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Second Annual Angels Show at GoodBean Jacksonville Opens Monday!

Angel, original painting by Karen O'Brien

Angel, by Karen O’Brien

The GoodBean is proud to announce its second annual Angels show, opening Monday, December 1, at our Jacksonville cafe. Last year’s Angels show made the shop’s owners so happy that we decided to make it an annual event!

This year’s show has all new angels in a variety of media, including oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, mixed media, and photography. This year’s angels were created by new artists along with several returning artists from last year’s inaugural show. We called out to artists for angels that were not necessarily traditional Christmas or religious archetypes, but the artist’s interpretation of an angel. This has resulted in a wonderfully diverse collection of beautiful and uniquely inspired angelic art that everyone can enjoy.

Come to our Angel reception on Friday, December 12 from 4–7pm to see this beautiful collection of angels and meet the artists who created them! And remember to shop local and shop ART to help support our region’s immense treasure house of artistic talent, many of whom have been struggling since the onset of the economic crisis in 2008.

World Peace Angel, dye on silk by Judy Elliott of Dragonfly Designs West, Grants Pass, Oregon

World Peace Angel,  by Judy Elliott

Participating artists in this year’s exhibition include one or more pieces by these esteemed artists, all members of the southern Oregon art community. There may be more by the time the show is hung up and ready for viewing as well:

  • Wendy Gell
  • Katharine Gracey
  • Lewis Anderson
  • Debby Fischer
  • Judy Elliott
  • Karen O’Brien
  • Sue Bennett
  • Judy Marshall
  • Anna Elkins
  • Eve Margo Withrow
  • Marie Neder

GoodBean Coffee Co. Christmas logoGoodBean Coffee presents a new exhibit of art by local and regional artists each month for the enjoyment of our customers and exposure for outsider, emerging and established artists from Jacksonville, Oregon and surrounding areas. Please be sure to take a moment to appreciate the art on exhibit while enjoying a custom beverage or hot cup of fair-trade, locally roasted organic coffee served by our wonderful barristas. Investing in the work of our local artists supports our local economy, helps young artists get established and rewards the generosity with which these artists donate their work to many charitable causes. Visitors from out of town have the opportunity to take home a unique souvenir created by local talent. Please consider purchasing a piece of fine art or photography while you’re here.

If you are interested in purchasing a work of art you see at the GoodBean or are an artist interested in showing your work with us, please contact Hannah West at 541.899.2012 or [email protected] for more information.

Katharine Gracey

Travel Card NAPOLI, by Katharine Gracey

Travel Card NAPOLI, by Katharine Gracey

“Come Journey with Me” is the perfect theme for Katharine Gracey, a Board Member of Art Presence. She has traveled extensively to Italy and has created two beautiful images for the exhibit in March. Her work is bold and bright, filled with energy and sometimes whimsy. Join her and the other artists for a reception on Friday, March 14th from 5 to 7 pm. The exhibit opens on March 7 and runs through March 30th, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 to 5 P.M.

Art Show at Caprice Vineyards

Throughout the month of October, Caprice Vineyards will host  the wonderful paintings of Katharine Gracey. Please stop by to see this very talented artist.

Join us for the Artists Reception and hors d’ oeuvres on  Saturday, October 5th from 4PM – 8PM at Caprice Vineyards, 970 Old Stage Road in Central Point!

Katharine Gracey to Exhibit at South Stage Cellars in October!

 "Moonlight Serenade at Britt Pavilion" by Katharine GraceyJacksonville artist and Art Presence Art Center Board member Katharine Gracey will exhibit a show of her work called “Images of Oregon” at South Stage Cellars from Sept 25 thru Nov 5. Meet this fascinating artist at a reception on Saturday October 12 from 6-9pm. South Stage Cellars is located at 125 South Third Street in Jacksonville, Oregon. For more information, contact Katharine using your preferred contact method found in her listing at the Southern Oregon Artists Resource.