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December 2022 Main Gallery Exhibit

The closing exhibition of 2022 is a particularly beautiful collection of works by our member artists. The show opens Friday, December 2, and closes Sunday, January 1, with a reception on Saturday, December 3, from 1–3 pm. Enjoy this sneek peek at a few of the works in this show and plan to visit the […]

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December Guest Artist: The 10th Annual Angels Show

We are delighted to host the Angels Show in our gallery for the 5th year and tremendously happy with this year’s collection of angel art. The show opened on December 2 and continues through Sunday, January 1. Please joins us for a reception where you can meet many of this year’s angel artists on Saturday, […]

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Member Artist of the Month, Chris Anderson

Meet our December 2022 Member Artist of the Month, Chris Anderson! A newer member of the Art Center, Anderson moved to Jacksonville in August 2020. Having grown up in Ashland and after living in San Francisco, Seattle, and Beijing, he once again calls southern Oregon home. Anderson’s work is most easily defined as sculptural pieces […]

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November 2022 Guest Exhibit

Inspired by the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water The Calligraphers Guild As the November 2022 guest artist for Art Presence Art Center, The Calligraphers’ Guild has chosen “Inspired by the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water” for its theme. This puts the focus on our planet, especially during times of extremes in our weather. […]

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Member of the Month Desmond Serratore

For our inaugural Member of the Month show in November 2022, Art Presence showcases works by the seriously talented Desmond Serratore. “Creating art is the most pleasurable sensation I have ever had the fortune to experience. While painting, my artistic moments always lead me unconsciously into another, more enlightening picture. That is what excites me—colors […]

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Winter Hours

We’d like to take a moment to let you know that while we have updated the hours on our website, Art Presence will again be open this Sunday, October 16, from 10 am – 3 pm. This will be the last day of the Jacksonville Farmer’s Market, and we will keep those hours in support […]

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October 2022 Main Gallery Exhibit

Our October 2022 Main Gallery Exhibit / Members Show continues through November. Enjoy this sneak peek…be sure to click an image to see a larger version, the title and artist name. Then come visit the gallery to see them in person and consider taking one home! We’re open every Friday through Sunday, from noon to […]

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Angels Show 2022 Call to Artists

The holidays are coming soon, and this Angels Show 2022 Call to Artists announces that it’s time to start creating your angel art for this year’s show. They don’t have to be traditional or religious, though these are welcome, too. But what we love to see most are interpretations of angels that make people think […]

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October 2022 Arts and Letters – Bear Me Away to a Better World

“You lovely art, in so many gloomy hours,While the turmoil of life swirled around me,Have you kindled the warmth of love in my heartAnd borne me away to a better world.“– from a poem by Franz von Schober, Vienna, 1817 Bear Me Away to a Better World is a cozy murder mystery with big heart. […]

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September-October 2022 Guest Exhibit

Experimental Abstract Paintings by Alx Fox We are honored to feature the work of Alx Fox as our Guest Artist for September/October 2022. Her September 2022 Guest Exhibit opens Friday, September 16, with a reception on Saturday, September 17, from 1–3 pm. The show remains on display through Sunday, October 30. Alx Fox is a […]

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