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DAAS to host gift market day, creative macrame exhibit

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During the month of December, DAAS Co-Op Art Gallery & Gifts will host two amazing holiday inspired events and extends the exhibition of macrame art of social media star Reiniery Mariani, aka Macramedelrey.
In addition, the holiday kickoff reception is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. in conjunction with the monthly Fort Myers Art Walk.
The Macramedelrey exhibition will be on display through Dec. 31.

Macramedelrey is of Cuban-Italian descent residing in Miami, Florida. He has amassed a tremendous following in social media platforms and has customers all over the world. Some of his most popular items are the plant hangers, curtains, and flags. He uses a variety of knots to execute his masterpieces. The collection presented at the gallery consists of multiple styles and decorative-yet-functional pieces. Most importantly, the exhibition is another example of DAAS’ out-of-the-box approach – introducing new and exciting art forms to our community.
In addition to the holiday kickoff reception on Dec. 1, two more events take place this month.

Holiday Gift Market will be Dec. 16.

On Saturday, Dec. 16, the gallery will host over 15 vendors for the Holiday Gift Market Day event. Starting at 10 a.m., areas adjacent to the venue will be filled with the creations of fine crafters and artists from all around southwest Florida. The event is intended to support the local artists and artisans in our area and provide an opportunity for the community to obtain the most unique gift items for the holidays. This is an outdoor/indoor event and entrance is completely free.
Saturday, Dec. 23 and Sunday, Dec. 24 are last minute gift sale days at DAAS. The gallery is offering a great variety of gift ideas and unique merchandise for anyone looking for that last-minute-yet-special gift for anyone on their list. The sale goes on during normal business hours, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
DAAS Co-Op Art Gallery & Gifts is located at 1815 Fowler St. in the Butterfly Estates complex in Fort Myers. The gallery’s business hours are Thursday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information about the venue and how to become a member can be found at or by calling 239-590-8645.


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