SPECIAL EVENTS

 

SPECIAL EVENTS for 2016

ORLEANS IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION 28th ANNUAL GARDEN TOUR:  June 25

Through the Garden Gate   11 x 12 pastel by Barbara Stone     $600

Through the Garden Gate   11 x 12 pastel by Barbara Stone     $600

Mary Wojciechowski, watercolorist, paints en plein air

Mary Wojciechowski, watercolorist, paints en plein air

Saturday, June 25:   ORLEANS GARDEN TOUR sponsored by the Orleans Improvement Association with several participating artists from Gallery 31 Fine Art, including Jennifer McCalmont (oil), Snefrid (Sissi) Sneve-Schultze (oil), Barbara Stone (pastel), and Mary Wojciechowski (watercolor). For info on Garden Tour, visit www.orleansimprovementassociation.org.

Painting on location in one of six spectacular gardens: 10 am to 3pm

Reception following at Gallery 31 with the artists and a "wet painting sale" of their work:  4 pm to 6pm

Special Guest Guitarist at Gallery 31 Garden Tour Reception: Gregg Sullivan!

Plein Air Painters from Gallery 31 will paint outdoors in gardens in Orleans.  This is an annual event of the Orleans Improvement Association, a non-profit of 30 plus years committed to preserving and enhancing the physical beauty and unique character of Orleans. We are delighted to partner with this fine organization.
 

Blues and Yellows   8 x 10 Oil of Hydrangeas by Jennifer McCalmont  $450

Blues and Yellows   8 x 10 Oil of Hydrangeas by Jennifer McCalmont  $450

Saturday, July 9:  Barbara Stone's "Journey Home" premieres with a pastel demo from 2 to 4pm and an opening from 4 to 6.

Saturday, July 16:   12 to 3 pm •  "Painting the Blues" / Still Life Hydrangea Demos on location at Gallery 31 Fine Art!  Sherry Rhyno, Barbara Stone, Jennifer McCalmont, Sissi Sneve-Schultze are among the artists you'll likely see painting fresh hydrangeas at "31" followed by a "wet paint" sale with the artists from 4 - 6 pm.

July 30, Saturday, 4 to 6pm

Sneak Peak by Jeanne Rosier Smith14 x 22 pastel$2000

Sneak Peak by Jeanne Rosier Smith14 x 22 pastel$2000


OCEAN LOVE, a solo exhibition featuring award-winning artist JEANNE ROSIER SMITH of Gallery 31 Fine Art. Demo in pastel by Jeanne: 2 to 4 pm; Reception to follow from 4 to 6.

August 13, Saturday, 2 to 4 in gallery demo in oil by Philip Selzer followed by an opening reception from 4 to 6pm.

Garden Arbor,  16 x 20 oil by Philip Selzer   $2,000

Garden Arbor,  16 x 20 oil by Philip Selzer   $2,000

August 27, Saturday, 4 to 6pm
"Bittersweet Endings," a group exhibition featuring gallery artists featuring the art of the
still life

Still Life with Orchids and Bittersweet in oil by Snefrid Sneve-Schultze9 x 12$450

Still Life with Orchids and Bittersweet in oil by Snefrid Sneve-Schultze9 x 12$450

Summer Blooms Oil 6 x 12 Joanne Quinn  $350

Summer Blooms Oil 6 x 12 Joanne Quinn  $350

October 8, Saturday, 4 to 6pm "Changing Seasons, Changing Light" featuring Gallery 31 Fine Artists as we celebrate "Fall for the Arts" on Columbus Day Weekend.


"Seaside Holiday Cheer" comes to Gallery 31 with an Open House and Sale Friday and Saturday, November 26 and 27!  Post card size original paintings, unframed, along with 5 x 7, 6 x 8, and 8 x 10 by gallery artists will be available for holiday gift giving along with the usual fare.

December 3, 10, 17, Saturdays, 12 to 4:
"Holiday Open House" with light refreshments, holiday shopping, free gift wrapping, and more!

Richard McKinley, PSA, begins a morning demo on location at a Cape Cod plein air workshop. Richard will teach an advanced plein air workshop in oil and pastel in May 2017 through Gallery 31 Fine Art. Details and cost will be posted next month.

Richard McKinley, PSA, begins a morning demo on location at a Cape Cod plein air workshop. Richard will teach an advanced plein air workshop in oil and pastel in May 2017 through Gallery 31 Fine Art. Details and cost will be posted next month.