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LONDON Rosenstiel's welcomed former British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher to an exhibition at the company's gallery earlier this winter.

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. Recently deceased actor John Ritter, purchased a pop art piece flora artist Nelson De La Nuez last summer during the "Affaire In the Gardens" fine-art show.

PANAMA CITY, FLA. Pictured is Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist with photographer Kendal Bushnell of Photography by Kendal during the Nov. 7 Old South Social. The event was part of Life Management Center's recent Home Tour, which benefits Healthy Families Florida.

NEW YORK Simply Marvelous Art About Us Gallery recently welcomed Dr. Sharon Cadiz of Project Return to its gallery. Pictured is Cadiz with gallery owner Marvin Scruggs

RAMSEY, N.J. Artist Jody Whitsell recently had a solo exhibition of her dog portraits at Frame It Yourself. Whitsell with the gallery's assistant manager, Gina Hodge.

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. Louis Nese, Jill Nese, artist Csaba Markus and Geoff Nese of the Nese Galleries in front of Markus' newest limited-edition serigraph, "Emerald Rhapsody," at a one-man showing in November.

NAPLES, FLA. Artist Keyhani flew in from Canada to appear at his one-man show held recently at the Gallery On Fifth. Collector Bruce Preble, gallery owner Olga Arkhangelskaya and Keyhani.

STUDIO CITY, CALIF. Van Eaton Galleries hosted a Cartoon Network animation art show this past December. The one-day event featured the entire cast of the Powerpuff Girls cartoon as well as Phil LaMarr, the voice of cartoon character Samurai Jack. Tom Kane, who plays Professor Utonium; Lisa McLain, president of Acme Archives; Catherine Cavadini, who plays Blossom; Jennifer Martin, who plays Sara Bellum; LaMarr; Tom Kenny, who plays the Mayor and the Narrator; and gallery owners Mike and Janeen Van Eaton.

TULSA, OKLA. Jack Summers, owner of Lovetts Inc. Frame & Gallery, recently hosted a special exhibit of the works of Atlanta artist Ptah Eikner.

NEW YORK Pop International Gallery in SoHo recently held an opening for artist Mackenzie Thorpe to benefit a children's charity to which Thorpe is donating proceeds from his works. The show was also to celebrate his offering new originals on canvas. Gallery owner Rick Rounick, I horpe, gallery owner Nanette Ross, gallery owner Jeff Jaffe and Bob Chase of The Chase Group.

SANTA FE, N.M. Henington Gallery on Canyon Road held its annual Christmas Eve reception with bronze artist and gallery owner Michael Henington, special guest Ronnie Dunn (from country music group Brooks & Dunn) and artist Renee Steger Simpson. …