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April 2021 Art Exhibits

Our expectations of change are filled with hope as we are open for another month to share the art of many fine artists and craftsmen. Seeing and absorbing art is a part of our lives that we cannot ignore. Join us for a brief but important respite to inspire you and give you some peace.
–Anne Brooke

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March 2021 Exhibits and Virtual Tour

In the Main Gallery, a show of new works by Art Presence Art Center members continues. Our March Guest Exhibit is The Siskiyou Woodcrafters Guild, opening Friday, March 5, runs through Sunday, March 28. The gallery is open Friday and Saturday from 11 am – 5 pm.

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Angels Show Virtual Exhibition Video

View our virtual exhibition video tour of the 8th annual Angels Show in December 2020, featuring artist comments from two artists.

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July 2020 Virtual Exhibition

Art Presence invites you to its July 2020 Virtual Exhibition, our first virtual tour of the gallery. We hope that all art lovers who cannot make it into the gallery to see this month’s show in person will enjoy viewing it online. If you spot a work you’d like more closely or would like more […]

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TOUCH, A Virtual Exhibition at Woman Made Gallery

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TOUCH, A Virtual Exhibition

Juror/Curator: Gina Lee Robbins June 5–30, 2020 Facebook Live Opening: Saturday, June 13 | 2–3 p.m.

CHICAGO –– Inspired by the current pandemic, this exhibition looks at something that many of us have had to completely do without: TOUCH. Most of the world is under order to shelter in place, practice social distancing, stay 6 feet away from each other. This is particularly punishing given that the tactile is such an integral part of the way we develop human relationships. In fact, our use of the word “touch” in English has long referred to how we stay connected–even from a distance.

In curating the 430 entries, Gina Lee Robbins looked for very specific personal responses to the theme. She began to see touch as its own complex language. Robbins selected works that convey the myriad ways we use touch to communicate with ourselves, others and

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TOUCH Call for Art from Woman Made Gallery

TOUCH, A Virtual Exhibition Exhibition Opens: June 5, 2020 Entry Due Date: May 9, 2020 Notification: May 16, 2020Curator/Juror: Gina Lee Robbins

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK. https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

(One artwork from each submission is guaranteed to be included.)

Exhibition Description: Inspired by the current pandemic, this exhibition looks at something that many of us have had to completely do without: TOUCH. Most of the world is under order to shelter in place, practice social distancing, stay 6 feet away from each other. This is particularly punishing given that the tactile is such an integral part of the way we develop human relationships. In fact, our use of the word “touch” in English has long referred to how we stay connected–even from a distance. What does it mean to touch another? How does restricting our ability to touch a friend, a lover or even a stranger affect our well-being? When

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