire Terrier, and Bull Mastiff dogs.