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Liz Moore & Associates and the Linda Matney Fine Arts Gallery have teamed up to bring you Williamsburg’s first ever New Homes + Art Tour on Sunday, July 26th from 1- 5 pm. Tour 6 brand new custom homes in Ford's Colony, view a variety of amazing work from popular local artists, and enjoy complimentary wine and light hors d’oeuvres.


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    The New Home + Art Tour is proudly brought to you by

    Remember to purchase your 50/50 raffle tickets to benefit

  • about the tourThe Linda Matney Gallery is dedicated to hosting exhibitions of innovative emerging artists, as well as displaying the work of more established national and international artists, including works of painting, installation, video, photography, sculpture and performance. The primary concern of The Linda Matney Gallery is to exhibit the work and ideas of the most significant artists of our time.

    Liz Moore and Associates is not your average real estate company. Our mission is to deliver an extraordinary experience to our clients, and we do that by hiring the best and the brightest agents and support staff, training relentlessly, and committing to constantly reinvent our company to insure the highest level of service.

    Why new homes and art you may ask? Artists throughout our community are always searching for venues in which to display their talent. The bare walls of new homes offer the perfect venue for them to do so. And in many ways, these beautiful newly constructed masterpieces are in themselves a work of art.

    We invite you to enjoy each stop. Take advantage of the opportunity to meet and learn more about the talented craftspeople who are your neighbors. Explore each home and feel free to ask questions of the real estate professionals who are hosting. Sample wonderful wines and light refreshments along the way.

    Liz MoorePresident

    Liz Moore & Associates

    John Lee MatneyOwner & Principal

    Linda Matney Fine Art Gallery

  • 109 Fords colony driveStunning 3540 square foot design is exclusive for Southern Living by

    Gary/Ragsdale Architects and was built as a Showcase Home by Wayne

    Harbin, Builder. Offered for sale as you see it for $875,000. Wayne Harbin

    Builder could build this home on your lot, without all the bells and whistles

    for around $605,000. Other plans are also available.

    Hosted by

    Rebekah BrewsterREALTOR



  • 153 Fords Colony DriveSpectacular new construction by Stephen Alexander Homes. The Blue

    River Cottage showcases early 1900s Colonial Revival architecture paired

    with an open, bright, exciting floor plan featuring a first floor master suite,

    gourmet kitchen, 3 season rear porch with EZ Breeze window system and

    fabulous custom trim work throughout. Offered at $773,900.

    Hosted by

    Susan KrancerREALTOR


  • 104 EaglescliffeThis brand new 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 3124 square foot home was con-

    structed by award winning Marquee Builders. The spectacular open floor

    plan offers first floor living with a second floor bonus room. Upgraded

    appliances and custom features can be found throughout. Located in

    the Eaglescliffe neighborhood. Offered at $625,000.

    Hosted by

    Deelyn Donnelly NeilsonREALTOR



  • 100 EdenbridgeBeautifully appointed 4 bedroom, 2 full & 2 half bath all brick home

    features a spectacular open plan with over 2000 square feet on the main

    level including a first floor master. Elegant custom details including coffered

    ceilings & trim by local master craftsman. Energy efficient 2x6 exterior wall

    construction & EnviroDri weather barrier system. Offered at $618,000.

    Hosted by

    Dave GrechREALTOR


  • 117 Seminole4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2858 square foot home by award winning Hallmark

    Builders. Spectacular open floor plan offering first floor living with a

    second floor bonus room. Home features upgraded appliances and

    custom features throughout! Covered front porch and low maintenance

    back deck overlook private, wooded setting. Offered at $589,200.


    Hosted by

    John WomeldorfREALTOR


  • 158 BlackheathBrand new 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 3410 square foot home by award winning

    Hallmark Builders. Spectacular open floor plan offering first floor living with

    a second floor bonus room. Home features upgraded appliances and

    custom features throughout. Screened porch and low maintenance back

    deck overlook the golf course in Killarney. Offered at $749,000.


