RiverWinds Gallery Presents George Van Hook: Plein Air Master

Early Color, oil, George Van Hook

Early Color, oil, George Van Hook

RiverWinds Gallery presents the oil paintings of internationally renowned plein air painter, George Van Hook. His landscapes, done on site, are remarkable for his depth of color and his ability to capture, and make art of, in a few paint strokes, the beauty and energy of what is before him.

A painter’s painter, just this year Van Hook’s work was awarded Best in Show at the Finger Lakes Plein Air Competition and Festival, and Grand Prize in the 2013 Plein Air Festival at Billsboro Winery in Geneva, N.Y.

The show opens on Beacon Second Saturday Oct. 12, and runs through Nov. 3. The artist reception will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. the following Saturday, Oct. 19.

RiverWinds Gallery is located at 172 Main St., Beacon. Call 845-838-2880 or visit riverwindsgallery.com. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday – Monday and noon to 9 p.m. Beacon Second Saturday.

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