Honors & Awards

Holiday Treasures Nov-Dec 2019

Posted by on Oct 28, 2019 in Events, Holiday Treasures, Honors & Awards, Member Shows | 0 comments

Holiday Treasures Nov-Dec 2019

Our annual holiday shopping show is here! Come to Art Presence Art Center at 206 N 5th Street in Jacksonville any Friday, Saturday, or Sunday to browse the artistic and creative Holiday Treasures Nov-Dec 2019, offered by local artists for your holiday shopping pleasure.

When you head out to buy gifts for the special people in your life, stop by Art Presence first to consider a gift of art. Come by on your way home to find an inspiring gift for the hard-to-shop-for loved ones on your list. Need to pick up a little something for a hostess gift or other impromptu gift-giving occasion? That’s what Holiday Treasures is all about!

Take your art purchases home with you to wrap and give in time for the holidays. Artists will replenish the gallery with more holiday treasures November-December 2019, so there will be a great selection throughout the season.

Be sure to come to the reception on Saturday, November 2, to meet the artists and get a look at all the wonderful gift-giving opportunities that await you in the main gallery and in the Galleria!

Here is a sampling of the paintings can expect to see when you come to the gallery. We will add more when additional images become available:

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Followup: Beekman House PaintOut and Benefit Sale

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in Events, Honors & Awards, Member Shows | 0 comments

Beekman House Poses with its Portrait by Carolyn Rogers, photo by Kathleen HoevetIn June, our group organized a PaintOut at the historic Beekman House in Jacksonville. Sixteen member artists and photographers participated in this plein air celebration of the aged landmark in our charming little town, creating numerous paintings that were displayed in a preview show at the Art Presence Art Center Gallery on July 14. The next Saturday, July 21, these works were presented for sale at a benefit auction and sale at the Beekman House, with 25% of the proceeds going to the Jacksonville Heritage Society’s Beekman House Restoration project.

Both exhibitions included an ongoing vote for a People’s Choice winner. Over 100 ballots were cast, and the winner was Kim Faucher! Congratulations, Kim! Second and third were paintings by Cammy Davis and Anne Brooke. Valley View Winery had made a commitment to create a “Beekman Blend” wine in commemoration of the event and to use the winning art work for the label. It appears that Cammy lucked out – they will use both Kim and Cammy’s works for the wine label! Nice work, ladies!

These kinds of projects are what satisfy our mission statement and make us a viable member of the Jacksonville community.  We are making an impact and “art” is becoming an important aspect of the culture here.  Thank you for such a beautiful job in your incredible creations. ~ Anne Brooke Hawkins, Art Presence Founder

Enjoy some images of the paintout, the gallery exhibit and sale presentation, and of course, the winning entries…

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Winner of 2012 World of Wine Poster Competition

Posted by on Jul 20, 2011 in Honors & Awards, World of Wine Festival | 0 comments

"Ladybug" by Jaime Byrn

Congratulations to Jaime Byrn of Williams, Oregon for winning the 2012 World of Wine Poster Competition.  Thank you to all the participants who submitted artwork for this event.  This work will be on display at this year’s event held at Bigham Knoll in Jacksonville, Oregon on August 26 & 27, 2011.

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