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BellyDance with Freya

Classes * Performances * Modeling

Freya is a Lyrical Fusion Bellydancer most well known for her ethereal & powerful veil routines. Not only a skilled dancer, Freya is also an inspiring dance instructor. She is especially skilled at giving students individual attention to insure they perform to the best of their ability.  Freya inspires her students to become their best selves, full of confidence, strength, & grace.

Welcome to Gossamer Arts!

Are you:

  • an artist, dancer, or maker who wants to learn how to sell and market your artwork or creative skills?

  • curious about Bellydance, interested in taking a class or coming to a show?

  • an art collector looking for advice on buying or selling art, finding a specific artwork, pedestals, or appraisers etc?

If you said yes to any of these, then you've come to the right place!





Art Business for Artists





Performer & Model

About Us


Gossamer Arts was founded by Emily Watson-Rice in 2016.  While working as the Director & Curator of Atlas Galleries she was continually amazed at the artists coming in asking for advice on how to get into a gallery like hers. They had no guidance, no business classes, no sales or marketing skills, no concept of how the art business worked, and without these, they had no chance of making a living as an artist.  Emily began by taking a few minutes here and there to talk with these artists and give them some basic pointers but knew it wasn't nearly enough to be of much help.  So she decided to start mentoring & training artists and teach them the skills they needed to run their art careers as a small business.


Simultaneously, Emily has been a Lyrical Fusion Belly Dancer  since 1999.  When Atlas Galleries closed in 2018, it gave Emily a unique opportunity to become a professional dancer, dance instructor & model while continuing her work with artists.  In fact, Emily discovered that dancers and performers often had similar questions and struggles as painters, printmakers and other artists she was working with.