Posters & Merchandise
Stop by the Music Festival office in the Sunriver Village Mall (Building 13) to check out our assortment of merchandise and gifts. We have specially-selected wines from favorite Oregon wineries, wine glasses, coffee mugs, CDs of our concerts and soloists, notecards, and posters.
Each year, local artists are invited to submit a piece of artwork for the annual festival poster. We have framed and unframed prints of several years’ posters available at the office for purchase – Stop by and peruse the gallery on our walls going all the way back to the debut 1978 season to see which fit best in your decor!
Following is about the artwork selected for 2016 – Our 39th Season.
Norma Holmes “Awesome October – Hosmer Lake” Selected as Sunriver Music Festival’s 2016 Poster Artwork
Norma Holmes’ original pastel “Awesome October – Hosmer Lake” has been selected as the Sunriver Music Festival’s poster artwork for 2016. Each year, the Festival selects a Central Oregon artist to create the artwork for the annual festival poster. Local artists were invited to submit a piece for consideration and a committee of art enthusiasts selected Norma’s artwork.
Norma Holmes’ original artwork was framed by Eastlake Framing and is currently on display at the Bank of Cascades in Sunriver. The artwork will be a featured auction item at the Festival’s annual fundraiser, Festival Faire, on Sunday, July 31st at the Sunriver Resort Great Hall. Festival Faire includes an evening of elegant dining and a lively auction with music provided by a select group of talented 2016 Young Artists Scholarship winners.
Over 300 posters featuring Norma’s “Awesome October – Hosmer Lake” artwork will be distributed for display in businesses in Sunriver, Bend, Sisters and Redmond. Posters are also available to purchase at the Sunriver Music Festival office in The Village at Sunriver and at various businesses and galleries in Sunriver and Bend.
Norma Holmes, a native Californian, was born in Carmel. She sold her beloved horse farm in Pescadero, California and moved to the picturesque town of Sisters, Oregon in 1991. She was drawn to the Northwest and its beauty continues to inspire her work.
Norma is especially fond of Oregon’s diverse interior, with it’s High Desert rabbit brush, Cascade lakes and mountains, big skies over Prairie City, Steens Mountain wilderness, town of Plush in the shadow of Hart Mountain, Rome Pinnacles and Leslie Gulch near Jordan City, and the Wallowa Mountains overlooking Joseph. It’s here that she follows her passion, painting in plein air, creating six inch by eight inch field studies, a reference for large paintings or frequently refined and framed as small works. Ultimately she plans to turn the collection into a book, a travel guide, as a painted pathway into Oregon’s Eastside.
Holmes is a signature member of the Northwest Pastel Society, and a juried member of the Pastel Society of America. Other affiliations include American Women Artists and the American Impressionist Society. Her work has won many awards in national and international exhibits and has been published most recently in American Art Collector 2013, Southwest Art 2011, and many times in the Pastel Journal. The local media have published Norma’s story in the Arts and Entertainment Magazine, the Bend Bulletin, and Sisters Nugget News.
Norma’s gallery representation is with Mockingbird Gallery in downtown Bend, Oregon. For more info go to NormaHolmes.com.
Sunriver Music Festival posters are available for $12. Framed posters are $65.
Notecards are $12 for a pack of ten and available at the Sunriver Music Festival.