Art News & Events

Garcia’s “Lavandula” is Lovely

Jacksonville metal artist Cheryl Garcia is no stranger to creating alluring, larger-than-life metal flowers. Her famous poppies dotting the vineyards east of town may be seen on a daily basis by passerby’s as can her […]

“Artist and Gardener” Now Open

Artist and Gardener, a new shop in Jacksonville, is a collaborative effort—between a gardener with a love of nature, plants, flowers and animals—joined by an artist that loves to draw and paint them! In the […]

“Encore” is the 2016 Britt Fine Arts Poster

Betty Barss’ creation of “Encore” for the 2016 Britt Fine Arts Poster was influenced by the enthusiasm and appreciation audiences show by standing and clapping during and at the end of a performance. The audience […]

Jacksonville Artist Tony Laenen, Inspired by Local History

Jacksonville water-colorist, Tony Laenen will be the featured artist at the ART’clectic Artisans Market at the Art Center adjacent to the historic Courthouse during the month of May 2016. In addition, you’ll be able to […]

Britt Festival’s Taste of Summer 2016 – Call to Artisans

Taste of Summer is an annual celebration in Jacksonville presented by Britt Music & Arts Festival and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. The event includes a wine walk, live music, food booths, art, classic cars and more. This […]

Eyes to Burma Benefit Art Show at Élan Gallery

Local fine artist Gabriel Mark Lipper is inspired by Eyes to Burma’s efforts and accomplishments within a community of about 100 Burmese families who live and work at a rubbish dump on the Thai/Burma border. […]

John Dodero’s Urns, Cachepots, and More – at the Clayfolk Show

If you have a homeless orchid, you may need a cachepot, crafted by Jacksonville potter, John Dodero. Likewise, if you yearn for an urn, potter John may have just the thing.

Special Halloween Reception at Art Presence Art Center

Join Art Presence for a special Halloween reception on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from noon–3pm. Meet Pioneer Spirits, here from beyond the grave to share their stories, as four groups of Players from this year’s […]

ART is Everywhere in Jacksonville! – by Hannah West

Have you noticed an uptick in our local art scene? From formal galleries to coffee shop displays and more, art is everywhere in Jacksonville.

CAMMY DAVIS—Artist and art advocate Cammy Davis, creator of the Jacksonville Review […]

Elaine Witteveen Retrospective at Art Presence

Longtime Jacksonville resident and local artist Elaine Witteveen passed away at age 98 earlier this year. Due to the high profile and longevity of the Artist’s Workshop, founded by Witteveen in 1979, she was well-known […]