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Guest Artist: Pastel Artists of Oregon

We are excited to welcome the Pastel Artists of Oregon (PAO) as our Guest Artists this month. View a collection of their paintings on the back wall of the gallery from Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 29, with a reception from 1–3 pm on Saturday, May 7.

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May 2022 Main Gallery Show

Our talented member artists have a beautiful new exhibition of their work on exhibit for our May 2022 Main Gallery show. Come to the gallery and see them all in person from Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 29.

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Jacksonville is for the Birds!

May 6–June 26, we welcome the birds back to Jacksonville with “Jacksonville is for the Birds,” in our popular Galleria.

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Fluid Art with Brenda Mills Brannan

In this Fluid Art Techniques class, you can enjoy learning about the methods artists use to produce Fluid Art with plenty of time to practice them yourself! Join Arts Presence member artist Brenda Mills Brannan on four Wednesdays—May 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th—from 1:00 to 3:30. Visit Brenda’s website to see a few gorgeous paintings […]

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April 2022 Main Gallery Show

New month…new season…new art by our member artists on the walls at Art Presence! This month’s art exhibition opens Friday, April 8, at noon, and continues through Sunday, May 1, at 5 pm. Come to the reception on Saturday, April 9, from 1–3 pm. See a tantalizing sampling of the works you can expect to […]

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April Guest Artist Ilene Gienger

“Painting Outside” Ilene Gienger-Stanfield Ilene Gienger-Stanfield became a consummate figurative pastel painter during her career as an artist, yet in recent years her experimentations have led her to enjoy the challenges of painting outside. Light and shadow, bright colors, confident brushwork, and strong compositions give her plein air paintings a universal appeal. Ilene’s show opens […]

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Art Presence Gallery’s 10th Anniversary!

This April, Art Presence Art Center celebrates its 10th Anniversary as a Fine Art Gallery in Jacksonville. This is a time to reflect on where we have been and what we anticipate for our next ten years. Our initial Mission Statement spoke to our relationship with our community in Jacksonville. Our new Statement is more […]

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March 2022 Art Exhibits

Art Presence March 2022 art exhibits open Friday, March 4, with a reception for our Guest Artist, Jerrold Simon, on Saturday, March 5, from 1–3 pm.

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Free Form Painting: An Online Conversation with Jerrold Simon

Arts & Letters March 2022: “Free Form Painting: An Online Conversation with Jerrold Simon” Friday, March 4, at 5:00pm PT.
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March 2022 Guest Artist Jerry Simon

“Painting Outside the Box” is a collection of unique canvases that break the mold of the standard rectangular canvas.
Show dates: March 4–27, 2022
Reception: March 5 from 1–3pm
Arts & Letters Interview: March 4 at 5pm

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