"Going Coastal, not Postal" Dusty Gaer-Smith & Deborah Threlkel

Presented by Coast Highway Art Collective at Coast Highway Art Collective, Point Arena CA

Sep 02 - 24 2023
"Going Coastal, not Postal" Dusty Gaer-Smith & Deborah Threlkel

Deborah Threlkel & Dusty Gaer-Smith

Coast Highway Art Collective welcomes the community to an opening reception on Saturday, Sept. 2 from 3 to 7 p.m. featuring jewelry by Deborah Threlkel, aka the Abalone Queen, and a retrospective of Point Arena in paintings by Dustin Gaer-Smith.

Threlkel says she is inspired by ancient cultures, interesting and unusual materials and the organic beauty that exists in nature. She sources her materials while beach combing or rock hunting, enhanced with shells, pearls, gemstones combined with gold and silver metals. Each piece is designed and fabricated by hand, matching colors and shapes, transforming elements that are meant to be together into timeless, wearable works of art.

“I have been making jewelry most of my life,” Threlkel ... view more »



  • Sep 23, 2023 at 11:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 24, 2023 at 11:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sun)

Additional time info:

Opening is on Saturday, Sept 2 from 3-7 pm

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Coast Highway Art Collective

284 Main Street, Point Arena, CA 95468

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