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Square Pear Gallery

ABOUT THE GALLERY

Square Pear Fine Art Gallery, situated in downtown Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, and owned by Corien Siepelinga, is a vibrant art establishment that has been a part of the local art scene since its inception in 2018. The gallery offers a diverse selection of artistic creations, making it an ideal destination for those seeking unique gifts and one-of-a-kind artwork.  In addition, it is located only 5 miles from the renowned Longwood Botanical Gardens, making it a great stop for those exploring the area's attractions.

The gallery's collection encompasses a wide range of art forms, including paintings, pottery, jewelry, glass art, and greeting cards.

Visitors to the gallery can look forward to an ever-evolving experience, as Square Pear Fine Art Gallery hosts curated exhibits that change every two months. This dynamic approach ensures that there's always something new and exciting to discover with each visit. Whether you're a novice art enthusiast just beginning to explore the world of art or a seasoned collector with years of experience, Square Pear Fine Art Gallery welcomes you with open arms.

The gallery's dedication to promoting local artists, coupled with its diverse array of art forms, makes it a hub of creativity and a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the vibrant arts community of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

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ABOUT THE OWNER

Corien Siepelinga (pronounced ko-rēnˈ sē-pa-lingˈ-a) emigrated from the Netherlands to Canada when she was three years old.  She grew up in Canada, met her husband John and had her two children there and later moved to Victoria Texas with his work with DuPont.  

While in Texas with two young children and no work visa, she taught herself to draw with the help of books from the local library.  After 2 years in Victoria TX and 3 years in Orange, TX the Siepelinga family moved to Avondale Pennsylvania.   After moving to Avondale in 2005 Corien returned to her work as an ICU nurse but continued with her drawing.  She studied oil painting with Neil Carlin on a part-time basis and later took classes in abstract painting with Susan Melrath and additional classes online with Nicholas Wilton.  

In 2018 with her children leaving for college and her husband traveling more frequently with work she was looking to do something different.  The opportunity to purchase an art gallery business in downtown Kennett Square suddenly presented itself and she took it.  She left nursing and now curates exhibits at the gallery and teaches art classes to children.  She has been thrilled with this opportunity and the chance to be involved with the local community.  Stop in soon and say hello - she would love to show you what great artists in your area are making and hope you feel inspired to try your hand at art as well!

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