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Representative Chellie Pingree’s Statement at the Full Committee Markup Meeting

The new co-chair of the Congressional Arts Caucus, Representative Chellie Pingree, gives a heartfelt statement at the full committee markup meeting covering arts funding and expanding grantmaking opportunities for the NEA and NEH.

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NEA Funding Increase Approved by Full Appropriations Committee

Earlier today, the full U.S House Appropriations Committee voted to approve last month’s Interior Subcommittee vote to increase funding by $2 million each to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

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New Gallery Look!

The Board and member artists of Art Presence are immensely proud of our new interior! The most recent renovations were adding new art display panels and a new, more efficient hanging system in the main gallery. Save the date and join us for our Grand Re-Opening on Saturday, September 1, from 1–3 pm as we celebrate the renovations that have transformed our space!

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Gardens Gone Wild! May 2018 Art Exhibit

Gardens Gone Wild! Our member artists offer florals, paintings of gardens, and more to brighten your environment in a new exhibition, “Gardens Gone Wild.” Show opens May 4 and continues through June 17.   Free Concert Series Minstrel Streams will perform a series of free concerts at Art Presence this year. Sergey Oreshkin—whose blog, Ascentor, […]

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Phillip Young

Art Presence Member Artist Phillip Young Phillip Young is a painter, sculptor and traditional animator. Growing up as the only child of divorced parents, he became imaginative and independent as he went through a changing cast of parental figures in foster home situations, eventually being cared for by grandparents in Central California. The vast, open […]

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Betty Supports the Arts and the Arts Action Fund Supports Betty!

In Saint Paul with Betty McCollum

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Nancy Yturriaga Adams

Nancy Yturriaga Adams Nancy Yturriaga Adams is a renowned clay artist whose ceramic vessels are intricately designed with lifelike creatures and flora in natural colors. Art Presence Art Center was honored to admit her as a member in early 2018. Artist Statement Pursuing an education in classical literature inadvertently led me to a ceramics class […]

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April 2018 Events at Art Presence Art Center

April Events at Art Presence Art Center The Poet’s Palette Continues… Art Presence invites you to enjoy the second month of this fantastic exhibition! Come in to the gallery and consider a purchase from the selection of poetically beautiful works on display now through Sunday, April 29. Art Presence Sponsors Poetry on the Loose for […]

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April 2018 Events at Art Presence Art Center

April Events at Art Presence Art Center The Poet’s Palette Continues… Art Presence invites you to enjoy the second month of this fantastic exhibition! Come in to the gallery and consider a purchase from the selection of poetically beautiful works on display now through Sunday, April 29. Art Presence Sponsors Poetry on the Loose for […]

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New Member ~ New Medium

Art Presence extends a warm welcome to our newest member, sculptor Jan van Ek, and a new medium—bronze sculpture. If you haven’t yet seen Jan’s stunning bronze sculptures, come in to the gallery for a real treat in fine art!

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