The Legacy

The JHVCF also enhances awareness of its charitable goals through scholarship awards, donations to art studios, and participation in artist programs throughout the country. 

The Mission

 The foundation supports both individuals and collaborations with established charitable organizations in the education and artist expression of Plein Air watercolor artwork in its infinite forms. 

To learn more about the Foundation, please click on the link below.

Forest & Ocean Gallery is proud to serve as the residence of the Joe Hanks Van Cleave Foundation for the Arts.

the Joe Hanks Van Cleave Foundation for the Arts

The Foundation

 The Joe Hanks Van Cleave Foundation for the Arts (JHVCF) was founded in 2014 in memory of Joe Hanks Van Cleave. 

The Foundation' emphasis is the promotion of the transparent watercolor medium.