Frequently asked questions
We are always happy to answer any questions you might have. Here are a few commonly asked questions,
- When is the best time of the year to visit Blue Valley Gallery?
Blue Valley Gallery is open year round, seven days a week. Gallery hours are from 10 AM until 6 PM in the summer, 10 AM to 5 PM in the winter, weather permitting. Seasonally, tourist activity picks up around Memorial Day, at the end of May. Depending on conditions, festivities can continue through December!
- Who handles sales of artwork at Blue Valley Gallery?
Velda and Dennis Lovell manage the sales of Blue Valley Gallery, and are responsible for negotiating and collecting sales proceeds, including sales taxes for the artists, as well as collaborating with the artist to facilitate additional contact with the customers, should that be needed. Purchases are generally done via this system, however, in the case of certain commissioned work or additional prints, for example, an artist may be involved directly.
- What address should I use to ship/mail something to the gallery?
Blue Valley Gallery
C/0 Velda Lovell
525 Breedlove Road
Glenville, NC 28736
- How do I get in touch with an individual artist displaying artwork in the gallery?
The artists represented at Blue Valley Gallery currently may have their own website, but may not have a webpage on bluevalleygallery.com. If you would like to contact an artist that is listed but has now webpage here then you may contact the gallery owner, Velda Lovell, or the webmaster. Featured artists include their contact information on their respective webpage, too. The website will be promptly updated with new web addresses, each time an artist chooses to have a webpage on this website.
- Will Blue Valley Gallery ship me a painting?
If necessary, yes. However, the customer will generally be responsible for the additional packaging costs, insurance, and shipping. Fees would normally be collected in advance.