Posts Tagged "art"

Gardens Gone Wild! May 2018 Art Exhibit

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Events, Member Shows | 0 comments

Gardens Gone Wild!

watercolor of a girl watering her garden by Anthony Laenen

“Watering Girl” watercolor by Anthony Laenen

Our member artists offer florals, paintings of gardens, and more to brighten your environment in a new exhibition, “Gardens Gone Wild.” The show opens May 4 and continues through June 17.


Free Concert Series

Matt and Rebecca Stuart of Minstrel Streams

Matt and Rebecca Stuart of Minstrel Streams

Minstrel Streams perform a series of free concerts at Art Presence this year. Sergey Oreshkin—whose blog, Ascentor, offers music reviews—says Minstrel Streams “speaks the language of music…you just have to listen to hear words in your heart…weaving subtle and elegant sound patterns through threads of classical, Baroque, Renaissance, Romanticism, and Celtic folk music.” Matt and Rebecca Stuart dedicate their lives and talent to “sharing the passionate language of music, from our hearts to yours.” Don’t miss their musical performances, taking place on Sundays from 2–4 pm on:

  • June 3
  • August 12
  • October 14
  • December 9

New Member ~ New Career

Art Presence introduces painter, sculptor and traditional animator Phillip Young. He completed his service in the US Army—working as an Army artist—and earned his undergraduate degree in Illustration through the G.I. Bill. Then he was hired as a trainee animator by Disney Studios in Burbank, CA. Phillip progressed to Feature Animator, earning seventeen screen credits in some of Disney’s most successful animated features. Later, he also earned a Master’s in Sequential Art while teaching animation, fine art and illustration. Now he has found his way back to painting, with a focus on scenic, figurative and mythological themes. We’re confident you will admire Phillip’s paintings! A lifelong artist, you can learn more about Phil’s background in the post below.


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“Vine to Wine”

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in Artist Demonstrations, Events, Member Shows | 0 comments

"Wine Grapes and Butterflies," Handpainted Silk Wall hanging by Judy Elliott

“Wine Grapes and Butterflies (detail),” Handpainted Silk Wall Hanging by Judy Elliott

Exhibit of Member Artworks Runs August 30 – September 29

Don’t miss this “Harvest Crush” of art celebrating the beauty of the vine, the art of viticulture and the love of wine!  There will be plenty of locally created wine art to enhance any wine lover’s decor.  Meet the artists and view their creations at a reception on Friday, Sept 6 from 5–7pm.

"White Wine," Patinated Copper and oil painting by Randall Grealish

“White Wine,” Patinated Copper and oil painting by Randall Grealish

Special Labor Day Event!

The Art Presence Art Center Gallery will be open during the Jacksonville Celebrates the Arts festival!
Celebrate the arts at the open-air festival that has become a beloved Labor Day tradition with us, this year featuring new artists & artisans as well as many returning favorites.

Fine art, artistic crafts, entertainment and food await you on the grounds of the historic courthouse at 206 N. Fifth St.!

"Napa Vineyard," watercolor by Anne Brooke

“Napa Vineyard,” watercolor by Anne Brooke

September Artist Demonstration

Ron Moore shares framing & matting techniques. Date and time to be determined.

September Art Presence Curated Exhibits

Jacksonville Library:

Untitled painting of a vineyard harvest with tractor by Katharine Gracey

Untitled painting by Katharine Gracey

Naversen Room, Now – Sept 30

Oil paintings by Art Presence member Linda Elesiya Evans.

Front Entrance

Now – Sept 23: Tools of the home black & white darkroom by Ron Moore.
Sept 23 – Nov 13: Veteran’s Day exhibit of military memorabilia by Dirk Siedlecki.

Medford Library, Now – Sept 17:

Paintings by award-winning watercolorist Dolores Ribal.

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Abstract Expressions Member Exhibition Opens November 2!

Posted by on Oct 27, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

Abstract Expressions show November 2012

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Schedule of Upcoming Events

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

Art Presence Jacksonville Art Center Upcoming Events

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Taste of Summer Opening Celebration of the Britt Festival’s 2012 Season Tomorrow!

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 in Britt Festival Opening, Events | 0 comments

Art Presence logo - taggedThe opening celebration of the Britt Festival’s summer of concerts is Saturday, June 9th, happening all over Jacksonville!

Art Presence members will show and demonstrate their art on 3rd Street from 11 to 4 pm, while the gallery at the brand new Art Presence Art Center will be open on the Court House lawn (corner of 5th and D Streets) from 10 to 4 PM. The gallery will be open Sunday as well, June 10 from 10 to 4.

More details of this city-wide celebration and its schedule of events can be seen at the Jacksonville Review’s website.

Come join us and see the beautiful work of many fine artists, watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastels, photography and more!

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