Artist Jerry Vallez 3 MEN ON SAILBOAT

UP FOR AUCTION THIS WEEK I HAVE A RARE FIND.

3 MEN ON A SAILBOAT.

UP FOR AUCTION I HAVE A LOVELY JERRY VALLEZ PICTURE.

I FIND NO NUMBERS ON IT . IT IS SIGNED VALLEZ .

BUT SINCE I CAN'T REMOVE THE PLASTIC NOR THE MAT THERE MAY BE A NUMBER UNDER THE MAT.

I JUST CAN'T TELL WITHOUT TEARING IT APART.

SIGNED BY ARTIST A.J. VALLEZ, BETTER KNOWN AS JERRY VALLEZ OF NAPLES FL.

PICTURE HAS BRIGHT AND VIVID COLORS.

MEASURES 16X20 SEALED IN CLEAR PLASTIC.

HAS A GRAY MAT

THIS IS OUT OF A LOCAL ESTATE AND I HAVE MANY MORE OF HIS WORK UP FOR AUCTION THIS WEEK.

SO PLEASE SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS.

WILL SEND AN ORIGINAL BROUCHER OF A.J. VALLEZ EARLY BROUCHER AS ARE THESE PICTURES.

Artist: A.J. (Jerry ) Vallez Information on artist: Please note: all works of art up for auction this week by noted artist Jerry Vallez are very early works of art all with original brouchers from the 1960's & 1970's. A.J. (Jerry) Vallez is one of the top Florida Artists Born in yonkers, N.Y. (Arthur J. Vallez ) spent his childhood from the age of four to fourteen in France where his father was manager of the Paris branch of an American engineering company. During these early years, he was encouraged to develop his artistic talent by his mother, herslef an artist, who accompanied him on frequent visits to the Louvre and provided a tutor when the young painter was seven. The Vallez family returned to the U.S. at the outbreak of WWII. At the age of seventeen Jerry joined the U.S. Navy and served a three year tour on combat duty in the South Pacific aboard the U.S.S. Montpelier. He then attended Bradley University in Peoria Illinois. Vallez has lived in New York, Michigan, Connecticut, Illinois, & Wisconsin. In 1971 he and his family settled in Naples where he first established his studio at Naples Marine, now the site of Tin City, He has continued to travel, always with an eye to new and interesting subjects for his paintings. Vallez works in a realistic style and enjoys experimenting with diverse media including pencil, watercolor, egg tempera, oil and acrylic. His paintings are found in many private and corporate collections such as S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. of Racione Wisconsin and Ritz- Carlton of Naples. He has contributed prints and paintings toward auctions that have raised thousands of dollars for local charitable organizations including Youth Haven and the Conservancy. Vallez was listed in the bicentennial issue of Wisconsin Men of Achievement His first entry in national competition was in 1986 with his painting "{ Gale Force" ) which was awarded first prize in the annual Sea Heritage Foundation Marine Art Competition. In 1988 the international Society of Marine Painters voted Vallez to professional artist membership. In 1998 Vallez' work was selected to be part of the inaugural permanent collection of the Von Liebig Art Center of the Naples Art Association. Herry Vallez Featured Corporate Collections S.C. Johnson & Sons Inc. Johnson Wax Wisconsin Smith Lesher Insurance The Ritz Carlton Naples Florida The Cleveland Clinic Npales Hospital The Registry Resort Naples Fl. The Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples Fl The TIB Financial Center Naples Fl. Jerry Vallez Awards & Recognitions: Listed in the bicentneeial edition of Wisconsin Men of Distinction Featured in the permanent collection of Von Liebig Art Center of Naples FL Signature member of the International Society of Marine Painters First place winner of the 1986 Sea Heritage Foundation National Marine Art Competition Names best Arties in Gulf Shore Life - Best of the Gulf Shore 2001 Edition Jerry Vallez is represented by Art of the Sea Gallery- South Thomaston Maine Jerry Vallez is in his 80's and still has a wonderful gallery in Naples FL.

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