San Diego CA— St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC) will present Wings & Snow, the 2018 holiday gallery celebrating the winter season and Sophie’s artists at Sophie’s Kensington Gallery, located at 4168 Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA 92116. The gallery will be displayed from November 24 to December 29, 2018, and a public reception will be held at Sophie’s Kensington Gallery on December 1, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The show is a collection of rustic barnwood plaques painted with Holiday themes by artists from Sophie’s Gallery. Sophie’s artists transformed the reclaimed wooden plaques using the natural texture and character of the wood to create unique masterpieces, which will be on display and available for purchase. Other various archived paintings will also be presented and on sale during this gallery.
St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center serves more than 400 adults with developmental disabilities through nationally recognized, innovative programs. Its mission is to educate and empower individuals with developmental disabilities to realize their full potential. Developmental disabilities include autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and other cognitive disorders for which there are no cures.
Sophie’s Gallery is an art gallery that illustrates the work of many talented individuals of St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center. Inside the gallery is a collection of artworks made by SMSC’s students and has a variety of creative works from jewelry, paintings, cards, etc. The gallery, which is also a gift shop, allows SMSC students to showcase their work, earn a paycheck from sales of their artwork, while also raising funds for many of the programs at SMSC.