Saturday, October 30, 2010


We are busy here finishing up the Gallery and the artwork is being framed, it is kinda feeling like Christmas is coming in November. Make sure you have it marked down on the calendar, you won't want to miss this show. Saturday, Nov.6th 6-9pm VANOVER FINE ARTS + DEREK HESS = Grand Opening Artist Reception "OF FISH AND FOWL".

For those who don't know Derek's work, it starting in the early 90's with the Rock Posters for shows at the infamous Euclid Tavern, Cleveland, OH with bands like Mule, Jesus Lizard, The Cows, Reverend Horton Heat...... and many others, the popularity of the posters grew. Derek began doing posters for the Ramones, White Zombie, Pearl Jam, and Godsmack to name a few. Derek has shown around the world with pieces in the permanent collections at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Louvre, Paris. He's been on Fuel TV and more recent LA Ink. Derek also has his own clothing line called Sthress clothing, to see more go to
Come meet the man, the legend... Derek Hess one night only and pick up an awesome piece of artwork by Derek!
Grand Opening November 6 from 6-9 pm 49 E. Main Street (Route 39)
Springville, NY.

Again if you are coming from out of town for this event book you rooms now!
Places to stay in the Springville, NY area include:
Oasis - Bed and Breakfast
Marienthal Country Inn

Back to work for me!
Thanks and see you soon!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Hess Show Draws Closer!

Hi All,

Derek Hess Solo Show "OF FISH AND FOWL" draws closer, make sure you have this marked on your calendar - NOV 6th 6-9pm, it's also the Grand Opening night for VANOVER FINE ARTS.
If you are in the WNY area or listen on the web, I will be a guest on Shredd and Ragan Show, 103.3 WEDG FM - The EDGE, Buffalo's Adult Alternative Rock Station, this coming Thursday, Oct. 21 @ 6:00pm promoting VFA and the Derek Hess opening.

Shredd and Ragan will be at Lamb and Webster Thursday on their 10 Town Tour.

Mark it down!
NOV.6th 6-9pm HESS + VFA Grand Opening Event.
VANOVER FINE ARTS 49 E. Main Street Springville. NY 14141

See you there!

Friday, October 8, 2010

Derek Hess Opening "Of Fish and Fowl"

Grand Opening Show
49 E Main Street Springville, NY 14141

featuring new works by Derek Hess
Of Fish and Fowl

Artist's Reception
November 6, 2010 6-9pm

November 6 - December 5, 2010

If you live in or around the Buffalo, NY area, this is must see show! People are coming from as far away as Cleveland and Akron, OH for the opening.

Derek Hess will be attending the Artist Reception only. There will be refreshments and to show our appreciation for you coming out to our Grand Opening Event, there will be some very nice door prizes for a few lucky attendees.
Door prizes sponsored by Rhapsody's Gift Gallery, Wheaty Wheat Studios
Designer Art Toys and VanOver Fine Arts.

Where to stay if you are coming in from out of town or just a long drive back. Book your room(s) now, it gets very busy here during the Fall Foliage Season around here!

We are only 20 minute from beautiful Ellicottville, NY as well.

So come and make a day of it or a couple days of it,
It's beautiful here!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010


We are currently setting up our 2011/2012 show schedule. We are looking for Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Photography, Illustration and Digital Art. If you would like to be considered for a show in the schedule, Please send 6-12 images of your recent work, along with your bio and list of any previous shows to the address below.

c/o Curator
49 E Main Street
Springville, NY 14141

I hope to see you at our Grand Opening, Nov. 6, 2010 6-9 pm
Featuring the new works by Derek Hess.