Thornebrook Gallery Launching Smartphone App for Southeastern Artists and Patrons

Sept. 12, 2012 – (Gainesville, Fla.) Thornebrook Gallery has been dedicated to the success of the arts in North Central Florida for 31 years. The Gallery is launching a smartphone app as part of its 31st anniversary celebration this fall to carry that tradition into the digital age with a resource unlike any other in the state of Florida or the Southeast.

“We’re very excited to bring something new and modern to this arts community,” said David Arrighi, owner of Thornebrook Gallery. “Art is a visual experience and so are smartphones and tablets. It’s a natural fit to bring the two together and we’re going to be able to give area artists and the public an amazing new meeting place in this app.”

The Gallery Art of Life application will feature local, regional and national artists with a presence in North Central Florida, and all the galleries, museums and festivals that put their art on display. Being all about the “Art of Life,” the app will also include tips on all things artful, including gourmet food, fine wine and luxury travel.

“This app is a gallery of the art of good living,” said Arrighi. “All of the beautiful, special things in our community that make life richer and that we love to enjoy with friends and family have a place in this app.”

After 31 years Thornebrook Gallery has mastered finding and sharing the fine art, fine craft and artisan jewelry that suits the tastes of the community. The app will be launched to continue this tradition and available for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets in October.

Updates on the availability of the application can be found at ThornebrookGallery.com or Facebook.com/ThornebrookGallery, or by calling (352) 378-4947. Thornebrook Gallery is located at 2441-6D NW 16th Avenue in Gainesville’s Thornebrook Village and is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For 31 years, Thornebrook Gallery has been one of North Florida’s premier art galleries and custom framing establishments. Thornebrook Gallery specializes in two- and three-dimensional fine art, artisan jewelry, and contemporary fine crafts by locally and nationally recognized artists. Thornebrook Gallery is located at 2441-6D NW 43rd Street, in the Shoppes at Thornebrook Village in Gainesville, FL. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit Thornebrook Gallery online at ThornebrookGallery.com.

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