Another Floral

This gorgeous new floral enhances the kitchen in the Chester house, which also has black and white checkered cushions.  The black and white motif is a signature feature of Jose’s art:IMG_20170414_152603The painting is called Etruscan Legends and Love Songs. Call for additional information: 902-453-0588.

The gallery will be open Friday, July 14, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Saturday, July 15th from 9:00 am – 11:30 am.  Look forward to seeing you!

Three New Paintings

Jose Antonio has been busy! In two of these paintings he has added touches of gold leaf. Kanken 7L This smallish joyous work is called “Fiesta de la Macarena in Marbella”. Nike Air Max 90 Heren He was thinking of fireworks because they are spectacular in our new condo.IMG_20170204_124542 The second painting “Basilica II” absolutely shimmers:IMG_20170204_123720 The third painting is our featured image this month.

Some small works from the Valverde Collection, now available for purchase

We have added several small works to the website:

Painting09 This work on paper 15 1/4″ X 14 3/4″ (image size) is of Palm Beach and was painted just after our visit there. It is an acrylic painting pinkish wood frame and off-white mat.

Painting06 This is a pen and ink drawing with acrylic paint on paper and is of our old house, Villa Pilar, Chester (16″ X 9 3/4″ image size). Gold metal frame and off-white mat.

Painting08This acrylic painting on paper (image 9 1/2″ X 9 3/4″) framed with an off-white mat and white wooden frame is called Sitges Flowers.

We’ve Moved!

The Valverde Studio Gallery will close at the end of October. As we no longer live there, should you wish to visit during the month of October, please call our new number in Halifax (902) 453-0588 to make an appointment. Fjallraven Kanken Classic José’s prints can be purchased and ordered through Going Coastal on Queen Street in Chester (T: 902-273-3343); adidas yeezy heren You can still purchase artwork through our website and through the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. goedkoop nike air max 2017 It is with a little sadness that we leave our home and gallery. Goedkope Nike Air Max 1 We would like to thank everyone for their kindness and support over the years. lunette de soleil ray ban pas cher Unfortunately our house is not yet sold. The price has been reduced again. New Balance 574 Pas Cher Please spread the word that this wonderful much loved home is still available.

An Original Painting from the Valverde Collection Now Available for Purchase!

We are delighted to offer for purchase, air max 1 femme Interior with Cubist Painting. This painting is one of a small series where José Antonio paints a painting within a painting. asics schoenen This is one of the last paintings that he painted before his stroke in 2012. Fjällräven Kånken Salu It is a painting that I particularly love because it epitomizes his wonderful sense of color and exuberant nature and as such is so typical of his painting style.

Still Time to Enter the “5” “0” Promo!

Please don’t forget to send in your bid for one of José’s original paintings. We must receive the offer by May 14th, our 50th wedding anniversary.  José will draw one winner. You can send your bid by e-mail, telephone or snail mail.  In the price of the bid, the numerals “5” and “0” must be included. You can add other numbers as well.

I have just put José’s most recent painting on the website:


This painting is called: April in Paris: View from Mont Parnasse.

Just a reminder the gallery is now open by appointment.

Two New Paintings

José Antonio has been busily painting away.  Another in his series of buildings, Backs of Houses in Girona, Spain Across the River Ter: Z-BacksOfHousesInGironaSpai and a fun floral, Baroque Bouquet on a Checkered Table: Z-BaroqueBouquetOnACheckere

New Valverde Painting

José Antonio’s most recent painting is called Santiago de Compostela.  He and I always wanted to walk the Camino de Santiago but somehow we never did.  He does so much in his imagination these days so perhaps this is the fruition of this dream.z-SantiagoDeCompostella

New Work

We have just printed and Jose has hand-embellished copy number one of the pigment print on canvas  “Masia de Olerdola”.  This is a wonderful old masia which has been converted into a family restaurant near the Roman ruins of Olerdola, just outside of Sitges. Jose Antonio and I have eaten some amazing meals there. As he hand-embellishes these prints we both walk down memory lane at bit, reminiscing of happy times we’ve had. Do take a peek at this wonderful artpiece under Galleries/Archival Pigment Prints.

The painting below is called “City in the Rain.” It is certain to cheer you up on a rainy grey day!