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Mosaic Your Heart with Suzan Hatch

Art Presence participates in the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Enhance the Romance event from February 10-20. On Saturday, February 11th from 2–4 pm, mosaic artist and gallery member, Suzan Hatch, offers a “Mosaic Your Heart” workshop for ages 5+. All materials furnished. $5 per person suggested donation to Art Presence. Here are a few examples […]

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Member Artist of the Month – Carol Branan

Carol Branan is our featured Member Artist of the Month. Carol upcycles home decor items to add delightful conversation pieces with a colorful cheer to your home. The daughter of Esther Grove, an accomplished artist, Carol has always found joy in creating, whether it’s sewing, crocheting, knitting, building furniture, or painting lamps. Checks, stripes, grapes, […]

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February Members Show

Our monthly members’ show focuses on a 3D feel and a nod toward the transition to springtime…the season of love and renewal. Large, structured mosaics, winding paths, blooms, and perhaps some hearts and vines, welcome the just-around-the-corner season. Our February Main Gallery Exhibition opens on Friday, February 3 at noon and continues on display through Sunday, […]

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Dos Mariposas Features Andre Satie

Andre Satie’s beautiful art is on display at Dos Mariposas Winery & Lavender just outside of Jacksonville. It’s a lovely new winery with a pond and weeping willows, good wine, and a New Mexico feel. Bright and cheery for this time of year, especially with Andre Satie’s art on the walls! Andre has been an […]

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Wood & Waterfalls

Art Presence Art Center offers a glimpse of this greening in our February Guest Artist show. Aptly titled Wood & Waterfalls, this new show will feature stunning functional art from the Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild. From fabulous furnishings and home decor to indoor “biologically active” sculptured rock waterfalls, this will be a show like none before. […]

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Blue

Reception on Feb. 5 for the member’s show at Mill Art Center in Honeoye Falls. My friends Jean and Bill Stephens and many others will be exhibiting work. It’s another great place to find interesting work from regional artists. The post Blu…

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Joshua Huyser

Another wonderful painting by Joshua Huyser, from Instagram.

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Mika Salamon

I’m fascinated by painters associated with the Jerusalem Studio School who are taking perceptual painting in a lush, sensuous direction, with a luxuriant sense of color. I’m loving what they do with limited but rich palettes. Salamon’s work takes that esthetic to an extreme simplicity.

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Viridian’s juried show

Before I get to my impressions of the juried show currently on view at Viridian Artists, allow me a digression about the location depicted above in one of the exhibition’s paintings. On a visit to Fiji, my son reported back to me that he found there the poorest and happiest people he’d ever met. I […]

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2023 Naked Art

Naked Art returns to the Main Gallery in January. You know how it works—members bring their fine art and hang it “naked” in the gallery without mats or frames. You get to add to your fine art collection at dramatically reduced prices and frame them the way you want. Naked Art opens on January 6, 2023 […]

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