Gloucester’s Inaugural Festival of the Arts is excited to bring you the first catalogue of The Heart of the River Collection. This group of over 100 paintings by 21 contemporary plein air artists, captures the beauty of our life along the rivers, fields and communities in Virginia.
Featuring the landscapes of Gloucester County, this collection was painted in a little under a week in May 2017. All the artists invited to participate in this inaugural festival had the honor of being included in Gary Pendleton’s book, 100 Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic. We are very pleased to bring you the fruits of their amazing work in the following pages.