We invite you to become an Art Patron, a collector of the paintings by our talented artists, and take home some of the beauty and tranquility that you will witness, so that you can enjoy life at the river in your home or office every day. These exceptional works in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel will be priced in the $500-$2000 range. The breathtaking unveiling and awards presentation will take place at the Gala on Friday, May 26 at Arts on Main when sales open to the public.
We are delighted to offer you a unique opportunity to choose your painting(s) before sales open to the public using a pre-purchase certificate for $500. Anyone wishing to have first choice of these amazing artists’ works will want to subscribe. Your pre-purchase certificate gives you the opportunity to acquire a beautiful original plein air painting for your personal collection while supporting the creation of the Heart of the River Collection.
Additionally, this pre-purchase agreement puts you in the front row to exchange thoughts and questions in informal conversations with the artists throughout the week. You will receive two tickets to the Meet the Artists Dinner at Beecreek at Sassafras as well as two tickets to the Gala Reception at Arts on Main in Gloucester. Along with the painting(s,) you select, you will receive the 2017 Heart of the River Catalogue. Robert Bowers Mayo, Gloucester art historian, will be on hand at the Gala to regale everyone with his expertise and knowledge and to award prizes for the best works. You will have the opportunity to talk to the artist who painted your selected work at a farewell reception hosted on Sunday afternoon.