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Baterbys Art Gallery in Winter Park to Feature Local Artist Virginia Arakelian

By Taniel Koushakjian
FLArmenians Managing Editor

Baterbys Art Gallery in Winter Park, Florida will host an Open House event featuring local artist Virginia Arakelian on Friday, September 5th from 6-9 pm. Baterbys Art Gallery will showcase a live painting performance by Virginia Arakelian and Robin Pedrero in their new 15,000 square foot warehouse/showroom space. The Open House will introduce Baterby’s entire collection of art featuring over 1.7 million artworks, the largest collection of art for sale in Central Florida, to the community for the very first time.

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Virginia Arakelian standing next to her work (Baterby’s Art Gallery)

In an interview with Baterby’s, Arakelian says that she grew up in her father’s workshop making jewelry at a very young age. Her art ranges from colorful and fascinating paintings to “mixed media pieces,” her latest work.

Ten percent of all proceeds will benefit the United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central Florida. To learn more about the benefactor please visit

The event is free of admission and includes complimentary wine and food provided by Whole Foods. Baterbys Art Gallery is located at 6848 Stapoint Court, Winter Park, FL 32792. Click here for a Google maps listing.