    Hosted by

    Jennifer BrownREALTOR


  • Bob CarlsonBob has been a practicing artist for over 40 years, exhibiting throughout the mid-Atlantic region. He enjoys the directness and process of easel painting, choosing images to paint as much for their formal qualities as their subject matter. A common element in his work is the exploration of the effects of light, particularly as it plays upon and through water or glass, and on various surfaces. He enjoys the process of creating, the production of an object that may bring satisfaction or a new perspective to its viewer, and sharing his work with others. This provides his motivation to paint. His art opens him up to those who see it, and he hopes that revelation is both a pleasurable and expanding one. His work is primarily in oil, although he also paints in acrylic, when he ventures out of the studio to do plein air paintings on an inviting day.


  • Gloria CokerGloria Coker was an illustrator for the Daily Press newsroom for twelve years before pursuing her career as a professional fine artist. Her loose and vivid acrylics and oils capture her feelings about people of all ages as they engage in their passions and everyday activities. She displays her art in galleries in Virginia, North Carolina and California. Ms. Cokers art is in many collections throughout the US and Europe, including Ernie Els, JoAnn Falletta, Tom Clancy and Fuzzie Zoeller. She has taught classes in watercolor at CNU, TNCC, and Peninsula Fine Art Center and through UV continuing education. Her awards are numerous. Although her academic background includes a BA in psychology and a Masters in Counseling from William and Mary, she now devotes full time to her art. She has two grown children and lives in Virginia with her husband.


  • TOM FRANCISWisconsin born artist Tom Francis is a Professor of Painting at SCAD-Atlanta. He received his B.S., M.A. and M.F.A. degrees in Painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Francis paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the United States and abroad, including the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis; The High Museum of Art in Atlanta; Montgomery Museum of Fine Art in Alabama; the Georgia Museum of Fine Art in Athens; the Columbia Museum of Art in South Carolina; the Ohr-OKeefe Museum in Biloxi, Mississippi; Fay Gold Gallery in Atlanta; Sylvia Schmidt Gallery in New Orleans; KLIM Galleries in Toronto, Canada; and the Chapelle de la Sorbonne in Paris; Refectoire des Jacobins in Toulouse, France; and Palazzo Venezia in Rome. In addition, his work is in numerous private, public and corporate collections.

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  • Christi HarrisIn these works, I am exploring imagery about domesticity through traditional womens work. I am incorporating sewing and embroidery in addition to traditional collage and mixed media work. I am fascinated by vintage womens magazines and their representation of women. There is always a ring on her finger, and she is always smiling while pontificating on the gloriousness of a new cleaning product or household invention. The historical placement of these ads contradicts many social issues, such as women in the workplace, harassment, birth control, children conceived out of wedlock, spousal abuse, incest, and rape. I am interested in the inherent contradictions of a happy housewife in any era and especially the continuity of these expectations within our society. It seems no matter how much things change, they stay the same.


  • Rob Hunter Rob Hunter has over 30 years of professional experience in prehistoric and historical archaeology. He was a founding partner in the business PERIOD DESIGNS, an innovative firm specializing in the reproduction of 17th- and 18th-century decorative arts. Since 2001, he has been editor of the annual journal, Ceramics in America. Mr. Hunter lectures widely and has written for a variety of antique and historical publications. Although he has been involved in photography since childhood, it was not until

    2010 that he purchased an SLR digital camera (Canon 5d Mark IIi) and a Leica d-lux 3 pocket camera. Since then he has won several awards, most notably the annual Scenic Virginia Landscape contest. His photos are regularly published by local newspapers. He has had several exhibits of his photography.


  • Martha Jones Martha T. Jones, a resident of Williamsburg, VA, became a full-time artist after a career as a university instructor teaching courses in Greek and Roman language and culture at the College of William and Mary and elsewhere. Jones artwork seeks to be fundamentally modern and at the same time draws on an understanding of the classical art of the ancient Mediterranean region. Jones paintings are abstract and tend toward the large-scale; the


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