Welcome to Blue Valley Gallery!
Blue Valley Gallery is nestled in the friendly community of Cashiers, NC on Hwy 107 to Slab Town Road. Located in the right end of Mountain Laurel Shoppes business center, visiting is easy with parking and access at street level. Blue Valley Gallery is owned and managed by Dennis and Velda Lovell. Open 10 AM to 5 PM Monday through Saturday...and, dropping in is just fine. You are sure to be treated kindly, and should expect to find something worth seeing, owning, or at least talking about for the remainder of your trip!
Local, regional, and nationally recognized artists are represented here offering a broad selection of artistry to this mountain-top town. Currently, over twenty-five artists display artwork in the gallery. Visitors may be pleasantly surprised to find a broad diversity of subject matter presented by gallery artists, that include portraiture, pottery, wildlife paintings, still-life, international travel scenery, photography, three dimensional work, and more. Day, weekly and seasonal art classes or workshops are available, also.
Western North Carolina offers some of the most visually exciting natural scenery and relaxing cultural environments in the Eastern United States. Blue Valley Gallery in just minutes away from photogenic vistas, such as Whiteside Mountain, Bald Rock Mountain, Rock Mountain, and Lonesome Valley (the biggest box canyon east of the Mississippi), and plush resorts including The High Hampton Inn & Country Club. Highlands, North Carolina is near numerous mountain trail hikes and scenic waterfalls. Visitors will find many reasons to make a trip in at least an overnight excursion. And, nearby, ample family-owned and managed quality restaurants and lodgings are available for your pleasure!
Meet our Hosts!
Owner-Managers, Dennis and Velda Lovell
, are our gracious hosts. Dennis and Velda can be found at the gallery daily, Monday through Friday in the winter, and seven days a week in the summer. Each shares a respective responsibility for the shop, but both tirelessly have their sleeves rolled up keeping it all up and running. Along with the daily interaction with customers
, displays are kept looking nice for the public. And, once the art patrons are taken care of, there is an in-house art store
to outfit the aspiring artist.
Velda's daily art classes, Monday through Friday
, in oil painting are intimate sized right in the gallery in the art instruction room. Easels and tables always remain up, and Velda supplies all materials for the student wanting to cost effectively explore their own creative spirit! Visiting artists
are welcome to try a one-time class
. Since class sizes are limited, be sure to call Blue Valley Gallery
to make sure there is space available.
About Our Co-OP!
Blue Valley Gallery
is a co-operative gallery, currently featuring about twenty-five artists. Participating artists share equally in the ongoing operational expenses of Blue Valley Gallery, whereas day to day administration of the business is provided by Dennis and Velda Lovell. Artists displaying in the gallery are selected via a "by invitation basis" only. As an exhibiting artist steps down an additional artist may be invited to become part of the in-house panel of artists. Currently, there is a waiting list of artists wishing to participate. Artist data/biographies may be submitted to gallery manager, Velda Lovell, for future consideration.
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45 Slabtown Road ( off Hwy. 107 N )
Cashiers, NC 28717