Holiday Gifting Ideas . . . and FREE special gifts with each purchase!

It’s the Holidays and everyone deserves a gift. This year I am offering a FREE gift with each purchase on selected art pieces, just because I thought it would be fun!

When you click on the art image, it will take you to my Square store where you can see all 8 ideas for purchase and the FREE gifts that come with each one . . . 3 ideas are shown here.

The FREE gifts are different for each art piece so take a look at each one . . . and have fun!

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Hope: an 11×14 print embellished with gold leaf and hand-signed by me.
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Comet Tails: Just in time for the Wirtanen Comet doing a fly-by in December.
Sun Queen: Valerie Ostenak
Sun Queen: celebrates revered wine vines and the opulent Baroque period craft of gilding everything with gold.

Strive for Perfection . . .

In August I shared my sculptural jewelry with hundreds of Rolls-Royce owners and collectors at their annual meet in Lake Tahoe. I had been invited by St. James’s House, the London publisher of the Rolls-Royce commemorative book, to be featured in the book and exhibit at the event. It was fantastic!! Gorgeous automobiles, some 100 years old, were paraded out and parked on the greens at The Resort at Squaw Creek for all to see and wander among. For those of us who love cars, it was breathtaking! I have discovered a new favorite: the Bentley Continental GT. Red.

The annual commemorative publication is given to RROC members and Rolls-Royce dealerships worldwide. It’s not sold in bookstores, tough to see one unless you know a Rolls-Royce owner who has one. They are special.

However, St. James’s House has made an eBook available that we as partners with Rolls-Royce for the book and the event can share with others. Lavishly filled with Rolls-Royce past-to-present history in photos and prose, and presentations about this year’s event partners, it is a beautiful book indeed!

Here’s the link for you to enjoy it as well! Rolls-Royce 2018 Strive for Perfection

I’m on page 47!

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My interview with Voyage Chicago . . .

I was contacted for an interview by Voyage Chicago, a media company who highlights the best of Chicago, for their Thought-Provokers series celebrating artists and creatives! So exciting!! Though I don’t live in Chicago, I have shown and exhibited my work there quite a few times, and have friends and collectors in the area. I like visiting a lot . . . I love that city!

Here’s the link to my interview: Check Out Valerie Ostenak’s Artwork . They have pix of me and lots of my art. It was fun answering the questions . . . I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I liked participating!

 

Invited to Exhibit: 2018 RROC

The following is the official Press Release for the 2018 RROC in Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe. It’s quite an honor to have been invited to participate! Only 10 days to go!

PRESS RELEASE
Issued: July 2018
For immediate release
Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club launches new publication at The Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe

August 18, 2018—The Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club is gearing up for its Annual Meet at The Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe. A week of luxury has been planned for the members, who will also come together to celebrate the launch of the club’s new publication, Strive for Perfection, produced in partnership with publisher St James’s House. The hardback, coffee–table book will be of the highest quality, and explores the living legacy of the world’s most famous luxury motorcar, Rolls-Royce. Profiling models old and new, the book celebrates the company’s unceasing pursuit of excellence—an ethos that earned Rolls- Royce the status of “best car in the world”.

The annual publication also serves as a carefully curated guide to some of the most must-have products and experiences in the world, ranging from jewelry to travel, gastronomy to architecture. This year’s book features the finest collection yet, and many of these exclusive names and brands will be exhibiting at the event on August 18.

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Speaking ahead of the launch, Richard Freed, the CEO and owner of St James’s House, said, “The annual Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club meet is one of the highlights of the year, and this year’s is going to be one of the most luxurious events yet. We are extremely proud of the publication and honoured to be working alongside such exceptional companies and
organizations on the project.”

The presentation of the book will take place during the Gala Dinner on the Saturday afternoon after the judging and prize-giving section of the rally. More than a thousand guests and VIPs are expected to attend over the course of the meet.

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Notes to editors
For more information about this book and its launch, please contact
Ben Duffy, Communications Director, on +44 (0)20 8371 4043
(ben.duffy@stjamess.org).