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Island Caravan Gallery co-op to .remain Open- BY KATHRYN NEWLANDER The Island Caravan Gallery wll stay open. Currently the only c.- op art gallery on Catalina Island it opened in the month of December and was originally a spontaneous conception to host a short-term holiday exhibition. Nearly blooming overnight, I the gallery has achieved notoriqy among visitors and locals alike. With overwhelming support and an in-pouring of contributions from the community, key individu- als, local artists an4 volunteers, the need was seen to keep the doors of the gallery open. The name of the gallery insinu- ates future plans to be embarked upon- that being, a traveling gallery. They are hoping to pursue future op- pommities for their artists to be in chided in art shows festivals and lo cations for high-end exposure on the Art work that con be seen at Island Caravan Gallely. - Photos by Tom Plonka mainland. Artists will be notified of potential art competitions in which inspiring and beautiful and this has culture and the powerful evolution their work can be submitted. As gal- been an exciting way to share it." of artwork that the artists are con- lery administrator, PorschiaDenning Most of the artwork throughout .the sistently producing. has embarked upon this project in gallery is original work, although The Gallery is offering an in- hopes that the space will be uxi as there are some reproduction items vitation to both local artists and an avenue for Islanders and visitors as well. Pieces range in size and frequently visiting artists alike for alike to seek an outlet for creativity, form including everything from oil submissions. Make your inquiries instruction and inspiration paintings boasting the tranquility to submit your art by contacting 'We have an incredible local art found in local scenes to sculptures the gallery at Islandcaravangal culture" she said "I see the artistic created from stone found in the lery@gmailcom check them out varietyinfluencedbythisisland its waters that surround the island on Facebook by looking up Island Furniture from local historic Caravan Gallery, or stop by the sites have been transformed into gallery located in Cricket All6y, &/ll 1 | A' LANCERS works of art, along with whim- next to Vons onMetropole Ave. ical computer graphic designs The inspiration brought on by KEEP UP A depict common local scenarios, the beauty of this island has never There_ are examples of glowing been lost on its viewers. Caravan WIN STREAK photography that captures the Island Gallery participants plan to movement of local dancers and continue sharing that beauty for customs, all the way down to the future generations to come. On Dec. 21, the Avalon Lady smallest details in jewelry cre- Lancers basketball team traveled to ated with meticulous precision. Fulterton to battle Eastside Chris- Most impressive of all though is |,'Tiirmt Willie a=urll'Taarr" tian Eagles for two games, the emphasis on the current local Avalon played with confidence, determination, and intensity its first Are you a water, or would like to be one for the . . ."*,+," i i i game on Friday and jumped to 33- $1NGIN6 WATERS Catalina !slander. The paper is seekingto expand  ,,) ) 11 half time lead.The Lady Lancers CHRISTIANCENTER ,te aditonal horizons. New reporters and guest "+ 1 never let up and finished the game, REACHIG THI tSLa+mD columnists are welcome. For more information, withnine of 11 girls scoring and won 346 CATAUNA AVE contact the editor at 54-25. Elizabeth Chavoya led the i)t;'=Jtrctm:tn)J; .....  Lancers with 15 points, six assists,  year, treat your  tee/ to the four rebounds, and three steals, ultillte gift of R+ "1! In the second game the Lady Lancers struggled on defense and " allowed the Eagles to stay within Q ww t ,-no+14all Spe4i4[l: 12 at half, 28-16. Avalon would put another third quarter spurt on, A- " - - " - - tl'eatIDeurlllal)[(il out scoring Eastside 15-3. Avalon    PCdlkol( lt-plllttKllll slt_eln - would finish the game with 8 of 11 girls scoring and winning 51-24. O /ISzlSuk# Ashlin Mahan led the Lancers with 12 points, 10 rebounds, three blocks, and two steals, and Valeria ,117 Cllll dill dl lCdPJllli r" dill- OF Madina scored 10 points with five F'rodam00 rebounds. r .,4"vl "We are playing with a good  DotTllallTi]lll Po level of confidence. But that con- fidence has led us to relax a little  PCtillPllxJIlld al mole during games. We can't afford to do that when we play Fairmont this Call for more information (31o)51o-2772 coming weekend, or when we head M00d00Da into a playoff" said Coach Hart. Avalon is riding an 11 game win streak going against Fairmont Prep catalina istandl this weekend in Anaheim. Both teams are undefeated in the San lp  P ++qi Joaquin League and e on a col- I lision course to gain control of the 1 " "pi" p '_ '! i  I Championship. THE CATALINA ISLANDER [h ] 1 I; rll liPllllEIMff+ll+l|trP IIiPlHt|*l+ll+t{t tt't 111THI!II1 1t]i1,1 II1|ll llq Iill i'l l,l | +++1il IIi1{': I!lil+ 1I I1 ll|i :illi ttll!il ql31 ],;l+ + i,l ; I|i!i:[+ !illtlIIllilllilll IDiillill