• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "4th Best Underground Attraction"
    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

  • "National Main Street City"
    - National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

Art by Rayneri


Art Studios & Galleries

About Us

Oscar Rayneri, GWS is a signature member of the Georgia Watercolor Society and the only watercolor artist in Dahlonega that is painting historical buildings, local wineries and area landscapes. Originals and prints of his watercolors may be viewed at www.oscarrayneriart.yolasite.com. Originals are available at www.saatchiart.com.


Mountain View of UNG
Watercolor painting of Amicalola Falls at Amicalola State Park
Bottom of Amicalola Falls
Dahlonega's Gold Museum on the Square
Wall Fountain at the front of historic Hall House
Hall House Fine Art Gallery at historic (ca. 1881) Hall House
Hall House Office ca.1881
Morning Respite, a Dahlonega front porch
Montaluce, a Dahlonega winery
Afternoon at Wolf Winery
Historic Holly Theater
Price Memorial Hall, on the UNG campus

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