The Artists' Alliance is  made up

of a group of artists from around

the area who are working to expand

the legacy of Jarrett Thor Fine Arts

by providing a diverse array of art 

to the community of Colonial Beach.


The Artists’ Alliance (AA) is pleased to welcome oil painter Marcia Chaves, a native of Fredericksburg, as a new member.  She will be the featured artist in March.  


Marcia’s recent paintings have been inspired by her early years of summer months at Mt. Moriah farm in King George, and in Colonial Beach; roaming the shore for shark’s teeth, shells, and driftwood among the pebbles.  Her images are done in oil, a method of slow paint that incorporates multi-layered, heavy application of color and glazes, resulting in textured surfaces that reflect the rough feel of sand and shell.

"Pleasure Island"


The Artists’ Alliance (AA) at Jarrett Thor Fine Arts is presenting Valentine and seasonally themed works from the membership this month. This includes a combined featured display of works from the membership, as well as the regular displays of member artwork. The gallery art work encompasses the media of painting, photography, encaustic, glass, basketry, jewelry, and pottery. An opening reception will be held on Friday, March 8, from 6-9pm.


Additionally, Carl and Joyce Thor, Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, continue to maintain studio space in the adjacent area, suite 102. They display their original paintings, as well as decorative minerals.


The gallery is located at 100 Taylor St., Suite 101, in Colonial Beach. The public is invited free of charge. For information call 804 224 7200, 804 224 6007, or 301 452 1333. The gallery hours are 11am - 5pm, Friday – Sunday.  The exhibition will run through February 9, 2020.


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