Yellow Dot Shop - 2101A Mt. Vernon Ave. Alexandria until Feb. 28



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Art Show Open House & Scottish Dinner at Sonoma Cellar

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Yellow Dot Shop is having an Art Show Open House in its Shop in Del Ray! Please join us on Friday, January 28th from 5 to 8pm. All are invited for a bit of free wine and munchies.   We are showing art by four artists. My old friend Ingrid Matuszewski will have two of her smaller 6 inch square paintings on display, framed in elegant white frames. Ingrid has been painting for a number of years with a lovely loose expressionistic style, in oil. I have been following her progress and attended one of her shows. You can see...

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Yellow Dot Moved Indoors!

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I have exciting news! The Shop has moved into a retail space in the Del Ray section of Alexandria, on the main shopping street, Mt. Vernon Avenue. The front room has the Shop with books, posters, jewelry, greeting cards and t-shirts on display. I am installing an art-hanging system for framed art. The plan is to have Friday happy hour art events to showcase a chosen artist's work. The back room is being used as production space for the Shop, wrapping cards, sewing purses, and screen printing t-shirts, bags and art.   The move happened in early December, just in...

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Zoom Talk, Holiday Collections

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Wednesday evening at 7pm. I spoke about my new book, A Scottish Migration to Alexandria! Alexandria Library hosted.  You can see the Zoom Talk here:Ellen's Zoom Talk, Dec. 8, 2021   New Alexandria-in-Snow Cards This year's holiday cards show Alexandria scenes in the snow. I took these photos last Winter. I have a 9-card assorted card pack, and 5 and 10-packs of each design. I also have non-Alexandria themed cards. You can see all the snow images here.   Wall Calendars This year's calendars are Architectural Alexandria, and Ponies of Chincoteague. I took all the photos, and had these 8-inch...

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Zoom Talk on A Scottish Migration to Alexandria

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Please join me on Zoom!   Wednesday December 8, 2021 7 - 8 pm   The Alexandria Library is hosting me on Zoom, a FREE event, where I will speak about my new book, A Scottish Migration to Alexandria!   Register Here for Ellen's Talk   At least five years in the making, and intended as a film, my new book tells the story of Scottish migration to America, featuring William Gregory, who settled in Alexandria. I managed to find descendants of William, who provided Gregory family letters, and letters from William himself, describing his journey to America aboard a...

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Printed Proof of New Book: A Scottish Migration to Alexandria

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I have received my printed proof of my new book, "A Scottish Migration to Alexandria"! So here are some photos of the book. As soon as I proof this, it will be printed and shipped. I will be able to mail copies of the book around October 20th. The book is full of color and black and white images, maps, sketches and current photography of the places where my subject, William Gregory lived and influenced. Paintings of William and his family members are included as well.

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