GINA GODFREY’S STYLISH ART SALON IN TORONTO WAS A HIT!

20150812_201958Thanks to an intriguing invitation from fellow PR maven Danielle Iversen, I attended a truly fabulous art soiree at the Bloor Street East gallery and studio of renowned artist Gina Godfrey (pictured above) this past Wednesday evening.
20150812_195316The well-respected Canadian artist was the first international artist to show in the Jerusalem Theater in 2007 in Jerusalem and her works are also on permanent display in the Ohel Moishe Synagogue in Shanghai, China! Gina also has works featured in collections in Israel, England and throughout North America including the prestigious Four Seasons Hotel.  Gina’s gallery was a-buzz with friends who just happen to be journalists, film, radio and tv celebs…

Here's Danielle with famed Toronto Sun cartoonist Andy Donato.
Here’s Danielle (above) with famed Toronto Sun cartoonist Andy Donato
Christine Bentley (L) and Kate Wheeler (R) from SiriusXM's "What She Said" radio show
Christine Bentley (above L) and Kate Wheeler (R) from SiriusXM’s “What She Said” radio show
Super glam author & speaker Betty-Ann Heggie (above R) brought her beautiful daughter and handsome hubby
Super glam author & speaker Betty-Ann Heggie (above R) brought her beautiful daughter and handsome hubby
Danielle (above R) welcomed friends and industry insiders to the elegant soiree
Danielle (above R) welcomed friends and industry insiders to the elegant soiree
One of Toronto's most popular bloggers and taste-makers (and my inspiration for starting my social media outreach several years ago), Raymi Lauren White, a.k.a. Raymi the Minx, (above centre) dropped in to enjoy  Gina's party.
One of Toronto’s most popular bloggers and taste-makers (and my inspiration for starting my social media outreach several years ago), Raymi Lauren White, a.k.a. Raymi the Minx, (above centre) dropped in to enjoy Gina’s party.
Actor Philip Moran brought his lovely date, and in the background I spied my old colleague from Rogers Cablesystems, Ian Anthony, chatting with artist Erin Sinclair.
Actor Philip Moran brought his lovely date, and in the background I spied my old colleague from Rogers Cablesystems, Ian Anthony, chatting with artist Erin Sinclair.
Charlie's Angels? Naaah, Andy's Angels!!
Charlie’s Angels? Naaah, Andy’s Angels!!
One of my favourite pieces. Need I say more?
One of my favourite pieces. Need I say more?
Danielle's assistant Jessica focuses tight on Andy & Danielle
Danielle’s assistant Jessica focuses tight on Andy & Danielle

I encourage you to visit Gina’s website to see lots more of her work and keep up with her shows around the world. http://ginagodfrey.com/

Bravo and thanks to Danielle and Gina for hosting a fun “art salon” – it was great to catch up with old friends like Val Dooley, Michael Yarde and Georgina Bencsik, and learn more about the art of Gina Godfrey.
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