Plein air painting down by the riverside

2020 Auction information coming soon!


2019 ARTIST INFORMATION: The RIVERSIDE ART AUCTION, 38th annual benefit for Hudson Valley Artists & Garrison Art Center
In keeping with its plein air roots, Garrison Art Center's live auction in the tent will once again feature only paintings created “on location” the day of the auction!  
We are excited to bring back the spontaneity and energy of talented artists painting works at various stunning locations in the Hudson Valley.

  • Application fee $20, NO CHARGE for 2019 Art Center Members 

  • 45 artists will be accepted in order of application for Plein Air/Live Auction May 11

  • Nicholas Lowry and George Lowry, president and chairman respectively of Swann Galleries, will be here once again bringing their considerable expertise and lively style to our auction

  • All artists may also submit to the silent auction and exhibition which runs in our galleries May 11-19

  • Garrison Art Center retains 50% of all auction sales, both Live and Silent

April 5, 2019

Deadline to apply for Plein Air/Live Auction (45 accepted).
April 10

Selected Plein Air/Live Auction Artists notified and chosen painting locations confirmed.
May 4-11

Artists deliver Silent Auction pieces--framed, ready to hang (no later than 10 am on Saturday, May 11).


Check-in begins at Garrison Art Center for accepted Plein Air Artists. Canvas will be stamped, enjoy coffee and bagels!

Must deliver a completed, Live Auction piece, framed, ready to hang.

Live Auction viewing and Silent Auction open. Refreshments served.

Live Auction! in tent by the Hudson River.

May 19

Silent Auction closes 5pm. Last bid accepted at 4:30pm. Artists whose work has sold will be called.
May 20-23, 10am-5pm

Artists pick up unsold Silent Auction work. 


23 Garrison's Landing

Garrison, NY 10524


Open Tues-Sun, 10-5

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